Fujitsu was able to decrease the number of servers we use and the usage costs for K5 are very reasonable, giving us maximum cost performance. I believe this has resulted in a dramatic drop in costs.

Tomonari Kinosita, IT Planning Department ITOCHU ENEX.,LTD.
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Cloud Service K5 and SPARC M10 reduce operational costs


Since its foundation in 1961, ITOCHU ENEX has provided all regions of Japan with oil products and LP gas, supplying customers with energy essential for their daily lives. As well as creating energy for social infrastructure, providing energy to bring convenience to people’s everyday lives is an important part of its philosophy. The company continues to supply the energy to meet each of its customers’ needs, while responding to the changing requirements that emerge as the industry evolves.


ITOCHU ENEX wanted to avoid having to renew systems due to expired hardware warranty. It also wanted to flexibly optimize its infrastructure in response to changes in the business.


The company turned to long-term technology partner Fujitsu to introduce a hybrid-cloud solution that would enable the requisite scalability, reliability and performance. Fujitsu Cloud Service K5 is a next generation cloud platform, specifically created to enable efficient, easy and cost-effective enterprise level digital transformation.


  • Cloud-hosted environment enables continued use with no impact from warranty expiration
  • Consolidating server requirements reduced costs by 30 percent
  • Fujitsu Cloud Service K5 can scale up and down to meet demand
  • Secure private communication line, and access to the data center, delivers a more available and reliable system

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