Fujitsu Launches Its Global Cloud Offerings for ASEAN
Fujitsu, a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions, today announced the launch of Fujitsu Cloud Offerings for ASEAN, where enterprise customers can now benefit from three specific offerings – the Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform, SAP Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and Cloud Professional Services.
According to Charles Lew, President of Fujitsu
“We have committed US$40 million in ASEAN to develop our cloud capabilities. In launching these offerings, we based it upon our experience working with customers to determine the most optimal cloud solutions tailored to their business and technology requirements, with emphasis on delivering practical solutions rather than embarking on theoretical solutions.”
Lew shares that the three Fujitsu Cloud Offerings for ASEAN follows a globally standardized level of service and pricing that will address the current challenges faced by multinationals in deploying IT infrastructure deployment and accessing data and applications, in their expansion plans to multiple locations across the region.
Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform
The Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform is Fujitsu’s global standard for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and is hosted in six locations globally –
Fujitsu SAP IaaS
The Fujitsu SAP IaaS offers SAP customers a cost effective infrastructure services at the level of availability that meets their business needs, with cost savings of 30% or more, while ensuring that service levels are met for their mission critical requirements across all aspects of their SAP landscape.
Fujitsu Cloud Professional Services
Alignment with Fujitsu’s Global Cloud Direction
According to research firm IDC, spending on public IT Cloud services (excluding private Cloud spending) will grow from USD16.5 billion in 2009 to over USD55 billion in 2014.
Craig Baty, Chief Technology Officer of Fujitsu
“In this fiscal year alone, Fujitsu will invest USD1.1 billion – which is up 54 per cent from the previous year, in cloud-related business. Besides training 5,000 cloud services specialists globally by 2012, the other cloud investments by Fujitsu include internal transformation such as training, and development of other cloud consumption modes with partners – such as Application as a Service, Activity as a Service, and Content as a Service.”
Lew says that the rolling out of national broadband initiatives in Asian countries such as
Currently Fujitsu has more than 85 data centres around the world which are central in Fujitsu’s ability to offer its network of global cloud platforms. “Fujitsu is currently assessing the possibility of realising a fully owned Fujitsu data centre in
Fujitsu will also be rolling out a range of offerings as part of Fujitsu’s global cloud portfolio in the coming two years to deliver more fully featured, high efficiency services to enterprises, and at the same time to facilitate their expansion into the international market.