With immediate effect, Wirecard AG will be responsible for processing
all payments associated with the Microsoft Windows Anytime Upgrade (WAU)
Shop of Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH.
At present, Fujitsu Siemens Computers distributes all consumer PC
systems with a pre-installed version of Windows Vista. As part of the
Windows Anytime Upgrade (WAU), Fujitsu Siemens enables computer owners
to conveniently buy and install an even more efficient edition of
Windows Vista any time while at home or in the office. Prices for the
upgrade range from EUR 94.99 to 229.99 per license, depending on the
license in question.
The complete settlement of payments relating to the Windows Vista
upgrades is handled via the payment platform of Wirecard AG. Wirecard
Bank AG is responsible for credit card acceptance and in the future
processing direct debit payments. Moreover, for consumers without credit
cards, Fujitsu Siemens Computers will also support “Wirecard”, the
virtual MasterCard from Wirecard Bank AG.
With more than three million computer systems sold and over 21 percent
growth in the private customer segment in fiscal 2005/2006, Fujitsu
Siemens is one of the leading computer system providers in the world.