Customers

Nowhere is Hitachi Data Systems success more evident than in the success of our customers. From large multinational corporations to small and medium businesses (SMBs), our data storage solutions deliver positive results that reach across every aspect of businesses. Our customers benefit from the various features our solutions offer such as data protection, online data protection and virtualized storage.

Learn from them why Hitachi Data Systems is the storage solutions provider of choice.

Featured Customers

   

Tippett Studio Puts the Magic of Making Movies Into the Hands of Everyday Consumers; Hitachi NAS Platform Stars Behind the Scenes

 

IPC Logistics Relies on Hitachi High-Availability Technology to Deliver Cloud Service with 99.99% Uptime

 

At the Heart of Seattle Children’s Mission-critical VDI Deployment Pump Hitachi VSP and NAS

   

Spar

Spar

Spar, a major retailer discuss how they saved time and enhanced performance for faster real-time analysis with HDS UCP Sap Hana.

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Amsterdam City Achive The Amsterdam City Archive, the largest archive in the world, describe their digital archive depository, which guarantees the authenticity and continuity of all digitally archived documents.
Beijing Geliang Media Hitachi Data Systems powers amazing film visual effects for a monster movie "Million Dollar Crocodile by Beijing Geliang Media"
Bumi Armada Berhad Bumi Armada Berhad, an international offshore services provider describes how their business depends on accurate data to make real-time decisions across the world. In choosing Hitachi UCP VMware vSphere, they were able to achieve high availability, unified and centralized system and scalability for future growth.
Credit Union Australia Credit Union Australia discuss their need to manage large amounts of unstructured data, and build a future-proof infrastructure.
Customer Testimonials - Asia Pacific Customer Testimonials - Asia Pacific.  Featuring:  Samsung Electronics, PJL Inc, Telekom Malaysia, Cgunghwa Telecom, Zhongha Hospital, Hana Bank, etc..
Manipal Hospital, Elecon Information Technology Limited and Dhanlaxmi Bank Customer Testimonials - India.  Featuring: Manipal Hospital, Elecon Information Technology Limited and Dhanlaxmi Bank find success with Hitachi Storage in India.
Deluxe Corporation Deluxe Corporation, a large check printer and marketing services provider, describes how Hitachi Cloud Services provides the ability for Deluxe to have a platform that will help them scale as their business transforms and grows.
Eiffel Eiffel, a consultancy firm that provides solutions for legal, financial and procedural issues describes how Hitachi Data Systems solutions helped them to create a private cloud with high relability and scalability.
Electro-Motive Diesel Electro-Motive Diesel's describe how Hitachi Data Systems helped them architect and implement a scalable and high-performance storage solution to meet their rapidly growing business and engineering needs.
German Aerospace (DLR) A Reliable Solution for the International Space Startion. German Aerospace (DLR) describe the benefits to a Hitachi Data Systems solutions
Illumination Mac Guff See how Hitachi Data Systems helps Illumination Mac Guff innovate with information.
Infosys Infosys Supports 150,000 Users With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Infosys discusses their relationship with Hitachi Data Systems and why they have chosen Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for security, availability and reliability.
iSeek Australia Multi Million Dollar Clouds by iSeek Australia
JP Politiken JP Politiken, a leading danish media organisation, describes how HDS Enterprise manages their rapidly growing data and helped reduce costs.
Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen multi-tiered approach using Hitachi storage and HCP for long-term archiving
Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen Hybrid Cloud Just Got Real - Live G+ Hangout, with Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen and HDS
City of Moreno Valley Moreno Valley is bordered by hilly terrain, freeways and a military air base. These presented complex challenges for the city in pursuit of a community-wide surveillance system to improve public safety. The municipality partnered with Hitachi Data Systems and numerous public and private entities to build an innovative, effective and very popular video surveillance ecosystem.
Osakidetza Osakidetza, describes their growing relationship with HDS to help manage it’s data for over 18 hospitals and 300 primary care centers.
Photobucket This trending online photo hosting and sharing company shifts from 20PB of data center hosting infrastructure to a single-vendor, all-cloud solution with Hitachi Cloud Services. Rather than recurrent storage capital outlay, Photobucket, Corp focuses on an optimized consumption model for greater business agility and innovation.
Precision Discovery Strategically intelligent IT architecture and e-discovery solutions are Precision Discovery cornerstones. Howard Holton shares how the Hitachi Data Systems Converged infrastructure and Data Mobility Solutions enable faster, smarter data processing, performance and protection for Precision Discovery's business.
QuEST Global Engineering QuEST Global Engineering describes how they manage data growth and costs with Hitachi solutions
Saglasie Pension insurance company, Saglasie describes how they built a flexible, reliable, scalable, high performance environment, with Hitachi Data Systems, to manage their ever-growing data.
Saint Elizabeth See how Hitachi Data Systems helps Saint Elizabeth innovate with information.
SFS Group SFS Group, a global manufacturer describes the benefits of building a Private Cloud with Hitachi Data Systems converged solution with VMware.
Spar Spar, a major retailer discuss how they saved time and enhanced performance for faster real-time analysis with HDS UCP Sap Hana
StarHub StarHub discusses how his company manages data growth and mitigates data center costs in partnership with Hitachi Data Systems
Target Learn why Target selected Hitachi platforms for their SAP HANA deployments
Telefonica Germany Telefonica Germany, one of 3 largest integrated Telecommunication providers in Germany, describes their long-term relationship with Hitachi Data Systems
TSYS TSYS worked with HDS using virtualization and automation tools to reclaim close to 600 terabytes of unused storage and saved over a million dollars.
Turkcell Turkcell on the largest operators in Turkey with over 35 million customers, describes how Hitachi Data Systems allows them to control data growth and manage storage at an optimum level.
West Valley Mission College District West Valley Mission College District Manages Critical Data with Hitachi Data Protection Suite
Western Water See how Hitachi Data Systems helps Western Water innovate with information

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Accadis

Accadis

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, File and Content, UCP/Converged, Cloud Computing
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Pro for VMware vSphere, Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Content Platform
Software: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director

"Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Pro for VMware vSphere is a unique solution that provided us with an integrated platform from which we could offer flexible yet secure cloud services to our customers. The solution’s unrivaled reliability, flexibility and performance now supports even our most demanding customers’ workloads. It reduced our time to value and operational costs while increasing our operational efficiency and resource utilization". - Marina Tedone, Marketing and Alliance Manager, Accadis

Industry: IT Services

Actelion Pharmaceuticals

Actelion Pharmaceuticals

Solutions: Modular Platform, File and Content Services
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi Content Platform 500
Services: Services and onsite support provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner

“During the upgrade process, not only were we impressed by the high-quality storage solutions, but the complete package of hardware, software and support from Hitachi Data Systems and the implementation provided by LANexpert also exceeded our expectations." - Serge Kielwasser, Senior Storage Engineer, Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.

Industry: Pharmaceuticals

ACW Services, Hong Kong

Solutions:  Cloud, Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage, Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Compute Blade
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

“Hitachi Data Systems enables us to deliver cloud services by developing a reliable cloud infrastructure that allows enterprises to adopt cloud storage solutions and services at their own pace. With our robust offerings and tailor-made services, we are now the prime choice for business operations, which like to leverage the benefits of cloud environments.” – Andy Lau, Managing Director, ACW Services

Industry: Information Technology

Alior Bank

Alior Bank

Solution: File and Content, Virtualization, Replication, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM (4), Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V (2), Hitachi Unified Storage 130, Hitachi Unified Storage 110, Hitachi NAS Platform, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Software: Hitachi Command Suite

"From our point of view, data availability is the key factor. Since we started using Hitachi Data Systems solutions more than 6 years ago, we have never experienced any failures in our storage infrastructure. Hitachi reliability gives it a clear competitive edge." - Bernard Grzywna, Director of the IT Maintenance Department at Alior Bank S.A.

Industry: Banking and Finance

Aokang Group

Solutions: Cloud, Enterprise Platform, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform
Software: Hitachi Universal Volume Manager, Hitachi ShadowImage Heterogeneous Replication, Hitachi NAS Platform
Services: Storage virtualization, data migration and underlying replication implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services or Professional Services

"The HDS solution helps Aokang address the challenges of IT fundamentally. Now, Aokang has successfully solved bottlenecks with its core system storage and finished building its cloud storage pool."
Xiao Zhong, Director, Information Center Aokang Group

Industry: Manufacturing: Retail Shoe Design

Area Science Park

Area Science Park

Solutions: Modular Platform, Consolidation
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 110
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Resource Manager utility package for modular systems
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"HDS was found to be the ideal partner to address our scalability project constructively, thanks to the technologies and professionalism that they provided." — Dario Stancich, Engineer and Director, IT Systems and Digital Administration Development Department AREA Science Park

Industry: R&D

Asia Capital Reinsurance

Asia Capital Reinsurance

Solutions: Hitachi Unified Compute Platfom, Select for the SAP HANA Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 2000, Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi Compute Systems Manager, Hitachi Base Operating System
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth

"The combination of SAP HANA and Hitachi UCP Select for SAP HANA delivers the compute and storage performance and high throughput that we need to make smarter business decisions, faster. By dramatically reducing the traditional delay between operations and analytics, it enables us to gain near real-time insight and information." — Alvin Lim, Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Asia Capital Reinsurance Group

Industry: Services: Reinsurance

Aspöck Systems

Aspöck Systems

Solutions: Modular Platform, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 110
Services: Project Planning, Project Management and Implementation Services Provided by Hitachi Data Systems GmbH

"We have considerable standards to meet. We wanted stable and efficient technology to ensure that our data management process was particularly simple and effective. Migrating all of the data from the existing servers onto a single, comprehensive storage system proved to be especially challenging. Hitachi Unified Storage 110 offers the optimum solution that meets all of our requirements, and has the best price-performance ratio." - Thomas Hofinger, IT Manager, Aspöck Systems

Industry: Manufacturing - Automotive Lighting

Austin Police Department

Solutions: Converged
Hardware: Hitachi Visualization Platform, Hitachi Visualization Suite

"We've been able to reengineer our department into a data-driven and intel-based policing organization. The public safety camera project is designed to aid the investigation crimes". - Troy Gay, Assistant Chief, Austin PD

Industry: Government, Law Enforcement

Australian Associated Press (AAP)

Australian Associated Press (AAP)

Solutions: Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi TrueCopy Extended Distance (Asynchronous), TrueCopy Modular Distributed

"Knowing that Hitachi Data Systems is a pragmatic engineering company, which never overpromises or under delivers, we were confident in its ability to deliver the promised software and performance improvements."
- Peter Woods, Director of IT, Australian Associated Press

Industry: Media

Avtovaz

Avtovaz

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130, Hitachi NAS Platform 3090
Software: Hitachi Command Suite
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"Using Hitachi solutions, we were able to quickly switch to new corporate file service handling technologies that use a centralized catalog service. We hope that this will lay the foundation for the future development of data storage systems at our company". - Aleksandr Igorevich Reut, Director, IT System Development and Integration Depar

Industry: Automotive Manufacturing

Ballast Nedam

Ballast Nedam

Solutions: File and Content, Modular Storage, Replication
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Unified Storage 110, Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Data Ingestor
Software: Hitachi Data Protection Suite, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi TrueCopy
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner

"Hitachi Content Platform provides us with the perfect solution to our intensive storage, archiving and sharing needs across our many of remote offices, while also giving us the additional business benefit of improving our overall IT infrastructure." - Hendrik Heerema, IT Manager, Ballast Nedam

Industry: Construction

Banca Popolare di Milano

Banca Popolare di Milano

Solutions: Content
Software: Hitachi Content Platform 300 (2), Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere

HCP provides BPM with a solution for management of fixed content data along with document management applications with 24/7 availability. It supports a multichannel approach for optimal service to the end customer.

