Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of hard disk drives and computer peripherals, announced that it has received the Sun Microsystems, Inc. Annual “Meritorious Performance” Award recognizing the company as an outstanding leader in its industry.

Sun’s Supplier Awards Program is a symbol of the respect and appreciation Sun has for its suppliers. The Meritorious Award recognizes suppliers who have gone the extra mile in one or more performance areas. This is the fourth consecutive year that the Fujitsu hard disk drive division has been recognized for outstanding commitment and dedication to product quality, performance and customer relations.

“Exceeding customer expectations and product quality are two of Sun Microsystems’ most valued goals,” said Eugene McCabe, executive vice president of worldwide operations, Sun Microsystems. “This award is one way we thank Fujitsu for their continuous support in helping us deliver our most impressive product line to date.”

Fujitsu hard disk drives are used in a variety of Sun’s enterprise storage solutions. The award is yet another validation of the progress and strength of the Fujitsu hard disk drive program. In the past year Fujitsu has introduced a number of industry leading products, driving the innovation for small form factors and Serial connectivity.

“Fujitsu is honored by Sun’s recognition of our commitment to excellence and quality,” said Joel Hagberg, vice president, marketing and business development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America. “This award is a direct reflection of our focus on the importance of making our customers the number one priority.”