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Fujitsu enhances PRIMEFLEX portfolio on VMware to accelerate hybrid, multi-cloud portability


Munich, 17 Nov 2020
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Fujitsu is enabling organisations to significantly speed up innovation in hybrid IT and multi-cloud environments. Enhancements to PRIMEFLEX for VMware portfolio enables ‘lift and shift’ container and Kubernetes support, enabling customers to develop, run and scale modern applications alongside virtual machines on existing infrastructures. Workloads can also be migrated seamlessly between the cloud and the data centre, enabling enterprises to accelerate their data-driven transformation with a dedicated DevOps approach.

Containers and Kubernetes are the foundation for cloud-native applications and underpin most modern applications built for the digital age. The Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for VMware portfolio now supports VMware vSphere7, enabling organisations to leverage Kubernetes using VMware Tanzu. Operations teams gain a consolidated, fully hybrid environment to manage both modern and traditional applications in parallel. Running containers alongside virtual machines in this best of all worlds approach means workloads can be modernised and unlocks the choice of the right cloud for the right application, therefore optimising infrastructure performance and costs.

Pre-tested and fully certified, Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for VMware portfolio is a combination of converged and hyper-converged infrastructure configuration. It provides the most agile and cost-efficient foundation for digital innovation and new business services. Fujitsu combines perfectly tuned hardware and software for computing, storage and network connectivity in one integrated solution for fast and straightforward deployment. These cater to an extensive range of applications, including virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI), online transaction processing (OLTP), analytical workloads and database workloads such as SAP HANA. Organisations can choose from three different infrastructures within the PRIMEFLEX portfolio, allowing them to build the right architecture for any computing and storage requirement.

Fujitsu Infrastructure Manager provides easy life cycle management of PRIMEFLEX solutions. Fujitsu provides tailored consulting and is the single point of contact for support.

Pricing and availability

Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSphere, PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSAN, and PRIMEFLEX for VMware Cloud Foundation now all support VMware vSphere 7. Existing customers can simply upgrade to the latest version. The PRIMEFLEX portfolio is available directly from Fujitsu as well as through its network of partners. Prices vary depending on the specifications, and start at 50 000 Euros.

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