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Sun Microsystems Energizes Commitment to the Government Market with New Organizational Structure to Sun Microsystems Federal, Inc.


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John Marselle Appointed Chief Operating Officer

SANTA CLARA, Calif.
July 13, 2005

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW), today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sun Microsystems Federal, Inc., continues to reinforce its dedication to the public sector with the appointment of John Marselle to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Moving forward with new leadership and a new customer-centric business model, Sun Federal is strategically aligned to build on its 20-year success in meeting the highly specialized needs of government customers.

In recent months, Sun Federal has made great strides in building its capabilities to service the growing government market, including the appointment of Clark Masters to President of Sun Federal and the grand opening of an iForce Solutions Center for Government at Sun Federal’s headquarters in McLean, Virginia. This newly energized management team, dedicated board of directors and Federal advisory board, positions Sun Federal superbly to support the ongoing growth of Sun’s government business.

“By remaining separate and secure from our commercial customer business, Sun Federal is able to put a laser-like focus on the U.S. government sector’s technology needs, building solid, more intimate relationships with our customers while delivering the most trusted and secure technology platform on the planet — featuring the Solaris (TM) Operating System,” said Masters. “John Marselle is a proven leader, and I am confident that his appointment to the newly created position of COO of Sun Federal will be a great advantage for our organization and for our customers.”

Prior to his most recent promotion to COO of Sun Federal, Marselle was the vice president of U.S. Government Strategic Sales. During his 20-year career at Sun, Marselle has held a variety of leadership roles, including vice president of General Contracting, vice president of the Americas and president of Sun Federal. A recognized industry advocate in the strategic use of information technology to gain competitive advantage, Marselle was awarded the FOSE Award, Fed 100 award and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s Corporation Leadership Award. Marselle is the chairman of The Board of Directors for The USO of Metropolitan Washington and sits on The Board of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

“I have known John for a long time and have the highest regard for him and his knowledge of the government marketplace,” said Dendy Young, Chairman and CEO of GTSI.

Sun Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun, identifies, captures and manages strategic opportunities, including securing government contracts that bring Sun’s products and solutions to government markets. Only Sun Federal can obligate Sun to accept government terms and conditions via contract.


About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

A singular vision — “The Network Is The Computer” — guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world’s most important markets. Sun’s philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun Logo, Solaris, iForce and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

      

Fujitsu ScanSnap Recognized by The CPA Technology Advisor for the Publication’s 2005 Innovative Technology Awards

Scanning Solution Honored For Its Role in Enhancing Productivity for Accounting and Tax Professionals

SAN JOSE, Calif.
July 13, 2005

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a market leader in document imaging scanners and services, today announced that it received honorable mention from The CPA Technology Advisor as part of the publication’s annual Innovative Technology Awards program. The awards, which were announced at the 2005 California Accounting and Business Show & Conference in Los Angeles, Calif., recognize advancements to existing technologies as well as innovative developments in software, services, hardware and other applications marketed to the tax and accounting profession.

The CPA Technology Advisor recognized the Fujitsu ScanSnap scanning solution for its ability to centrally consolidate paper and digital information. The scanner provides tax and accounting users with a simple, fast, easy to use method for converting paper into searchable Adobe PDF files for only $495 (U.S. list). The high-speed, duplex scanner offers “always on” convenience, connectivity, and an amazingly small footprint that allows it to sit comfortably on any desk.

More than 75 software, hardware and service products were nominated for this year’s awards. Recipients were selected by the editorial staff and the Editorial Advisory Board of The CPA Technology Advisor, which includes accounting and tax professionals from across the country who are engaged in public practice in firms ranging from sole practitioners to major, multi-office regional practices. To be eligible for consideration, nominated products must be either recently developed or have undergone significant enhancement within the last two years. Additionally, they must be commercially available and directly marketed to the accounting and tax profession.


About The CPA Technology Advisor

Founded in 1991 as The CPA Software News , The CPA Technology Advisor is an independent information source for practicing public accountants and tax professionals, dedicated to providing them with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions regarding implementing various technologies in their practices.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers’ success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005.

