RICHARDSON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fujitsu Network Communications, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, today announced contributions of as much as $250,000 to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund in support of disaster and humanitarian relief efforts.
An initial gift of $100,000 will be made, with another contribution of as much as $150,000 to match business industry partner and employee donations.
“The Fujitsu Network Communications employees across North America express our heartfelt condolences to victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last week,” said Makoto Hamada, president and chief executive officer. “We invite concerned industry business partners to show their support by making donations to the American Red Cross fund established for Japan earthquake relief efforts.”
Cheryl Sutterfield-Jones, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross Dallas Area Chapter, added, “The magnitude of the earthquake in Japan is unprecedented, and we’re grateful to Fujitsu, as well as other companies and individuals, for their generous support of the relief efforts.”
Industry partners and employees who make donations to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund can submit their donation receipt to Sheila Reynolds (Sheila.email@example.com) at Fujitsu Network Communications for matching purposes.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.
Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is an innovator in Connection-oriented Ethernet and optical transport technologies, and is a market-leading provider of SONET, WDM, and packet optical networking solutions. Fujitsu enables its customers to migrate to fully converged packet optical networks that improve performance and profitability. Many of the world’s largest carriers have deployed Fujitsu network elements across the globe. Fujitsu maintains a longstanding and highly-regarded position as a market leader by providing best-in-class data networking solutions optimized for Ethernet aggregation, transport and service delivery. With over 30 years of business presence, Fujitsu Network Communications is the only major optical networking vendor to manufacture its own equipment in North America. For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/telecom.