Hitachi Data Systems has been presented with a Texas Instruments (TI) 2004 Supplier Excellence Award. The presentation to Hitachi Data Systems President Dave Roberson was made by the management team from TI's Information Technology Group on June 17th 2005 in Dallas, Texas.
The award, given annually, honors firms whose dedication and commitment in supplying products and services meet TI's high standards for excellence. Recipients are an elite group of suppliers chosen for their exemplary performance in the areas of Cost, Environmental Responsibility, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of Supply, and Quality.
Hitachi Data Systems was one of 30 recipients out of thousands of entries. Per Scott Mott, Senior Member Technical Staff at Texas Instruments, Inc. "Hitachi Data Systems has been a strategic supplier to Texas Instruments for six years. They currently provide storage infrastructure which supports TI business critical systems such as SAP, PeopleSoft, and i2. Hitachi Data Systems ensured that these critical business systems attained 99.999% uptime in 2004. We have great confidence in the technology solutions that Hitachi Data Systems provides to TI. Other areas of excellence include responsiveness to TI's needs and their ability to meet the commitments made to us. Their customer service far exceeds other vendors in timeliness and accuracy."
Following are a few examples of the successful 2004 efforts that Hitachi Data Systems provided: