The Channel logo

back to article Auf Wiedersehen to 700 FSC workers

Fujitsu Siemens Computers is firing 700 employees in Germany to increase its profitability in a move it says is not connected to Fujitsu's buying out of Siemens AG's 50 per cent holding in FSC. FSC is jointly owned by Siemens and Fujitsu, but Siemens is selling out, receiving €450m ($580.5m) for its half share as it wants to …

COMMENTS

This topic is closed for new posts.
Flame

ze Bavarians

<jaded rant>Based on earlier experience with the Bavarian types:

If FSC is laying off people in Germany, it means they've already slashed non-German units well into the bone, and will at long last start trimming the overhanging fat in Germany.

Yes, it's hard to fire people in Germany. But it's not as hard as they pretend.

</jaded rant>

0
0

Shouldn't that be...

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet?

0
0
This topic is closed for new posts.

Forums

Opinion

Chris Mellor

VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper
Sad man stares glumly over boxed contents of desk. Image via shutterstock (Baranq)

Chris Mellor

All that is storage does not beget gold
Lost

Features

Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini
You see a diversity tickbox nightmare, I see human beings
hands waving dollar bills in the air
AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware