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Real World Economic Benefits of Hitachi UCP for Oracle Database

Get a quick view of the economic impact Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Database has on a customer in the insurance industry based in Switzerland.

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Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Economics Justification Evaluation

Read this whitepaper to explore how Hitachi Data Systems commissioned Edison Group to conduct a Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) economics study. Learn how to evaluate the total cost of ownership (TCO) and total cost of acquisition (TCA) realized from migrating self-build deployments.

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Evaluator Group: Solving VM Storage Challenges With VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes and Hitachi Storage

Solving VM storage challenges with VMware Virtual Volumes and Hitachi Storage

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Enhancing Continuous Operations and Data Integrity for VMware vSphere

Read this technology insight paper to know how to enhance continuous operations and data integrity for critical VMware vSphere applications with Hitachi Data Systems next generation Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) storage.

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Stuck Between Innovating and Running Your Data Center?

Ask these four key questions to assess if a converged infrastructure with automation is the right way to go for your IT organization

Customer Exploration

Make Better Business Decisions With Real-Time Insights

See how to use real-time data from SAP HANA and Hitachi Unified Compute Platform in retail, travel and transportation, and oil and energy industries.

Customer Exploration

Are You Ready for Converged Systems?

See the five requirements you should look for in a converged infrastructure solution.

Customer Exploration

Real-Time Data Meets Its Match With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform

Business today requires rapid access to data to enable better decision-making. And the data needs to be real-time and it needs to be analyzed quickly. Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA allows you to scale-out and do that real-time analysis.

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Storage Wave 18: 1H2014 - Research TheInfoPro

Read this Storage Study: Wave 18 to get TheInfoPro business overview and see how flash storage was in top ten storage projects in year 2014.

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ESG Lab Assesses Converged Infrastructure for Microsoft® Private Cloud

Learn how converged infrastructure solutions can help organizations deploy a private cloud in days instead of weeks or months.

Analyst Content

ESG: A Strong Foundation for Oracle Environments With Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000

See the benefits and best practices for Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 (VSP G1000) in Oracle environments.

White Paper

Is Your Business Moving Ahead or Falling Behind?

Learn how to simplify IT management, cut deployment times and lower costs with the right converged solution for your business.

White Paper

IDC: Virtualizing Tier 1 Applications on Converged Infrastructure

See the challenges in pushing server virtualization into the last reaches of the data center.

White Paper

Ensuring Robustness With Simplicity: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform

Read this IDC White Paper to know about the advantages of SAP HANA approach. Learn key aspects of the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for SAP HANA platform.

Analyst Content

Enable Application-Led Solutions With a Software-Defined Infrastructure

See how software-defined infrastructure dynamically configures the underlying server, storage, and network resources to meet application-specific requirements.

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See the Economic Impact of Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA

See why Laud Retailers chose Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform for its combination of customer service, performance and price.

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Architecting a Programmable, Software-Defined Datacenter - IDC White Paper

Read about the opportunities and challenges in digital transformation journey with special emphasis on the leadership and technology infrastructure dimensions. Go through our IDC white paper to learn the importance of a programmable data center in digital transformation.

Analyst Content

Analyze, Discover, Optimize and Save with DIET for Oracle

Learn how Database Infrastructure Evaluation Tool (DIET) from Hitachi Data Systems quickly diagnoses issues with Oracle databases and underlying hardware platforms to provide valuable insights.

Analyst Content

Why Do All The Work to Support Oracle RAC When It’s Done For You?

Read this ESG solution showcase to know how to deliver Oracle RAC on Hitachi UCP 6000. Learn how UCP 6000 is a cloud-ready, scalable and robust foundation for Oracle RAC databases.

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Make Your Oracle Database Investment Count More Than Ever

See why Hitachi has the best of five platforms examined, and the potential ROI enterprises may realize by deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Database.

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The Evaluator Group Results Are In: Hitachi Virtual Storage Excels for Microsoft Hyper-V

See the benefits of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, including active-active stretched clusters, storage continuity, workload mobility, nondisruptive data migration and more.

Analyst Content

No Time to Compare VM Storage? Storage Switzerland Did The Work For You.

See the scalability results for 4 and 8 node clustered Hitachi NAS Platform 4000 systems with 15,000 VMs in real-world environments.

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Does Your Virtualized Converged Enterprise Include Modern Data Protection?

Read this ESG whitepaper to know why converged infrastructure and data protection should be one conversion and how Hitachi Data Systems is delivering it.

Analyst Content

Make continuous application availability in your VMware environment a reality.

Enhance continuous operations and data integrity for critical VMware applications with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000.

Analyst Content

In an always-on world, there’s never a good time for Microsoft applications to go down.

Read this technology insight paper to know how Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 helps to enhance continuous operations and data integrity for critical Microsoft applications.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage 130 Dynamically Provisioned 14,400 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

Get information on 14,400 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 mailbox resiliency storage solution that uses Hitachi Unified Storage 130 storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

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Take the Fast Track to a Reliable Private Cloud System

Pair Hitachi’s innovative data management tools with the Microsoft® Private Cloud Fast Track solution to create a reliable, scalable cloud environment.

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Integrate Your VMware Hardware Into a Cohesive System

Find out how you can use Hitachi adapters to get more out of your VMware data management system.

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Zero Worry Data Protection Solution for VMware

See how Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure Integrator simplifies data management with scheduled and instantaneous backup, recovery and cloning services.

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Stop Relying on Backup Alone for Your Data Security

See how Hitachi Unified Data Protection and Recovery solution consolidates backup functions in a process that cuts the cost but keeps the data.

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Manage and Protect Your Oracle Database Infrastructure

See how Hitachi adapters for Oracle Database provide a seamless way to manage and protect your Oracle database infrastructure.

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Better Management for Your VMware vCenter Operations Manager

Hitachi’s powerful storage adapter for VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite provides one point of management for physical and virtual data infrastructure, with easy-to-use tools.

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Unify Physical and VMware Infrastructure Management

See how Hitachi Storage Adapter for VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite provides single-view management for physical and virtual infrastructures.

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Demo: Pair HDS and VMware Virtual Volume Technologies

Gain an understanding of Virtual Volumes, and how Hitachi products can integrate with them for data management, in this thorough overview.

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Automate VMware Management, Operations With HDS Connector

Learn how Hitachi Storage Connector for VMware vRealize Orchestrator and Hitachi Compute Connector for VMware vRealize Orchestrator integrate with your current environment and improve operations.

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Spend on Transformation, Not Tactics, With a Private Cloud

Learn how ESG Labs uses a private cloud solution that pairs Hitachi enterprise-class components with Microsoft’s Fast Track reference architecture.

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See How HDS Helps Bumi Armada Berhad Prepare for Future Growth

Watch an international offshore services provider describe how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere delivered the high availability and scalability they needed.

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The Three Key Considerations for Choosing Hitachi

The long-term relationship between global IT giant Infosys and Hitachi comes down to three crucial elements: security, availability and reliability.