Industry: Banking

Beijing Computing Center

Beijing Computing CenterSolutions: Cloud, File and Content Services, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 and Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner Nikoyo

“To meet the continual growth of business and information technology in Beijing, our Beijing Industrial Cloud service platform must have a robust storage infrastructure that can provide unsurpassed reliability, performance and scalability. The Hitachi Data Systems storage solution demonstrates cutting-edge advantages in performance and reliability, empowering us to overcome our operational challenges in a hassle-free way.” — Wu Yilei, Research and Development, Beijing Computing Center

Industry: Government

Birla Cellulose

Birla Cellulose

Solutions: Compute
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 500, Hitachi Unified Storage 110
Software:  Hitachi Command Suite
Services: Implementation services provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner ITPL

"We did consider other storage solution providers, but in the end we went with HDS for a few key reasons; their reputation and track record in Gujarat (they had L&T on their client list, for example), their manufacturing domain expertise, and their willingness to partner with us to make this the end-to-end solution we were looking for." - Debasis Behura, AGM-IT, Birla Cellulose

Industry: Manufacturing

BMC

BMC

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, File and Content, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage (5), Hitachi NAS Platform 3080
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager
Services: Implementation and Tiering, and Data Migration services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services


"We had hundreds of different storage devices, from every major vendor. It was critical for us to redce storage and maintenance costs, and we wanted to improve services for customers. We selected Hitachi Data Systems as our primary storage vendor for its reputation for reliability and performance." - John Baran, Enterprise Storage Architect, BMC Software


Industry: Technology

BMW

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Storage Management, Storage on Demand
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Basic Operating System, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi TrueCopy, Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi Command Suite
Services: Installation, migration and management services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

Efficient, Dynamic and Agile Storage: Managed Storage Solutions Prove Their Worth in the Automotive Industry

Industry: Manufacturing

Bulletproof

Bulletproof

Solution: Enterprise Platform, Virtualization, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Network Attached Storage, Hitachi Unified Storage 150
Software: Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Command Sutie, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

"With the Hitachi infrastructure we can deliver the high availability and performance our customers are asking for, while providing us with a strong foundation for our domestic and international expansion." —Lorenzo Modesto, Chief Operating Officer, Bulletproof

Industry: Managed Services

Bumi Armada Berhad

Bumi Armada Berhad

Solutions: Converged
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere
Software: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director

"Hitachi UCP for VMware vSphere is a converged solution that gives us the ability to access our information, with the redundancy we need to ensure that Bumi Armada's data is always available from anywhere in the world." — Chakib Abi-Saab, Chief Digital Officer, Bumi Armada

Industry: Services: Offshore Support Vessel Provider

CapitalOnline Data Service Co., Ltd.

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Compute
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Vmware vSphere (comprising Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform and Hitachi Compute Blade 2000 with Brocade Ethernet and Fibre Channel embedded switches)
Software: Hitachi Device manager, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, Hitachi flash acceleration feature
Services: Planning and implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"We selected Hitachi UCP [Unified Compute Platform] for Vmware vSphere to go on expanding our business: It simplifies physical device management and maintenance with Hitachi Device Manager. It breaks through limitations of classical hierarchical Ethernet architectures with Brocade VDX Ethernet Switches. And, it ensures current and future storage performance with Hitachi Accelerated Flash on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform." — Yongzhi ZHAO, Chief Operating Officer, CapitalOnline

Industry: Services: Information Technology

Carilion Clinic

Carilion Clinic

Solutions: Social Innovation
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform (including server and storage)
Software: Hitachi Clinical Repository

"[With HCR,] we are looking to mine the metadata so we can take that data and correlate it to patient records. We can then make better decisions, such as knowing how often a patient has been exposed to radiological images and not overexposing because we can't access their full medical history." — Mahesh C. Tailor, Director of Technical Services, Carilion Clinic

Industry: Healthcare

CDLAN

CDLAN

Solutions: Modular Storage, Storage Consolidation
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 150
Software: Hitachi Base Operating System V

"Thanks to Hitachi, CDLAN has developed and manages a cloud computing platform for the provision of fully scalable infrastructure-as-a-service offerings, in which storage plays a key role. The solution involved the combined use of both block storage, which Hitachi, with its Hitachi Unified Storage 150, is the heart of, and object storage, based on a distributed and redundant cluster that uses disc space on its servers to store content." — Corrado Del Po, CEO, CDLAN

Industry: Telecommunications and Infrastructure-as-a-service

Centris

Centris

Solutions: Converged, Compute, Modular Storage
Hardware: Hardware: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Database, consisting of: Hitachi Compute Blade (2), and Hitachi Unified Storage 150 with Hitachi Accelerated Flash

"Performance alone was not the deciding factor. Hitachi also scored highly because its system was compatible with all versions of Oracle, a crucial factor for us." — Julian Portmann, Head of Software Development, Centris AG

Industry: Services: IT

Česká spořitelna

Česká spořitelna

Solution: Enterprise, Flash
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Software: Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Command Director, Hitachi Storage Cluster, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering

Hitachi Accelerated Flash has not only met the Česká spořitelna’s requirements, but also surpassed them in the terms of performance and reliability

Industry: Banking

CGI Group, Inc.

CGI Group, Inc.Solutions: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for Vmware vSphere With Cisco Unified Computing System
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Command Suite, Storage Manager for Vmware vCenter (plug-in)

"Implementing this stack changed everything for us. By standardizing on Hitachi, Vmware and Cisco, we are fully equipped to handle the magnitude of client requirements, especially in dynamic, complex cloud environments." — Patrick Michael, Director of Storage, US, CGI

Industry: Services: Information Technology

China Academy of Railway Sciences (VSP G)

China Academy of Railway Sciences (VSP G)

Solutions: Enterprise, Data Protection
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000
Software: Hitachi Replication Manager, Tuning Manager, Device Manager, Dynamic Provisioning and Storage Virtualization Operating System  software; global-active device feature
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services Solutions

"HDS global-active device solution completely addressed our active-active storage requirement across two centers in two locations. It provides stable and high-performance storage infrastructure and significantly reduced our footprints." - China Academy of Railway Sciences

Industry: Transportation - Railway (Ticket Service)

China Merchants Securities

Solutions: File and Content, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 100, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100

"Our most mission-critical systems are now running on a Hitachi SAN and Hitachi NAS platform, primarily our securities trading system and futures trading system, plus their respective clearing systems." — Jiangwei, Head of IT, China Merchants Securities Hong Kong

Industry: Banking and Finance

China Mobile Communications Corporation Fujian Co., Ltd.

China Mobile Communications Corporation Fujian Co., Ltd.

Solutions: Enterprise Content, File and Content, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform system software, powered by BlueArc, and Hitachi Universal Volume Manager

"Hitachi Data Systems combines manageability, virtualization, high performance and high reliability on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, and it is the most appropriate cloud storage solution to us." — Hongjian Xu, Supervisor of IT Department, China Mobile Communications Corporation Fujian Co., Ltd.

Industry: Telecommunications

CI Task

CI Task

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM (3), Hitachi Unified Storage 150 (1)

"The solution provided by Hitachi Data Systems ensures that we will face no barriers to growth. … Their storage arrays are equipped with functions for virtualization of resources, which add an extra improvement as they facilitate reconfiguration, division into logically independent parts, and data migration." Michał Białoskórski, Administrator in the Supercomputer Department, CI TASK in Gdansk

Industry: IT Services - Supercomputing for Science and Education

Cigniti Technologies

Cigniti Technologies

Solutions: Converged, Compute
Hardware:Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere, including Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage 100 family; Hitachi storage adapters and connectors
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"It became very obvious that consolidation was the need of the hour. Hitachi Data Systems was able to provide the solution that we needed, along with the requisite parameters of access, ease of management, performance, reliability and a whole lot more." — Cigniti Technologies

Industry: IT Services

City of Moreno Valley

City of Moreno Valley

Solutions: Social Innovation
Hardware: Hitachi Visualization Platform
Software: Hitachi Visualization Suite

"We have become a safer and smarter city through the use of Hitachi Visualization. We are safer because of the number of incidents we are able to investigate, the clarity that we’re able to gain on events happening in our city, and the leads that we generate that we would not have otherwise."  Steve Hargis, Technology Services Division Manager, City of Moreno Valley

Industry: Government

Cloud4Com

Cloud4Com

Solution: Virtualization, Cloud, Flash, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Software: Hitachi Command Suite

"The HUS VM solution with Hitachi Accelerated Flash has enabled us to grow our business with new clients and a capacity increase of more than 200% over less than 12 months." - Tomáš Novák, Technology Director, Cloud4com, a.s

Industry: IT Services

COIG

COIG

Solution: Enterprise Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM
Software: Hitachi Command Suite

"We will not have to look for a new mass storage environment for the next 5-6 years unless extraordinary circumstances occur which we are not able to foresee today. The one we built [with Hitachi Unified Storage VM] gives us a sufficient reserve of performance and capacity." -  Wojciech Romowicz, Head Department of Corporate Platforms Management, COIG S.A.

Industry: IT Services and Outsourcing: Mining Industry

Cornwall Community Hospital

Cornwall Community Hospital

Solutions: Modular Storage, Unified Storage, Converged
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi Unified Storage 110, Hitachi Compute Blade 2000
Software: Hitachi Data Protection Suite
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solutions and Hitachi TrueNorth Platinum Partner Stoneworks Technologies, INC.

"We wanted a high-availability solution capable of meeting all of our mission-critical requirements and providing seamless navigation along a forward -moving technology path. Hitachi attracted us with a very thoughtful and innovative single-source solution no one else had." - Mario Alibrando, Director of IT, Cornwall Community Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

Cortal Consors

Cortal Consors

Solutions: Enterprise, Modular, File and Content, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (2), Hitachi Unified Storage 130 (2), Hitachi NAS Platform 3080 (2)
Software: Hitachi Command Director, Hitachi Basic Operating System V, Hitachi High Availability Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi In-System Replication, Hitachi Disaster Recovery, Hitachi Resource Partition Manager, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager

"Financial data is some of the most sensitive information in the world. It is therefore all the more important that data is available but secure. To ensure that this is always the case, Cortal Consors uses Hitachi Data Systems [storage] for the in-house data center, including enterprise, midrange and Hitachi NAS Platform." — Christian Krug, Head of Department Engineering, Cortal Consors

Industry: Banking and Finance

Credit Information Bureau (BIK)

Credit Information Bureau (BIK)

Solutions: Virtualization, Data Protection, Flash
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Software: Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Command Director

Poland's Credit Information Bureau Ensures Relaibility and Boosts Response Rates with Hitachi Storage Virtualization and Flash Solutions.

Industry: Financial Sector

Credit Union Australia

Credit Union Australia

Solutions: Enterprise Platform,  Modular Platform, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Unified Storage, Hitachi Content Platform

"To become the 5th pillar of the Australian banking system and compete with bigger players in the industry, our organization is going through a major transformation. The platform upgrade was business-changing" - David Gee, Chief Information Officer, Credit Union Australia

Industry: Banking and Financial Services

Cyfronet

Cyfronet

Solutions: Modular Platform, File and Content Services
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc® (2-node cluster)
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Copy-on-Write Snapshot
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner

“The solution provided by Hitachi Data Systems not only met our requirements, but also positively surprised us. In some cases, its performance, and especially the number of input/output operations per second, exceeded the manufacturer’s catalog parameters.”
Maciej Twardy, Deputy Director, Academic Computer Center (ACC) Cyfronet

Industry: Education

DB Systel

DB Systel

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner Intercom Computer Systems

"The transition ran smoothly, with no hitches whatsoever. The users were not affected. There are still 40,000 to 50,000 users working on the mainframe at the same time." — Wolfgang Eicher, DB Systel

Industry: IT Services for German Railway

Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA)

Solutions: Business Continuity, Replication, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Perfekt Pty Ltd

"Hitachi's scalable and flexible data management capabilities allow us to move data around easily and take full advantage of the infrastructure's advanced server virtualization. With over 95% virtualized servers, we're not one of the most highly virtualized departments within the Western Australian State Government." - Rolf Ulrich, Information Systems Infrastructure Manager, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia

Industry: Agriculture and Food

Detox Group

Detox Group

Solutions: Converged
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (Compute Blade 500, Unified Storage 110)
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, (Device Manager, Replication Manager, Tuning Manager, Tiered Storage Manager, Dynamic Link Manager Advanced); Hitachi Storage Viewer for Capacity, powered by APTARE; logical partitioning manager feature

"Despite considering other solution providers, we opted for HDS infrastructure as they clearly offered us an all-inclusive, comprehensive Unified Compute Platform solution comprising computing, networking and storage with logical portioning." - Hiral Desai, Executive Director, Detox Group

Industry: Services: Environmental Infrastructure

Die Mobiliar

Die Mobiliar

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, Virtualization, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® VM, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Protection Manager

"The scalability and performance of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform fully lives up to our expectations and still helps to save on energy costs. In addition to this, manageability has improved and new storage concepts have been released, resulting in TCO savings of 25%."

Industry: Insurance

Dongfeng Automobile Co.

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® VM
Software:  Hitachi Basic Operating System, Hitachi Basic Operating System V, Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication, Hitachi Thin Provisioning (formerly Hitachi Copy-on-Write Snapshot), Hitachi TrueCopy®, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi Replication Manager

"Hitachi Data Systems cloud solution helps simplify storage management, significantly improves the storage utilization efficiency, and saves total investment on the storage by reusing the existing equipment."   — Zhili YAO, IT Manager, Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd.

