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Three in a row as Fujitsu ANZ grows

29 May 2013

Fujitsu ANZ has announced its third consecutive year of growth, as the company says it is reaping the rewards of its early investment in cloud capability and data centre infrastructure.

Significant new account wins have also contributed to an accelerated growth of 5.8% for the business, outperforming the average growth for the ICT industry across the region by more than double.

“Our strategy was to invest early in cloud and data centre infrastructure and this commitment has paid off," says Mike Foster, CEO, Fujitsu ANZ.

"Over the last 12 months we have signed a significant number of Enterprise deals, growing our top and bottom line for the third year running and outperforming the market.

“We attribute our success to our ability to migrate customers’ environments into our mature cloud platform, the flexibility in our offerings and our ability to retain data onshore if required.

“Fujitsu remains focussed on further growth with continued investment in cloud, end-user computing and mobility both at the application and infrastructure level."

Early investments in cloud and data centre pay off

New cloud customers including Asciano, CBA, Freehills, Grocon, Perpetual and WA Health have all contributed to the milestone first petabyte of data now committed to customers in the Fujitsu cloud according to Foster.

From the launch of its cloud services in 2010, the company has to date completed a total data centre infrastructure spend of approximately $170 million, $60 million of which was spent in 2012 on the Noble Park facility in Victoria.

“We are in a great position in the local cloud marketplace with our dark-fibre-linked cloud data centres across the East and West coasts of Australia," Foster says.

"This allows us to continue to ensure that our customers’ data resides on-shore – addressing the needs of many customers who have highlighted this requirement for privacy, compliance or regulatory reasons.”

In addition, the company has expanded its team by over 800 new team members through out the region over the last two years and is driving significant growth in Fujitsu’s global delivery model.

"Our strategy is to be the clear market leader across cloud, end user computing and mobility solutions at the application, integration and infrastructure levels," Foster says.

"It is our proven strength across these enterprise grade offerings, underpinned by bold investments in cloud and datacentres that is seeing Fujitsu win extensive new business.

"By our constant innovation and commitment to driving customer satisfaction, we are able to cater to the evolving needs of our public and private sector customers and generate further growth."

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