Datasheet

Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere Connector for Microsoft® SharePoint®

Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere Connector for SharePoint by Digilink provides a connection between Microsoft SharePoint and HCP Anywhere to keep designated data in sync. Explore how to work with Microsoft SharePoint data from any device, even when offline, in this datasheet.

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Spar

Go through this infographic to explore how Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA solutions help SPAR Austria Group and addresse big data challenges.

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Robustness and Simplicity With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform

Industry analyst IDC illustrates the advantages and benefits of Hitachi’s converged infrastructure solution with its unique compute blade architecture, and highlights several real-life case studies.

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Russian Railways

Read this customer success infographic to know how Russian Railways relies on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform (UCP for SAP HANA). Go through the challenges faced by Russian Railways and solutions with multifaceted converged approach from Hitachi Data Systems.

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Cigniti Technologies

Read this customer success infographic to know why Cigniti Technologies, a software testing company, relies on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere. Explore how Cigniti gets solutions for its challenges using Hitachi UCP.

Datasheet

Hitachi Unified Computer Platform (UCP) Director for Microsoft Private Cloud

Automate Your Microsoft private cloud infrastructure more efficiently with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director. Hitachi UCP director offers end-to-end visibility to the entire converged virtualization infrastructure.

Datasheet

Got Questions? We've Got Your Answers on vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVol)

Read the answers to frequently asked questions about using vSphere Virtual Volumes with Hitachi storage and converged systems.

Datasheet

Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle Enterprise Manager - Database Cloning

Hot or cold Oracle database cloning uses a streamlined process based on Hitachi replication technology to ensure quality assurance, development and data protection.

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Hitachi Storage Adapters for Oracle Databases

Learn about 5 Hitachi Adapters for Oracle Databases and see how Hitachi storage management adapters provide an integrated management solution for Oracle environments.

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Is your organization ready for Vmware converged systems?

Know how converged infrastructure systems solve your top IT challenges and is your organization ready for VMware converged systems in this infographic from Hitachi Data Systems.

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Maximize Value From Microsoft Virtualization With Hitachi Adapters

Use the capabilities of Microsoft’s System Center products – and even expand on them – with the help of Hitachi’s storage and server adapters.

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Gain Instant Access to Data with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA

See how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA enables growth, resilience and value for real-time business.

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Virtual Volumes: Enhanced Efficiency, Simplified Operations

Hitachi and VMware have partnered to deliver Virtual Volumes, which allow you to configure and manage your data in individual, customized sets.

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Understand the Value of OpenStack and Enterprise Private Cloud

Watch industry experts explain the value of OpenStack and how it can drive enterprise private cloud adoption.

Best Practice

Deploy Oracle Multitenant on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Database Reference Architecture Guide

Learn about the design and implementation of a solution for Oracle Database 12c environment with Oracle Multitenant on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Database.

Best Practice

Deploy VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster on Hitachi VSP G1000 Using Global-Active-Device

Create a VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster environment on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform to provide high availability by allowing virtual machine migration between sites, with no downtime.

Datasheet

Hitachi Brings Cloud Expertise and Enterprise-class Products to OpenStack

Hitachi Data Systems brings enterprise-class solutions to OpenStack to leverage open source technology to create best-in-industry cloud solutions. Read this datasheet to know how Hitachi Block Storage Driver for OpenStack delivers Hitachi reliability with common, open-standard application program interfaces.

Datasheet

Enable Continuous Availability For SQL Server With Hitachi And ScaleArc

Create an agile data tier with Hitachi storage technology and ScaleArc database loading software that enhances Microsoft® SQL Server® continuous availability, performance and reliability.

Datasheet

Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle WebCenter

Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle WebCenter streamlines and simplifies data life cycle management for onsite and cloud-based content.

Datasheet

Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle ASM Storage Reclamation Utility

Describes how Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle ASM storage reclamation utility rescues previously allocated storage capacity no longer in use.

Best Practice

Disaster Recovery Using Hitachi Universal Replicator on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform Using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000, and Hitachi NAS Platform 4060 Reference Architecture Guide

Protect your valuable SAP data from loss due to natural disasters or catastrophic system failure by implementing a dual-site disaster recovery strategy. In addition to failover protection, the second site set-up can also handle the quality assurance environment of the SAP HANA landscape.

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Disaster Recovery using Hitachi TrueCopy on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000, and Hitachi NAS Platform 4060 Reference Architecture Guide

Deploying a disaster recovery solution using Hitachi TrueCopy on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform in a scale-out configuration.

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Disaster Recovery Solution for Hitachi NAS Platform User Guide

Take advantage of Hitachi NAS Platform using Hitachi Universal Replicator or Global-Active Device to manage replication and facilitate disaster handling and recovery processes for stretched cluster and dual cluster designs.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Database with the Oracle Real Application Clusters Option on 16 Nodes Using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 with Hitachi Accelerated Flash Reference Architecture Guide

In-depth “how to” for creating an Oracle Database with the Oracle Real Application Clusters Option using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 and Accelerated Flash.

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Hitachi InsBiz

Explore solutions from our InsBiz Center, where you are invited to come and test, evaluate and observe in practice how Hitachi can help you to build your Business-Defined IT.

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Get The Most Out of Your Oracle Investment For Less

Hitachi Data Systems supports Oracle databases of more than 80% of the Fortune 100 companies. Read this Hitachi eBook to explore how to reduce costs and maximize performance of your Oracle database infrastructure.

Customer Case Study

Jiangsu Patent Information Center

Explores how Hitachi Data Systems helped Chinese firm’s IT implement a cloud strategy to simplify and update its complex infrastructure and manage growing unstructured data.

Datasheet

Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)

Running an Oracle database environment? Learn how Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) lets you manage backup and recovery through Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control.

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Simplified Data Protection

Watch how Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure Integrator provides a zero-worry backup and recovery solution for VMware environments.

Best Practice

Integrate Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 with VMware VAAI

Validates the benefits of VAAI, a set of APIs, to enable ESXi hosts to offload processing for data-related services to Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform to improve virtual machine performance, density, and availability.

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Microsoft SQL Server I/O Reliability Storage System on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G600 Certification Report

Certification report describes how Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G600 complies with the Microsoft® SQL Server® I/O Reliability Program (SSRP) for Microsoft SQL Server 2014.

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Management Software for the Provisioning Lifecycle for SAP Business Suite on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere

Provisioning SAP Business Suite on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000 for VMware vSphere using Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director with an open virtualization format template to automate various procedures.

Best Practice

Hitachi NAS Platform Protection with Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Microsoft® Windows Server® Enterprise Edition using Internet Content Adaptation Protocol Lab Validation Report

Read the lab validation report and see how the test validates the stability and functionality of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Server Enterprise Edition (and Kaspersky HNAS-specific patches) on Hitachi NAS Platform 3000 and 4000 series.

Best Practice

Optimize Hitachi Storage and Server Platforms in VMware vSphere 5.5 Environments Best Practices Guide

Explains why always-available Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform provides the best cloud foundation for enterprise software-defined global storage and automates operations with self-optimizing, policy-driven management.