Industry: Manufacturing

DPMB - Brno Public Transport Company

DPMB - Brno Public Transport Company

Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300, Hitachi Content Platform 300
Software: Hitachi Content Platform (software module)
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner

"One of the main reasons for implementing the Hitachi archiving solution [Hitachi Content Platform] in the Brno Public Transport Company was to ensure, within an internal information system, a safe and centralized online archiving of electronic mail in its unchanged form, so that users cannot change or delete data for a given period of time." - Ing. Xenia Mala, IT Department Director, Brno Public Transport Company

Industry: Transportation

Elecnor Deimos

Elecnor Deimos

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130, Hitachi NAS Platform
Services: Installation and configuration services provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Silver Partner Altia Consultores

"We had to face the challenge of having to modify the storage configuration due to the requirements posed by the software. Thanks to the administration of HNAS, these changes were simple to implement." — Fernando Álvarez, IT Manager, Satellite Systems Division, Elecnor Deimos

Industry: Technology

Eosys Consulting Srl

Eosys Consulting Srl

Solutions: Modular Storage, Compute Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 520A and 2000
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: Customized Professional Services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"We are completely satisfied with the infrastructure created by Hitachi Data Systems, and we have already seen a 30% reduction in total cost of ownership compared with previous architectures." — Paolo Pezzoni, President, Eosys

Industry: Services: Information System Security

Feng Chia University

Feng Chia University

Solutions: Cloud Enablement, Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130

"Hitachi Unified Storage 130 satisfies our demands for high scalability, high capacity, high speed and high stability." - Dr. Lee Wei-Bin, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology, Feng Chia University

Industry: Education

First People’s Hospital of Yibin

First People’s Hospital of Yibin

Solutions: Cloud, Virtualization, Data Migration
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Software: Hitachi Universal Volume Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Data Instance Manager
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"By building our private cloud storage based on Hitachi Unified Storage VM, we can not only migrate massive data in a short time successfully, but also implement multiple leading-edge storage technologies on a single platform. Private cloud storage is a feasible solution instead of an abstract concept." Zhang Yi, Director, Information Center, The First People’s Hospital of Yibin

Industry: Healthcare

Foshan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Foshan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Unified Storage 130, Hitachi Unified Storage 110
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080 Value Cluster Software Bundle, Hitachi TrueCopy
Services: Planning, implementation and project management services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"We were in urgent need of expanding PACS storage space and improving its utilization, data protection, and data backup. The overall solution of the HDS unified healthcare storage platform has solved these problems for us. Also, it has low TCO and ease of scalability, which are more suitable for our long-term IT infrastructure development." — Foshan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Industry: Healthcare

Foshan University

Foshan University

Solutions: File and Content Services
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi Basic Operating System M, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Unified Storage 130 Entry Software Bundle
Services: High-performance NAS systems planning and implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems partner UEC

"The Hitachi SAN and NAS unified storage platform (HUS 130) for this project has not only met our business needs, but also fully taken advantage of the existing storage products and provided investment protection. And, the platform's scalability also allows future upgrades to provide disaster recovery and data lifecycle management." — Foshan University

Industry: Education

FOXTEL

FOXTEL

Solutions: Modular Storage, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage, Hitachi NAS Platform 3090 (cluster), Hitachi Compute Rack 220, Hitachi Compute Blade 2000
Software: Hi- Track Remote Monitoring

"The rate of change in terms of how people are consming content, particularly using mobile devices, is accelerating, and we needed to stay ahead of the game. Hitachi Data Systems has been a critical technology partner to help us model our workflows and storage technology. Storage is critical to all aspects of our content delivery." — Adam Scott, Director of Broadcast Operations, Foxtel

Industry: Communications: Broadcast and Media

Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft

Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft

Solutions: Virtualization, Enterprise Platform, Business Continuity and Replication
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, legacy Hitachi modular storage
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy synchronous remote replication software

"We know that we are in very good hands at Hitachi Data Systems. The high level of competence, combined with wide-ranging expertise — above and beyond the storage sector — offers us an all-round carefree package." - Zdravko Ruzicic, Head of Systems and Network Engineering, Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft

Industry: Banking: Private

Gati Kintetsu Express Private Limited

Gati Kintetsu Express Private Limited

Solution: Enterprise
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Software: Hitachi Basic Operating System
Services: Data migration services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services Solutions

"We were looking for a reliable and capable partner at Gati KWE to help us with our storage technology refresh. We needed someone who could work with us to retain elements of the legacy system while adding critical components that would support us completely as the business grew. After we saw the HDS proposal, we knew we had the right solution that was in line with our expectations. " - G. S. Ravi Kumar, Chief Information Officer, Gati Limited

Logistics: Express Distribution and Supply Chain

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Solutions: Storage Management, Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® VM, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc®
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner ASSISTRA AG

"As well as the technical benefits that the new solution offers us, we have been extremely impressed with the commitment and round-the-clock service provided by the Hitachi Data Systems and ASSISTRA teams. The systems run perfectly and the number of outages is virtually zero. This means our failure-related costs have been massively reduced, which leaves us more time to concentrate on spaceflight itself." — Dr. Rolf Kozlowski, Deputy Head of the Communications, and Ground

Industry: Government: Aerospace

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German Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG)

German Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG)

Solutions: Enterprise Storage, File and Content, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi TrueCopy

"...Thanks to the VSP, we’re able to grow in a way that is needs-oriented, allowing us to meet future, as yet unknown challenges with confidence." — Colja Steinmetzler, IT Systems Administrator, BAG

Industry: Government: Transport

HBF

HBF

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner UXC Connect


"We needed a mechanism that allowed us to be more efficient when provisioning storage and consolidate our existing storage assets. We now have a storage environment that is over 50% virtualized, and with the vast scalability provided by the virtual storage platform we can quickly meet project requirements, no matter how big or small."


Colin Rutherford, Senior Network Engineer (Infrastructure), HBF


Industry: Insurance

HDFC Bank Limited

HDFC Bank Limited

Solutions: Enterprise
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform 110, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform 600
Software: Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager Software
Services: Hitachi Virtualized infrastructure installation provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"Hitachi Tired Storage manager [software] is in the linchpin to our change management process. It allows for nondisruptive migration of volumes for change management to occur. It also allows change management to be a seamless, repeatable process." - Harish Shetty, Senior Vice President of IT, HDFC Bank Limited

Industry: Banking/ Finance

 

HDFC Bank

HDFC Bank

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform 500, Hitachi Compute Blade

"The HDS solution, based on the robust Hitachi Content Platform, delivered everything that we needed when it came to storage: reliability, speedy retrieval, document preservation and most of all, peace of mind."  Harish Shetty, Senior Executive Vice President, HDFC Bank

Industry: Banking

Hebei Telecom

Hebei TelecomSolutions: File and Content, Modular Storage
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform (value cluster software)

"We use HDS dual-node cluster as the file sharing storage platform of our multimedia messaging services, to meet the requirements of high performance and 24/7 operations of telecommunications services. In addition, its high reliability and redundancy also gives us confidence." — Network Development Department, Hebei Telecom

Industry: Telecommunications

Hebei Unicom

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Unified Storage 150
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi NAS Platform Value Cluster Software
Services: Storage and thin provisioning planning, design and implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"The HDS recommended storage solution 'NAS + SAN + SSD' helped us achieve our goals of building a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform. It improved our capability to support an information infrastructure platform and paved the way to a long-term partnership between both parties." — Information Centers Hebei Unicom

Industry: Telecommunications

Heilongjiang Unicom

Heilongjiang Unicom

Solutions: Cloud, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi NAS 3080
Software: Hitachi Basic Operating System, Hitachi Universal Volume Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, HNAS-Value Cluster software

"We are always confident in Hitachi Data Systems products, especially the virtualization technology, which can help us realize storage consolidation in the data center, and lays a solid foundation for future development of our data center."

Information Center of China
Unicom Heilongjiang Branch

Industry: Telecommunications

Hitachi Automotive Systems of Americas

Solutions: Unified Storage, Modular Platform, Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2000
Software: Hitachi Data Protection Suite, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

"I like to think of what we're accomplishing with Hitachi Unified Storage as executing more value-added tasks. The result is greater efficiencies, better protected data, and a sounder way of managing the business." — Tim Lago, IT Director, Hitachi Automotive Systems America

Industry: Manufacturing

Hitachi Data Systems IT

Hitachi Data Systems IT

Solutions: File and Content, Mobility
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform
Software: Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere

"BYOD trends not only introduce many opportunities for innovation, but also invite new IT challenges. Corporate leaders can either embrace BYOD for their organizations or ban it. Doing nothing, however, is probably not an option." — Rex Carter, Chief Information Officer Hitachi Data Systems

Industry: Information Technology

Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong Baptist University

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Cloud Enablement
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Tiering
Services: Provided by Hitachi Global Solution Services

"Excellent testing results gave us great confidence that we could offload our storage burdens to Hitachi without hesitation. Now, all our mission-critical data, such as email, campus-wide database, portal information and private cloud services are managed by Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform." - Jennifer S. Y. Lau, Director of Information Technology, Hong Kong Baptist University

Industry: Education

Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited

Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited

Solutions: Converged, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Vmware vSphere
Software: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director
Services: Cloud migration and implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"By leveraging Hitachi Unified Compute Platform, we seamlessly integrated our virtual and physical infrastructure, allowing us to centrally provision, monitor and manage servers, storage, networking components and virtual machines to cater to the ever- increasing demand on computing and storage resources in a timely manner." — Eric Ho, Chief Information Officer and Co-Owner, Hong Kong Broadband Network

Industry: Telecommunications

HPB - Hrvatska poštanska banka (Croatian Postal Bank)

HPB - Hrvatska poštanska banka (Croatian Postal Bank)

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi In-System Replication software bundle, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Disaster Recovery, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Data Protection Suite
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Channel Gold Partner

"Feedback from users has been very good regarding Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform performance and capabilities." - Damir Baronica, Director of System Support Department, Information Technology Division, HPB — Hrvatska poštanska banka

Industry: Banking and Finance

Huaxi Securities Co. Ltd

Huaxi Securities Co. Ltd

Solution: Converged - Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Compute Blade 500
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hi-Track Remote Monitoring system
Services: Implementatin services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services Solutions

"In the upheaval of China's stock market, the UCP solution's remarkable cost control enables us to plan more effectively for the future."  Mr Nong Chen, Purchase Specialist, General Team, Information Department, Huaxi Securities

Industry: Securities and Futures

iGate - File Server Consolidation

Solutions: File and Content, Consolidation
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080 clusters (2), Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi NAS Platform F1140 cluster
Services: Global Solution Services

"When we looked for a storage solution to consolidate our servers under, HDS was a logical choice, both because of our past experience in working with them and also due to the fact that they offered something that could be completely configured to meet our needs in this project." — Mr. Sandeep Kale, Associate Vice President, IT Department

Industry: IT Services

iGate - Lifecycle Management

Solutions: File and Content, Consolidation
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Unified Storage 110 (4), Hitachi Compute Rack 220H
Services: Global Solution Services for File Assessment

"Although the Hitachi reputation in storage led us to them in the first place, we were convinced that HDS could address our needs following the comprehensive file assessment the team conducted to gauge what our needs were and which of their solutions would meet those needs. It was important to get it right. With HDS, we were confident about the end result." — Mr. Chella Namasivayam M., Chief Information Officer

Industry: IT Services

iGate - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Solutions: Compute, Virtualization, Consolidation
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 500 (4), Hitachi Unified Storage VM

"After previously implementing Hitachi storage within the company, it was logical to look at their VDI solution to supplement that as we looked for a way to efficiently manage our distributed desktop infrastructure. We knew, from our prior experience, that we could rely on the HDS team for solid recommendations, a seamless implementation experience, and complete user support through the entire process."  - Mr. Jayadev Tenginakai, Associate Vice President, IT

Industry: Information Technology

Illumination Mac Guff

Illumination Mac Guff

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: BlueArc® Mercury 100, BlueArc Mercury 50, data migrator feature
Software: BlueArc JetMirror, cluster namespace feature
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner, NewNet

"The BlueArc platform gives us a lower cost of ownership, data protection and a consistently high-performing storage solution that we can rely on day in, day out, no matter where we are in the creative journey." - Bruno Mahe, Head of Technology, Illumination Mac Guff

Industry: Media: Entertainment

Infosys Technologies

Infosys Technologies

Solutions: Storage Management, Enterprise Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform 3200
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy Synchronous, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

"Hitachi Data Systems products combine best-in-class architecture, reliability and excellent technical support, and have enabled us to have 100% availability at storage levels on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform. Hitachi NAS Platform has helped us consolidate our file serving environment with zero data loss across the data center, and its integration with Hitachi Content Platform has allowed us to reduce the backup window." - Jitendra Sangharajka, Associate Vice President & Head, Enterprise Platform Management, Information Systems, Infosys

Industry: Services, Information Technology

Infrabel

Infrabel

Solutions: Data Protection
Hardware: Hitachi Protection Platform
Software: Hitachi Protection Platform with Veritas NetBackup

"Of all the vendors we considered, we felt that HDS offered the best long-term security. We were also convinved about the compatibility of the HPP systems with our existing production environment." — Myrian De Ro, Storage and Backup Manager, Infrabel

