Fujitsu will expand its Private Hosted Cloud capacity by 300 percent in North America to address the increasing demand for highly available cloud hosting services, with particular focus on the healthcare, financial, utilities, retail, public safety and food manufacturing industries.
Available January 2015, the expanded cloud hosting service will provide servers, storage and network capacity as-a-service, as well as a complete range of cloud consulting and assessment services. The new Private Hosted Cloud capacity will be delivered from Fujitsu data centers in Sunnyvale, California, and Dallas, Texas.
$2 Billion Investment
The Fujitsu Private Hosted Cloud expansion project is part of the company’s global $2 billion, two-year global investment plan, which was announced in July of 2014. In addition to the increased capacity of its Private Hosted Cloud, Fujitsu also will increase the number of its cloud hosting enabled data centers to 27 and increase the number of cloud hosting platforms by 44 by the end of 2014.
Fujitsu Private Hosted Cloud provides both virtual and physical infrastructures, which can be customized to meet specific security requirements, such as data residency, as well as specific server performance or software needs requiring a verified infrastructure. Built for the most rigorous customers and regulatory compliance requirements, Fujitsu provides cloud hosting services to more than 5,000 customers around the world.