For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in San Jose, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including scanners and scanner maintenance, hard disk drives, and Magneto-Optical drives. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 2904 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, CA, 95134. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-432-6333.

For more information, please see: http://www.fcpa.fujitsu.com


Press Contacts

Shareen Harvey
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Tel: 408-894-3926
E-mail:sharvey@fcpa.fujitsu.com

Tiffany Leinassar
Voce Communications, Inc.
Tel: 650-228-5171
E-mail:tleinassar@vocecomm.com

Copyright 2005 Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. All rights reserved. Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and The Possibilities are Infinite is a trademark of Fujitsu Ltd. Statements herein are based on normal operating conditions and are not intended to create any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. reserves the right to modify at any time without notice these statements, our services, products, and their warranty and performance specifications.

      

Sun Extends Customer Choice with Entry-Level Addition to Data-Center Class StorEdge 9900 Family

ew Sun StorEdge 9985 System Offers Full Compatibility with Sun StorEdge 9900 Family in a More Flexible, Lower-Cost Package

SANTA CLARA, Calif.
July 11, 2005

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW), today announced the availability of the new Sun StorEdge 9985 system, a scaled-down version of the Sun StorEdge 9990 system, Sun’s leading data-center-class platform for large-scale consolidation and mission-critical data availability.

The new system extends Sun’s portfolio of world-class, advanced functionality storage systems, and furthers Sun’s strategy of making it easier for customers to migrate from proprietary technology, protect existing storage investments and simplify data management. Today’s news strengthens the Sun StorEdge portfolio of storage and data management platforms, which includes the Sun StorEdge 6920 system, the industry’s first modular storage array to bring virtualization capabilities and data services to the midrange market at a very competitive price.

“Serving a broad range of customers and applications requires a broad range of solutions,” said John McArthur, Group Vice President and General Manager of Information Infrastructure Research at IDC. “Modular solutions, like the Sun StorEdge 9985 system, that offer enterprise-class data availability features and connectivity for both mainframe and open systems servers, deliver the mission-critical application-support capabilities of the Sun StorEdge 9990 at a price point more appropriate for smaller installations.”

The Sun StorEdge 9985 system, a follow-on to the existing Sun StorEdge 9970 system, runs the same software and microcode as the Sun StorEdge 9990 system, ensuring full compatibility and simple integration. The system is ideal for Sun StorEdge 9900 customers who are implementing large-scale consolidation projects, disaster recovery plans, business continuity initiatives and information lifecycle management strategies, as it provides features like heterogeneous storage management and mainframe connectivity.

“Customers want choice and flexibility at the right prices, that’s why we offer the Sun StorEdge 9990 and 9985 for large enterprises, and the Sun StorEdge 6920 as the low-cost, scalable platform of choice for the midrange market,” said James Whitemore, vice president of Marketing for Network Storage at Sun. “The Sun StorEdge 9985 is a great addition to Sun’s storage portfolio and rounds out our high-end offering, bolstering Sun’s emergence as one of the world’s leading storage companies. Plus, with our systems approach to solving IT problems, the combination of the Solaris 10 Operating System and advanced virtualization products like the Sun StorEdge 9985 and 6920 offer customers the unrivaled ability to virtualize and consolidate their infrastructures.”

The new Sun StorEdge 9985 system is available immediately through Sun and its iForce partners. This announcement is being made concurrently with Hitachi Data Systems’ announcement of the Hitachi TagmaStore Network Storage Controller model NSC55, which Sun offers as the Sun StorEdge 9985 system.


About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

A singular vision — “The Network Is The Computer” — guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world’s most important markets. Sun’s philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Solaris, Java, Sun StorEdge, iForce and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

      

Toshia America Medical Systems Appoints Mark G. Mindell as Vice President, Human Resources

TUSTIN, Calif.,
July 7, 2005

Further supporting the company’s continued growth, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the appointment of Mark G. Mindell as vice president, human resources and the newest member of the company’s senior management team.  In this role, Mindell will drive the development and implementation of human resources policy, processes, practices and key related initiatives.