Industry: Transportation: Railway

Inner Mongolia Mobile

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Virtualization, Cloud Enablement
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Basic Operating System, Hitachi Universal Volume Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: SAN Implementation and data migration services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"The Hitachi Data Systems cloud storage solution provides a consolidated, flexible and secure storage platform for our cloud storage. It allows for nondisruptive system expansion and upgrading as well as advanced data access control, such as data read/write protection. And, it makes full use of the existing storage resources, simplifies management and improves storage performance." — Chang Xiuling, Inner Mongolia Mobile (Subsidiary), China Mobile

Industry: Telecommunication

IPC Logistics

IPC Logistics

Solutions: Storage Management
Software: Hitachi Data Instance Manager

"In the field of aviation logistics, we must run 7 by 24 by 365 or our customers' operations are at risk. We deployed Hitachi Data Instance Manager in a high-demand, all-virtual Hyper-V production environment using real-time protection for hundreds of virtual machines, and have achieved significant cost savings." - Pete Musacchio, President of Operations, IPC Logistics

Industry: Services

Islamic Bank of Thailand

Islamic Bank of Thailand

Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner MFEC

"As all of our data is vital and cannot be compromised, effective storage is required to enable immediate data sharing and tracking; data backup and retrieval systems must be available once the problem rises. Hitachi Unified Storage can serve all of our requirements with high performance and cost-efficiency." - Dr. Varanyu Suchivoraphanpong, Executive Vice President, Islamic Bank of Thailand

Industry: Banking

Jiangsu Patent Information Center

Jiangsu Patent Information Center

Solutions: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere, File and Content and Cloud Enablement
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and 2000, Compute Rack 210H, HNAS 3080, Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director, Tuning Manager, Content Platform
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services Solutions

"Hitachi UCP for VMware vSphere is more than just putting hardware components together, it's a truly converged solution."  Xingjang Zheng, Director of Systems, Jiangsu Patent Information Center

Industry: Government (Patents)

Jiangsu Province Hospital

Jiangsu Province Hospital

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform software with data migrator feature
Services: Installation and implemention services provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Seadata and the Hitachi Data Systems Customer Service and Support and Global Solution Services teams

"As the PACS system in our hospital contains a large amount of data, the legacy storage platform cannot address the explosion of image data. HNAS can not only manage petabytes of data, but also archive the data effectively. This is the right solution that we need." - Information Department, Jiangsu Province Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen

Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen

Solutions: Modular Storage, File and Content, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi Content Platform
Software: Hitachi Clinical Repository, Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Data Discovery Suite
Services: Project planning, project management, implementation and software training provided by Hitachi Data Systems GmbH

"When selecting a solution, our key criteria were value for money, technical excellence and superb service. The Hitachi solution could provide all of these standards." - Elmar Flamme, CIO, Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen

Industry: Healthcare

Kremsmüller Industrieanlagenbau KG

Kremsmüller Industrieanlagenbau KG

Solutions: Data Protection, Storage Management, File and Content, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi Content Platform
Software: Hitachi Command Director, Hitachi Storage Optimization for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Hitachi Application Protector
Services: Project planning, project management and implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Gmbh

"Our company has relied on Hitachi Data Systems for a number of years now. Hitachi offers high-quality, efficient all-in-one solutions, just like Kremsmüller. The solutions for storing and backing up data are particularly important for our broadly diverse corporate group, as we are faced with an enormous volume of data, and one that will be considerably greater in future." - Erich Zeindlhofer, CIO, Kremsmüller

Industry: Construction: Industrial Plants

Kremsmüller Industrieanlagenbau KG - HCP & HCP Anywhere

Solutions: Mobility, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform 300
Software: Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere

"Using Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere, we can share large amounts of data with our customers, partners and suppliers easily and securely, anytime, anyplace and on any device." — Gregor Kremsmüller, CMO and Executive Board Member, Kremsmüller Industrieanlagenbau KG

Industry: Construction: Industrial Plants

Kroll on Track

Kroll on Track

Solutions: Virtualisation, Enterprise Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (with previously installed Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300 and 2500, and Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc®)
Software: Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager
Services: Solution design and deployment consultancy provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"Migrating data seamlessly using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform has enabled us to efficiently handle information for ourselves and, more importantly, our customers." - Cory Cater, Technical Architect, Kroll Ontrack

Industry: Information Technology : Legal Technologies

KSC Commercial Internet Co., Ltd.

KSC Commercial Internet Co., Ltd.

Solutions: Cloud Enablement, Modular Storage, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100, Hitachi Content Platform
Software: Hitachi Data Ingestor
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Stream I.T. Consulting, Ltd.

"Most of our corporate customers need a variety of cloud services and Hitachi Unified Storage 150 can serve a wide range of requirements. After testing storage solutions of many brands, we saw that HUS 150 can deliver performances as per its specification and to answer their project objective." - Narathippaphong Chittaleark, System Manager, Internet Technology Department,  KSC Commercial Internet Co., Ltd.

Industry: Services: Internet Service Provider

La Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (SNS) - Dreams Lab

La Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (SNS) - Dreams Lab

Solutions: Modular Platform, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090 (2), Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, 2100
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform cluster software
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems, Professional Services

"One of the reasons we decided to choose Hitachi’s solutions was the opportunity to work together with the Japanese company’s experts to design a storage solution that most suited our needs, which also takes into account development over the medium term." - Vincenzo Barone, Full Professor of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Head of DREAMS Project, Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa.

Industry: Education and Research

Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Solutions: Unified Storage, File & Content, Storage Management, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM platforms, Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi NAS Platform 4100, Hitachi Content Platform (virtualized), Hitachi Data Ingestor (virtualized)
Software: Hitachi Command Suite Analytics, Hitachi Command Suite Data Mobility, Hitachi Base Operating System, Hitachi Remote Replication, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering

"Growth in demand for storage at Lancaster University is accelerating rapidly. Forecasting our future data requirements is difficult, and particularly challenging when it comes to research data. We are confident that the Hitachi Data Systems solution has provided us with a reliable, futureproof infrastructure, designed to scale with us as we grow." - Dr. Matthew Storey, Systems Technical Coordinator, Lancaster University

Industry: Education

LBBW Asset Management

LBBW Asset Management

Solutions: Storage Management, Enterprise Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Command Suite

With Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning: "You no longer have to think about what goes where. Everything is so intuitive. HDP has also helped us achieve a significant improvement in performance." - Dirk Schechinger, Team Leader, LBBW Asset Management

Industry: Financial Services

LG Electronics

LG Electronics

Solutions: Modular Storage, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi Command Suite
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner

"The manufacturing process carried out in a modern factory requires continuous data collection for the purposes of ongoing business analysis. Thanks to Hitachi Data Systems storage, we acquired guaranteed uninterrupted access to our data and efficiency that will last for years." - Mateusz Jaworski, IT Manager, LG Electronics Wrocław sp. z o.o.

Industry: Manufacturing: Electrical

Liaohe Oilfield of CNPC

Liaohe Oilfield of CNPC

Solutions: File and Content, Modular Storage
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090 entry cluster software bundle

"With joint efforts of the project team from Liaohe Oilfield and HDS, and under the project management framework of HDS, Hitachi NAS Platform was adopted to integrate with professional oilfield software to build flexible and stable storage architecture for processing seismic data." - Liaohe Oilfield Branch of CNPC

Industry: Energy

Mahesh Bank

Mahesh Bank

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Virtualization, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication, Hitachi Thing Image (formerly Hitachi Copy-on-Write Snapshot), Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer
Services: Consulting, Design and Implementation Services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"Our primary requirements going into this overhaul of our storage infrastructure were ease of data management and better data availability. The Hitachi solution enabled us to meet these and many of our secondary storage needs within a secure service-oriented architecture." - Miling Rajhans, Senior Manager, IT Mahesh Bank

Industry: Banking and Finance

Media and Entertainment Company

Solutions: Modular Storage, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi NAS Platform 3090 and 3080, Hitachi Unified Storage 110
Software: Hitachi Data Migrator, powered by CommVault

"We're doing twice as many channels and 10 times the video output every month - with fewer employees in the network ops center, fewer in the VOD media group, and the same number in IT. The reasons: innovation and Hitachi Data Systems."- Manager of Information Technology and Broadcast Engineering

Industry: Media and Entertainment

Mercury Filmworks

Mercury Filmworks

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform

"We've since made the decision to make Hitachi our exclusive storage provider. We've been deeply impressed at the level of commitment they've shown us. Honestly, their sales and support teams are rock stars." — Clint Eland, Founder, President and Executive Producer, Mercury Filmworks

Industry: Communications: Media and Entertainment

Mizuho Corporate Bank

Mizuho Corporate Bank

Solution: File and Content, Enterprise Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc

"The Hitachi storage solution builds a unified storage platform to store both structured and unstructured data. The platform also helps stabilize the operations of the database system and guarantee the shared access to images and files. Additionally, it enables remote disaster recovery among storage systems."  — Jeff Wang, IT Manager, Mizuho Corporate Bank

Industry: Banking

Moravian Land Archive

Moravian Land ArchiveSolutions: Modular Storage, File and Content Services
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100, Hitachi Content Platform 300, Hitachi Compute Blade 320
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner

"The implementation of disk arrays, an archive storage system and blade systems from Hitachi enabled us to create a stable back end for IT services, both for the Moravian Land Archive Central Office and another 15 national regional archives belonging to the Moravian Land Archive pool. We are convinced that this was a good investment and we look forward to further promising growth of this technology." — PhDr. Katerina Smutná, Director, Moravian Land Archive

Government: Archive

Mutual and Federal

Mutual and Federal

Solutions: Enterprise, Storage Economics,Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Remote Replication

"Storage should be at the heart of a business. If one can't access something important, it can have serious implications. HDS helped us deliver a practical storage solution to mitigate the risks." — Zain-ul-Abideen Sayed, Senior Manager: Outsource, Operations and Infrastructure: Information Technology, Mutual & Federal

Industry: Banking and Finance

M.Video

M.Video

Solutions: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for the SAP HANA Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform, Hitachi Compute Blade 2000, Hitachi Compute Rack 210, Brocade VDX 6720
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Compute System Manager

"Thanks to the introduction of SAP HANA based on an HDS solution, we were given an opportunity to manage the business in real time, exploiting the abundance of data from the essential wealth of analytical sections and parameters." - Gleb Shevtsov, Operational Finance Director, M.Video

Industry: Retail

Nacamar

NacamarSolutions: Storage Management, File and Content, Modular Platform, Green Solutions
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3100, powered by BlueArc® (2), Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300 (2)
Software: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular 2, Hitachi Device Manager
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner

“Our business and customers demands are rapidly developing, and with the help of Hitachi storage we can not only meet these demands but also act in an environmentally conscious way.” — Uwe Schnepf, Managing Director, nacamar GmbH

Industry: Information Technology

NASA

NASA

Hardware: Dell Servers
 

Software: Hitachi Content Archive Platform (Hitachi Content Archiver software only)
 

"The Hitachi archival software makes our hardware clusters appear as a single archive. That means we don’t have to manage different applications with separate interfaces... which greatly expedites the way we’re able to monitor and access content." — Curt Tilmes, Computer Scientist, NASA

National Computing and Information Agency

National Computing and Information Agency

Hardware:  Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® VM

 

Software:  Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication

 

"We have been able to experience a wide range of advantages, including efficient distribution and use of resources, cost effective deployment and operation, reduced power consumption with fewer server systems, as well as reduced system failure time through pilot consolidation and Personnel Policy Support System deployment by setting up the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM." — Official Eung-Su Kim, National Computing and Information Agency

National Health Security Office

National Health Security Office

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Base Operating System V, Hitachi In-System Replication Bundle
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner MFEC

"The new storage required by NHSO for data processing, it's core business, must be stable, scalable, flexible, of high capacity, and must save energy. After consideration, NHSO chose Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform." - Dr. Yolsilp Suchonwanich, Director, Bureau of Insurance, Information Technology, National Health Security Office

Industry: Government and Healthcare

National University of Singapore (NUS): Centre for Quantum Technologies

National University of Singapore (NUS): Centre for Quantum Technologies

Hardware: Hitachi NAS, powered by BlueArc®, (2100);
Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 500
 

“Universities are typically compared to commercial enterprises; however, distinct differences exist in requirements and resources present. Hitachi Data Systems has enabled us to achieve our technological goals through virtualization, open standards and a best- of-breed strategy. With these, we are now empowered to push the boundaries of knowledge even further than before.” — Darwin Gosal, IT Manager, Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore (NUS)

Neopost (France)

Neopost (France)

Solutions: Modular Platform, Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 (2)
Software: Hitachi In-System Replication software bundle (includes Hitachi Copy-on-Write Snapshot and Hitachi ShadowImage® Replication software), Hitachi Device Manager and HitachiTrueCopy® Synchronous software


