November 12, 2014
Fujitsu, today announced that it will expand its Private Hosted Cloud capacity by 300% in Canada and the U.S. to address what it calls “the increasing demand for highly available cloud services, with particular focus on the healthcare, financial, utilities, retail, public safety and food manufacturing industries.” Available January 2015, the expanded cloud service will provide servers, storage and network capacity as-a-service, as well as a range of cloud consulting and assessment services.
The new Private Hosted Cloud capacity will be delivered from Fujitsu data centres in Sunnyvale, Calif. and Dallas, Tex.
“Organizations today are experiencing unprecedented and exponential data growth, driving a critical need for highly secure, available and scalable cloud infrastructure delivery models,” said David Berry, executive vice president of Infrastructure Services at Fujitsu America, Inc.”
The Fujitsu Private Hosted Cloud expansion project is part of the company’s global US$2 billion, two-year global investment plan, which was announced in July.
In addition to the increased capacity of its Private Hosted Cloud, Fujitsu also will increase the number of its cloud-enabled data centres to 27 and increase the number of hosting platforms by 44 by the end of 2014.