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With the release of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Pro for VMware vSphere, we introduced a number of firsts for converged infrastructure solutions
Having grown up in the 80s I recall fondly Wendy’s famous commercials with the charismatic woman pondering “where’s the beef”. In the included video she ends with, “I don’t think there’s anybody there. I really don’t.” The trip down memory lane got me thinking about some things that are going on in the industry this [...]
My colleague Nick Winkworth published a great blog on the new Gartner Group “Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers” and how it positions HDS and our blade server offerings. It’s a worthy read.
This week Gartner announced its latest “Magic Quadrant” report for blade servers. Once again Hitachi Blade servers are included in the report, and once again Hitachi’s position on the chart has moved upwards and to the right; improving in both “completeness of vision” and “ability to execute”.
As the final production truck has packed up and pulled away from the Las Vegas Convention Center declaring the end of the 2013 NAB conference, we look back at the new products and technologies announced at the show. One thing that became very apparent was that if you can’t relate to the following 5 topics, [...]
Almost three years ago, Hitachi Data Systems was one of the first companies to announce solutions to support Microsoft’s Private Cloud Fast Track program. Our customers had been looking for cost-effective private cloud infrastructures that were both easy to deploy and easy to maintain, and that’s what we delivered. Since then, we’ve seen strong adoption [...]
To those in the storage world who rejoice in being in-the-know about the ever shifting technology and vendor landscape in front of them, Gartner Magic Quadrants are seen as major events in the “Vendor Olympics” that our industry can often devolve into. Now, by combining multiple disparate storage-related Magic Quadrants into one review of General-Purpose [...]
As per my last post we’ve scaled-down Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) into a smaller form factor. I’d like to dig in a little deeper and explain why Hitachi Unified Storage VM (HUS VM) is dramatically different than our past efforts with scaled down enterprise platforms such as Universal Storage Platform VM (USP VM). My [...]
Well, I think it is. In school, I majored in Analogies (with a double minor in Metaphors and Euphemisms) so I think the comparison is very appropriate, and something I’ve spoken much about (those of you having to sit through my diatribes of late will get the connection).