“Performance and reliability — this is what our customers demand of us. We apply the same principles to our storage! We would like a solution that is capable of supporting our performance requirements, our professional constraints, and our service commitments. With the Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 solutions, we consider it done.” — Eric Defaux, Technical Manager DSI Distribution, Neopost France


Industry: Manufacturing, Retail, Services

Netgroup A/S

Netgroup A/S

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi Unified Storage 150
Software: Hitachi Basic Operating System V, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

"We can guarantee our customers 99.99% uptime, fast response times and flexibility because we have the country's strongest backbone of solutions in our data centers. We have chosen to base this backbone on storage from Hitachi Data Systems, among others." - Finn Vagner, CEO, Netgroup

Industry: Information Technology

Nielsen//NetRatings

Nielsen//NetRatings

Hardware:  Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 1000, Hitachi Network Storage Controller 55
 

Software:  Hitachi Resource Manager™ utility package, Hitachi NAS Manager suite of software and Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication and Hitachi Universal Volume Manager software
 

Services:  Provided by Hitachi Data Systems and partner AR Systems
 

"Finally, our storage architecture now delivers a significant gain in performance. The flexibility and velocity of the Network Storage Controller 55, in particular, helps us to manage all the servers, the connections and the failover in a completely transparent manner. " — Eric Celeyrette, Director of Technical Operations, Nielsen//NetRatings

Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB)

Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB)

Solutions: Storage Management, Virtualization, Enterprise Platform, Replication
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform®
Software: Hitachi In-System Heterogeneous Replication bundle, Hitachi Disaster Recovery bundle, Hitachi Compatible PAV for Mainframe
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner

"With the latest hardware, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, we have complete peace of mind that the solution will deliver 100% data availability and optimum performance for all of NLB’s banking requirements." — Matjaz Jelenic, Manager, Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB)

Industry: Banking

NY Waterway

Solutions: Social Innovation
Hardware: Hitachi Visualization Platform
Software: Hitachi Visualization Suite

"We have helped develop [with Hitachi] a very holistic environment for public safety and preparedness. NY Waterway can more quickly and accurately respond to an event that might be occurring on the water or in a terminal." Anil Sookoo, Principal, A.A.S. Technologies

Industry: Transportation and Government

OAO Otkritie Brokeridge House

OAO Otkritie Brokeridge House

Solutions: Modular Platform, Consolidation
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Compute Rack 220
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi TrueCopy
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"We enjoyed working with our HDS managers. … They supported our project from start to finish, were present during all key processes, and requested final and diagnostic data to analyze the results of the work." — Maksim Efreev, Head, Infrastructural and Technical, Development Department, OAO OTKRITIE Brokerage House

Finance: Brokerage House

Ocean University of China

Ocean University of China

Solutions: Private Cloud, Data Protection
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (2), Unified Storage 130 (2), NAS Platform 3080 (2), Content Platform, Content Platform Anywhere, Compute Rack 210H
Software: Hitachi High Availability Manager, Dynamic Tiering, NAS Platform and Virtual Storage Platform recovery bundles, Content Platform Anywhere, TrueCopy

"HDS helped Ocean University of China implement a campus cloud drive project with active-active data center and HCP Anywhere solutions. This project not only improves working and learning efficiency of teachers and students significantly, but also simplifies the information management of the university." - Sun Xianglin, Vice Director of IT Center, Ocean University of China

Industry: Education

Oktobor Animation

Oktobor Animation

Solutions: Network Attached Storage
Hardware: BlueArc® Mercury 100

"We were buying technology that’s going to stay with us. Right now we have a decent amount of storage and we know that it’s easily scalable and we can go up as our projects increase. It’s now just dependent upon what work comes down the pipe, not on whether our infrastructure can handle it." — Rob Di Figlia, Head of Production at Oktobor Animation

Industry: Media and Entertainment

Oncore IT

Oncore IT

Solutions: File and Content, Unified Storage, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform, Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Compute Blade 500
Software: Hitachi Data Ingestor
Services: Hitachi TrueNorth Partner

"Hitachi Data Systems solutions have allowed us to become more competitive in our offering by delivering an additional layer of reliable, highly flexible storage technology. Not only have we been able to expand our portfolio to offer a suite of new services, but we have also been able to translate the solution into an offering which we can take to the SMB market." - Michael Croft, Chief Executive Officer, Oncore IT

Industry: IT Services

One Italia

One ItaliaSolutions: Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular 2, Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Tuning Manager
Services: Configuration, migration and installation services provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner Atlantica Sistemi

“Thanks to the modular nature of the Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 system, we now have a flexible, cost-effective system with easy tiering. This allows us to intermix different types of drives, providing the right price to performance for each type of data and application.” — Roberto Lucentini, IT Manager, One Italia

Industry: Telecommunications

Onlanta Ltd

Solutions: Virtualization, Flash, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi Thin Image, Hitachi Replication Manager

"The Hitachi Unfied Storage VM data storage platform, due to its high performance, fast response times, and wide array of innovative services, has successfully solved every task placed before the company's IT infrastructure." — Oleg Konovalov, Director or Oncloud.ru, Onlanta Ltd

Industry: IT Outsourcing

oOh!Media

oOh!Media

Solutions: Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Modular Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy Synchronous

"The biggest endorsement we can give the Hitachi solution is that since deployment, nothing has gone down. It sits on the network and does exactly what it promises, without us having to worry about where the data is being saved." — Simon Yeandle, Chief Financial Officer, oOh!Media

Industry: Communications/Media

Otaverkko

Otaverkko

Solutions: Virtualization, Storage Management, Enterprise Storage, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"The transparent licensing model means that we can now accurately calculate the cost of scaling our storage capacity for both us and our customers, whilst the dynamic data tiering ability Hitachi software gives us has enabled us to pass on cost savings of 30%per gigabyte to our customers." - Tuomo Karhapää, CTO, Otaverkko

Industry: IT - Infrastructure as a Service

OTP Bank

OTP BankSolutions: Enterprise Platform, Green Solution
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V (Sun StorageTek 9990V)
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy® Synchronous, Hitachi Resource Manager™ utility package’s cache residency manager feature, Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication software
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Invigor Informatika Ltd. 

“With the new hardware, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V, we experienced significant improvement in the performance of our bank applications.”
Mr. Tibor Andráskó, Director of IT Operations, OTP Bank


Industry: Finance / Banking

Otto Fischer

Otto Fischer

Solutions: Modular Platform, Business Continuity and Replication, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 (2), Hitachi Content Platform 300
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy® synchronous remote replication, Hitachi Replication Manager


“We greatly value the high performance, stability and scalability of Hitachi Content Platform, and the trust we have in Hitachi as a reliable and long-standing partner.” — Max Bürgi, Head of IT, Otto Fischer AG


Industry: Retail/Wholesale: Electrical Wholesaler

Owens Corning

Owens Corning

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (2)
Software: Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Shadow- Image Heterogeneous Replication, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering
Services: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Implementation Services, Remote Copy Planning and Design Service, SAN Implementation Services and Data Migration Services provided by Hitachi Global Solution Services

"Hitachi delivered on our vision. We're up and running 24/7 globally and this Hitachi solution helps me sleep well at night. Not that this is all working so well for meeting our goals, we want more!" - Tim Waldock, Global Applications Infrastructure Leader, Owens Corning

Industry: Manufacturing

oXya

oXya

Solutions: Converged: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 2000 or Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director

"We see Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director as a game-changing technology. There is no other tool out there right now that can easily automate provisioning of space, provide crystal-clear visibility within existing storage, or is as truly aligned with VMware." Ed Wiegner, Director of Business Relationships, oXya

Industry: Technology: Services for SAP

Pacific Capital Bancorp

Pacific Capital Bancorp

Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® (2) and Hitachi Thunder 9580VTM modular storage (2) 
Software: Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication, Hitachi TrueCopy® Synchronous remote replication, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi Storage Services Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager and Hitachi Universal Volume Manager
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

“Because Pacific Capital Bancorp’s data needs continue to change and grow with its business needs, we went looking for a vendor to provide a complete storage infrastructure, technical guidance and ongoing support. Hitachi [Data Systems] had it all.” — Al Todd, Senior Vice President of IT, Pacific Capital Bancorp

Peak Hosting

Peak Hosting

Solutions: Modular Platform, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hi-Track® Remote Monitoring System

"Our Hitachi SAN fulfills, in a very tangible way, the difficult needs facing enterprises today. Peak Hosting's customers are rightly able to focus on business goals, developing new products, and rolling out new features. Typical cloud users reverse engineer their applications, accommodating the performance vacuum and individual quirks of public clouds."
— Jeffrey Papen, Founder and CEO, Peak Hosting

Industry: Services: Managed Hosting

Perth Radiological Clinic

Perth Radiological Clinic

Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500

"It was vital for us to retain the quality and quantity of the images on file to help doctors easily access and analyze patient records to make better diagnosis and management decisions. Hitachi Data Systems proved that it delivered the best value solution, as well as the technical expertise and support to solve our business challenges." — Joel Adams, IT Manager, Perth Radiological Clinic

Industry: Healthcare

Photobucket

Solutions: Cloud, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform
Services: Hitachi Cloud Services provided by Hitachi Data Systems

"Now we have a clean, modern solution with Hitachi Cloud Services, which gives us access to new levels of support and confidence.We've been able to introduce a whole new storage solution without having to introduce a whole new storage team or new responsibilities across our operations team. The business value continues as our team gains more time to innovate, with existing solutions, inside operations and in software development." — Michael Clark, CTO, Photobucket

Industry: Retail

PKO Bank Polski SA (PKO BP)

Solution: Enterprise Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Tuning Manager

"The Hitachi VSP storage systems came out excellently during the tests.  All was as declared.  In some scenarios, they considerably surpassed our performance requirements." - Maciej Księżycki, Senior Administrator, Mass Storage Team, IT Infrastructure Department, PKO Bank Polski

Industry: Banking and Finance

PRC Medical

PRC MedicalSolutions: Business Continuity and Replication
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi In-System Replication, Hitachi TrueCopy Extended Distance Remote Replication
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner Arkay Data Storage Solutions, Inc.

“Our main objective was to make information available everywhere, across any device, to provide our client physicians and practices with the most consistent, user-friendly applications…Deploying Hitachi storage will afford us impressive scalability, easy replication and high availability.” – Frank Hil, Executive Vice President, PRC Medical

Industry: Healthcare

Precision Discovery

Precision Discovery

Solutions: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Compute Blade 500, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 (legacy), Hitachi NAS Platform 4080 (ultra cluster)
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere

"Performance was an initial concern for us, until we understood that we would actually need to discard our previous maximum measures for processing data in favor of a whole new, much higher ceiling. We foresee being able to improve our processing throughput by 300%." — Howard Holton, Managing Director, Network Architect Precision Discovery

Industry: Services: E-discovery

Publiacqua

Publiacqua

Solutions: Enterprise Storage, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Tiering
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner TAI, Software Solutions

"We are completely satisfied with the choice we made, which, in terms of performance and service, exceeded our best expectations. These were already high as we were well aware of the service levels Hitachi Data Systems provides." - Mauro Cacciafani, IT Infrastructure Manager, Publiacqua

Industry:  Utilities: Water Service

Raiffeisen Bank

Raiffeisen BankSolution: File and Content, Virtualization, Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage
Software: Hitachi Tuning Manager
Services: Implementation support and consultancy provided by Hitachi Data Systems and Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner

“We calculate that the HDS archiving solution, as an open platform implemented with 3rd-party software, will have paid for itself within a maximum of 2.5 years. Space and cost savings, combined with the industry-leading reliability and performance, give us confidence that our Hitachi storage environment will meet all our needs for some time to come.”
— Sasa Mitrovic, Head of IT Infrastructure and Operations Department, Raiffeisen Bank Serbia

Industry: Banking and Finance

Raiffeisenbank (Russia)

Raiffeisenbank (Russia)

Solutions: Enterprise, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform and Hitachi Unified Storage VM


Software: Hitachi Command Suite and Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager

"Over the years that we have worked together, the bank has been repeatedly convinced of the reliability of Hitachi solutions and the speed of its return on investment." — Sergei Kvashhuk, Vice President, Director of the Core IT, Infrastructure Department, Raiffeisenbank

Industry: Banking and Finance

Raiffeisenbank Russia (Brocade)

Raiffeisenbank Russia (Brocade)

Solutions: Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade joint solution
Hardware: Hitachi Unfied Storage, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel SAN technology; Brocade 6510 Switch, Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone, Brocade DCX-4S Backbone

"Hitachi reliability and innovation allowed us to develop a longer-term strategy for effectively managing data growth. This has been a great opportunity to transform how we grow and achieve new objectives while reducing our IT workload." - Sergei Kvashuk, VP and Corector of Core IT Infrastructure, AO Raiffeisenbank

Industry: Banking and Finance

Region Nord

Region Nord

Solutions: Converged, Enterprise, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 and global active device feature, Hitachi Compute Blade, Hitachi NAS Platform 4080 and universal migrator feature
Software: Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi High Availability Manager
Service: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner KMD and Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"Our Hitachi Compute Blade infrastructure is pure power to fuel our mobility innovation. We?ve cut login time by half, we've virtualized over 85% of servers via the blades, and we expect to be at 95% in a few months."- Klaus Larsen, IT Operations and Support Manager, Region Nord

Industry: Healthcare

Revenu Québec

Revenu Québec

Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform®V, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi Replication Manager, Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Data Ingestor
Services: Implementation services for SAN, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Data Ingestor, Hitachi Universal Replicator [with Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication and Hitachi Thin Image (formerly Hitachi Copy-on-Write Snapshot)] and migration services with virtualization provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"We were very impressed by the competence of Hitachi team members. They were efficient, and the solution they proposed performs very well and is of very high quality." —Robin Trottier ,Manager, Data Storage Environment, Revenu Québec.

