Fujitsu Customizes PRIMECLUSTER for Novellís Nterprise Linux Services

12/22/2003 - Fujitsu Siemens Computers and Novell announced that the cluster product suite PRIMECLUSTERTM from Fujitsu Siemens Computers and the Fujitsu Group of companies has been successfully tested and customized for the soon-to-be-released Novell® NterpriseTM Linux Services and is available for mission-critical business solutions.

PRIMECLUSTER has a proven track record with thousands of installations for application availability, increased uptime, load balancing and service scalability in mission-critical environments. PRIMECLUSTER from Fujitsu Siemens Computers provides enterprise high availability and scalability to users of Nterprise Linux Services, with initial solutions running on SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux distributions.

High-availability solutions can be quickly integrated and deployed in business-critical computing environments with Intel-based servers running Linux, including PRIMERGY® servers from Fujitsu Siemens Computers and the Fujitsu Group of companies or Intel-based servers from other vendors. Novell recommends PRIMECLUSTER to customers needing an enterprise-ready, highly available and scalable solution for Nterprise Linux Services. Novell and Fujitsu Siemens Computers have partnered on several initiatives over the years, and this most recent effort includes joint training for sales forces and channel partners, including resellers and solutions integrators such as Fujitsu Services and Siemens Business Services.

Novell Nterprise Linux Services delivers file, print, messaging, directory and management services in an integrated package that runs and is supported on Linux. Nterprise Linux Services is a suite of enterprise-ready software that allows organizations to economically replace Windows servers and extend traditional NetWare® services to the Linux platform, while keeping the security, reliability and functionality Novell products are known for. Novell is eliminating the barriers to the cost-effective adoption of Linux in the enterprise.

About Novell
Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL) is a leading provider of information solutions that deliver secure identity management (Novell NsureTM), Web application development (Novell exteNdTM) and cross-platform networking services (Novell Nterprise), all supported by strategic consulting and professional services (Novell NgageSM). Novellís vision of one Net Ė a world without information boundaries Ė helps customers realize the value of their information securely and economically. For more information, call Novellís Customer Response Center at (888) 321-4CRC (4272) or visit

About Fujitsu Siemens Computers
Fujitsu Siemens Computers is Europeís leading IT company with a strategic focus on next-generation Mobility and Business Critical Computing products, services and solutions. With a portfolio of exceptional depth, its offering extends from handhelds through desktops to enterprise-class infrastructure solutions. The company has a strong presence in all key markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Leveraging the strengths, innovative drive and global reach of its joint shareholders, Fujitsu Limited and Siemens AG, Fujitsu Siemens Computers meets the needs of large corporations, small and medium enterprises and private users.

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Novell and NetWare are registered trademarks; exteNd, Nsure and Nterprise are trademarks; and Ngage is a service mark of Novell, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Fujitsu is a registered trademark of Fujitsu Limited. PRIMECLUSTER is a trademark or registered trademark of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. PRIMERGY is a registered trademark of Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme AG.

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