Best Practice

SAP HANA Scale-Up High Availability with HANA System Replication and Automated Failover using SUSE High Availability Extension Reference Architecture Guide

Describes how to achieve high availability for SAP HANA Haswell scale-up systems with HANA System Replication and automated failover using SUSE High Availability Extension (SUSE HAE).

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Scale-Up Tailored Datacenter Configuration using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Chassis, 520X B2 Server Blades, and Hitachi Unified Storage VM Reference Architecture Guide

Recommended Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform solution for CB 500 chassis with 520X B2 server blades, and Hitachi Unified Storage VM in a Tailored Datacenter Integration (TDI) setup with 1TB, 1.5TB, 2TB, and 3TB SAP HANA nodes.

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Storage Policy-Based Management with Virtual Volume Block Storage on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes Tech Note

Storage policy-based management for VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes with use cases enabled by Hitachi Storage Provider for VMware vCenter storage capabilities, based on vSphere APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA).

Best Practice

SMB 3 Functional Validation for Hitachi NAS Platform 4000 Series Tech Note

Results of functional validation testing in Hitachi Data Systems solution engineering labs on the efficacy of Microsoft® Hyper-V® file shares hosted by Hitachi NAS Platform with SMB 3 support.

Best Practice

Run Multiple Microsoft Applications Simultaneously With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director and Microsoft Hyper-V Reference Architecture Guide

Learn how to run Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft SQL Server® 2014, Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2013, and Microsoft Lync® Server 2013 on a shared infrastructure using Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director.

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SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Using 1 TB SAP HANA Nodes Reference Architecture Guide

Design details of how Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform works with SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration deployments, which are customized solutions that customers can choose to implement with certified SAP HANA server vendors and storage.

Best Practice

View Composer Array Integration from VMware on Hitachi NAS Platform Technical Note

Describes how VMware Horizon View Composer Array Integration (VCAI) support on Hitachi NAS Platform can cut IP storage network traffic by 96% and NFS file system operations by 89%.

Best Practice

VMware Horizon Desktop Workloads with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G600 with Active Flash Lab Validation Report

Validates how using active flash in Hitachi Dynamic Tiering on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform reduces storage management complexity and cuts flash module drive costs by 75%.

Best Practice

Migration of 250 Virtual Machines from Block Storage to Hitachi NAS Platform with Server Workload Performance Comparison Tech Note

Recommended configurations for virtual machine (VM) counts for optimum IOPS and latency by testing VMs at scale. Also demonstrates Hitachi NAS Platform abilty to migrate VMs with VMDKs of 1TB or greater.

Best Practice

Testing 250 Virtual Machines Performance During Dedupe Operations on Hitachi NAS Platform Tech Note

Recommended Hitachi NAS Platform configurations in VMware environments for virtual machine counts and expected performance (IOPS and latency) using best-practice deployments.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle RAC on Two Nodes

This paper shows how using Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters provides a high-performance, integrated solution for an Oracle infrastructure. The environment uses Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G600 with Hitachi Accelerated Flash, and Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 using 520H B3 server blades with Intel Xeon E7-2667 v3 processor CPUs.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering on Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 Reference Architecture Guide

Describes a tailored data center integration solution that extends the capabilities of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform to support SAP HANA dynamic tiering.

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Converged Comparison Guide

This comparison guide illustrates the strength of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) relative to currently available enterprise converged infrastructure platforms from HP, VCE, and NetApp.

Best Practice

Analytics With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for the SAP HANA Platform using SAP Predictive Analytics Reference Architecture Guide

Details how to deploy SAP Predictive Analytics on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform which lets you build investigative models within minutes and gain unprecedented insights.

Best Practice

Data Protection for Hitachi Unified Compute Platform using Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure Integrator Lab Validation Report

Demonstrates the value of Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure Integrator to create recovery points with instant recovery for virtual machines hosted on Hitachi storage, using four test cases.

Best Practice

Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Mixed Workloads on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere with Hitachi Unified Storage VM Lab Validation Report

Learn how Hitachi Data Systems concurrently tested a Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 environment with Hitachi Unified Storage VM for a mix of persistent and non-persistent Microsoft® Windows® desktops, as well as for all VDI workloads, including office, knowledge and power workloads.

Best Practice

VMware vSphere 6.0 Virtual Volume Environment Deployment in Hitachi Virtual Storage Platforms Implementation Guide

Quick-start installation and configuration instructions for virtual volumes on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) using VMware APIs for Hitachi Storage Provider for VMware vCenter and HCS as an index for each component.

Datasheet

Enterprise Blade Computing With Hitachi Compute Blade 2500: Flexibility, Scalability and Outstanding Performance

Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 delivers top computing power and performance, as well as unprecedented scalability and configuration flexibility. Know about Hitachi CB 2500, an ideal data center platform, in this datasheet from Hitachi Data Systems.

Datasheet

Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle VM

Read this datasheet to know how Hitachi Storage Adapter, a single storage management solution for Oracle VMs, enables you to monitor and provision Hitachi storage for Oracle virtual machines (VMs) quickly and easily.

Datasheet

Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)

This datasheet explains how Hitachi Storage Adapter for Oracle Enterprise Manager is a single storage management solution for Oracle databases.

Training

Top 10 Business Trends Driving IT in 2015

Learn about the top 10 business trends driving IT in 2015. These include business-defined IT, convergence, automation and integrations, software-defined, big data, internet of things, data lakes and hybrid cloud

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Top 10 Reasons Customer Consider UCP Solutions for Microsoft Environments

Know the top 10 reasons to choose why customers choose Hitachi Unified Compute Platform solutions for Microsoft environments. Discover how Hitachi UCP improves performance, reliability and agility for Microsoft applications

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Itelligence’s SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud Offering

At-a-glance view of  iTelligence S/4HANA “As-a-Service” based on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform.

Customer Case Study

Magyar Telekom Delivers Innovation With Hitachi Solutions

Read this case study about how Magyar Telekom gained a solid foundation for its customer services with a consolidated storage environment from Hitachi Data Systems.

Customer Case Study

Infosys (LPAR Virtualization, TDI)

Read this case study to go through the challenges faced by Infosys and solutions with implementation of logical partitioning (LPAR) virtualization for SAP HANA on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform.

Customer Case Study

Asia Capital Reinsurance

4-page success story examines how Asia Capital Reinsurance implemented Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for SAP HANA Platform to optimize performance and scalability and enable near real-time insight.

Customer Case Study

Bumi Armada Berhad

Know how Bumi Armada Berhad, largest offshore provider in Malaysia, upgrades data availability and ensures minimum downtime with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for VMware vSphere.

Customer Case Study

Centris

4-page success story identifies Centris AG as a successful player in the IT services sector. In order to consistently offer these services at the highest level, the infrastructure of the Centris data warehouse needed to be brought up to date. The company chose to answer the challenge with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for Oracle Database.

Customer Case Study

Cigniti Technologies

When Cigniti Technologies determined it needed to upgrade its IT infrastructure to support rapid growth in its software testing business it chose Hitachi Data Systems to provide a converged solution.