Industry: Government: Provincial

Russian Railways

Russian Railways

Solutions: Converged, Data Protection, Enterprise, Virtual Tape Library, Virtualization


Hardware: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform

Hitachi Unified Computing for the SAP HANA Platform helped Russian Railways to optimize the procedures of scheduling and analytical reporting, increase accuracy of financial indicators computing, and reduce data volume

Industry: Transport: Railway

Saarland University Hospital (UKS)

Saarland University Hospital (UKS)

Solutions: File and Content, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner

"The Hitachi NAS Platform (HNAS) 3080 meets our expectations for high standards of product quality." — Ralph Hastenteufel, Center for Information and Communication Technology, Saarland University Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

Saglasie AD

Saglasie AD

Solutions: Storage Management, Storage Migration
Hardware: Hitachi Unfied Storage 110

"Together with Stone Computers and via Hitachi Data Systems, we have built a proper IT solution that manages a database with assets for 1 billion Bulgarian levs." - Desislave Slaveykova, Heqad of IT, PIC Saglasie

Industry: Pension Insurance Company

Saint Elizabeth

Solutions: Modular Platform, Business Continuity and Replication
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Replication Manager and Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi In-System Replication bundle
Services: Professional services, implementation and data migration services provided by Hitachi Data systems Global Solution Services

"We were able to cut migration time by a third using Hitachi services. We've used services from other vendors before, but the team from Hitachi was the most professional. From the project manager to the engineers, everyone was exceedingly focused and well-versed in the technology." — David Burne, Leader of Information Technology, Saint Elizabeth

Industry: Healthcare

Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview

Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview

Solutions: Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Tuning Manager
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner Accucom

“We have been using Hitachi for a number of years and have always been really impressed with its performance. By providing the systems to adequately store, connect and back up our resources, we are confident that we have the foundation to provide our students with the education and training needed to live and work in a digital world." — Matthew Taylor, Infrastructure Manager, Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview

Industry: Education

San Francisco Forty Niners (49ers)

San Francisco Forty Niners (49ers)

Solutions: Business Continuity/Replication, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100, Hitachi Compute Rack 220
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"I need everything to be up, I need it to be working and I need it to be accomplished as swiftly as possible without any glitches. This solution seemed to do that for me." - Jim Mercurio, VP, Stadium Operations and Security, San Francisco 49ers

Industry: Other - Professional Sports: Security

Savills

Savills

Solutions: Business Continuity and Replication, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300 (2)
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy® Synchronous, Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Tuning Manager
Services: Consultancy and implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"The Hitachi storage platform gives us excellent system performance, reliability, scalability and transparency. It enables us to analyze storage data immediately, and as a result we have greater confidence in our ability to respond to a disaster recovery incident — all for a lower purchase cost than our previous storage platform."—James Poon, Associate Director, Head of Infrastructure, Savills

Industry: Services

Schiavello Group

Schiavello Group

Solutions: Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi Data Protection Suite

"This hardware is a business enabler: Our business is growing fast and demands agile IT that supports our multinational approach. With Hitachi strengthening our company's backbone, we're able to support the business now and into the future." - Bernard Wansink Information, Communications and Technology Manager Schiavello Group

Industry: Integrated Construction and Furniture Solutions

Sealed Air

Sealed Air

Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform™ V and Hitachi Lightning 9980V™ storage systems (2)
 

Software: Hitachi Storage Command Suite, including Hitachi Device Manager and Basic Operating System/Basic Operating System V; Hitachi Resource Manager utility package; Hitachi Virtual Partition Manager and Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication
 

Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Customer Services and Support, which provides services for Hi-Track® Monitor, and Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services, which provides services for mainframe migration, MOD conversion, in-system replication, and Hitachi Device Manager and Virtual Partition Manager software
 

“With the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform™ V, we’re able to unite previously isolated storage environments to gain enterprise-wide virtualization and migration capabilities that meet even our most demanding workloads.” — Bryan Cripps, Storage Architect, Sealed Air

Seattle Children's

Seattle Children's

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, File and Content, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Tuning Manager
Services: Planning, design and deployment services provided by Hitachi Data systems Global Solution Services

"When we virtualized behind the Virtual Storage Platform, we gained a single, centralized licensing center, one set of tools to manage tasks and one refined, enterprise-ready replication solution-one platform to do it all." — Richard Carter, Lead Storage Engineer, Seattle Children's

Industry: Healthcare

Secode

Secode

Solutions: File and Content Services, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc®
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Device Manager
Services: Professional services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

“We had to find a vendor that could deliver a reliable and highly scalable solution, which could easily be extended, in terms of performance and storage capacity, to meet current and future needs. The only vendor that really could deliver on this promise was Hitachi Data Systems.”  Henrik Olsson, IT Operations Manager, Secode

Industry: Services: IT and Managed Security Services

Security Centres International

Security Centres International

Solutions: Public Safety: Hitachi Visualization
Hardware: Hitachi Visualization Platform, Hitachi Visualization Suite

The more our jurisdictions come together and share information [with Hitachi Visualization], the faster and more effective law enforcement entities can be. We’re talking about a collective intelligence. — Stuart Bostock, President and CEO, Security Centres International

Industry: Security Services

Sema

SemaHardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 and 2500, and Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® VM
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner Frontline Systems Australia

"With disaster recovery being an important part of our ICT plans, the Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 automatically replicates all of our data, from Sydney to our Brisbane data centre, without any manual labour required. We just know that it's constantly working away in the background and we don't have to worry about it."     —  Amila Elcic Data Centre Services Manager Sema

Industry: Services: Direct Marketing, Consulting and IT Business Solutions

Seoul National University

Seoul National University

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Base Operating System, Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular 2
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner Hyosung Information Systems

"The Hitachi Data Systems solution helped to move the Seoul National University Integrated Administrative Information System from partial optimization to full optimization." - Won-joon Lee, Leader of Informatization Department, Seoul National University

Industry: Education

Shaanxi Telecom

Hardware:  Hitachi NAS, powered by BlueArc® (3100C)
 

"Hitachi Data Systems was able to understand our needs and provide the right solutions that catered to our requirements. With their solution, we can now grow our business without worrying whether our data storage infrastructure can meet our business needs." — Shaanxi Telecom

Shandong Unicom: Subsidiary of China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd.

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Business Continuity and Replication
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Shadowimage Heterogeneous Replication, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering
Services: Implementation services for remote disaster recovery and data replication provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"After working with Hitachi Data Systems for a year and seeing the elite solutions that the HDS project team specifically designed for our environment, we are convinced that HDS storage products provide exceptional performance and 100% availability. We also have experienced firsthand the leading-edge capabilities and technological maturity of HDS disaster recovery and local data replication solutions." - China Unicom Shandong Subsidiary Company

Industry: Telecommunications

Shanghai Institute of Technology

Solution:  Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, Cloud
Hardware:  Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® VM, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300
Services: Hitachi Universal Volume Manager

"Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) is a best-in-class IT solutions provider, offering a reliable and efficient private cloud solution for our school. With HDS products, we deploy a reliable and stable campus private cloud storage platform, which becomes more convenient for the teachers and students in daily life."  —  Xin Jin, IT Administrator, Shanghai Institute of Technology

Industry: Education

Shanghai Puxi Hospital of Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform 500, Hitachi Unified Storage 150 and 110
Services: Storage implementation, performance configuration health check services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"We were able to tier storage of the image data, simplify data lifecycle management, and guarantee secure backup of the content. These allow us to strengthen the protection and longevity of hospital records." ? Want Jiong, IT System Administrator, Shanghai PuXi Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

Shanghai Shengfutong Electronic Business Co., Ltd. (ShengPay)

Shanghai Shengfutong Electronic Business Co., Ltd. (ShengPay)

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Unified Storage VM
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform software
Services: Project Implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"The HDS storage system not only provides ShengPay with a storage platform for rapid file sharing but also addresses database system and log backup. In addition to improving the efficiency of backup, it also reduces the total cost of backup." - Zhou Ying, Database Administrator Shanghai Shengfutong Electronic Business Co., Ltd.

Industry: Internet and 3rd-Party Payment Services

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Solutions: Could, Enterprise Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Software: Hitachi Universal Volume Manager
Services: Implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"The private cloud storage platform solution from HDS provides stable, reliable and high-  performance storage for the information systems of the university." — Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Industry: Education

Shenzhen World Union Properties Consultancy Co., Ltd.

Shenzhen World Union Properties Consultancy Co., Ltd.

Solutions: Business Continuity/Replication, File and Content, Modular Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning and Hitachi ShadowImage Replication

"By using Hitachi Storage Devices, World Union now enjoys total confidence that its data will remain protected, even in the event of hardware failure. It also enjoys a simplified backup process and enhanced data recovery with the support of market-leading backup software." — Shenzhen World Union Properties Consultancy Co., Ltd.

Sify Technologies

Sify TechnologiesSolutions: Enterprise, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services Solutions

"Hitachi Data Systems Global Services Solutions carried out the implementation in a seamless fashion and in a very short time span. The best part is that we needed no additional skill enhancement as the new flash modules [Hitachi Accelerated Flash] are managed using the existing tools. We couldn’t have asked for more. -  Ravi Maguluri, Sr. Vice President for Cloud Initiatives, Sify Technologies

Industry:  Services: IT and Telecom Service Provider

Silesian University of Technology

Silesian University of Technology

Solutions: Modular Platform, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular 2
Services: Implementation and support provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner

“Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 systems running at the BIO-FARMA project computing cluster help scientists in the search for an effective cure for cancer. Their amazing performance enables faster execution of calculations, and the built-in security systems protect against data loss.” - Jarosław Homa, Network Administrator at the Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science, Silesian University of Technology

Industry: Education

Singapore Management University (SMU)

Singapore Management University (SMU)

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, Business Continuity/Replication, Storage Management, IT Operations
Hardware:Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM
Software: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular 2, Hitachi TrueCopy Synchronous, Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer
Services: Consultancy, planning and implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solutions Services

"The Hitachi solution enabled SMU to minimize the risks involved in storage migration by using the storage virtualization capabilities of the Universal Storage Platform VM, which allowed us to successfully migrate our old storage systems to the new platform with minimal disruption." - Calvin Chan, Deputy Director, Enterprise Infrastructure, Integrated Information Technology Services, Singapore Management University

Industry: Education

SiteLogic

SiteLogic

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090

"We chose Hitachi NAS Platform for its reputation in our industry, its pricing, and what it really is capable of doing for us and, ultimately, for our clients." - Richard Rodney , Chief Technology Officer and VP of Litigation Support and Technology SiteLogic

Industry: Services: E-Discovery and Managed Hosting

Smart Data Consulting

Smart Data Consulting

Solutions: File and Content, Modular Platform
Hardware: BlueArc® Mercury 55, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100

"We no longer question if we have the right storage or enough scalability or performance. We are wholly confident in the direction we took with BlueArc [Mercury 55]. You could say it helped us raise the bar on e-discovery services."  - Ed Robles, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Smart Data Consulting

Industry: Services - E-Discovery and Managed Hosting

Sogang University

Sogang University

Solutions: Enterprise Content, Modular Storage, Business Continuity and Replication, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300 and 2100, Hitachi legacy storage: Hitachi Workgroup Modular Storage 100, Hitachi Network Storage Controller 55
Software: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular 2, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Hyosung Information Systems

Sogang University discovered that Hitachi storage is used mainly by those industries, such as finance, which require higher reliability, and positively considered the products.

