(Press Release) PHILIPPINES, February 24, 2011 – Fujitsu today announced the global launch of the STYLISTIC Q550, an executive class slate PC designed for the high-security requirements of mobile enterprise computing, starting April 2011.
Building on Fujitsu’s long heritage of creating tablet PCs for professional and executive users, the Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q550 Slate PC builds in security from the ground up, so that it meets the most stringent ICT security requirements of governments and businesses. The Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q550 is developed to meet enterprise mobile computing demands and integrate seamlessly into existing ICT infrastructures.
As enterprises struggle to keep consumer smart phones and tablets off their corporate networks to avoid security breaches, Fujitsu is taking an alternative approach with the introduction of a companion device designed for maximum interoperability with business environments. Seamless integration is provided with the Microsoft Windows® 7 operating system. Additional licensing and rollout costs are capped since the slate PC uses the same software already deployed in enterprise infrastructures.
Usability features also help set the Fujitsu slate PC apart from other mobile devices. The STYLISTIC Q550 is distinguished by elements such as full work day battery runtime and a brilliant anti-glare 10.1-inch screen that allows for use both indoors and outdoors. Seamless connectivity comes through the inclusion of WLAN, Bluetooth and optional mobile broadband 3G/UMTS, enabling collaboration such as the sharing of documents while on the move.
Along with excellent ergonomics, Fujitsu makes mobile data entry easier by combining a multiple touch interface with precise and pressure-sensitive pen input. The STYLISTIC Q550 automatically recognizes when users are working with a pen, allowing them to rest their hand on the screen when writing. Built-in handwriting recognition software converts input to text. When the pen is not in use, the slate PC automatically readjusts to a touch interface.
Since 1991, Fujitsu has pursued the global expansion of tablet PC portfolio with an emphasis on the North American market. Currently, it holds the second-largest market share in North America (1) Fujitsu is offering the STYLISTIC Q550 as a ubiquitous terminal that can be utilized safely and securely in all business scenarios, while at the same time accommodating advancements in enterprise system environments, including rapidly accelerating communications environments and cloud computing.