Customer Case Study

Foxtel

FOTXEL Collaborates With Hitachi Data Systems for Scalable Business Growth and Dynamic Media Management

Customer Case Study

Infosys (UCP Sap Hana)

Read this success story to know how Infosys deployed VMware vSphere on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform (UCP for SAP HANA).

Best Practice

Deploy 4,000 User Mailboxes with Microsoft Exchange 2013 on Microsoft Private Cloud using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 Reference Architecture Guide

In-depth description of the Microsoft® Private Cloud design architecture for Exchange Server 2013 supporting 4,000 2G mailboxes using Hitachi compute and storage resources and Brocade networking.

Best Practice

Deploying Virtual Machines With VAAI and Deduplication in a Hitachi NAS Platform Environment Tech Note

Recommended configurations for virtual machine (VM) counts and expected performance (IOPS and latency) using best-practice deployments, VM deployment times and other metrics.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage VM Dynamically Provisioned 120,000 Mailbox Exchange 2013 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 mailbox resiliency storage solution for 120,000 mailboxes using Hitachi Unified Storage VM storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage VM Dynamically Provisioned 24,000 Mailbox Exchange 2013 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 mailbox resiliency storage solution for 24,000 mailboxes using Hitachi Unified Storage VM storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage VM Dynamically Provisioned 43,200 Mailbox Exchange 2013 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 mailbox resiliency storage solution for 43,200 mailboxes using Hitachi Unified Storage VM storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage 130 Dynamically Provisioned 4,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 mailbox resiliency storage solution for 4000 mailboxes that uses Hitachi Unified Storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage 130 Dynamically Provisioned 8,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

Get information on 8,000 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 mailbox resiliency storage solution that uses Hitachi Unified Storage 130 storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage 130 Dynamically Provisioned 9,600 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 mailbox resiliency storage solution for 9600 mailboxes that uses Hitachi Unified Storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

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Deploy VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.8 with VMware vSphere 5.5 on the Midrange Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Family Systems Reference Architecture Guide

Reference architecture guide describes a business continuity and disaster recovery solution to protect a VMware vSphere virtualized data center.

White Paper

Kubernetes on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP)

Get a summary of Kubernetes and Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) system architecture, integration points and workload benefits in this whitepaper from Hitachi Data Systems.

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Disaster Recovery using Hitachi TrueCopy on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G800, and Hitachi NAS Platform 4060 Reference Architecture Guide

Set up synchronous replication of SAP HANA data and log volumes on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, and SAP HANA binaries and other configuration files on Hitachi NAS Platform to a secondary site.

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Deploy VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster with Hitachi NAS Platform on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 Using Global-Active Device Reference Architecture Guide

Reference architecture guide describes a VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster using NFS storage from Hitachi NAS Platform, and how the solution maximizes availability and uptime, and clusters physical data centers within metro distances.

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Achieve Enterprise Performance with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G400 in VMware vSphere Environments

Read this lab validation report to know how Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) G400 accommodated more than twice the general server workloads when compared to Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS) 150 in a VMware vSphere environment.

Best Practice

Deploying 1,200 Virtual Machines at Scale With VAAI and Deduplication in a Hitachi NAS Platform Environment Tech Note

Recommended configurations for virtual machine (VM) counts and expected performance (IOPS and latency) results using current best practice deployments.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Cluster on Two Nodes Using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G600 with Hitachi Accelerated Flash Reference Architecture Guide

Reference guide shows how using Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Cluster option provides a high-performance, integrated solution.

Architecture Guide

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Microsoft® Private Cloud with Microsoft Hyper-V using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 Reference Architecture Guide

In-depth description for the rapid and automated provisioning and de-provisioning of virtual machines with the tight integration of the storage architecture, including the ability to provision new logical unit numbers (LUNs) to support additional virtual machines and them to a host cluter.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for SAP S/4HANA Reference Architecture Guide

Create a three-system S/4HANA landscape on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G400, and SAP HANA with SimpleFinancials on Linux Enterprise Servers with HighAvailability Extension.

White Paper

Virtualization Review Fireside Chat - Establishing a Private Cloud

Hitachi Data Systems and Microsoft offers a joint solution for establishing a private cloud that simplify implementation and quickly deliver the benefits of computing model while overcoming many of its challenges.

Architecture Guide

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Microsoft Private Cloud for Microsoft Exchange Reference Architecture Guide

This reference architecture helps IT administrators involved in data center planning and design, particularly with a Hyper-V® private cloud infrastructure .

Best Practice

Create a scale-out 24 TB or 32 TB configuration for UCP for SAP HANA

Use this reference architecture guide to create a scale out configuration of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform with 16 active nodes and 3 standby nodes in a 24 TB or 32 TB configuration.

White Paper

Virtualization Vroom: Converged Infrastructures for VMware Environments

Know how Hitachi Data Systems and VMware can help you improve IT agility, lower infrastructure costs and move to the cloud with predictable reliability, accelerated value and exceptional flexibility.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform on VMware vSphere 5.5 U2 in a Medium 1 TB Scale-Up Configuration Using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G400 Reference Architecture Guide

Deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform on VMware vSphere 1TB scale-up configuration using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 with 520X B2 server blades and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G400.

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Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform in a Scale-Up Configuration Using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500: Global File System 2 Active-Standby High Availability Solution Reference Architecture Guide

Scale-up high availability configurations for Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 and Global File System 2 and SAP HANA Storage APIs.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform with Logical Partitioning in a Scale-up Configuration using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage VM Reference Architecture Guide

In-depth description of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform with logical partitioning (LPAR) as a scale-up pre-configured virtual appliance providing real-time access to operational data for analytics.

Datasheet

Storage Provider for VMware vCenter

Reap the benefits of virtualized IT infrastructure with integrated Hitachi storage and VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform on VMware vSphere in a Medium Scale-Up VMware vMotion Configuration with 1 TB Nodes Using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage VM Reference Architecture Guide

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform on VMware vSphere in a Medium Scale-Up VMware vMotion Configuration with 1 TB Nodes Using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage VM Reference Architecture Guide

Best Practice

SAP Business Suite on HANA on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000 for VMware vSphere Reference Architecture Guide

Design concept for running SAP Business Suite on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000 for VMware vSphere.

Best Practice

Deploy Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 Reference Architecture Guide

Reference architecture focuses on the planning, designing, sizing, and deploying Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013 with VMware ESXi using HitachCompute Blade 500, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000, and Brocade networking.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform on VMware vSphere in a Medium 1 TB Scale-Up Configuration using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage VM Reference Architecture Guide

Describes how to deploy Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform on VMware vSphere in a scale-up configuration using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 (with 520X B1 server blades) and Hitachi Unified Storage VM.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform in a Scale-Up Configuration Using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500: OCFS2 Active-Standby HA Solution Reference Architecture Guide

Scale-up configurations for Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform on Hitachi Compute Blade using SAP HANA storage API, SMP connection board for 520X server blades, LAN PCIe and Fibre Channel adapters.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage VM Dynamically Provisioned 21,600 Mailbox Exchange 2013 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 mailbox resiliency storage solution using Hitachi Unified Storage VM storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

Brochure

HANA Let us guide you into the future!

