Welcome!

News Feed Item

Fujitsu Receives Top Evaluation in HDI's Support Center Certification Program

Only PC support desk in Japan to obtain highest evaluation

Tokyo, Jan 21, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Communication Services Limited (CSL) today announced that, based on an examination conducted in December 2013 by the Support Center Certification Program of HDI(1), the world's largest certification body for the technical service and support industry, the Fujitsu PC Concierge Service Dedicated Telephone Support Desk (PC Concierge Desk)(2) received the highest-level evaluation in Japan. It is the only PC support desk in Japan to receive this certification.

This certification is an acknowledgement that the support services provided by Fujitsu and CSL, which runs the PC Concierge Desk, meet international standards and that, as a PC manufacturer, Fujitsu maintains the highest level of support quality in Japan.

Fujitsu is committed to continuing to provide high-quality support services from a customer-centric perspective. By leveraging customer input in its product development process and its services operations, Fujitsu seeks to contribute to supporting a richer PC experience for its customers.

Founded in 1989, HDI is the world's largest support services industry membership organization, with 50,000 members worldwide at present, including 90 percent of the companies listed in the Fortune 500.

In addition, in the support services industry, Support Center Certification is the only certification program based on international standards for support centers. It was developed based on existing international quality standards, such as the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), as well as industry standards. To receive certification, members must undergo an on-site inspection, score above the benchmark threshold on 69 standards organized into eight categories, and achieve an overall score at or above the benchmark level.

In October 2009 Fujitsu first received this certification for its Raku-Raku PC Dedicated Telephone Support Desk(3), and now it has received certification for its PC Concierge Desk, which handles a wider range of products. Leveraging the high-quality support expertise Fujitsu gained from its FMV Raku-Raku PC, the PC Concierge Desk laid out a solid operational direction and business strategy, built an advanced contact center system, and, through a plan-do-check-act cycle, reflected customer input in the products and services it offered. With seamless collaboration between Fujitsu and CSL, the PC Concierge Desk continued to operate from a truly customer-centric perspective, and the high quality of its support has now been recognized with this certification.

Main Assessment Points

1. Enhanced positioning of the support center and promotion of teamwork

The fact that the support center has influence in the product planning and development process was highly regarded. Specifically, based on input from the center, a PC customized for call center work(4) was developed and deployed in the center to create a comfortable support environment.

2. A new approach in the provision of new products and services

The center has decision-making authority in product releases, and based on the expertise it has gained through supporting customers, it speaks on behalf of customers when it comes to the development and shipment of new products.

3. Structured to continue to provide and build proactive support services

The support center goes beyond the boundaries of conventional product technical support desks by helping customers with Internet services and even software made by other companies, providing support services that help customers do what they want in life and get the most out of their PCs.

Notes:

(1) HDI:Headquartered in Colorado, USA, and operated by UBM Tech.
(2) The Fujitsu PC Concierge Service Dedicated Telephone Support Desk:Established in October 2009 in Japan, this is a fee-based telephone support service, providing a superior level of service, in which dedicated advisors help customers get the most of their PCs. In addition to providing assistance with products made by Fujitsu, they also offer advice on peripheral products made by other companies as well as on how to use Internet services and software made by other companies, resulting in a service that, to the extent possible, helps customers do what they want.
(3) Raku-Raku PC Dedicated Telephone Support Desk:Established in November 2008 in Japan to provide hardware and software support services to senior citizens and PC beginners, this is a fee-based telephone support desk just for FMV Raku-Raku PCs that is designed to support a PC experience on the concept of "simplicity, ease of use, and peace of mind."
(4) A PC customized for call center work:This is referring to the ESPRIMO B532/G PC announced by Fujitsu on June 12, 2013.
http://www.fujitsu.com/global/news/pr/archives/month/2013/20130612-01.html

About Fujitsu Limited

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.



