Hitachi Data Systems adds Continuous Cloud Infrastructure for data centers

Enterprise IT vendor Hitachi Data Systems today announced Continuous Cloud Infrastructure that enables businesses to build agile environment for next-generation data centers.

Hitachi said Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System (SVOS), Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 (VSP G1000), a new version of the Hitachi Command Suite management platform and enhancements to its Hitachi Unified Compute Platform converged computing offerings provide the foundation of a strong IT infrastructure.

Brian Householder, COO, Hitachi Data Systems, said: “To execute in this business defined world, IT teams are looking to new infrastructure strategies to deploy more continuous, adaptable and scalable infrastructure. Businesses need solutions that don’t require constant and disruptive changes to the technology they support. And that is what we are delivering today.”

Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System is the first stand-alone software implementation of best-in-class Hitachi storage virtualization. This new storage operating system provides a common software architecture that will double the useful life of hardware architectures, span the breadth of the HDS infrastructure portfolio and enhance and amplify the benefits of server virtualization.

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) G1000 is the first available system on which customers can natively deploy SVOS.

Seattle Children’s Hospital has tapped Hitachi Data Systems to deliver safe, high quality care with better, less wasteful means.

Richard Carter, systems architect, Seattle Children’s Hospital, said: “The increased assurance through automation and reduced human error could allow us to focus on providing the safest, most effective care possible. The streamlined solution could drive lower costs that support our founding promise to care for every child in our region, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.”

IT services company Infosys is one of the customers of Hitachi Data Systems.

“We know that HDS technology perfectly addresses our needs of high data growth along with higher performance by delivering sub-millisecond response times,” said Jitendra Sangharajka, associate vice president — information systems, Infosys.

Osakidetza, which manages over 30 hospital facilities, covering over 5 million patients, has selected Hitachi for its storage needs of 2.5 petabytes.

Aritza Iratzagorria, chief production officer, Osakidetza, said: “This solution will bring a competitive advantage to any organizations with rising storage needs.”

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