From zero to enterprise cloud in 14 weeks: iTelligence S/4HANA “As-a-Service” based on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform gets you there with no risk and no capital outlay.

Customer Case Study

Infosys Deploys Private Cloud Solution Featuring Combined Hitachi and Microsoft Technologies

Infosys Deploys Private Cloud Solution Featuring Combined Hitachi and Microsoft® Technologies

Customer Exploration

Converged Infrastructures Deliver The Full Value of Virtualization

Learn how converged infrastructures deliver the full value of virtualization in this point of view. Know how a converged infrastructure system from Hitachi Data Systems can give you the virtualization performance, scalability and reliability you need.

Customer Exploration

Maximize VDI Performance with Hitachi Storage

Read this solution profile to learn how to maximize performance and ensure zero worry for virtual desktop infrastructure with Hitachi storage and software. Explore VSP family benefits for persistent-desktop VDI environments.

Analyst Content

The New Business Economics of Desktop Virtualization

Go through the whitepaper on new business economics of desktop virtualization and why Virtual Desktop Infrastructure makes sense.

Customer Case Study

Seattle Children's Hospital Deploys HDS Solutions for Reliable VDI Infrastructure

Hitachi storage technologies support mission-critical virtual desktop infrastructure at Seattle Children's Hospital.

Customer Exploration

Maximize Value From VMware Mirage With Hitachi NAS Platform

This solution profile discusses the benefits of deploying VMware Mirage on enterprise-level NAS with unified storage platforms from Hitachi Data Systems.

Infographic

Roadmap Visual - Transition from Physical, Virtual, Cloud to Converged

Learn about the four steps to transition from physical, virtual, and cloud to the converged infrastructure. Know how to manage and control technology costs, productivity, and security through converged solution

Infographic

IDC Infographic- Virtualizing Tier 1 Applications on Converged Infrastructure

Get overview of storage virtualization, its benefits, and the challenges to virtualize tier 1 applications in the IDC infographic sponsored by Hitachi Data systems.

Infographic

Hong Kong Broadband Network

Read this customer success infographic to know how Hong Kong Broadband Network integrated its virtual and physical infrastructure by leveraging Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP), converged infrastructure and cloud services from Hitachi Data Systems.

Customer Exploration

5 Criteria For Choosing The Right Converged System

Explore criteria for choosing the right converged system which includes 5 requirements to look for in a converged infrastructure solution.

Customer Case Study

Infosys Provisions SAP HANA Virtual Machines in Minutes

Read the VMware-Hitachi Data Systems case study and see how Infosys pioneered the implementation of VMware virtualization for SAP HANA on the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform.

Customer Case Study

USF Position Note: SAP HANA

USF France Database Special Interest Group reports on the latest compelling SAP HANA advancements for French companies.

Customer Exploration

3 Criteria for Choosing a Converged System to Deliver Real-Time Business Insights

Gain real-time business insights to choose a converged system in this 3 reasons checklist from Hitachi Data Systems.

Customer Exploration

5 Ways to Modernize Copy Data Management and Reduce Impact of Backup and Recovery

Go through the checklist for reducing impact of backup and recovery in your organization. Read about the five ways to modernize copy data management with Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) and the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) family.

Customer Exploration

Application-Aware Snapshot Management for Hitachi Virtual Storage Solutions

Read this solution profile to learn how to take data protection to the next level. Know about Hitachi Thin Image snapshot capabilities and benefits of snapshot management.

Customer Exploration

Cost-Optimize Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Read this solution profile to know how Hitachi Data Systems helps to protect your business with its cost-optimized solutions for disaster recovery protection.

Customer Exploration

Stop Freezing Email Accounts Now

Solve out-of-control Microsoft Exchange email storage challenges with cost-effective archiving systems from Hitachi.

Customer Exploration

Modern Data Protection For SQL Server Databases With Hitachi Instance Director

Learn how Hitachi Data Director (HDID) workflow-based policy engine prioritizes data protection and service level agreement (SLAs) to meet recovery point, recovery time data retention objectives.

Customer Exploration

Modern Data Protection For Oracle Databases With Hitachi Data Instance Director

Explore modern data protection for Oracle Databases with Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) in this solution profile. Know more about HDID and its workflows with VSP and HNAS.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Data Systems and SAP Deliver the Platform for Real-Time Business

Know how to drive real-time decisions with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for the SAP HANA in this solution profile from Hitachi Data Systems.

Customer Case Study

Owens Corning

Ever the Innovator, Owens Corning Transforms Customer Experiences with Precision Performance from Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform

Customer Case Study

Precision Discovery

Precision Discovery Chooses Hitachi Converged and Data Mobility Solutions to Move, Manage, and Protect Information.

Customer Case Study

International Retailer Implements Hitachi Converged Solution to Manage Real-Time Analytics of Massive Data Volumes

SPAR, a leading Austrian retailer was tackling future IT challenges, particularly those relating to big data. More than ever before, the retail sector is faced with rapidly increasing volumes of data and the simultaneous need to analyze this data rapidly. Hitachi Data Systems Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA converged scale-out solution was implemented to meet every one of SPAR's requirements

Customer Case Study

Hitachi Telecom Partners Host Software as a Service on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for Microsoft Private Cloud

Hitachi Telecom Partners Host SaaS on Hitachi UCP Select for Microsoft Private Cloud

Customer Case Study

Zhengzhou Dennis Department Store Co., Ltd.

Chinese Retail Group Relies on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Move to High-Performance SAP HANA Computing.

Press Release

insiderPROFILES: Are you Ready for for Real-Time Information?

Inside Profiles online article explains why SAP HANA, an integrated converged solution of server, storage, and networking, management and SAP HANA software, has become a central piece of the modern data center.

Customer Exploration

Dedicated Networks for IP-Based Hitachi Storage Systems

Read about Brocade VCS Fabrics for dedicated IP storage networking. Learn about dedicated Networks for high-performance, predictable and resilient IP-based Hitachi Storage Systems.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Data Systems and Rolta Solution based on SAP HANA® allows smarter decisions for Utility, Oil & Gas and Chemical Industries

Know how to decide in real-time with Hitachi UCP and Rolta OneView for SAP HANA. Read this solution profile to know how to make real-time analytics in utilities, oil & gas, chemicals and other process industries.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Private Cloud Solution Profile

Hitachi provides organizations the platforms, technologies, and services they need to build secure private cloud implementations.

Customer Exploration

HDS and SAP Accelerate Innovation with Information

4-page solution profile details how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Select for the SAP HANA Platform enables enterprises to maximize their SAP investments for SAP HANA use cases, delivering scalability, agility and reliability.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering

Learn how Hitachi’s converged platform boosts the usability and access speed of SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering, so you get more value from your IT investments.

