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Hitachi Solutions Europe


Hitachi Software Engineering and Hitachi Systems & Services merge to strengthen Systems Solutions Business as Hitachi Solutions Ltd.

October 1, 2010 Hitachi Software Engineering Europe changes the name to Hitachi Solutions Europe Ltd.  This change is due to the merger of our Japanese parent company, Hitachi Software Engineering Co. Ltd with Hitachi Systems & Services, Ltd. which is 100% owned by Hitachi Ltd.

The primary goal for this merger is to strengthen marketplace competitiveness by enhancing systems-solutions providing capabilities through the harnessing of both companies’ management resources.

Hitachi Software Engineering has garnered or received recognition from customers for its ability to develop large-scale systems as well as packaged products based on platform technologies. Hitachi Systems & Services, meanwhile, boasts a storehouse of experience and expertise in the proposal, design and construction of administrative systems for customers.

The merger announced today will combine both companies’ strengths, giving the new company a wider range of business know-how and experience in all business sectors.

In accordance with this change, as of 1 October 2010 our company names will be as follows:

Hitachi Solutions Europe Ltd for the UK

Hitachi Solutions Europe AG for the Germany

Hitachi Solutions Europe S.A.S for France


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About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 400,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2008 (ended March 31, 2009) consolidated revenues totaled 10,000 billion yen (2.0 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services.

Hitachi Software Engineering Co. Ltd.  
Founded in 1970 as the first software development company in the Hitachi Group, Hitachi Software Engineering Co.Ltd., is now amongst the leading IT service companies in the industry and employs over 7,000 people worldwide. With sales of over 165 billion yen in FY 2008, HitachiSoft provides mainly basic software for large-scale systems and networks for government agencies as well as the financial, insurance, and securities industries, expanding into the fields including PaaS, GIS, Embedded Software, and Interactive Whiteboard  "StarBoard".

Hitachi Systems & Services
Hitachi Systems & Services, Ltd. was established in 1978 in the Hitachi Group and is now one of the largest providers of systems integration services with more than 4,000 systems engineers and approximately 5,000 total employees in Japan. With a unique know-how, proven track record, and human capital the  company  offer one-stop solutions of the highest value for clients in a wide range of industries spanning the process of consulting, system design and implementation, operation and on-going maintenance. With established strong partnerships and more than 90 advanced IT enterprises from around the world.