Archive for the 'HDS News' Category
I recently interviewed my colleague Rex Carter, CIO of Hitachi Data Systems. He joined HDS in 2006 and has played a major role in the transformation of our company through the innovative use of IT technology. He is well known to many of our customers and partners as he seeks every opportunity to engage with [...]
I have had a busy week in Hong Kong, with several of our executives providing an update for some customers and partners. There was a lot of interest in a new option that we will announce for our Hitachi Content Platform that will address the challenges of BYOD. BYOD is a great enabler for user [...]
In 2005 Thomas Friedman published his book, “The World is Flat” where he describes how globalization has changed the economy thanks to the Internet and workflow software. Some of the flattening events were: the fall of the Berlin wall that lifted the restrictions on access to technology, Netscape, outsourcing, insourcing, offshoring, and supply chain. He [...]
While Ethernet networks were available for sometime to connect clients and servers in local area networks; we could not network storage until the introduction of Fibre Channel.
Performance comparison between different products is dependent on the workload and is measured in terms of throughput, response time and price performance. The Storage Performance Council provides a standard workload and provides three standard metrics:
Recently Hitachi Data Systems announced new roles for several of our senior executives. The key part of the announcement was the appointment of our CEO, Jack Domme, as a Corporate Officer of Hitachi, Ltd. This means that Jack has an expanded leadership role in further advancing the globalization efforts of Hitachi and will report directly [...]
Today Hitachi Data Systems announced Hitachi Data Instance Manager (HDIM), which provides a holistic view and management of data copies (instances) to reduce the explosion of data copies, lower costs, and enhance the effectiveness of data protection.
The March issue of Storage Magazine published its 2013 Quality Awards for enterprise arrays across five main categories of Sales-force Competence, Initial Product Quality, Product Features, Product Reliability and Technical Support.
This past Sunday the San Jose Mercury News published the “Bay Area News Group Top Work Places list for 2012”. Hitachi Data Systems was again in the top 10 with a number 6 ranking.
There has been a lot of buzz about a new Hitachi storage platform. Today we announced our Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS) system for the midrange and enterprise markets, which confirms these rumors and redefines the industry’s notion of unified storage. The reason for the buzz has been the excitement that it has generated in our [...]