According to Fredric J. Friedberg, senior vice president and general counsel, this new, senior-level position will better enable the human resources group to participate and partner with the executive team to continue driving the company’s expansion while balancing employee needs.

“Mindell’s experience is ideal for Toshiba.  With 25 years of human resource, organization development and change management experience, including executive management positions within the medical imaging industry, Mindell offers the expertise and academic breadth of knowledge to be a tremendous asset to the company at an important stage in our growth,” Friedberg said.

“I look forward to working with Toshiba and believe my background integrating companies and managing large-scale organizations provides me with the experience needed to fill this new role and meet the company’s human resources needs,” Mindell said.

Previously, Mindell served as vice president, human resources for Philips Medical Systems in Bothell, Wash.; senior vice president, human resources and chief information officer for Invensys; senior vice president, human resources for ENTEX/Siemens Business Systems.  In addition, Mark has also held human resources positions with another Siemens company, Herman Miller, Inc. and BFGoodrich.

Mark has also published numerous management, human resources, psychology and communications articles in professional journals, as well as his book entitled Employee Values in a Changing Society.  In addition, Mark holds a doctorate from Kent State University, a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University, all in the fields of Organization Behavior and Organization Communications.


About Toshiba

With headquarters in Tustin, California, Toshiba America Medical Systems markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States.  Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, an independent group company of Toshiba Corporation, is a global leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions such as CT, X-ray, Ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI and information systems.  Toshiba Corporation is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products, and power systems.  Toshiba has approximately 162,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $55 billion.

      

At The G8 Summit Sun Microsystems Profiles Technology’s Role in Sustainability

Sun Sponsorship Highlights Technology Industry’s Responsibility to Create an Economically, Socially and Environmentally Sustainable Planet

Gleneagles, Scotland
July 6, 2005

Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW), extending its commitment to a sustainable planet, today announced its participation as the official partner in the technology sector for the G8 Gleneagles 2005 Summit, taking place in Scotland July 6 – 8, 2005. Keeping with the central theme of climate change, Sun Microsystems will showcase the contribution that technology can make to the future health of the planet. At the Summit, Sun is providing technology for delegates and the global media to share progress of this critical global event.

Through its involvement in programs such as the G8 Summit and the UK’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, Sun is taking a global leadership role in ensuring that technology builds an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable planet. Sun is committed to advancing the Participation Age – an era in which technology truly enables human interaction and collaboration on a global scale.

“Our sponsorship of the G8 Summit sends a clear message that actions must be taken now to reduce the amount of carbon emitted as a by-product of technologies today. It is the responsibility of us all to make computing and technology as a whole, more sustainable,” said Trudy Norris-Grey, senior vice president and managing director of Sun Microsystems, UK. “The technology we are demonstrating at this year’s Summit showcases some of the highest performance technologies available in the market that are developed and manufactured to be as sustainable as possible. This is the participation age – everyone involved in technology, whether they manufacture it or consume it, must act now and become more responsible in their attitudes towards IT, whether that’s recycling PCs, sharing code and best practice or challenging traditional purchasing models.”

Delegates and media attending the G8 meetings will have the opportunity to use Sun Ray systems running the latest version of Sun’s StarOffice Suite and Sun Java Desktop Systems Release 3. The ultra-thin client server architecture of the Sun Ray technology provides users with the functionality of a personal computer and the power of the server.

A Sun Ray client requires, on average, 15 watts of power in comparison to the 300 watts required for the average PC; the heat output is one-tenth of a PC; and considerably less energy and environmentally sensitive material is required to manufacture a SunRay client.

Commenting on the sponsorship, a Foreign & Commonwealth Office spokesperson said: “We are delighted to welcome Sun Microsystems on board as a G8 sponsor. Climate change is a central theme to our presidency, and we welcome the work Sun has done to build sustainability into its products. We look forward to working closely with them at the Summit.”

