Fujitsu Expands Data Center Footprint in Canada With New High-Performance Facility in Saskatchewan

Fujitsu is a $54B leader in Global IT Systems and Services, with a track record of more than 70 years, providing mission-critical support for over 100 highly secure and available, fully redundant data centers with more than 1 million square feet. Customers in Canada across both public and private sector industries including manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, financial services and the resource sectors are demanding more data center options to help tackle big data analysis, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), deployment of cloud applications as well as secure storage and disaster recovery.

The Fujitsu Saskatchewan Data Center at full build out will feature up to 35,000 square feet of high-density Tier III data hall space, bringing needed capacity to existing Fujitsu customers in the market. It will also offer the full Fujitsu portfolio of IT Infrastructure services to new customers across Canada and beyond who rely on co-location, hosting, cloud and fast, reliable, low-latency delivery of business-critical applications.

“As the world’s third largest IT services provider, Fujitsu has a proud history in the design, construction and operation of intelligent data centers,” said Andr Pouliot, president, Fujitsu Canada. “Our new facility in Saskatchewan underscores our commitment to the market and offers our customers flexible and enhanced services to meet the needs of today’s global companies while at the same time creating high value jobs for the local economy. With the launch of this new facility, we are offering clear opportunities for all organizations, regardless of size or industry, to enhance the use of technology to improve efficiencies and significantly reduce costs.”

As a certified Tier III data center, this Western Canadian facility will be concurrently maintainable, allowing for planned maintenance activity of power and cooling systems to take place without disrupting the operation of computer hardware located in the data center. The data center will also not only reduce the pressure on system applications for customers across the globe, it will act as a back-up location for the Canada-based systems, providing emergency back-up and data restoration services. The innovative design of the Fujitsu facility will allow organizations to host applications and data in data storage pools for the time required and pay only for the capacity needed.

Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo and “shaping tomorrow with you” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in Canada, the United States and other countries. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.