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Fujitsu Magneto-Optical Storage Solution To Be Offered On SGI's NT-based Visual Workstations.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 6, 1999--

The Silicon Graphics 320 and 540 Visual Workstations Now Available

with Fujitsu's 640MB ATAPI Internal Magneto-Optical Drive

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., today announced availability of its 640MB, 4300RPM ATAPI internal magneto-optical (MO) drive as an option with the Silicon Graphics 320 and the Silicon Graphics 540 visual workstations.

"We believe that SGI's new workstations coupled with Fujitsu's magneto-optical technology offer an ideal solution for savvy, professional end users requiring a high-level of workstation performance, reliability and removable data-integrity," said Paul Hansen, vice president Storage Products Management, Fujitsu Computer Products of America.

"Our professional graphics arts and digital-media customers require world-class technology and reliability to meet their critical storage needs," said Cliff Apsey, director of marketing, workstation division at SGI. "Fujitsu's high performance ATAPI internal MO drive enables us to offer our customers one of the most rugged and reliable removable storage solutions on the market today."

Fujitsu's 640MB MO drive, sold by SGI as the MO640AP, is an ideal storage solution for a variety of visual computing professionals in the areas of publishing, engineering, educatial and other industrial applications where media integrity is critical. Magneto-optical media is resistant toout MO640AP

The MO640AP, which belongs t needs of its users with sustained data transfe30 MB and 128 MB, make Fujitsu's 640MB magneto-mily of visual workstations. Offering dual-capable Intel(R) Pentium(R) II/Pentium III processors, full Windows NT(R) application compatibility, 2D and 3D graphics acceleaphics, professional digital video and multimedia capabilities, Intel Pentium III XeonTM four-processor scalability, and extensive expansion capacity. It is the first workstation to couple high-end visual computing with mainstream compatibility and pricing.

Customer Service and Support

Fujitsu Computer Products of America offers technical support telephone hours from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PST. More information about SGI's Visual workstation warranty can be found at the company's web site:

About Fujitsu Limited

Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) is a leading provider of comprehensive information technology and network solutions for the global marketplace. Comprising over 500 group companies and affiliates worldwide -- including ICL, Amdahl and DMR Consulting Group - the Fujitsu Group had consolidated revenues of 5.24 trillion yen ($43.3 billion) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999. With world-class hardware and software technology in computers, telecommunications and microelectronics, and a corps of 55,000 systems and services experts around the world, Fujitsu is uniquely positioned to harness the power of the network to help its customers succeed. Altogether, the Fujitsu Group has 188,000 employees and operations in over 100 countries. Home page:

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited. Benefiting from Fujitsu Ltd.'s $3 billion annual investment in research and development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. provides innovative solutions for the U.S. marketplace. Current product offerings include: high performance hard disk drives, tape drives, magneto-optical drives, high performance scanners and printeed States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America:// The company can be reached by ty of their respective owners.
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