Sun Microsystems’ Sustainable Computing Strategy is part of a wider ‘Sustainable’ program from the company that is aimed at improving how technology is developed, utilized and acquired across the globe. For more information please visit http://uk.sun.com/sustainability


About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

A singular vision — “The Network Is The Computer” — guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world’s most important markets. Sun’s philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Solaris, Java, and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Products bearing SPARC trademarks are based upon an architecture developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.

      

Sun Microsystems Powers Record Text Messaging Campaign at Philadelphia Live 8 Show

26 Million Text Message their Support for End to African Poverty

SANTA CLARA, Calif.,
July 5, 2005

Combining social activism and technology, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) joined with Live 8 concert organizers on July 2nd to power a record-setting text messaging campaign at the Philadelphia Live 8 show. At the concert, over 26 million attendees and TV viewers text messaged their name to code “unite” or 86483 and joined the Live 8 worldwide campaign to end African poverty.

On July 6th, leaders of the G8 Summit will gather in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the top of their agenda is African poverty and debt relief. Never before has the issue of African poverty been such a high priority for the leaders of developed nations. Seizing the moment, legendary rock star and Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof teamed with U2’s Bono to organize nine free Live 8 concerts in cities around the world. Top musicians like Coldplay, Elton John, U2 and many more donated their talents to this effort, with well more than one million people in attendance worldwide and two billion TV viewers worldwide.

Sun Microsystems, recognizing the potential that its Java technology has in harnessing the efforts of this movement, teamed with Live 8 to power a text-messaging campaign. At the Philadelphia Live 8 concert, Sun delivered a text messaging infrastructure that enabled all concert attendees, not only to witness the concert, but join in and participate in a global movement to end extreme poverty. Sun Microsystems’ Java-based, text messaging infrastructure enabled Americans to share in the Live 8 movement. By leveraging Sun’s infrastructure, the Live 8 Philadelphia show enlisted 26 million dedicated people to the cause of wiping out poverty.

“Combining millions of voices from around the world in support of Africa epitomizes the power of sharing,” said John Gage, chief researcher at Sun Microsystems. “This is a time like no other, and we’re thrilled to help build this global community.”

Throughout the spring and summer, Sun has provided a similar messaging engine to Bono and powered text messaging at U2’s concerts in support of the ONE campaign. To date, approximately 100,000 people have sent text messages in support of this campaign. To learn more about Live 8 and its mission, please visit: http://sun.com/live8.


About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

A singular vision — “The Network Is The Computer” — guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world’s most important markets. Sun’s philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Solaris, Java, and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Products bearing SPARC trademarks are based upon an architecture developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.

      

Fujitsu Announces Global Launch Of Its Contactless Palm Vein Authentication Technology

New Fujitsu Solution Offers Industry-Leading Biometric Authentication Technology for High-Security Applications in Global Markets

SAN JOSE , Calif.
June 30, 2005

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of hard disk drives and computer peripherals and a market leader in document imaging scanners and services, today announced its new contactless palm vein authentication device to the North American market as part of Fujitsu’s global launch. There is increasing demand worldwide from governments to private sectors (including enterprises and individuals) for leading-edge biometric security technology. Fujitsu will strive to meet these needs and aim to promote its advanced security palm vein authentication technology with the goal of creating a de-facto standard in high-security markets.

Fujitsu’s palm vein authentication technology works by utilizing the unique characteristic of deoxidized hemoglobin. The palm vein device captures the palm image while radiating it with near-infrared rays. The deoxidized hemoglobin in the palm vein absorbs these rays, thereby reducing the reflection rate and causing the veins to appear as a black pattern. This vein pattern is then verified against the pre-registered pattern to authenticate the individual1. As veins are internal in the body and have a wealth of differentiating features, assuming false identity through forgery is extremely difficult, thereby enabling an extremely high level of security.

In addition to providing outstanding security, ease of use of Fujitsu’s palm vein device is key. The user simply places the palm of the hand above the reader and the machine does all the work, creating a contactless, hygienic solution necessary for public areas.