Customer Exploration

The Unbeatable Storage for VMware

Read this solution profile to know how All-Flash Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) F Series provides powerful performance and simplified data management. Go through the key value and benefits of Hitachi storage integration with VMware vSphere.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Microsoft® Private Cloud

Learn about Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for Microsoft Private Cloud. Know how to transit your enterprise workloads to Microsoft Private Cloud with next-generation converged infrastructure.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform With the Power of Pentaho

Drive Real-Time Decisions With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform and Pentaho

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Cloud Solutions Solution Profile

Read about Hitachi’s comprehensive offerings for the best possible solutions to address your cloud needs while protecting your existing investments.

Customer Exploration

UCP Select for VMware vSphere with Cisco UCS Solution Profile

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Select for VMware vSphere combined with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) to maximize the value of virtualized data center.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Storage for Oracle Databases Solution Profile

Hitachi storage solutions improve performance, protection, flexibility and reduce total cost of ownership for any business that relies on Oracle applications.

Specifications

Hitachi Data Systems Integration With Microsoft - Product Line Card

Go through the product line card of Hitachi Data Systems Integration with Microsoft for converged, storage and server. This is a quick reference card for generally available plug-ins for Microsoft environments.

Customer Exploration

Top 10 Reasons To Choose Hitachi Application Services For SAP

Explore the top 10 reasons that make Hitachi the best choice for application services to run SAP environments. Read this solution profile to know why hundreds of global enterprise SAP clients have trusted oXya, now a Hitachi Data Systems company.

Specifications

Hitachi Storage and Converged Platform Integrations for VMware Line Card

Go through the product line card of Hitachi Plug-ins for VMware for compute and converged. This is a quick reference card for generally available solutions for VMware environments.

Customer Exploration

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere

Know about the top 10 reasons why information driven organizations choose Hitachi Unified Compute Platform to maximize their investment in VMware vSphere

Training

How Business Transforms With Flash

Attend the WebTech Educational series and learn about the impacts of flash and potential business transformation what will occur as the technology continues to evolve.

Training

Converged Infrastructure Evolution - WebTech Q&A session

Go through the webtech question and answer section and know how converged infrastructure evolved from monolithic design to software-defined building blocks.

Training

Enhancing Continuous Operations and Data Integrity for Critical Microsoft Applications

Go through this WebTech Q&A Session about Enhancing Continuous Operations and Data Integrity for Critical Microsoft Applications.

Training

Quickly Deploy Microsoft Private Cloud and SQL Server 2012 Data Warehouse on Hitachi Converged Solutions

Attend webcast to learn how to deploy Microsoft private cloud and SQL server data warehouse on Hitachi converged solutions quickly.

Training

Comprehensive and Simplified Management for VMware vSphere Environments – now, even better!

Attend webcast and learn how to capitalize on the benefits of private cloud; enable infrastructure consolidation; and simplify management of VMware vSphere environment across server; network; and storage tiers.

Training

Take SAP HANA From Proof of Value Through Production Deployment

Learn about Hitachi “Live in Five” program for SAP HANA, demonstrate business value of SAP HANA implementation, hear industry use cases, understand data center deployment options and its disaster recovery strategies.

Training

Delivering Simplified IT with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes and Hitachi Storage

Go through the webtech question and answer session about delivering simplified IT with VMware vSphere virtual volumes and Hitachi Storage.

Training

Comprehensive and Simplified Management for VMware vSphere Environments

Go through Hitachi WebTech questions and answers session on comprehensive and simplified management for VMware vSphere environments.

Training

Storage Virtualization Is Dead or Long Live Storage Virtualization?

Learn about the value of Storage Virtualization and know how to deliver virtualized storage services efficiently to meet data demands. Know about Hitachi SVOS and why storage virtualization will live long and remain top of mind.

Training

A Perfect Fit: Converged Solution for the Software-Defined Data Center

Go through the WebTech Q&A session on Hitachi Converged Solutions for the Software-Defined Data Center.

Training

A Perfect Fit: Converged Solution for the Software-Defined Data Center

Know how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform can simplify managing and operating your entire physical and virtual infrastructure from within one familiar tool, VMware vCenter.

Training

Software-Defined Data Center and the Pursuit of Extreme Flexibility

Join the webtech and know about business drivers and 5 key characteristics for software-defined data center; and programming infrastructure to deliver variable application QoS.

Training

Virtualizing Critical Applications with VMware vSphere and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000

Attend the webcast and learn how to uncover challenges and benefits of virtualizing critical applications, understand storage requirements, and know how Hitachi VSP G1000 addresses requirements for true business continuity.

Training

Unleash Oracle Performance with Flash Storage

Attend the webcast and learn how flash storage benefits real-world oracle applications and makes database operations faster and more efficient.

Training

HDS Big Data Roadmap

Join webcast to learn about HDS Big Data product roadmap that help customers to build big data enterprise plan and correlate meaningful data sets to create intelligence and help leaders make the right business decisions.

Training

Big Data in Oil and Gas - How to Tap Its Full Potential

Join Hitachi Data Systems webtech educational series on ’big data in oil and gas’ and explore key findings from a recent IDC Energy Insights examination of big data and analytics in upstream oil and gas.

Training

Delivering Simplified Scalable IT with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes and Hitachi Storage

Get simplified IT with VMware vSphere virtual volumes and Hitachi Storage. Know how to manage VM growth and drive greater data efficiency, offload functions to array for higher availability and reduce operational burden for storage and VM teams.

Training

IT Economics Transparency

Join this WebTech Educational Series about IT Economics Transparency to understand what a CIO requires to know the true costs of IT. Learn how to identify, measure and set plans to reduce IT costs.

Best Practice

Hitachi Content Platform v7 Self-certification on Symantec Enterprise Vault 11 Lab Validation Report

See the lab validation results achieved during the Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) self-certification tests on Symantec Enterprise Vault version 10.0.4.

Best Practice

Tailored Datacenter Integration Implementation of Multiple SAP HANA Scale-up HSW Appliances on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G400 and G600 Reference Architecture Guide

Get an example configuration of the storage layout for up to eight scale-up systems, each containing 1.5 TB of main memory on a Hitachi VSP G600, tested in the Hitachi Data System lab environment in this reference architecture guide.

Customer Exploration

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Hitachi Storage for VMware

This solution profile discusses the the key benefits of deploying HDS Storage for VMware environments. All benefits are corroboted by customer benefits.

Customer Exploration

7 Ways To Advocate Converged Systems With IT Decision Makers

Learn about 7 key points that will help you advocate converged systems in this ebook, 7 ways to advocate converged systems with IT decision makers, from Hitachi Data Systems.

Customer Case Study

Russian Railways and Hitachi Data Systems Successful Partnership

Explore how Russian Railways leveraged Hitachi Unified Compute Platform, the converged solution, to bring virtualization and get excellent performance.

Datasheet

Hitachi Converged Platform for Oracle Database datasheet

Integrated Hitachi compute and storage solution for Oracle database applications.

Datasheet

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000: Make Your Most Demanding Enterprise-Class Applications Agile

Learn how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000 allows you to build a valid infrastructure to host any enterprise application optimized for the cloud in this Hitachi UCP 4000 datasheet.