Industry: Education

Soho VFX

Soho VFX

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090

"Hitachi NAS Platform continues to evolve with us, which is huge because work demand is higher, timelines diminish, and we're asked to more in less time. Things are constantly changing and this technology platform is able to handle it every time." — Allan Magled, Founder and Partner, Soho VFX, Toronto, Canada

Industry: Communications: Media and Entertainment

Solido Hosting A/S

Solido Hosting A/S

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, File and Content, Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090, Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi Unified Storage VM
Software: Hitachi Data Ingestor

"HDS has taken great responsibility in helping us predict, solve and avoid problems. HDS is not just a vendor selling to us, I think of our relationship more as a partnership." - Christer Hasse, Founder and CEO, Solido Hosting A/S

Services: Information Technology

Solta Medical

Solta Medical

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Tiered Storage/Virtualization 
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Basic Operating System (for Universal Storage Platform VM)
Services: Installation, provisioning, documentation and training provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"The Universal Storage Platform VM is sophisticated but straightforward and has automated much of what we used to spend hours doing manually, to save us time, resources and frustration over the long haul."

Ken Hurley, Managing Director of IT, Solta Medical

Industry: Healthcare/Retail

Spar

Spar

Solutions: Converged: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for the SAP HANA Platform
Hardware: Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Imtech ICT Austria

"IT is becoming an increasingly significant strategic factor in business success. HDS and Imtech have helped us to scale and accelerate our SAP HANA landscape appropriately using UCP for SAP HANA, a system that can handle the high-performance demands we need to fulfill our future corporate vision." - Andreas Kranabitl, Managing Director, SPAR Information and Communication Services GmbH (ISC)

Industry: Retail

Spoleto Municipality

Spoleto MunicipalityHardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 200 in storage area network (with 10 host bus adapters and 2 Brocade® switches) 
Software: Hitachi Resource Manager utility package 
Services: Provided by Filippetti Consulting and Technologies and Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services. 

“Before the fulfilment of this project, it took us a lot of time to distribute a circular among the council offices. We had to prepare the circular, print it and then have interested employees sign it. Now, thanks to the new solution, every council employee, from the usher to the office worker, has access to the electronic mail and the services on a PC from every point of the network, regardless of the carried out task.” — Vincenzo Russo, Project Manager, Spoleto Municipality

St. Johannes Hospital

St. Johannes Hospital

Solutions: Modular Platform, Green Solutions, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Computacenter

"Overall, with the new [Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage] system, we are able to save about 36,000 euro on electricity for servers, cooling, Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) and maintenance over five years."  — Dirk Saphörster, IT Team Lead, St.-Johannes-Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

St Josef Hospital

St Josef Hospital

Solutions: File and Content, Modular Storage
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform 500, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partners März Internetwork Services AG and Green Data Systems

"Thanks to Adaptable Modular Storage 2100, we no longer need to shut down our server just to perform VMware updates. Generally speaking, we no longer need to concern ourselves with running the Hitachi Content Platform and SAN. This saves valuable time." — Christoph Ickler, Head of IT, St. Josef Krankenhaus GmbH Moers

Industry: Healthcare

St Martinus Hospital

St Martinus Hospital

Solutions: Business Continuity/Replication, Storage Management and Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 with SAS and SATA disks, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 200
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi Device Manager and Storage Navigator Modular 2 software Hi-Track® Remote Monitoring system; and Hitachi Resource Manager™ utility package

"The hospital opted to purchase a Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 to expand storage volume and migrate the high performance servers to the new storage."

Industry: Healthcare

St. Teresa's Hospital

St. Teresa's HospitalSolutions: Business Continuity and Replication, Modular Platform, File and Content Services, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 and 2300, Hitachi Content Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

“Hitachi Data Systems gives us the confidence and ability to develop our healthcare services. We found that the Hitachi Data Systems solution is cost-effective and exceeds our requirements.”

Pascal Tse
Chief Information Technology Officer
St. Teresa's Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

Stadsarchief Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Archive)

Stadsarchief Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Archive)

Solutions: File/Content Services, Replication, Green Solutions, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Content Archive Platform
Software: Hitachi Replication Manager
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Data Matters
 

" We were looking for an IT specialist to provide us with more than just a machine with software. A flexible attitude and thinking along with us from our situation were the main conditions for cooperation. Hitachi Data Systems appeared to be the only supplier that really understood our problems."
Bert Nijhoff - ICT Team Leader - Stadsarchief Amsterdam
 

Industry: Government: Public Services

StarHub

StarHub

Solutions: Business Continuity, Replication, Virtualization, Enterprise Platform,Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform 1100, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 1000
Software: Hitachi Device Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Universal Volume Manager, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi In-System Heterogeneous Replication bundle, Hitachi TrueCopy Synchronous
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

“It has been a real partnership, with Hitachi Data Systems sharing their technology with us and constantly coming back with ideas on how to leverage our existing investments or to use new technology to drive down our total cost of ownership." — David Skinner, Vice President, Information Services, StarHub

Industry: Telecommunications

Stift Admont (Benedictine Monastery of Admont)

Stift Admont (Benedictine Monastery of Admont)

Solutions: Unified Storage, File & Content, Compute Blade, Data Protection
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 500, Hitachi Unified Storage 110, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, Hitachi Compute Rack 210H
Software: Hitachi Data Protection Suite, Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Compute Systems Manager, Hi-Track Remote Monitoring system, Hitachi Tuning Manager

"In technical terms, 40% lower utilization compared to previous systems is achieved through the  deduplication of storage. Hannes Brottrager, Head of IT, Admont Monastery"

Industry: Agriculture and Forestry, Culture, Tourism, Real Estate, Social

Strong Group

Strong Group

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Storage Management, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Basic Operating System, Hitachi Command Suite
Services: Storage capacity planning and infrastructure professional services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform is the only enterprise-class storage system that can handle all data types. This unique technology is now enabling Strong Group as well as numerous other organizations to successfully transform their data centers." — Strong Group

Surebridge IT

Surebridge IT

Solutions: Converged, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 500, Hitachi Unifed Storage 130

"HDS has always been a very strong partner of ours. Their technology is extremely well-supported, technologically advanced and ultra-reliable." — Rick Brown, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, SureBridge IT

Industry: Services: Cloud, Managed and Infrastructure Service Provider

Suva

Suva

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, Virtual Tape Library
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 150, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform

"The implementation of VTL is a textbook example of how to achieve success as part of a team." - Heinrich Zwimpfer, Systems Specialist, IFS-ZS Team Leader, Suva

Industry: Insurance

Swan Taxis

Swan Taxis

Solutions: Business Continuity/Replication, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy Remote Replication

"The Hitachi solution gives us complete peace of mind that our data is always secure and has reduced our data maintenance by at least 50%, saving over 1,900 staff hours per annum." — Rick Vincent, IT Manager, Swan Taxis

Industry: Transportation

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE)

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE)

Solutions: Storage Economics, Modular Storage
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300, 500 and 200
Software: Hitachi Resource ManagerTM utility package; Storage Navigator Modular 2 feature; Hitachi Device Manager and Hitachi TrueCopy® Synchronous software
Services: Services for data migration from a direct attached storage (DAS) architecture to the Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

 

“The corporate culture presented by Hitachi Data Systems is impressive and credibly demonstrates that developing a sustainable, independent solution that isn’t merely based on quarterly figures is important to the storage specialist.” — Rolf Leuenberger, Head IS Operations, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

 

Industry: Legal - Patents, Trademarks, Copyright

Swisscom IT Services

Swisscom IT Services

Solutions: Storage Economics, Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V (8); Hitachi Universal Storage Platform (4); Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 (2); Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 1000 (8)
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning software
Services: Storage Economics Strategy Service and Data Classification Service (8)

"By implementing the Storage Economics Strategy Service from Hitachi Data Systems, we have been able to identify where benefits can be achieved across our storage infrastructure. This means that we can not only meet, but also exceed, management goals around cost reduction." — Donat Kaeser, Product Manager, Swisscom IT Services

Industry: Information Technology and Services

T-Hrvatski (Croatian) Telekom

T-Hrvatski (Croatian) Telekom

Solutions:Enterprise Platform, File/Content Services
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V (3)
Software: Hitachi Universal Replicator; additional software provided by Hitachi Data Systems Technology Alliance Program Partner Solix
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Computech

“As our IT business grows, and more data need to be processed, new Hitachi platforms and Hitachi IT solutions continue to be our number one interest.”
M.Sc. Vladimir Šac, IT Operations Department, T-Hrvatski Telekom

Industry: Telecommunications

TDC Hosting

TDC Hosting

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300

"In this industry, stability is key, and on top of that a number of other criteria must be fulfilled. Overview of the system is one very important factor. Hitachi Data Systems has given us improved stability of operation, and now we can also keep an eye on the system processes using their tool." — Jeppe Odgaard, Storage Specialist, TDC Hosting A/S

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Telefonica

Telefonica

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Storage Management, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

"We believe that Hitachi Data Systems is a very reliable partner. This is not just because of the experienced team that worked smoothly together with our own on this project, but also because of the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, which increased our front-end performance significantly.” — Fatima Atassi, IT Professional, Telefónica Germany

Industry: Telecommunications

Teliti Datacentres Sdn Bhd

Teliti Datacentres Sdn Bhd

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, File/Content Services, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning

"One of the key features of Hitachi Data Systems solutions is their reliability. The support from HDS has been great, and there have been no problems so far in deploying the solutions. Integration with other systems and hardware has been seamless. In fact, deployment has been very straight-forward and did not take much time. With this solution, we are also able to remotely manage the data center from any location, worldwide." — Encik Musa Mohd. Lazim, Chief Executive Office, Teliti Datacentres Sdn Bhd

Industry: Services/Information Technology

The WHITING Group of Canada

The WHITING Group of Canada

Solutions: Storage Management, IT Operations
Hardware: Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer, v2.5
Software: Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer, v2.5
Services: Technical support provided by Hitachi Data Systems

"Every environment is going to be different, so a cookie-cutter monitoring approach won't work very well. IT Operations Analyzer lets me fine-tune alerts, so when I do get one, I know it's something real, something important to us." - Steve Kopelchak, Senior Manager, The WHITING Group of Canada

Industry: Manufacturing: Industrial

Tianjin Haihe Hospital

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080 (cluster), Hitachi Unified Storage 130 and 110
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services

"With the HDS solution, we built the Healthcare Information Exchange Platform in less than 6 months. The HDS PACS - optimized storage solution and professional services guaranteed high performance and high reliability of the underlying data infrastructure platform of this project." — Wan Zhen, Director of IT Center, Tianjin Haihe Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

Tieto-Tapiola Oy

Tieto-Tapiola OySolutions: Enterprise Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V (2), Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 (2), Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 500 (2)
Software: Basic Operating System, Basic Operating System V, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

“We knew and felt the potential of Hitachi systems as the result of almost ten years of in-depth collaboration.” — Hannu Sonninen, Development Manager, Tieto-Tapiola Oy

Industry: Insurance and Information Technology

TILAK — Tiroler Landeskrankenanstalten GmbH

TILAK — Tiroler Landeskrankenanstalten GmbH

Solutions: Modular Storage
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: Project planning, project management, implementation and software training provided by Kapsch BusinessCom AG and Hitachi Data Systems GmbH

"We believe it is extremely important to take the appropriate care when choosing new systems. In addition to an increase in capacity, the main reason for the new procurement [Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500] was therefore the cost savings that could be achieved." — Dipl. Ing Romed Giner, Head of IT, TILAK

Industry: Healthcare

Tippett Studio

Tippett Studio

Solutions: File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3080
Software: Hitachi Command Suite

"We must maintain a consistently high-performance computing environment to meet our deadlines and budgets and keep our digital assets secure yet available. Hitachi NAS Platform has allowed us to maintain an exceedingly nimble and efficient environment for the very demanding work we do at Tippett Studio." - Sanjay Das, Chief Operating Officer, Tippett Studio

Industry: Communications, Media and Entertainment

TNT

TNT

Solutions: Storage Virtualisation/Consolidation
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® VM
Software: Hitachi Device Manager and Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: Storage solution consultancy and migration support and monitoring provided by Hitachi Data Systems

“Hitachi’s Dynamic Provisioning functionality really appealed to us as it enables us to meet so many of our core requirements simply and cost effectively.” — Julian Ariel, Storage Manager, TNT ICS

Industry: Services - Logistics

Toll Group

Toll Group

Solutions: Business Continuity, Virtualization, Enterprise Platform
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform
Software: Hitachi Command Suite

"The critical factors in our decision-making process were 24/7 uptime and no interruptions to service during migrations. We had confidence in the migration strategy Hitachi developed and in their ability to deliver on time and without interruptions." - David Hyland, Head of Infrastructure Development and Implementation, Global Information Systems, Toll Group

Industry: Transport and Logistics

Toto-Lotto Niedersachsen GmbH

Toto-Lotto Niedersachsen GmbH

Solutions: Modular Storage, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300

"We know that we are in very good hands at Hitachi Data Systems. The high level of competence, combined with wide-ranging expertise — above and beyond the storage sector — offers us an all-round carefree package." - Zdravko Ruzicic, Head of Systems and Network Engineering, Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft

Industry: Entertainment: Lottery

TSYS

TSYS

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Storage Management, Business Continuity/Replication
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi Command Suite
Services: Residency Services provided by Hitachi Data systems Global Solution Services

