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Fujitsu Launches Rapid Deployment Solution for 'Oracle Hyperion Planning'

- Offered as an all-in-one model including hardware, software and services -

Tokyo, Feb 28, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the development and immediate availability of its rapid deployment solution for "Oracle Hyperion Planning." The new Fujitsu solution is a proprietary template that brings together the products and services required to support the rollout of business management platforms, including budgeting and P&L management. The new solution is specifically geared toward Oracle Hyperion Planning, a budgeting, planning and forecasting solution from Oracle Corporation.

This new solution will make it possible to quickly, inexpensively, and efficiently undertake what had been complicated and time-consuming business tasks, such as budget planning and management, and simulation-based forecasting.

Offered as an all-in-one package including hardware, software, and licenses, the solution can be flexibly configured to accommodate additional licenses and hardware modifications.

In recent years, the business environment has undergone turbulent change, and companies have been confronted with a rapidly growing need to be able to quickly perform operations planning and forecasting. At the same time, the process of budget design and management is complex and time consuming, and installing sophisticated software to handle these processes have proven a challenge.

To respond to the growing need for an enhanced business management solution, Fujitsu is launching this solution to improve the speed, cost and efficiency of a variety of business tasks, ranging from budgeting to managing month-to-month planned versus actual performance data and rolling forecasting.

Intended specifically for Oracle Hyperion Planning, which already has a strong reputation for its adaptability, the new solution offers a template developed by Fujitsu as part of an all-in-one package that can be deployed small-scale and then expanded in stages.

Solution Features

1. Functionality enabling a three-axis model for budget design/management

The solution offers over 20 functions. Based on organization, business and market axes, the solution templates rules for user interface and calculations with regard to budget development and management, goal forecasting and analysis functions. Leveraging Fujitsu's experience to deliver functionality that can be broadly employed by any company, customers can quickly build their business management platform.

2. Wide range of tools offers shortened lead times to operation

Along with installation tools, the solution offers instantly accessible master data and transaction data, and a training environment can be built in as little as 10 days. This is useful for enabling customers to quickly understand how deployment works, thereby making it possible to accelerate the periods needed for testing and operational training.

Moreover, in addition to usage manuals and supplementary materials for training, an English edition of the operations manual is available for overseas deployments.

3. All-in-one set including hardware and software

In addition to operational templates (operations flow, model definitions, deployment tools, training materials), Fujitsu offers the new solution in an all-in-one model that includes necessary hardware, software, licenses, and deployment assistance. The package is offered with the flexibility to add licenses, add or change hardware, or add other required elements.

Pricing and Availability
- Solution name: Rapid deployment solution for "Oracle Hyperion Planning"
- Price (excl. tax): From 12 million yen(1)
- Availability: From February 28, 2013

Comment from Toshimitsu Misawa, Senior Managing Operating Officer and VP, Products Business, Oracle Corporation Japan

"Oracle Corporation Japan welcomes the launch of Fujitsu's rapid deployment solution for 'Oracle Hyperion Planning' which has a great track record as a management administration platform for global companies at their worldwide locations. Now there is this new Fujitsu solution, which optimizes Oracle Hyperion Planning's value, as a template and that adds Fujitsu's best practices when building corporate management accounting systems. We are confident that the solution will quickly strengthen the management performance of Japanese companies aiming to grow their business globally. Oracle Hyperion Planning is often integrated with various global ERP solutions as well as with Oracle Applications. Fujitsu and Oracle Corporation Japan will continue to conduct joint value proposition activities and template enhancement to respond to customer requirements, and to assist Japanese companies raise competitiveness."

Sales target
- Sales to 100 companies within three years of launch.

(1) From 12 million yen: Price includes a 25-user license for Oracle Hyperion Planning. Initial deployment support includes installation and training.

About Fujitsu Limited

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.

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