Archive for September, 2012
Just as the Rosetta Stone preserved data in stone for a few thousand of years, Hitachi plans to preserve data in quartz for a few hundred million years.
Today Hitachi Data Systems announced Hitachi Unified Storage VM (HUS VM), which we classify as an entry enterprise storage system. HUS VM is designed for the entry enterprise storage market, which we consider small and medium enterprise. This is a market where customers expect enterprise-class functionality at a lower price point than a minimum large [...]
George Crump of Storage Switzerland makes the case for vertical integration in order to reduce the cost of SSDs and achieve price parity with HDDs.
Enterprise storage systems are multi-processor storage systems with a global cache memory. The global cache memory enables a LUN to be mapped to host servers and accessed through multiple port processors that are assigned to that host server. By supporting multiple active paths between the host server and the LUN image in cache, throughput and [...]
I recently participated in a briefing for a health care provider with Dave Wilson who works with our partners in the Health and Life Sciences Industry Solutions group. While I was there to present our products and roadmaps, Dave made some very good points about the challenges for health care providers and helped to put [...]
Last month Hitachi Data Systems announced its vision and roadmap for an end-to-end flash ecosystem for the enterprise. By flash we are specifically addressing the higher density MLC (multi-level cell) NAND flash, which is typically associated with consumer-grade devices because of its lower durability and slower performance compared to SLC (single-level cell) NAND flash. If [...]