Fujitsu’s palm vein device is distinctive because its sensor is only able to recognize the pattern if hemoglobin is actively flowing through the person’s veins. Additionally, research to date by Fujitsu indicates that each individual’s palm vein pattern is unique, even in the case of identical twins. These factors give Fujitsu’s palm vein device an edge over competing biometric identification products

“This is an important announcement for Fujitsu because it establishes Fujitsu as a leader in the development of next generation biometric authentication,” said Joel Hagberg, vice president, marketing and business development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America. “The biometric industry will experience dramatic growth in the coming years as organizations implement improvements in IT and infrastructure security. We are very excited to compete in this marketplace to meet growing customer needs.”

Fujitsu’s palm vein authentication technology is based on more than two decades of image recognition experience. The company decided to aggressively pursue this because the biometric security industry is expected to have dramatic adoption growth in the near future.

Applications for Fujitsu’s palm vein technology are vast and span several vertical markets, including security, financial/banking, access control, healthcare and government applications. Several Fujitsu customers in Japan have already adopted the palm vein device for the following appplications: identification purposes in financial institutions; access control for high-security areas; and customer and employee identification.

Fujitsu plans to demonstrate this biometric system at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Minneapolis, MN from July 8-10, 2005. Fujitsu’s palm vein technology will also be on display within the Fujitsu North American TRIOLE2 Integration Center, located in the security lab in Sunnyvale, CA, for demonstration to customers and prospects.


About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers’ success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005.
For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in San Jose, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including scanners and scanner maintenance, hard disk drives, and Magneto-Optical drives. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 2904 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, CA, 95134. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-432-6333.
For more information, please see: http://www.fcpa.fujitsu.com


Press Contacts

Jason Baker
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Tel: 408-894-3803
E-mail:jbaker@fcpa.fujitsu.com

Matthew Podboy
Voce Communications
Tel: 650-228-5178
E-mail:mpodboy@vocecomm.com


Copyright 2005 Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. All rights reserved. Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and The Possibilities are Infinite is a trademark of Fujitsu Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Statements herein are based on normal operating conditions and are not intended to create any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. reserves the right to modify at any time without notice these statements, services, products, as well as warranty and performance specifications.

1 Fujitsu’s internal research resulted in a false acceptance rate of less than 0.00008% and a false rejection rate of only 0.01%. False acceptance rate is a rate at which someone other than the actual person is falsely recognized. False rejection rate is a rate at which the actual person is not recognized accurately.

2 TRIOLE: Fujitsu’s IT strategy that allows companies to introduce the latest technological innovations while reducing system complexity and TCO, and resolve many common IT infrastructure issues. TRIOLE optimizes IT infrastructure by offering products based on three core technologies: Virtualization, Automation and Integration and a system development methodology. [Cautionary Statement] The Press Releases may contain forward-looking statements that are based on management’s current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. See also: http://www.fujitsu.com/global/about/ir/cautionary_statement.html

      

Fujitsu ScanSnap Continues to Shine with PC Magazine

For the Second Consecutive Year the Fujitsu ScanSnap Receives a 4 ½ out of 5 Rating from PC Magazine

SAN JOSE , Calif.
June 30, 2005

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a market leader in document imaging scanners and services, today announced that the Fujitsu ScanSnap fi-5110EOX2 scanning solution received a 4 ½ out of 5 rating from PC Magazine based on its comprehensive technical scanner review.

This is the second year in a row that the Fujitsu ScanSnap received a 4 ½ out of 5 rating from PC Magazine. The compact color scanner boasts fast speeds, superior paper-handling and excellent image quality. Priced at $495, the Fujitsu ScanSnap includes Adobe® Acrobat® 7.0 Standard, ScanSnap Organizer™ version 1.0, and ScanSnap Manager™ version 2.0. With Acrobat 7.0 software, users can view, print, and search Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files, create PDF documents from any application that prints, manage specialized content from Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, Access, Microsoft Office and Publisher (Windows only), password protect documents, combine application files into a single PDF document, and organize comments from multiple reviewers with sorting and filtering tools.

