COMPANY PRESS RELASE: Fujitsu Transaction Solutions and Peregrine Systems have announced a strategic alliance that delivers turnkey Infrastructure Management hardware, software and services to North American retailers.
Peregrine and Fujitsu are demonstrating PeregrineRetail, Peregrine’s first Infrastructure Management solution for the retail market, at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 91st Annual Expo and Convention, scheduled from Jan. 13 to 16 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.
PeregrineRetail is the first of many integrated software and services offerings, which Fujitsu and Peregrine plan to offer to retailers. This solution, which is scheduled for delivery in August 2002, features Peregrine’s industry-leading Infrastructure Management software including InfraTools, AssetCenter and ServiceCenter and Fujitsu’s comprehensive service framework to help retailers manage their IT infrastructure more effectively.
Currently, there is no easy solution for retailers, who are faced with the need to corral the overwhelming growth and expense of technology infrastructure and assets, especially at the store level, said Austen Mulinder, president and chief executive officer at Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc., based in Dallas. Today, Fujitsu and Peregrine have committed to deliver turnkey, retail-specific solutions. Fujitsu brings market presence and expertise in procuring, developing, distributing and integrating retail hardware and software. Peregrine, as the industry leader in Infrastructure Management software solutions, has decades of experience in helping businesses maximize the return on their technology investment and reduce costs by better managing what they have which is exactly what the retail industry needs.
Andy Cahill, executive vice president of Peregrine’s Customer Relationships Group, said, We are excited about our relationship with Fujitsu and the opportunity to showcase PeregrineRetail at NRF. As a strong, longstanding player in the retail market, Fujitsu shares our vision for helping customers make the most out of their technology investments and run more efficiently by reducing friction in their business processes. Our first retail Infrastructure Management solution, PeregrineRetail, will allow retailers to track, manage and maintain their stores’ IT infrastructure, including POS machines, hand-held scanners and other assets.
PeregrineRetail is a complete, turnkey infrastructure solution that streamlines overall technology delivery, implementation and support. It includes:
Peregrine InfraTools Desktop and Network Discovery , two award-winning, enterprise-level inventory tools, provide automated discovery of all assets on any organization’s ever-changing desktops and networks. These products enable retailers to inventory and track their IT assets to ensure smooth running of their stores’ operations.