Fujitsu Services and Microsoft have signed a strategic agreement to work together in the local government market, with the aim of developing a solution to provide a real alternative to other ERP offerings currently available. 

Stephen Floyd, head of core services at Fujitsu, comments: “We took a number of months assessing technology platforms and technologies available to us before deciding to enhance our already functionally rich Promis solution be developing it on Microsoft’s .Net platform to create
"Fujitsu believes in getting realistic when it comes to developing solutions that are practical, timely to implement, cost-effective, simple to use and – above all – reliable: delivering business critical solutions which fully deliver against the clients business challenges. The solution does just that."
Fujitsu Services was recently awarded a contract at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) to provide the locally developed solution. was designed and developed by the South African development team and remains South African intellectual property.