PC Magazine’s May 20, 2005, review commends the Fujitsu ScanSnap for its small frame and “blazingly fast” business card scanning speed. The article also notes, “As with the original, the whole of the package—a single scanner for documents and business cards—adds up to more than the sum of its parts.” The PC Magazine Fujitsu ScanSnap review can be found online at http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1818213,00.asp.

“Receiving a 4 ½ out of 5 rating for the second year from PC Magazine is an honor for us,” said Victor Kan, vice president of sales and marketing, Imaging Products Group, Fujitsu Computer Products America of America, Inc. “It is great to receive such support from a highly-valued industry publication as PC Magazine. We look forward to continuing the success we’ve had with the Fujitsu ScanSnap since its inception in May 2003 and providing our customers with a reliable and effective scanning solution to meet their document imaging demands.”


About the Fujitsu ScanSnap fi-5110EOX2 Scanning Solution

The Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner transforms paper into useful digital information at speeds of up to 15 pages per minute (ppm) for single-sided documents and 30 images per minute (ipm) for double-sided documents. Multi-page documents containing color, black and white, and text and graphic information on both sides can be processed into authentic, searchable PDF files with the bundled Acrobat 7.0 Standard software. The resulting PDF documents are stored in the Windows file system on a local PC or network allowing the user to organize, share, protect and interact with this information as they would with any other electronic file.

The Fujitsu ScanSnap scanning solution also provides business professionals with a simple, fast, easy to use method for converting information contained on paper into digital Adobe PDF files at the touch of a button. The ScanSnap scanner’s “always on” convenience, connectivity, and amazingly small footprint allow it to sit comfortably on any desk. The ScanSnap scanner also reinvented the “one-button” approach which eliminates elaborate scanning applications and the need for cumbersome driver interfaces.

Pricing and Availability

The Fujitsu ScanSnap scanning solution is now available for $495 (U.S. list) through the Fujitsu web site located at http://scansnap.fujitsu.com, via mail order catalogs, and via Fujitsu authorized resellers including, CDW (http://www.cdw.com), CDWG (http://www.cdwg.com), DELL (http://www.dell.com), Insight (http://www.insight.com), Merrimack/PC Connection (http://www.pcconnection.com), PCMall (http://www.pcmall.com), PCNation (http://www.pcnation.com) and Tiger Direct (http://www.tigerdirect.com). The Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner comes bundled with Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Standard software making the product an outstanding value.

The Fujitsu Service Advantage

The Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner comes standard with a 1-year depot limited warranty. Additionally, the Advance Exchange™ service offering, Fujitsu’s overnight replacement program, provides the customer a replacement scanner prior to shipment of any malfunctioned scanner back to Fujitsu. The Advance Exchange offering for the ScanSnap scanner is offered as an upgrade during the limited warranty period for only $59 or on a yearly basis post-warranty for only $99 at point of sale or $159 after (contract and agreement required for replacement unit).

For more information about Fujitsu services, contact a Fujitsu distribution partner or service sales at 800-301-9475 or visit http://www.ImagingService.com.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers’ success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005.
For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in San Jose, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including scanners and scanner maintenance, hard disk drives, and Magneto-Optical drives. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 2904 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, CA, 95134. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-432-6333.
For more information, please see: http://www.fcpa.fujitsu.com


Press Contacts

Shareen Harvey
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Tel: 408-894-3926
E-mail:sharvey@fcpa.fujitsu.com

Jennifer Reynolds
Voce Communications, Inc.
Tel: 650-228-5180
E-mail:jreynolds@vocecomm.com


Copyright 2005 Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. All rights reserved. Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and The Possibilities are Infinite is a trademark of Fujitsu Ltd. Advance Exchange is a trademark of Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Statements herein are based on normal operating conditions and are not intended to create any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. reserves the right to modify at any time without notice these statements, our services, products, and their warranty and performance specifications.

