Fujitsu has introduced a cloud-based service designed to host entire IT infrastructure deployments.
The company said that its Infrastructure as a Service platform will allow businesses in the UK and Ireland to cut IT expenditure by replacing on-premise hardware with hosted services.
Infrastructure as a Service combines Fujitsu's own server platforms with hardware and software from Cisco, EMC and VMWare to allow companies to move servers to hosted datacentres which can then be managed and scaled remotely.
Fujitsu claimed that, in addition to the scalability and cost savings, the service will offer increased reliability and 99.99 per cent resiliency.
"What we have not yet seen is something that pulls everything together with a secure cloud service that delivers the cost savings, flexibility and reliability organisations need," said Darren Ratcliffe, chief architect of Infrastructure as a Service in the UK and Ireland.
"We believe that the powerful and experienced combination of Fujitsu, Cisco, EMC and VMware offers a clear business reason to take advantage of the benefits of a cloud model."
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