Hitachi Data Systems Evolution to the Information Cloud Supporting Customer and Partner Quotes


“As a full-service IT services provider, CGI delivers information technology and cloud computing solutions and services to help businesses manage, optimize and lower the cost and complexity of their IT operations. By leveraging Hitachi Content Platform and HDS cloud on-ramps, we have expanded our cloud offerings to include unstructured file and archive storage services. The rich functionality, robustness, multitenancy, efficiency and standard on-ramp capabilities HDS provides allow us to deliver enterprise-strength cloud services to our customers at a lower cost for predictable, sustainable savings and a substantial TCO reduction.”

– Brian Cann, VP, Marketing and Solutions, Global Infrastructure Services, Solutions and Consulting, CGI


“CSC chose Hitachi compute and Hitachi storage technologies because of high availability, reliability, multitenancy, utility-pricing models, on-demand access, extensive scalability and its ability to support delivery of hosted offerings. As the foundation infrastructure for the Cloud Foundation Services for Oracle, HDS technologies help us understand the potential cost savings that can be achieved. These can be easily applied to help our customers also achieve significant cost savings in support of their need to slash national IT expenses. Since our Hitachi implementation, we have successfully demonstrated to our customers how easily we can deploy and scale with incoming cloud demands, while achieving a lower total cost of ownership.”

– Murali K Gadepalli, CTO, Cloud Foundation Services, Oracle Federal Consulting Practice, CSC

Green Data Systems (GDS)

“We built CloudCityEU (CloudCity), our Cloud service platform, on HDS compute, storage, software and cooling technologies. We chose HDS because of its integrated portfolio of industry leading virtualization technologies as well as hypervisor integration and support. This integrated approach has allowed us to design a highly flexible platform, while maximizing efficiency and time to market for our customers through rapid, on-demand provisioning and deployment of cloud services. Now, our partners and customers develop and deploy their applications on CloudCity and have experienced lower IT costs, more flexibility and sustainability.”

– Wessel Graatsma, CEO, Green Data Systems

Kumoworks International Pte Ltd.

“In Hitachi Data Systems, we found a trusted partner who provided us storage infrastructure to enable our cloud services for desktop virtualization. The reliability of storage technology provided by Hitachi Data Systems gave us the confidence to commit to our customer SLAs for our cloud service.  Hitachi storage is not only robust but it also helps us keep our storage operating costs low. In the future, we plan to expand our cloud service portfolio by launching new services like Archive Cloud and Desktop Backup.”

– Ivan Tan, CEO, Kumoworks