      

Sun Microsystems Unlocks Real-Time Potential for the Java Platform

Sun Java Real-Time System Enables Superior Integration and Portability

SAN FRANCISCO
JavaOne(SM) Developer Conference
June 28, 2005

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW), founder and lead advocate for Java technology, today released the Sun Java Real-Time System (Java RTS) software, providing developers of real-time software for embedded systems with a scalable and secure way to help ensure system responses during high-priority tasks.

Demonstrated at the 10th annual JavaOne Developer Conference, Java RTS software extends the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) by providing additional capabilities to aid developers in creating high-value, real-time software solutions that interact with the real world. This product, created from the successful Project Mackinac prototype developed in Sun Labs, retains full compatibility with existing Java SE software applications, while enabling new real-time components to be added to these applications for superior integration and portability in the growing real-time space. Java RTS software is based on the first Java Community Process [JCP] specification, JSR-01, which brings real-time capabilities to the Java platform.

“Sun’s work makes the Java programming language a valid choice for real-time systems,” said Jeff Jackson, vice president, Java Applications and Developer Programs, Sun Microsystems. “Real-time developers can now realize the labor- and time-saving benefits of working on the Java programming language, while having the option of shaping the direction of the technology by participating in the ever-growing Java community of 4.5 million innovators.”

“We have been extremely impressed by the real-time performance we have achieved with our OpenFusion RT for Java middleware platform using Java RTS software. The robustness and ease of use of the system, coupled with excellent support from Sun Microsystems, have been key to helping us achieve distributed real-time performance that exceeds the metrics set by our most demanding customers,” said Steve Jennis, senior vice president, Corporate Development, PrismTech.

Java RTS software broadens the reach of the Java SE platform by creating a robust and conformant implementation of the specification. To date, the Java SE platform has been downloaded more than 50 million times, into embedded systems across the spectrum of consumer electronics, military, aerospace, telecommunications, automotive manufacture and industrial automation – a software market estimated to be worth $2.7 billion by 2007, up from $1.5 billion today, according to analyst firm Venture Development Corp.

For mission-critical environments, Java RTS software brings extremely predictable, fast, and reliable program response capabilities to real-world situations, regardless of the number of other applications running. Java RTS software ensures that the most important tasks are always able to run and completely avoids priority inversion problems common to real-time systems.

“Our users have come to know and trust the real-time properties of our communications software. But even our products cannot overcome the lack of real-time behavior in foundational components like a Virtual Machine for the Java platform. This is why we were pleased when Sun’s Java RTS software technology passed our most stringent tests to uncover priority inversions, with complete priority-respecting behavior,” said Bill Beckwith, chief executive officer, Objective Interface Systems, Inc.

Java RTS software is available to developers now through Sun’s Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) sales team on a per-seat basis.


About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

A singular vision — “The Network Is The Computer” — guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world’s most important markets. Sun’s philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com.

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Sun CEO Declares The Java Technology Community’s First Decade “Most Successful Community Effort Ever”

Presents the Annual Duke’s Choice Award to Java Innovators

SAN FRANCISCO
JavaOne(SM) Developer Conference
June 28, 2005

Today at Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) 10th Annual JavaOne Conference, Scott McNealy highlighted the success enjoyed by Java during the first 10 years of its life, empowering software engineers to build a ubiquitous computing infrastructure capable of delivering powerful services to consumers, developers and industry.

McNealy invited SeeBeyond’s CEO, Jim Demetriades, on-stage to discuss the announcement earlier that morning that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Sun to acquire SeeBeyond for $387 million in cash. Both CEOs detailed the synergies between the two companies’ product lines and sales forces. This acquisition will strengthen Sun’s software portfolio and open new growth and partnering opportunities.

Speaking on the second day of JavaOne 2005, McNealy, Sun’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, also pointed to future opportunities, particularly in education and health, where accelerated delivery of this low-cost, high-value, Java-based infrastructure can unite people with valuable sources of information and ultimately help eliminate society’s digital divide.

