Fujitsu, in Cooperation With SAP, to Build a New Packaged Integration
Component, Integrating Fujitsu's Next-Generation Retail Point of
Service Application With SAP(R) for Retail Portfolio
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- Fujitsu, building on
its longstanding partnership with SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), today announced
an agreement with SAP to enhance collaboration in the retail sector.
Fujitsu, in cooperation with SAP, plans to build a new packaged
integration component, integrating Fujitsu's next-generation retail
Point of Service ("PoS") application with the SAP(R) for Retail
portfolio of solutions. The integration components will reside in and
extend the existing products of both SAP and Fujitsu. These extended
capabilities will deliver significant multichannel benefits in terms
of customer service, front-office business process improvements and
point-of-sale improvements to retailers.
"We are delighted to sign this agreement with SAP to build an
integrated PoS and ERP component for modern multichannel retailers,"
said Richard Clarke, vice president, Global Retail Strategy, Fujitsu.
"Retailers -- both current and future SAP Retail customers -- have
long been asking for this 'out of the box' integration to simplify
implementation and deliver a superior customer experience at the
point of purchase."
As an SAP global technology, services and hosting partner and an
SAP-certified provider of cloud services, Fujitsu provides companies
with cohesive support at the level of applications and IT
infrastructure, implementation and operation of SAP solutions,
strategic consulting and ongoing improvement of business processes.
Fujitsu's current retail PoS solution, GlobalSTORE(R) software, is
Fujitsu's full-featured, customizable PoS, cash management and
back-office system, delivering a seamless customer experience across
applications, devices and channels. Fujitsu's GlobalSTORE software
has been ranked in the Leaders category of "The Forrester Wave(TM):
Point of Service, Q2 2012," recently published by Forrester Research,
Inc. GlobalSTORE software performed particularly well on transaction
processing, implementation and deployment flexibility and a visionary
strategic roadmap to Fujitsu's next-generation retail PoS solution.
The SAP for Retail solution portfolio helps retailers transform their
businesses with unified and simplified processes to plan, market,
target, sell, supply and operate better.
Teams from Fujitsu and SAP are now working together in multiple
regions to deliver the integrated solution to the global retail
"Providing our retail customers with the solutions that support their
ability to run their retail operations better in these changing
retail times is a priority for SAP," said Lori Mitchell-Keller,
senior vice president and head of Global Retail Industry Business
Unit, SAP. "The integration of point of service capabilities with SAP
Retail solutions is an important component in providing a complete,
multichannel offering for our retail customers. It allows them to
provide a retail experience that keeps their shoppers coming back.
Working with partners such as Fujitsu is essential to SAP achieving
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