Hitachi Command Suite

Centralized Storage Management to Improve Access to Critical Data

Hitachi Command Suite (HCS) Software

 

Hitachi Command Suite Dashboard Storage Service Catalog

Hitachi Command Suite Dashboard

Integrated management framework

Storage Service Catalog

Storage Services Accelerate Provisioning Operations.

  • Simplify storage management to streamline application availability, performance and data access.
  • Unify management across all Hitachi storage systems and data types; achieve the best return on storage assets and minimize management operational costs.
  • Use efficient and automated management practices for virtualized storage, even with limited staff resources, and build a sustainable foundation for future growth.
Overview

Simplify Storage Management to Lower Costs

Hitachi Command Suite gives you a centralized  management framework for advanced data management so you can easily align storage to the changing needs of your business applications.

Unified Storage Management with Hitachi Command Suite

Features and Benefits

Features

  • Common management across all Hitachi storage systems and data types, including block, file and object.
  • Central management of Hitachi global storage virtualization and virtual storage machines.
  • Integrated management encompassing 6 strategic management areas:
    • Control: Shared configuration management for Hitachi storage systems.
    • Analyze: Gain insight to improve performance and resource utilization.
    • Optimize: Properly align business applications to the appropriate tiered storage resources.
    • Protect: Improve business continuity while reducing risks.
    • Gain intelligence: Enable visibility across virtualized storage environments to ensure application service levels are met.
    • Automate: Storage provisioning automation improves resource utilization and administrative productivity.
  • Simplify storage provisioning for new applications and reduce overprovisioning.
    • Easily match storage attributes to business application requirements to improve service levels.
    • Gain essential management functions for heterogeneous storage resources in a virtualized storage environment.
  • Common GUI, task workflows and data repositories using agentless technology.
  • Shared logical group constructs to organize application data and storage resources related to business entities.
  • Quick identification and troubleshooting of storage availability and performance problems.

Benefits

  • Improves storage availability and performance.
    • Ensures storage service levels for critical business applications are being met.
  • Reduces costs.
    • Maximizes storage return on investment.
    • Improves storage utilization rates.
  • Simplifies storage management operations and accelerates deployment.
    • Automates repetitive management tasks.
    • Controls and reduces risks.
  • Lets administrators manage more storage capacity.

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