Top Two SPECweb99 Scores Goes to Fujitsu Linux PRIMERGY Servers

6/19/2003 - Fujitsu PC Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), has posted the two fastest SPECweb99® scores for dual Intel® XeonTM servers running Red Hat® Linux operating system. Demonstrating the company's Linux expertise, its PRIMERGY RX300 and PRIMERGY TX300 both outperformed the competition on the industry-standard benchmark for measuring the performance of Web servers. Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC®), the developer of the SPECweb99 benchmark, recently published the test results online at

"Linux offers an alternative operating system with rapidly growing application potential in building up new business fields such as e-commerce, Web hosting or file and print services," said Sara Nelson, vice president of marketing for Fujitsu PC Corporation. "Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers provide the solid platform necessary to use Linux for tasks that demand excellent availability and performance."

The Fujitsu rack and tower servers are the latest generation of PRIMERGY servers featuring Intel Xeon 3.06 GHz processors with 533 MHz Front Side Bus and Hyper-Threading architecture. Both systems offer a high degree of availability with memory scrubbing, ChipkillTM hot spare memory, two-channel U320 SCSI with integrated Host RAID, hot-plug PCI, and hot-plug/redundant power supplies and fans.

With its great expandability and dual Xeon power, the PRIMERGY RX300 represents the perfect server for rack-based IT infrastructures. Its 2U (3.5-inch) design and six hot-plug drives make it ideal for a wide variety of roles in the corporate data center.

The PRIMERGY TX300 is an all-purpose tower server perfect for medium sized companies and branches of large enterprises with business critical applications. The PRIMERGY TX300 server is capable of growing with one's business, offering up to nine disks and plenty of computing power with up to two Xeon CPUs.

All Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers have been tested and certified for Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Linux (Red Hat and SuSE®) operating systems. PRIMERGY servers distinguish themselves with superior performance and exceptional scalability. From single-processor to 16-way systems and blade servers, these Intel-based servers deliver the right computing power for all applications, making them the ideal choice for customers to stay competitive and succeed in modern e-business environments. For more information on PRIMERGY servers, please contact the Fujitsu sales team at 1-800-831-3183 or

Service and Support
Fujitsu offers outstanding customer support and technical service. Each system is covered by a Limited Warranty, which includes parts and labor, technical telephone support during regular weekday business hours, and next-day onsite service for U.S. and Canadian customers1. Premium service plans are also available to enhance the Limited Warranty and satisfy the needs of the enterprise customer.

About Fujitsu PC Corporation
Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., Fujitsu PC Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited and a leading provider of information technology solutions. Fujitsu PC Corporation offers a complete line of high-performance computing solutions to the North American market, including best-in-class LifeBook® notebooks, Stylistic® tablets, SCENIC® desktops and Intel-based PRIMERGY® servers. The company emphasizes leading-edge technology, exceptional product quality, and user comfort and productivity, as well as outstanding customer service. More information on the complete line of Fujitsu IT solutions is available at

About Fujitsu
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting technologies, highly reliable computing and telecommunications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$38 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003. For more information, please see:

1 Service and warranty repair turnaround times may vary by country and product. The Fujitsu Limited Warranty is valid only for products purchased in North America. Toll-free support 24 hours a day, seven days a week applies to the U.S. and Canada only.

SPEC and the benchmark name SPECweb are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. Competitive benchmark results stated above reflect results published on as of May 2003. The comparison presented above is based on the best performing 2-cpu servers running Red Hat Linux currently shipping by Fujitsu and Dell. For the latest SPECweb99 benchmark results, visit

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