Fujitsu announces worldwide rollout of cloud services

New Delhi: Japanese information technology equipment company Fujitsu on Wednesday announced the global rollout of its next-generation Fujitsu Cloud Service K5. This is the first cloud computing platform that enables digital transformation through seamlessly integrating traditional IT environments into new cloud-based technologies, the company said in a statement. The Fujitsu Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud service accelerates application development and brings together enterprise-grade reliability, performance and scalability with the cost efficiency of open source-based cloud technology. "Fujitsu Cloud Service K5 enables customers to embrace digital transformation, by combining the economics of open source with the robustness of enterprise-class systems and a wealth of platform services," said Duncan Tait, Head of Europe, Middle East, India & Africa and the Americas at Fujitsu. Fujitsu Digital Business Platform MetaArc, K5 enables organisations to develop and deploy new cloud-native applications -- dubbed "Fast IT." At the same time, K5 allows customers to exploit the value of their traditional IT installations through consistent integration into new cloud applications