Fujitsu Consulting Leads Advanced Command and Control System Development
Project for Canadian Forces
QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - DMR Consulting, a division of Fujitsu
Consulting (Canada) Inc., announced today that it has been awarded a contract
by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Valcartier to conduct the
Joint Command Decision Support for the 21st Century (JCDS 21) project.
Initially slated to last 18 months, the JCDS 21 project could be extended for
two additional years with a potential value of up to C$10 million.
The goal of the JCDS 21 project, part of DRDC's Technology Demonstration
Program is to support the development of a joint net-enabled, collaborative
environment to achieve decision superiority in complex domestic operations
within a joint, interagency, multinational and public (JIMP) framework. This
environment will make it possible to satisfy requirements related to situation
analysis, intelligence, visualization, operations management and will support
activities in the field.
DMR, the Quebec division of Fujitsu Consulting, will act as prime
contractor on this project. With recognized expertise in the defence sector,
DMR will be working with its partners, Lockheed Martin Canada, IBM Canada,
CAE, Prolity, XWAVE and NSim Technology. They will help DRDC deliver the
required solutions and set up an environment for testing concepts, strategies
"We're pleased to be working with DRDC Valcartier once again and taking
part in this major technology research project that will help position the
Quebec City area as a global leader in defence and security," stated Mr. André
Pouliot, president and CEO of DMR. "This contract will result in our creating
fifteen high level positions requiring very specialized skills, helping to
maintain Quebec City's status as a leading knowledge centre."
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications
solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly
reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of
systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver
comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers'
success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported
consolidated revenues of 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal
year ended March 31, 2007. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com
About Fujitsu Consulting
A trusted provider of management and technology consulting to business
and government, Fujitsu Consulting is the North American consulting and
services arm of the $43.2-billion Fujitsu group.
Fujitsu Consulting integrates the core expertise of the Fujitsu companies
and its partners to deliver complete solutions in the areas of enterprise
information management, packaged application implementation, IT modernization,
IT governance, managed services and business process services. Through its
full range of IT consulting, implementation and management services and its
industry-recognized strategic approach, Macroscope(R), Fujitsu Consulting
enables clients to build more value into their IT investments and drive their
leadership in the marketplace. For more information, please see:
A business and information technology integration consulting firm, DMR is
a division of Fujitsu Consulting (Canada). It has been a leader in the Quebec
market since 1973. Combining business savvy with knowledge of cutting-edge
technology, its multidisciplinary teams transform clients' business objectives
into tangible business results. Expert opinions, design of integrated,
innovative solutions and project management are just some of the areas in
which its 1,200 consultants are successfully involved. For more information,
please see: dmr.ca
For further information:
For further information: Ahmed Galipeau, AGC Communications, (514)
849-7000, ext. 226; Serge Vallières, AGC Communications, (514) 849-7000, ext.