Source: Fujitsu Limited

Contact:
Fujitsu Limited
Public and Investor Relations
www.fujitsu.com/global/news/contacts/
+81-3-3215-5259


Copyright 2014 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.japancorp.net

More Stories By JCN Newswire

Copyright 2008 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of JCN Newswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of JCN Newswire. JCN Newswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
A critical component of any IoT project is what to do with all the data being generated. This data needs to be captured, processed, structured, and stored in a way to facilitate different kinds of queries. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle certain kinds of queries, but they are not always well suited to many problems, particularly when there is a need for real-time insights.
Big Data, cloud, analytics, contextual information, wearable tech, sensors, mobility, and WebRTC: together, these advances have created a perfect storm of technologies that are disrupting and transforming classic communications models and ecosystems. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Erik Perotti, Senior Manager of New Ventures on Plantronics’ Innovation team, provided an overview of this technological shift, including associated business and consumer communications impacts, and opportunities it ...
Redis is not only the fastest database, but it is the most popular among the new wave of databases running in containers. Redis speeds up just about every data interaction between your users or operational systems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Dave Nielsen, Developer Advocate, Redis Labs, will share the functions and data structures used to solve everyday use cases that are driving Redis' popularity.
To leverage Continuous Delivery, enterprises must consider impacts that span functional silos, as well as applications that touch older, slower moving components. Managing the many dependencies can cause slowdowns. See how to achieve continuous delivery in the enterprise.
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
Extracting business value from Internet of Things (IoT) data doesn’t happen overnight. There are several requirements that must be satisfied, including IoT device enablement, data analysis, real-time detection of complex events and automated orchestration of actions. Unfortunately, too many companies fall short in achieving their business goals by implementing incomplete solutions or not focusing on tangible use cases. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products...
Is your aging software platform suffering from technical debt while the market changes and demands new solutions at a faster clip? It’s a bold move, but you might consider walking away from your core platform and starting fresh. ReadyTalk did exactly that. In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of Engineering at ReadyTalk, will discuss why and how ReadyTalk diverted from healthy revenue and over a decade of audio conferencing product development to start an innovati...
"Software-defined storage is a big problem in this industry because so many people have different definitions as they see fit to use it," stated Peter McCallum, VP of Datacenter Solutions at FalconStor Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus...
StackIQ has announced the release of Stacki 3.2. Stacki is an easy-to-use Linux server provisioning tool. Stacki 3.2 delivers new capabilities that simplify the automation and integration of site-specific requirements. StackIQ is the commercial entity behind this open source bare metal provisioning tool. Since the release of Stacki in June of 2015, the Stacki core team has been focused on making the Community Edition meet the needs of members of the community, adding features and value, while ...
Deploying applications in hybrid cloud environments is hard work. Your team spends most of the time maintaining your infrastructure, configuring dev/test and production environments, and deploying applications across environments – which can be both time consuming and error prone. But what if you could automate provisioning and deployment to deliver error free environments faster? What could you do with your free time?
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability. He addres...
SYS-CON Events announced today the Kubernetes and Google Container Engine Workshop, being held November 3, 2016, in conjunction with @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This workshop led by Sebastian Scheele introduces participants to Kubernetes and Google Container Engine (GKE). Through a combination of instructor-led presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, students learn the key concepts and practices for deploying and maintainin...
The competitive landscape of the global cloud computing market in the healthcare industry is crowded due to the presence of a large number of players. The large number of participants has led to the fragmented nature of the market. Some of the major players operating in the global cloud computing market in the healthcare industry are Cisco Systems Inc., Carestream Health Inc., Carecloud Corp., AGFA Healthcare, IBM Corp., Cleardata Networks, Merge Healthcare Inc., Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp., an...
Cloud analytics is dramatically altering business intelligence. Some businesses will capitalize on these promising new technologies and gain key insights that’ll help them gain competitive advantage. And others won’t. Whether you’re a business leader, an IT manager, or an analyst, we want to help you and the people you need to influence with a free copy of “Cloud Analytics for Dummies,” the essential guide to this explosive new space for business intelligence.