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Fujitsu's Perth datacentre opens: photos

Fujitsu, in partnership with BankWest has opened its latest datacentre in Perth which the provider is calling Australia's greenest and most advanced datacentre facility.
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Fujitsu rolled out the red carpet for people attending the datacentre opening

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Bankwest's chief information offier Andy Weir said that the new datacentre will allow the company to consolidate its critical systems into one secure environment.

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The cutting of the ribbon.

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Bankwest is the first customer to take up residence in the new facility.

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Bankwest managing director Jon Sutton and Fujitsu global executive Kazuo Ishida unveil the official plaque.

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The plaque is kept inside the lobby for security purposes.

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The official sake ceremony with Bankwest's CIO Andy Weir, Bankwest managing director Jon Sutton, Fujitsu managing director Rod Vawdrey and Fujitsu global executive Kazuo Ishida at Fujitsu's Perth data centre launch.

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Participants smash the sake drum with wooden mallets that double as servers.

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