Fujitsu Japan spins off PC and hardware business
Fujitsu is creating a new hardware spin-off in Japan as it seeks to position itself for sustainable growth and improved profitability as part of a complete business transformation between now and 2030.
The hardware division, which mainly sells servers and storage solutions, will be known as Fsas Technologies Inc. and will hit the Japanese market on April 1, 2024.
With the creation of a new company, Fujitsu hopes to transform into a “technology company that achieves net positive outcomes for its stakeholders, including society, customers, shareholders and employees, while delivering digital services that contribute to sustainability across all sectors.”
Fujitsu has announced a spin-off from Fsas Technologies
Fujitsu previously announced it would do so by ending sales of personal computers across Europe from April 2024 in another step in its transformation.
Fsas Technologies will be responsible for the development and production of Fujitsu's PRIMERGY servers, PRIMEQUEST IA servers and ETERNUS storage systems. It will also take responsibility for the IPCOM network servers and the direct sale of corporate PCs to customers.
The December 26 announcement confirms that the “relevant employees” will transfer to Fsas Technologies, which is expected to house around 7,500 employees from April next year.
Fujitsu will still be responsible for system integration, managed services and infrastructure services.
Masuo Yasuda, Vice Head of Japan Region (Private Sectors), will take on the new role of Representative Director and President for the new spin-off.
On the same busy day for Fujitsu, a new vice head of the Japan region (Enterprise) was announced for April 1, 2024.
A statement in the company's press release reads: “Fujitsu's decision reflects the need to establish a framework for comprehensive management and allocation of resources at all stages of this business, ranging from development, production and sales to maintenance of related hardware and services in the company.” Japan.”
In addition, the company has committed to reducing its greenhouse gases to zero by 2030, and by 2040 across its entire value chain.