Datasheet

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 2000 (UCP 2000)

Go through our datasheet to know how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 2000 (UCP 2000), an entry-level converged infrastructure solution, enhances business efficiency, agility and performance.

Press Release

E3 Magazine: Perfectly Combined - SPAR and Hitachi Data Systems

Go through the cover story in the E3 magazine special edition and know how customers benefit from the integration of Hitachi products and services with SAP HANA.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Cluster

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Cluster enables your organization to meet the demands of increasing performance and enterprise-class resilience. Know how UCP 6000 for Oracle RAC optimizes Hitachi compute blades, Hitachi enterprise-class storage and Hitachi software.

Training

Enhancing Continuous Operations and Data Integrity for Critical Microsoft Applications

Go through this WebTech Q&A Session about Enhancing Continuous Operations and Data Integrity for Critical Microsoft Applications.

Training

Best Practices for Deploying Exchange for Microsoft Private Cloud

Know about the best practices for deploying Microsoft Exchange in the data center in this WebTech Q&A Session by Hitachi Data Systems.

Training

Big Data – Shining the Light on Enterprise Dark Data

Webtech questions and answers session on Big Data, Shining the light on enterprise dark data by Hitachi Data Systems.

White Paper

Simplify Business: SAP S/4HANA and Converged Infrastructure

Learn how powerful Hitachi converged solutions simplify business SAP S/4HANA and optimize your SAP landscape. Know why your infrastructure matters across the SAP landscape in this whitepaper.

Training

How Hitachi Data Systems Hadoop Solution

Go through Hitachi Data Systems questions and answers session on 'how HDS hadoop solution'.

Training

Software-Defined Data Center and the Pursuit of Extreme Flexibility

Hitachi Data Systems Letterhead Letter Size 2-Color

Training

Virtualizing Critical Applications with VMware vSphere and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000

Know about virtualizing critical applications with VMware vSphere and Hitachi VSP G1000 in this WebTech Q&A Session.

Training

Unleash Oracle Performance with Flash Storage

Go through this WebTech Q&A Session on Unleash Oracle Performance with Flash Storage by Hitachi Data Systems.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform with Logical Partitioning in a Scale-Up Configuration Using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G600 Reference Architecture Guide

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform with logical partitioning (LPAR) in a scale-up configuration is a pre-configured virtual appliance ready to plug into a network to provide real-time access to operational data for use in analytic models.

Best Practice

Backup and Recovery of UCP for SAP HANA With Backint

This reference guide describes the creation of a backup and recovery solution for Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform in a scale-out configuration using Backint for SAP HANA, the backup and recovery application-programming interface for the SAP HANA database.

White Paper

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Dynamically Provisioned 118,128 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 mailbox resiliency storage solution for 118,00 mailboxes that uses Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

White Paper

VMware Storage Replicator Adapter Implementation Guide for Hitachi NAS

Get the deployment, implementation, and troubleshooting information for the Hitachi NAS Storage Replication Adapter (HNAS SRA) for VMware® Site Recovery Manager™.

White Paper

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Dynamically Provisioned 160,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

In-depth information on a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 mailbox resiliency storage solution for 160,000 mailboxes that uses Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 2000 for VMware vSphere Reference Architecture Guide

This solution uses Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 2000 (UCP 2000) for VMware vSphere to provide rapid provisioning and de-provisioning of virtual machines.

White Paper

Unleash Oracle Performance With Flash Storage

Download Hitachi Data Systems Whitepaper template and know about the basic requirements for creating a whitepaper.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Storage 130 Dynamically Provisioned 20,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution

Get information on 20,000 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 mailbox resiliency storage solution that uses Hitachi Unified Storage 130 storage systems with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning.

Best Practice

SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Gx00 using 1.5 TB and 2 TB Nodes Reference Architecture Guide

Implement SAP HANA using Tailored Datacenter Integration (TDI) on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform with two Hitachi NAS Platform servers.

Datasheet

Hitachi Data Instance Director

Looking to modernize your data center? Read how Hitachi Data Instance Director provides business-defined data protection for organizations and simplifies recovery, disaster recovery and long-term retention operations.

Datasheet

Hitachi Universal Replicator Remote Replication Software - Datasheet

This datasheet summarizes the key features and functionality for Hitachi Universal Replicator (HUR) software. Get this remote replication software for Hitachi storage to ensure business continuity, optimize resources usage and improve efficiency.

Datasheet

Hitachi TrueCopy Remote Replication Software for Hitachi Storage

This datasheet describes the key features and functionality for Hitachi TrueCopy Remote Replication for Hitachi storage. Leverage Hitachi Truecopy software to simplify data protection, ensure business continuity and disaster recovery across metro distances.

Best Practice

Protecting Oracle Database 12c With Hitachi Data Instance Director In a Two Site Environment Best Practice Guide

Use this document as a guide to perform Oracle database backup, replicate, restore, and recover operations using Hitachi Data Instance Director in a two-site environment and to repurpose Oracle Database 12C.

Datasheet

Archive SAP Content Using HCP And PBS Content Link

Learn how Hitachi Content Platform optimizes SAP systems and cuts operational costs with active data volume management

Customer Case Study

Credit Union of Australia accelerates analytical decision making with Hitachi Storage

Hitachi Data Systems Powers Credit Union of Australia's Brand Transformation

Customer Exploration

Move at the Speed of Business and Reduce TCO With UCP 1000 for SAP HANA

Read this solution profile to see how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 1000 for the SAP HANA Platform allows you to move your organization at the speed of business while staying within your IT budget.

Customer Case Study

iGate - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Global IT Services Provider iGATE consolidates its distributed desktops into a centrally managed Hitachi IT environment.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere - Solution Profile

Learn how you can transition your enterprise workloads to VMware vSphere with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Vmware vSphere, and its Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director software.

White Paper

Hitachi Data Protection Suite for SAP Business Suite on Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere Reference Architecture Guide

This paper describes a data protection (operational protection) architecture using Hitachi Data Protection Suite as backup software for SAP Business Suite on Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere.

Best Practice

VMware vSphere 6.0 VVol Environment Deployment in File Storage from Hitachi

This implementation guide provides the steps to deploy VMware vSphere Virtual Volume (VVol) with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G400, VSP G600 and VSP G800 with internal Hitachi NAS Platform modules and HNAS Platform 4000 series with supported backend block storage.

Best Practice

Analytics with UCP 6000 for SAP HANA Reference Architecture Guide

Use this reference architecture guide to deploy SAP business analytics applications and data provisioning tools on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for the SAP HANA platform.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi's Approach to 3-Data-Center Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Hitachi's solution for disaster recovery for smaller organizations overcomes cost and complexity hurdles with its 3D architecture approach.

White Paper

The Evolution and Benefits of Hitachi Visualization Platform and Its Video Management Platform for Today’s Video Surveillance Architectures

Read this whitepaper to know about the evolution and benefits of Hitachi Visualization Platform and its Video Management Platform. Go through HVP Video Management Platform offerings and architectures.

