Tools You Can Use That Make Your Storage Infrastructure More Efficient
Learn how University HealthSystems Consortium, which manages data for university teaching hospitals, reclaimed 40 percent of its storage capacity and manages 40TB of data with only a half time employee.
Regaining Control of Storage Growth with Thin Provisioning. Read the solution brief.
Hitachi Approaches for an Increasingly Cost Conscious Data Storage World.
In the blogs:
Read the latest from Michael Hay on Hitachi Data Systems Blogs. Michael provides his thoughts on everything from hybrid computing to how Hitachi technology stacks up against the competition
Webtech: Hitachi Data Systems sponsors an ongoing webcast forum where partners and customers can learn from Hitachi Data Systems experts how to:
- Maximize the potential of their existing IT infrastructure
- Deploy best-in-class techniques for storage and storage management
- Benefit from real life before and after scenarios
Each webcast is filled with ideas and information plus a Q&A session.
Upcoming WebTech session:
SAN Consolidation – The Next Step - July 15, 2009, 9 a.m. Pacific
Business Session: Many customers who use SAN storage continue to need to consolidate and simplify their systems to deal with operational complexity, increasing energy costs, painful infrastructure sprawl, and underutilized resources. Join with experts from Hitachi Data Systems and Cisco to learn how to use virtualization and consolidation to create simpler systems that do more with less space and power. In addition to an overview of new technical options the session will cover the economic aspects – where to look for savings and cost efficiencies. Register Now!
Storage Reclamation: A Case Study, "How to Live off your Body Fat in a Down Economy" - July 22, 2009, 9 a.m. Pacific
Business Session: Average storage utilization in most data centers is around 30% due to the way storage is designed and architected. With new technologies and services it is now possible for customers to reclaim this stranded capacity. This is especially important in a down turn economy where in customers can utilize the storage that they have already paid for and hence push out purchase of new storage capacity. Hear how customers have reclaimed storage and the results they have achieved. Register Now!
New Directions for Sustainable IT - July 29, 2009, 9 a.m. Pacific
Business Session: Sustainability is an increasing necessity in the data center, and its financial impact on a company may be significant. In addition to fundamental good practices in product data center design, new technologies and software provide opportunities for savings in the areas of power, cooling and data center space. Storage power savings technologies include both reduction of power consumption by the media and improved utilization.
Hear Claus Mikkelsen, Chief Scientist, and Alec Selvon-Bruce, EMEA Eco-solutions Champion,
discuss the regulatory and legal requirements for sustainability, consider best practices for greening your data center and their resulting business benefits, and highlight some of the green features of Hitachi storage systems — including those applied at the new Hitachi data center in Yokohama, Japan, which will make it among the world’s most efficient, state of the art data centers.
These sessions and others are posted on www.hds.com/webtech.
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