Sweden-based systems integrator Cygate has become the first company to deploy Ericsson's Apcera cloud platform globally.

Ericsson acquired a majority stake in US-based Apcera, which developed the world’s first policy-driven platform as-a-service offering, in September last year.

The vendor said the deal would enable Cygate’s enterprise customers to deploy, orchestrate and govern diverse workloads across public, private and industry cloud infrastructure.

The growth will be driven by the personal cloud demands of an increasing number of mobile devices, the rapid growth in popularity of public cloud services for business and the increased degree of virtualisation in private clouds.

Derek Collison, CEO and founder of Apcera, said: "As cloud infrastructure becomes more complex, security becomes even more critical.

“Enabled by Apcera's policy-driven technology, Cygate allows customers to innovate quickly with full confidence and trust, using container technologies and microservices.”

Apcera’s offering fits into Ericsson’s wider cloud portfolio, which includes infrastructure as-a-service, data centre, storage and management offerings.

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Charlotta Sund, Head of Ericsson in Region Northern Europe and Central Asia, said: "Cloud is emerging as a major disruptor of industries bringing new opportunities for customer engagement and business growth.

“The ability to capitalise on these opportunities becomes a competitive differentiator in today's market realities.

“We see policy-driven PaaS as a key success to cloud as it provides speed, security, governance and integrity.”

Last month, a report from Cisco forecast that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple to 8.6 zettabytes by the end of 2019.

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