Global leader: Kuniaki Nozoe, president
Local leader: Stuart Stitt, managing director, New Zealand
Core activity: Service provider of business, IT and communications solutions,
including managed services and strategic consulting
Revenue: US$47.9 billion (2008-09 ended June 30)
Key customers: Transpower, Department of Conservation, Ministry of Economic
Development, Weta Digital, ASB Bank Qantas
Fujitsu ANZ chief executive Rod Vawdrey has clearly stated the company’s intention to make further inroads into the local market. The IT giant made a few key acquisitions in this part of the world this year. The company
acquired Telstra’s Kaz computer services business and closed a $48 million deal to buy out Supply Chain Consulting for its SAP software services arm.
Fujitsu also opened an Auckland Services Centre to manage its five-year contract to provide all end user computing services to Qantas.
On a global scale, Fujitsu has set the bar high, teaming up with Taiwan Semiconductor to produce 28-nanometer chips. Moreover, it is aiming to deliver a 10-petaflop supercomputer by early 2011, a computer almost 10 times
more powerful than today’s fastest system.
Fujitsu expects its chip business to hit the ¥10 billion mark in terms of profit next financial year, as the company cuts costs and outsources production. Rachael Bolton
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