Hitachi Data Systems adds new private cloud services

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) announced new private cloud services and portfolio enhancements.

New Hitachi Data Systems private cloud offerings include cloud transformation consulting and transition services that are part of a new cloud enablement methodology.

The private cloud offerings also offer a cloud automation suite to Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP), reference architectures with Cisco for UCP Select, and new data security capabilities on Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS VM and HUS).

The offerings provide complete virtualization of the environment, better data security, and a more open environment. These 3 capabilities help organizations leverage and manage their resources for maximum return while enforcing the security mechanisms they need to keep their content safe, said Hitachi Data Systems in a statement.

The private cloud solutions use an open architecture that includes a storage, compute and network infrastructure layer, APIs, open interfaces and protocols needed to work with management and orchestration frameworks.


They also offer portals and global services required to build, deploy, and manage private clouds. With all of these capabilities, organizations can bring best-of-breed technologies and frameworks into their cloud environment for access to the functionality they want, and to allow them to avoid vendor lock-in.

Modernizing the data center for the private cloud with Hitachi Data Systems can bring customers significant savings: up to 70 percent faster deployment than traditional approaches, up to 40 percent less opex per month, and security on all platforms.

HDS Managed Services provide private cloud as a service and drive the IT transformation of private cloud with a compute and storage pay-per-use consumption model that is driven by service levels and includes all hardware, software, and services.

“HDS private cloud solutions and services deliver exactly that — the most virtualized and responsive, secure and trusted, open and cost-effective private cloud — via an open architecture that’s flexible and lets our customers choose how they approach the cloud. Hitachi Data Systems private clouds do all of this without obligation or compromise,” said Miki Sandorfi, vice president, Solutions and Cloud, Hitachi Data Systems.

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