Highlighting today’s most promising innovations, McNealy also co-presented the annual Duke’s Choice Awards with Java technology inventor and Sun Fellow James Gosling, “The fact is that two and a half billion Java devices worldwide run Java and there are 4.5 million Java developers in every corner of the planet. Millions upon millions of Web users experience Java each time they go online and this means that the community has done a fantastic job of turning James Gosling’s vision for Java technology into reality. There is an opportunity now, to turn ubiquity of infrastructure into ubiquity of service. The industry has never seen a platform adoption rate like this before, “ McNealy said.

McNealy went on to map out today’s infrastructure: Java runs on 708 million phones, one billion smart cards, 700 million PCs and provides a powerful and scalable platform for 28 compatible application servers. Driving that infrastructure are more the millions of Java developers who are pushing the edge of innovation while protecting compatibility for all.

“Sun has always been fantastic at starting and fostering communities. The Java Community Process (JCP) is a great example. As the JCP steward, we have tried to stay in the background and out of the way of the over 900 contributing organizations. Their efforts and 10 years of results are truly amazing.” McNealy added. “The next community that I envision Sun growing is a free and open, self-paced, Web-based community for students to get access to the best curriculum on the planet. This community’s mission is to empower teachers, students, parents and to advance student achievement by providing access to quality open source content, a critical factor to success in learning. Global Education Learning Community (GELC) puts teachers a click-away from training, curriculum resources, and tools to train tomorrow’s workforce.”

Sun is demonstrating the power of Java technology as a community force by building the Global Education Learning Community (GELC). This education community that was founded last year is growing exponentially with 1,991 developers actively contributing to 291 Java and open source projects. Today the Peoples Republic of China’s Ministry of Education (MOE) and Korea’s Education and Research Information Service (KERIS) officially joined the GELC and are contributing their best resources online for use by all members of the global teaching community. GELC seeks to provide students, teachers, research worldwide with online access to the best in open source educational resources.

Sun is helping empower students further, with the launch of the Student Developer Program. The company is giving away copies of Sun’s Java Studio Enterprise, Sun Java Studio Mobility, Sun Studio 10, Solaris10 Operating System, and training in Solaris 10 worth $180 million. This program provides students with access to a valuable Sun hardware and software grant, as well as hundreds of Sun software products in new and emerging markets like Radio Frequency ID (RFID).

“The vision for a PC on every desktop did not close the digital divide, it only helped us realize a gap existed in the first place,” McNealy said. “We believe that Java-based services, delivered online to any device, will help us efficiently and effectively bring teachers and students even closer to the resources they need. The world is moving toward ubiquitous computing and Java technology as the enabling ‘glue’ between rich educational content and the on-demand communications infrastructure.”

McNealy highlighted the role Java is playing putting doctors in touch with patient information and research, for online diagnosis and greater knowledge.

“Information is the killer application in medicine and Java is helping realize that application by linking-up vital medical systems and services, while meeting the security needs of doctors and data privacy concerns of patients,” McNealy said.

McNealy also presented the third-annual Duke’s Choice Awards for most innovative Java technology applications and devices. Winners received a statuette of the Java mascot “Duke” recognizing their achievement from McNealy and creator of the Java programming language James Gosling. This year’s winners included an integrated patient scheduling system for the City of San Paulo from Atech Foundation, use of Java technology by GE Healthcare products for cardiology and radiology, and Boeing’s use of Java in real time systems to navigate and fly unmanned military aircraft.

The full list of winners in each category is:

  • Community Category: Agilent, Romberg Tiburon Institute, San Francisco State University and Sun Microsystems
  • Desktop Category: SAS InSchool
  • Enterprise Backend Category: Atech Foundation; ECOCEAN
  • Device Category: NTT DoCoMo
  • Emerging Technology Category: The Boeing Company; GE Healthcare; Giga Spaces Inc.
  • Gaming Category: Three Rings Design Inc.
  • Looking Glass Category: Kyushu Institute of Technology


About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

A singular vision — “The Network Is The Computer” — guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world’s most important markets. Sun’s philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com.

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Solaris, Sun Fire and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. AMD, Opteron, the AMD logo, the AMD Opteron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices.