New Center of Excellence staffed with experts to guide customers through seamless transition to modern platform
New Center of Excellence has experts to guide clients through a seamless transition to a modern platform
TOKYO, September 1, 2022–(JCN Newswire)–Fujitsu today announced a comprehensive update to enhance its modernization Service offerings that boldly reimagine its approach to digital transformation (DX) of customers’ existing information systems. Fujitsu will work with customers to visualize their current assets, including business processes, data, applications and IT infrastructure, to design the ideal DX platform, while providing guidance to simplify and modernize the system.
To initiate this effort, Fujitsu is establishing a new Center of Excellence (CoE ), the Modern Knowledge Center, which will serve as a sine qua non for the modernization of the focal point of technical information and expertise. The center will begin supporting customers in the Japanese market in September 2022, followed by global service support.
With this move, Fujitsu demonstrates its commitment to providing customers with the best experience possible through a comprehensive modern suite of services, including robust expert support, backed by leading technology to help guide customers with confidence and peace of mind on a modernization journey.
Information Systems Resilience and Agility in an Unpredictable Age
As companies continue to grapple with an increasingly In an increasingly challenging and unpredictable world, there is increasing pressure to adapt to change with agility and resilience, while maintaining business competitiveness and sustainable operations. Traditionally, information systems were built for the public and financial sectors and for the independent operations that make up a company’s business activities such as production, distribution, sales, and accounting. In many cases, the lack of uniformity in the technologies that build systems and data structures means that migrating to modern systems can become time-consuming, expensive and disruptive to the business.
Fujitsu has been working with customers to modernize legacy systems to overcome the “2025 cliff” revealed by the DX report from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan.
Fujitsu has announced the end of production and maintenance end date(1) for mainframe and UNIX servers as part of its February 2022 Hybrid IT Roadmap. To guide its mainframe and UNIX server customers through system modernization, Fujitsu leverages the expertise of end-to-end experts and its world-class technical capabilities in key areas such as computing, networking, artificial intelligence, data and security, and converged technologies to deliver robust , Comprehensive modern services.
Fujitsu expects 3,000 customers worldwide to use its modern services, of which 35,000 will participate by fiscal 2025 using resources including Fujitsu’s global network of delivery centers provide these capabilities.
Enhancing Modernization Services
Fujitsu’s Modernization Services includes four key elements: (1) Business and asset visualization ; (2) grand design; (3) streamlined integrated information system; (4) modernization. Fujitsu also provides technical support for customers who wish to modernize themselves.
(1) Operations and Asset Visualization
Fujitsu utilizes a range of process mining tools including “Celonis EMS” (2) and “SAP Signavio” (3) to visualize business processes, inventory master data,
for For application visualization, Fujitsu will perform application structural analysis, job asset analysis, similarity analysis, asset characterization analysis and system correlation analysis using its software map(4).
(2) Grand Design
in cooperation with Ridgelinez Ltd. (5) and consulting partners , Fujitsu will create a grandiose design using frameworks such as the TOGAF standard (6), a standard from The Open Group, one of the methods for EA (Enterprise Architecture) (7).
(3) Integrated Information System Streamlining
Some information system assets are used even if they are seldom used , will also be maintained and operated. Through visualization, Fujitsu can help customers strategically streamline operating system assets.
Fujitsu will assist in modernizing and systems by re-hosting, rebuilding, performing service migration, and utilizing various rewrite tools, including “PROGRESSION” (8), and other appropriate measures based on personal information system parameters within the client’s assets. For IT infrastructure, Fujitsu will support the transition to public and private clouds based on Fujitsu Uvance hybrid IT products.
New CoE established: “Modern Knowledge Center”
The Modern Knowledge Center was newly established on September 1 , will serve as a link for collecting technical information and expertise related to modernization. CoE provides customers with access to resources critical to the modernization process, including technical information on open systems for mainframe UNIX servers, best practices and experiences for migration across enterprises and industries, and other useful tools, services, and professional partners Information.
The CoE will leverage a comprehensive set of capabilities and resources to support clients, including: (1) gathering and organizing internal and external knowledge, (2) facilitating information sharing , (3) collaborate with professional partners who provide a variety of tools and services, (4) provide support for commercial transactions and technical matters, (5) provide feedback on knowledge gained through delivery practices, and (6) provide insight into the current situation
(1) End of mainframe and UNIX server sales and maintenance: Mainframe sales will end in FY 2030 and maintenance will end in FY 2035. UNIX server sales will Ends in fiscal 2029, maintenance will end in fiscal 2034.
(2) “Celonis EMS”: Celonis Execution Management System is a company headquartered in Munich, Germany and New York, USA Cloud software provider Celonis SE provides a solution platform with process mining technology.
[3) “SAP Signavio”: The product brand name of the process management solution provided by SAP SE.
(4) Software Map: Mining technology to automatically discover functional components that implement business functions and roles, and A tool for visualizing the entire application based on the discovered functional components as a map, available to domestic users in the Japanese market.
(5) Ridgelinez Ltd.: Responsible Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; CEO : Toshiya Imai
(6) TOGAF Standard: The TOGAF Standard, The Open Group The Standard is a proven enterprise architecture method and framework used by the world’s leading organizations to improve business efficiency. The Open Group is a global alliance that achieves business goals through technical standards.
(7) Enterprise Architecture: Standardization and Global Optimization for Large Companies and Government Agencies resource allocation, business processes, and information systems to create a design approach to efficient organizations.
(8) “PROGRESSION”: Fujitsu North America’s rewrite solution
Fujitsu’s mission is to build trust in society through innovation to make the world more sustainable. As the digital transformation partner of choice for customers in more than 100 countries, our 124,000 employees are dedicated to solving some of humanity’s greatest challenges. Our range of services and solutions leverage five key technologies: computing, networking, artificial intelligence, data and security, and converged technologies, which we bring together to enable sustainable development transformation. Fujitsu Ltd. (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenue of 3.6 trillion yen ($32 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022, and remains the largest digital services company in Japan by market share. Learn more: www.fujitsu.com.
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