"I can't say enough about the pre-work that went into making this project such a success. The due diligence, the service and the knowledge provided by the Hitachi team surpass any we've ever encountered in the industry." — Mark Holt, Senior Director of Distributed Technologies, Operations, TSYS

Industry: Banking/Finance

Tübingen University Hospital (UKT)

Solutions: File and Content, Unified Storage, Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform (HNAS) 3080 and Hitachi Unified Storage HUS 130
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy
Services: Provided by Hitachi Partner Cristie

"Our costs under the HNAS system are around a third lower than with SAN storage. However, the fact that we now have a future-proof system is at least as important." - Steffen Sick, Head of the Data Processing Center, Tübingen University Hospital, Germany

Industry: Healthcare

Tunisie Telecom

Tunisie Telecom

Solutions: Content
Hardware: Hitachi Content Platform 500XL, Hitachi Unfied Storage

"With HDS it is quite simple to define archiving or backup policies perfectly corresponding to our needs, depending on the environments and applications" Sami Soundani, IT Operations Executive Director, Tunisie Telecom

Industry: Telecommunications

Turkcell

Turkcell

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, File and Content, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, Hitachi NAS Platform, powered by BlueArc®
Software: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Universal Volume Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Command Director

"With the help of HDS solutions, we are able to fulfill our  consolidation goal, and we benefit from the performance improvement in the environment. The Hitachi Data Systems and Turkcell teams have worked closely throughout the project. This collaboration has been key to the success of our new storage environment." - Bülent Saltürk, Infrastructure and Operations Division Head, Turkcell

Telecommunications: Mobile Phone Operator

U.S. Air Force: Electronic Systems Center, Engineering Directorate, Capabilities Integration Environment (CIE)

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, Storage Management, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform
Software: Hitachi In-System Heterogeneous Replication bundle, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Resource Manager utility package, Hitachi Performance Monitor

Within one year, the CIE had recouped more than the purchase price and had exponentially expanded its storage environment without incurring any additional software or hardware costs.

Industry: Government

Universiteit van Maastricht (Maastricht University)

Universiteit van Maastricht (Maastricht University)

Solutions: Replication, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy® Synchronous and Storage Navigator Modular 2 program
Services: Project coordination provided by Hitachi TrueNorth Partner PQR

 

“We were looking for one centralized storage platform for all e-mail related data. Key requirements were futureproof capacity, flexibility and good value for money. The Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 is a complete storage solution that fully meets our requirements in the area of scalability.” — Maurice Steijvers, Team Leader, Automation of Centralized ICT Organization (ICTS), Maastricht University

Industry: Education

University College London (UCL)

University College London (UCL)Solutions: Virtualization, Modular Platform, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 (1), Hitachi NAS Platform, powered by BlueArc®
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform, powered by BlueArc (2, software solution component)
Services: Hi-Track® Remote Monitoring system and service provided by Hitachi Data Systems Professional Services

“The new Hitachi Data Systems equipment and software was really a strategic purchase for us as it will enable us to build an expanding virtual tiered storage environment as we need to.” — Denis Timm, Head of Technical Services Group, UCL

Industry: Education

University HealthSystem Consortium

Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform™ V
 

Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication
 

“We are very, very happy with our new response times. Every stored procedure and standard query that we could measure is running between 200 and 800 percent faster on the Hitachi system.” — Steve Carlberg, Project Manager, University HealthSystem Consortium

University of the East

Solutions: Virtualization, Storage Management
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 100
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: Provided by Trends & Technologies, Inc.

"Hitachi Data Systems enabled the virtualized enironment and systems upgrade, ensuring that University of the East can deliver services to its constituents more efficiently, and secure business continuity and recovery." — Bong Obillo, Jr., Sr. Assistant IT DirectorUniversity of the East

Industry: Education

University of Utah Health Sciences Center

University of Utah Health Sciences Center

Solution: Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, 2300 and 1000, Hitachi Workgroup Modular Storage
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi ShadowImage Heterogeneous Replication, Hitachi Copy-on-Write Snapshot, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager

"Honestly, we solved the problems of a rapidly growing storage environment six years ago when we selected Hitachi as our storage partner.  That decision was very strategic because it gave us the ability to scale the environment to meet our needs well into the future.  We have no intention of changing storage partners."— Jim Livingston, IT Director, University of Utah Health Care.

Industry: Healthcare

UPP - Universal Production Partners

UPP - Universal Production Partners

Solutions: File and Content, Unified Storage, Modular
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090 (2), Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi Unified Storage 110 (2)
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform (ultra software bundle)

Film post-production is a creative sector, which cannot do without flexible and reliable technologies that can grow with increasing demands of the industry. Prior to choosing HNAS, we tested many solutions, but HNAS was the only one capable of covering an entire scale of our various demands and respecting the parameters defined in the technical specifications, though sometimes surpassing them. Ivo Marák, Chief Technical Officer, Universal Production Partners

Industry: Media - Post-Production Studio

Vereinigte Stadtwerke

Vereinigte Stadtwerke

Solutions: Modular Platform, Storage Management, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning
Services: Provided by Hitachi TrueNorth™ Partner

"We operate in a dynamic field within a dynamic environment. But with Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage and Dynamic Provisioning we are equipped to tackle a whole range of scenarios that we could face in the future.” - Michael Schütz, Head of IT, Vereinigte Stadtwerke GmbH

Industry: Utilities: Energy Supplier

Victoria and Albert Museum

Solutions: Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 1000 (2) 
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy® Extended Distance software and Hitachi ShadowImage® Replication software 
Services: Provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services and Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Viglen Storage Group

“Not only did the solution from Hitachi Data Systems and Viglen Storage Group win against all of our criteria, but we then found out it was the most cost effective solution, too!” — Anton Benjamin, Infrastructure Manager, Victoria and Albert Museum 

Industry: Public Sector

Video Channel

Video Channel

Solutions: File and Content, Business Continuity
Hardware: Hitachi Unified Storage 110, Hitachi NAS Platform 3090
Services: Provided by Jadason Technology Ltd.

"We undertook a comprehensive evaluation of various storage vendors' solutions. Only Hitachi Data Systems could offer the levels of performance, availability and stability necessary to meet our mixed and demanding workloads. The benefits to our business have included a significant improvement in productivity, which increase by 60% to 70% immediately after implementing our Hitachi Data Systems storage solution." - Eric Yeung, Operations Manager, Video Channel Productions Ltd.

Industry: Media and Entertainment

VPS - Norwegian Central Securities

VPS - Norwegian Central Securities

Solutions: Business Continuity, Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V (2) and Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300 (2)
Software: Hitachi TrueCopy® Synchronous/Extended Distance, Hitachi In-System Replication software bundle

"With Hitachi storage platform we sleep well at night, because we know from more than 20 years of experience we have an extremely reliable storage solution guarding our information. I can’t remember if or when we’ve had any unplanned downtime at all." — Claes-Henrik Unger, Storage Architect, IT Infrastructure, VPS

Industry: Banking / Finance

W&W Informatik GmbH

W&W Informatik GmbH

Solution: Virtualization, Storage Management, Enterprise Platform, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100, 2300, 2500 and 1000
Software: Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi TrueCopy® Synchronous and Hitachi ShadowImage® Heterogeneous Replication

“We were delighted with the progress during every phase." — Michael Mehrens, Competence Center Storage, W&W Informatik GmbH

Industry: Finance, IT

Wasu Digital TV Media Group

Wasu Digital TV Media Group

Solutions: File and Content, Modular Platform
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 3090, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500

"Hitachi NAS Platform not only meets the performance and scalability requirements of the film library resource management system of Wasu Digital TV Media Group, but the 256TB file system and cluster namespace capability also simplifies the application design and reduces the operation and maintenance management workload." - Yao Jun, Vice General Manager, Wasu Operation and Maintenance Center, Wasu Digital TV Media Group

Industry: Publishing and Media, Internet

Waterschap Aa en Maas (Aa and Maas Water Board)

Waterschap Aa en Maas (Aa and Maas Water Board)

Solutions: Consolidation/Simplification and Availability
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 500
Software: Hitachi In-System Replication software bundle (includes Hitachi ShadowImage® Replication software and Hitachi Copy-on-Write Snapshot software); Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi Replication Monitor and Hitachi Device Manager software; and Hitachi Resource ManagerTM utility package
Services: Provided by i3 solutions

"The information at the Water Board is always available, which is extremely important for the performance of business critical processes that demand 100 percent uptime. Thanks to the Hitachi Data Systems SAN solution, our employees are now able to consult all data continuously." — Ton Ruisendaal, ICT Manager, Waterschap Aa en Maas

Industry: Government: Water Board

Wilhelmstift Children's Clinic

Wilhelmstift Children's Clinic

Solutions: Modular Platform, File and Content Services
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2100
Software: Hitachi Content Platform

"Having had extremely positive experiences with Adaptable Modular Storage 200, our minds were quickly made up in favor of the Adaptable Modular Storage 2100 model." — Mark Brede, Head of IT, Wilhelmstift Children’s Clinic.

Industry: Healthcare

WML – Waterleiding Maatschappij Limburg

WML – Waterleiding Maatschappij Limburg

Solutions: Storage Management, Modular Platform, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300 (2), Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc®
Software: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular 2, Hitachi Tuning Manager
Services: Implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

“System administrators now have access to an extensive range of tools that allow them to monitor and adjust everything at a detailed level. The result is a fully redundant and controllable storage environment, which reduces our operational costs.” - Jerry Sordam, Project Manager, WML

Industry: Services

Wuxi China Resources Semico Co., Ltd

Wuxi China Resources Semico Co., Ltd

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM, Hitachi NAS Platform 3090
Software: Hitachi Base Operating System, Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager, Hitachi NAS Platform system software

"Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM enterprise storage and the high-performance NAS solution helped us accelerate time to market, reduced management cost and enabled us to take the leading position in the market competition." - Wang Jinhuai, Manager, Information Department, Wuxi China Resources Semico Co., Ltd.

Industry: Manufacturing

Wuxi No. 2 People's Hospital

Wuxi No. 2 People's Hospital

Solutions: Modular Platform, File and Content
Hardware: Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform system software, Hitachi Data Migrator, Cross Volume Link

"Hitachi NAS Platform solution can manage PACS data growth effectively and securely, improve the access performance by 5 times and enable automated archiving, which reduces the administrative workload significantly." - Wu Junjian, Director, Information Center, Wuxi No. 2 People's Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

Xinhua News Agency

Xinhua News Agency

Solutions: File and Content, Cloud
Hardware: Hitachi NAS Platform 4100, Hitachi Content Platform 500 (XL), Hitachi Unified Storage 150
Software: Hitachi NAS Platform 4100 value cluster software bundle, Hitachi Data Ingestor
Services: Hitachi NAS Platform and Hitachi Content Platform implementation services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Services Solutions

"With the Hitachi NAS Platform and Hitachi Content Platform cloud storage solution, Xinhua News Agency will become the first news agency to adopt disks for streaming media asset storage in China."
- Jiao Lu, Leader of Cloud Media Asset Project Team, Audio-Visual Data Division, Technology Department, Xinhua News Agency

Industry: Media

Yes Bank

Yes Bank

Solutions: Enterprise Platform, File/Content Services, Modular Platform,Virtualization
Hardware: Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2300, Hitachi NAS Platform 3080, powered by BlueArc
Software: Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, Hitachi Tuning Manager, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager

"Hitachi's proven mature product, clear roadmap, budgets for research, and having served the enterprise segment of storage for more than a decade, prompted us to approach them. They completely understood market requirements."
— Mitesh Toila, Senior Vice President, Yes Bank

Industry: Banking / Finance


Zhengzhou Dennis Department Store Co., Ltd.

Solutions: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for SAP HANA Platform
Hardware: Hitachi Compute Blade 2000, Hitachi Unified Storage 130
Services: SAP HANA Converged Infrastructure Design and Planning Services and Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Installation and Implementation Services provided by Hitachi Data Systems Global Solution Services

"The UCP for SAP HANA [solution] from HDS provides a reliable supporting platform for the company's SAP HANA business, with it's outstanding quality and professional technical services." — Xie Defang, CIO, Zhengzhou Dennis Department Store Co., Ltd.

Industry: Retail and Wholesale

Zhongda Hospital

Zhongda Hospital

Solutions: File/Content Services
Software: Hitachi Content Platform 500

"As early as 2003, Zhongda Hospital implemented an organization-wide "informatization" of its operations with the aim of building a high standard, high quality open platform that meets the needs of our development strategies.  In 2009, our hospital implemented the Hitachi Content Platform.  It does a great job in helping the hospital handle high volumes of data storage, archive, analysis and retrieval, and lays a solid foundation for further realizing our vision of digitalization." — Dr. Naifeng Liu, Chief Hospital Manager, Zhongda Hospital

Industry: Healthcare

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