|By Pat Romanski||
|July 17, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
A year after globally launching the FUJITSU Cloud Initiative, Fujitsu is strengthening its commitment to unlocking the business-innovation, cost-efficiency and agility benefits of cloud for its customers around the world. In doing so, Fujitsu is well on its way to building one of the broadest portfolios of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Cloud Integration Services. Having committed to a two-year investment of approx. 2 billion US$ in business innovation, social innovation and strengthening global delivery capabilities, Fujitsu has been busy bringing to market new offerings, deepening its deployments, and growing its customer base.
According to research by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, the global cloud computing market is expected to reach approximately US$86 billion in 2016 from an estimated US$36 billion in 2013, and is expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 33.4 percent. While PaaS continues to grow and SaaS remains the most popular cloud service offering with users, IaaS is expected to grow at 40 percent per annum for the 2013-2016 period.
Fujitsu supports its customers wherever they are on their cloud journey, with a strategic focus on broadening its cloud portfolio, making it easy to adopt cloud alongside traditional, non-cloud systems and manage these consistently in a hybrid IT environment. The company has continued to build on a solid foundation of delivering robust and innovative ICT solutions and services: This has now harmonized as Fujitsu continues to invest in its cloud portfolio to provide on a global basis offerings that have been developed and successfully deployed in different regions around the world.