Architecture Guide

Hitachi UCP 2000 for Microsoft Private Cloud - Reference Architecture Guide

Download our reference architecture guide to see how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) 2000 for Microsoft Private Cloud provides rapid provisioning and de-provisioning of virtual machines for you.

Best Practice

VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes on Hitachi VSP Family and HNAS Tech Note

This tech note shows how to use VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) for infrastructure management of file and block storage from Hitachi Data Systems.

Analyst Content

Forrester Total Economic Impact: Improve Your SAP HANA Performance and ROI

See why Hitachi Unified Compute Platform customers achieve impressive financial benefits and performance gains for their SAP HANA platforms.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi All-Flash Converged Solutions for Oracle Databases - Solution Profile

This solution profile tells how Hitachi All-flash converged solutions lower the TCO for Oracle Databases. Know how to accelerate digital transformation for mission-critical databases and apps.

White Paper

Continuous Data Availability and Operational Recovery

Go through a comprehensive data protection solutions methodology in this whitepaper from Hitachi Data Systems. Know why you need both continuous data availability and operational recovery.

Training

Hitachi Data Systems Certified Expert – Storage Virtualization Solutions Implementation HH0-580 Exam

Hitachi Virtualization Solutions Implementation HH0-580 Exam validates that the successful candidate has knowledge and skills in implementing and supporting virtualization solutions running on Hitachi storage systems.

Datasheet

Hitachi Data Protection Suite Datasheet

Enablement material for selling HDPS into enterprise accounts, including new standalone modules for snapshot management, email archiving and VM / Cloud backup.

White Paper

UCP 6000 for SAP HANA in a Scale-up Config. (Intel Xeon E7-88xx v4 Processors)

Read this reference architecture guide to see how to deploy Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA platform in a scale-up configuration for different sized solutions using Hitachi Compute Blade 2500, 520X B3 Server Blades, and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G200.

Training

Hitachi Data Systems HADOOP Solution

Hitachi Data Systems provides a Hadoop solution that processes massive volumes of unstructured and semi-structured data by distributing workloads through a cluster of servers. Learn how this solution solves big-data problems.

Customer Exploration

5 Tips to Maximize Your SAP HANA Landscape With Hitachi Converged Technology

Learn how to improve performance of your SAP HANA platform with converged infrastructure: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform.

White Paper

Hitachi Content Platform v7.2.x with StorReduce 3.4.8 and Veritas NetBackup

Read this implementation guide from Hitachi Data Systems to go through the steps for deploying StorReduce 3.4.8 with Veritas NetBackup 7.7 and Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) v7.2.

White Paper

Explore Hitachi UCP 4000 and VMware NSX in Reference Architecture Guide

Read our reference architecture guide to learn more about Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) 4000 and UCP 4000E architecture with VMware NSX, Brocade and Cisco Layer 3.

Analyst Content

The Programmable Datacenter: Foundation for Digital Transformation - IDC Infographic

Go through IDC infographic to know how digital transformation is essential to thrive in the digital economy. The Programmable Datacenter delivers automation and optimizes IT infrastructure for both traditional and cloud apps.

Architecture Guide

Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle RAC on Four Nodes using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E5-2699

Read our reference architecture guide to know about how Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters in a 4-node configuration using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 processors provides a high performance, integrated solution for an Oracle infrastructure.

Architecture Guide

Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle RAC on Two Nodes using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E5-2699

Read our reference architecture guide to know about how Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters in a 2-node configuration using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 processors provides a high performance, integrated solution for an Oracle infrastructure.

Architecture Guide

Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle RAC on Two Nodes using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E7-8893

Read our reference architecture guide to know about how Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters in a 2-node configuration using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4 processors provides a high performance, integrated solution for an Oracle infrastructure.

Architecture Guide

Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle RAC on Two Single-CPU Nodes using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E5-2699

Read our reference architecture guide to know about how Hitachi UCP 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters in two single-CPU nodes using Hitachi VSP F800 with Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 processors provides a high performance, integrated solution for an Oracle infrastructure.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Predictive Analytics

Cut customer churn with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Predictive Analytics. Read this solution profile to learn how telecom and media service providers can use this solution to find in-depth data their customer retention programs need.

Customer Exploration

Consolidate Business Intelligence Applications on a Single Converged Platform

This solution profile provides an overview of Analytics with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for the SAP HANA Platform solution. Learn how analytics with UCP 6000 for the SAP HANA Platform helps organizations to manage change by collecting and analyzing a wide range of data.

Video

Tech Target Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About Bimodal IT

Not Sure where you land in the bimodal IT debate? Allow Brien Posey, an IT veteran with more than two decades of experience walk you through the pros and cons in this three-part webinar devoted to Bimodal IT.

Video

Tech Target Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About Bimodal IT - Part 2

Not Sure where you land in the bimodal IT debate? Allow Brien Posey, an IT veteran with more than two decades of experience walk you through the pros and cons in this three-part webinar devoted to Bimodal IT.

Video

Tech Target Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About Bimodal IT - Part 3

Not Sure where you land in the bimodal IT debate? Allow Brien Posey, an IT veteran with more than two decades of experience walk you through the pros and cons in this three-part webinar devoted to Bimodal IT.

White Paper

Create the Data Center of the Future: Accelerate the Value of Cloud Computing with the Right Infrastructure

Read about the data center of the future which will be built on more flexible infrastructure to support both traditional IT and newer cloud environments. Know about challenges of today's data center and the cloud-driven data center of tomorrow.

Customer Case Study

Turkcell achieves consolidation and performance improvement goals with Hitachi

Turkcell, a leading mobile phone operator was seeking to reduce their data footprint and improve performance. By implementing HDS enterprise and file storage, Turkcell was able to significantly reduce floor space and power consumption, while enhancing performance and improving response times.

Architecture Guide

Accelerate Digital Transformation for Mission-Critical Databases and Apps While Meeting Oracle Performance and Availability Demands

This reference architecture guide tells how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 solutions lower the TCO of customer's Oracle environment and improve the agility of their IT infrastructure while delivering the performance, protection and flexibility that Oracle databases and critical apps demand.

Customer Exploration

The Path to Bimodal IT: First Stop – Private Cloud

Bob Madaio from Hitachi Data Systems and Skip Bacon from VMware share their points of view about bimodal IT and how to leverage private cloud to extinguish shadow IT.

White Paper

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Cluster on 4 Nodes Using VSP G800 and Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4

Use this reference architecture guide to configure your Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters on four CPU nodes using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G800, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, and Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 with Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 processors.

White Paper

Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle RAC on 2 Nodes Using VSP G800 and Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4

Use this reference architecture guide to configure your Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters on two CPU nodes using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G800, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, and Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 with Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4 processors.

White Paper

Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle RAC on 2 Nodes Using VSP G800 and Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4

Use this reference architecture guide to configure your Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters on two CPU nodes using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G800, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, and Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 with Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 processors.

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Use this reference architecture guide to configure your Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters on one CPU node using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F800, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, and Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 with Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 processors.

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Use this reference architecture guide to configure your Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Cluster on four CPU nodes using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G800, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, and Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 with Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4 processors.

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