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- Who is the player?
Fujitsu is a Japanese multinational information and technology equipment and services provider founded in 1935. Originally focused on computing products (servers, storage, devices, etc.), the company rapidly diversified into a broad range of IT services such as network, cloud, security and IoT solutions. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
In recent years, Fujitsu, which is specialised in system integration services, has demonstrated its desire to expand its activities towards a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, by acquiring software-based companies, such as Symfoni ESM, RunMyProcess, UshareSoft, GlobeRanger or ACT. Fujitsu's strategy aims to integrate software technologies into the company's portfolio in order to be able to market end-to-end SaaS solutions, comprising software provision, system integration, security and maintenance. Moreover, Fujitsu aims to reduce its dependency on software providers, such as Oracle and Microsoft. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Wide product and services portfolio, ranging from system integration and infrastructure services to IoT, cyber security and cloud solutions with its Digital Platform MetaArc.
Strong R&D capabilities centred on Fujitsu Laboratories which dispose of 9 R&D bases in Japan, China, the US and Europe.
Declining sales since 2014, and especially in FY2017 (-4.8% year on year)
Strong reliance on the domestic Japanese market, that accounted for 63.5% of its total revenue in FY2017 […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net sales, Consolidated operating income and margin, R&D expenses and ratio, Sales of infrastructure services, Sales by segment, Sales by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios, Free cash flow and capital expenditure