Award in recognition of Hitachi Data Systems valuable contribution and long-standing partnership with the HDB for the provision of Business Continuity solutions and services
SINGAPORE, September 18, 2005–Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, provider of Application Optimized Storage™ solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT), has been awarded the highly coveted Quality Award by the Housing and Development Board (HDB), Singapore’s public housing authority under the Ministry of National Development, in recognition for outstanding performance and contribution in the area of quality excellence for its business solutions and services.
“Hitachi Data Systems is very honored to be the recipient of this splendid award, as it represents a great vote of confidence for our storage solutions and services. This has culminated from a long-standing business partnership with the HDB that spans over 20 years,” says Tom Zack, Vice President of Asia South for Hitachi Data Systems.
“The HDB is responsible for the management of residences for approximately 86 percent of Singapore’s population, so it places great importance on the need for disaster recovery preparedness to safeguard against the loss of valuable data,”
“Our Business Continuity services has continually met the high standards and conditions of the HDB for the past 12 years in terms of the provision of disaster recovery operational readiness, support services, cost efficiencies, along with our incisive understanding of what customers require for their business continuity plans. I’m confident our partnership with the HDB will continue in years to come.”
The annual Quality Award is presented to business partners for deserving projects that fall into contractor, suppliers or service provider categories. To be considered for HDB’s Quality Awards, a company must first have satisfied the following requirements, including: