Fujitsu Partners with Atmail to Develop Unified Communication Application
According to a recent press release, Fujitsu has entered a partnership agreement with Atmail to offer service providers in ASEAN the next-generation unified communication application. Both companies will combine their technical expertise to come up with a platform that enables mobile subscribers with a single sign-on portal to consolidate communication technologies such as voice, video, chat and email with social networking sites. The portal also introduces a new level of interactions with interactive location based services.
"We are privileged to partner Atmail on this exclusive partnership for ASEAN service providers. The constant pursuit of innovation is in the DNA of both Fujitsu and Atmail. Our combination of technologies and relentless pursuit for technological development has allowed us to develop a platform that promises to improve users’ communication experiences," said S Raj, Regional VP for Network Services, Fujitsu Asia, in a press release. "Atmail has observed how telecoms around the world are shifting towards new business models and we are responding to their needs by working closely with Fujitsu to offer tailored deployments and applications to build a unified communication platform that offers new levels of interaction," said Ben Duncan, founder of Atmail. Demonstrations of the portal will be held at CommunicAsia 2011, Angsana Room 3D, Level 3, June 21-24 in Singapore.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. The company recently announced that it plans to boost capacities in the Kansai region to make their services more disaster resistant, the Nikkei reports. Fujitsu plans to double the capacity at its Akashi system center in Hyogo Prefecture around fiscal 2012, it says.
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