Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio Selected as a TMC 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award Winner

Hitachi Data Systems Recognized for Bringing Innovative, Secure Cloud Portfolio to Market

SANTA CLARA, CA – Aug. 25, 2015 – Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has been named a winner of the TMC 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Awards for its advanced Hitachi Content Platform portfolio, including Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere and Hitachi Data Ingestor.

Presented by Cloud Computing magazine, the Cloud Computing Excellence Awards recognize companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.

The Hitachi Content Platform portfolio is the only portfolio that offers integrated solutions and a single architecture for private and hybrid cloud, OpenStack support, cost-effective erasure-coded dense storage, elastic cloud gateways, file sync and share, and mobile access to enterprise NAS file shares. By using a common platform, customers enjoy superior cost optimization across multiple use cases, eliminate solution silos, and improve manageability and security from a single point of control. Hitachi Content Platform is a cloud storage solution that enables IT organizations and cloud service providers to store, share, sync, protect, preserve, analyze and retrieve file data from a single system.

The portfolio consists of Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere, and Hitachi Data Ingestor. Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere is an enterprise mobility platform that allows employees to access their data any time, on any device from anywhere. HDS customers have the freedom to use existing infrastructure and hardware to deploy HCP Anywhere as a software-defined solution. Hitachi Data Ingestor (HDI) is an elastic and backup-free cloud gateway ideal for organization with multiple remote or branch offices and cloud service providers looking to offer file services to their customers.

“We are proud to be honored as a winner of this year’s Cloud Computing Excellence Awards,” said Peter Sjoberg, chief technology officer (CTO), Cloud and Mobility, Hitachi Data Systems. “We are passionate about bringing secure, enterprise mobility to the workplace and will continue to deliver a platform that meets the dynamic needs of today’s mobile workforce.”

“Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC is proud to announce Hitachi Content Platform featuring the Content Platform Anywhere and Hitachi Data Ingestor as a recipient of the Fifth Annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award,” said TMC CEO Rich Tehrani. “Hitachi Data Systems is being honored for its achievement in bringing innovation and excellence to the market, while leveraging the latest technology trends.”

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About Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., builds information management and Social Innovation solutions that help businesses succeed and societies be safer, healthier and smarter. We focus on big data that offers real value – what we call the Internet of Things that matter. Our IT infrastructure, analytics, content and cloud solutions and services drive strategic management and analysis of the world’s data. Only Hitachi Data Systems integrates the best information technology and operational technology from across the Hitachi family of companies to deliver the exceptional insight that business and society need to transform and thrive. Visit us at https://www.HDS.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2014 (ended March 31, 2015) totaled 9,761 billion yen ($81.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.

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