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Fujitsu launches third data centre in Singapore

Zafirah Salim | March 19, 2015
The company aims to expand its cloud service platform beyond its current data centres in Singapore and Thailand to the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia in the future.


Equinix data centre building which houses the new Fujitsu data centre

In response to the increasing demand for cloud services in Asia, Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd announced today the establishment of its third data centre in Singapore, which is housed within the facilities of Equinix, Inc.

The purpose-built Equinix facilities is located in a flood and earthquake free zone; and given its high standards for energy efficiency, it has also received accreditation by the BCA Green Mark Scheme.

Besides offering existing cloud and data centre services, the new data centre will also offer new cloud service functionality, which is still under development. By enabling inter-database connectivity to the cloud services of other major companies, Fujitsu will answer the needs of its diverse clientele in Asia.

Furthermore, interconnectivity between data centers enables disaster response service availability. In the future, Fujitsu said that it plans to offer new services for the integrated management of organically linked clouds.

With a global deployment of its service integration platform for the cloud era, the Fujitsu Group hopes to contribute to its customers' business innovation.

Fujitsu expects that cloud services in Asia will only grow in importance. That said, it plans to expand its cloud service platform beyond its current data centres in Singapore and Thailand to the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

In terms of sales target, Fujitsu said that it aims to achieve 100 customer companies over the next three years for data centre services, including cloud services.

 

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