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.
See how Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 helps you grow seamlessly with simplified scalability and a greater return on your investment.
Hitachi Compute Blade servers power converged solutions that blend servers, storage, networking and software management into a seamless, one-click architecture.
As organizations move to converged infrastructures, servers are a crucial element. Discover how HDS system management software leads the way.
View this technical demo highlighting how the N+M Cold Standby automated blade failover feature works on the Hitachi Compute Systems Manager (HCSM).
Read this datasheet to know about Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone Family and how it becomes a foundation for server virtualization, flash storage and cloud architectures.
2-page datasheet describes how Hitachi Compute Systems Manager software manages Hitachi servers in a mission-critical data center environment.
Go through this infographic to explore how Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA solutions help SPAR Austria Group and addresse big data challenges.
Get a big picture view of the significant operation and cost benefits of integrated Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform and Brocade Gen 5 and Gen 6 Fibre Channel network storage solutions.
Read this datasheet to explore about Brocade 300 Switch which makes small SAN accessible and affordable with growth capabilities.
Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform is a breakthrough analytics for optimized SANs. Go through Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform specifications in this datasheet.
Read this datasheet about Brocade Fabric Vision Technology which provides the breakthrough analytics for optimized SANs.
Read this datasheet to explore Brocade FX8-24 Extension Blade on industry-leading SAN extension for remote data replication and backup.
Brocade 7840 Extension Switch provides unprecedented performance, availability, and simplicity for replication and backup solutions. Go through this datasheet to read Brocade 7840 specifications.
This Brocade Fabric OS product line datasheet summarizes the Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) product family. Learn the innovative features that make Brocade the leading choice in cost, quality and performance.
Read this Brocade 6510 switch datasheet to know about the flexible, easy to use enterprise class SAN switch for private cloud storage.
Read this datasheet to explore about Brocade Encryption Switch which is used as high-performance encryption for data-at-rest.
Go through this datasheet about Brocade ICX Switch Family which provides scalable fixed form-factor switches for next-generation IP networks.
Read this datasheet to explore Brocade VDX 6740, 6740T and 6740T-1G switches which provide advanced features to transform data centers.
Go through this Brocade 6520 switch datasheet to learn about scalable enterprise class SAN switch for highly virtualized cloud environments.
Read this datasheet to explore Brocade FS8-18 Encryption Blade which is used as a high-performance encryption blade for the Brocade DCX Backbone Family.
Read this datasheet to explore about Brocade FCOE10-24 Blade which is used for an end-of-row connectivity for server I/O consolidation.
Read this Brocade Network Advisor datasheet to know about simplified network operations for dynamic networks.
Know about Hitachi Compute Blade 500, a highly reliable enterprise blade server, designed for virtualization. Explore how this server is an ideal platform for cloud computing applications in this Hitachi datasheet.
See how the Hitachi Hyper Scale-Out Platform (HSP) combines server computing, server virtualization and storage in a hyper-converged appliance to deliver high-performance NFS ingest, integrated with Hadoop, to provide faster insights from mixed analytics workloads.
Datasheet describing the rack optimized server used in Hitachi Data Systems solutions including HCP, HSP and others.
Read this datasheet to explore about Rack Optimized Server for solutions, 2U Four Node, with exceptional compute density and performance. Know about the enterprise-class reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features from this server.
Learn about systems management for Hitachi blade and rack servers, including features, benefits and future roadmap of HCSM, the systems management software that is supplied with all Hitachi Blade and Rack servers.
Learn about Hitachi Compute Blade 500 capabilities, including logical partitioning (LPAR), N+M cold standby, and integration with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform.
See the benefits of Hitachi Compute Blade's logical partitioning (LPAR) capabilities and how they can be used to meet your unique business needs.
This light-hearted animated introduction to Hitachi Compute Blade Servers reveals the long history of Hitachi blades servers, covers some of their unique features and value, along with the enterprise quality support and partner ecosystem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Xinhua News Agency audio/visual library was unable to meet the increasing demands of its worldwide users. Looking to increase capacity of its library, make files easier to locate and access and protect vital archives, the leading Chinese news agency built an object-based cloud platform using Hitachi storage technologies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
Example configurations for achieving high availability using N+M cold standby on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform in a scale-up configuration using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage VM.
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%.
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.
Recommended Hitachi NAS Platform configurations in VMware environments for virtual machine counts and expected performance (IOPS and latency) using best-practice deployments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Birla Cellulose, a leader in producing viscose staple fiber, needed to optimize its IT and operations, it turned to a compute and storage solution from Hitachi Data Systems.
CapitalOnline Builds Intelligent "Cloud Service" Data Center With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Vmware vSphere
CGI Builds Successful Federal Cloud Services on Hitachi UCP Select for Vmware vSphere With Cisco UCS
FOTXEL Collaborates With Hitachi Data Systems for Scalable Business Growth and Dynamic Media Management
A Fast Growing Indian Bank Seeks Better Storage Management for its Retail Business Activities
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.
Recommended configurations for virtual machine (VM) counts and expected performance (IOPS and latency) using best-practice deployments, VM deployment times and other metrics.
Describes how to build a virtual infrastructure that meets enterprise-level availability, scalability, elasticity and manageability business requirements.
Reference architecture guide describes a business continuity and disaster recovery solution to protect a VMware vSphere virtualized data center.
Four independent nodes in a single 2U for small offices.
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.
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.
Reference architecture guide describes how to achieve disaster recovery for SAP HANA Haswell scale-up systems using SAP HANA System Replication.
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.
Recommended configurations for virtual machine (VM) counts and expected performance (IOPS and latency) results using current best practice deployments.
Brocade white paper discusses key server and storage trends and technology advancements and explains how its Gen 5 Fibre Channel and Fabric Vision technology deliver performance, reliability, and simplicity for today's data center.
A White Paper from Evaluator Group describing the common requirements for enterprise mission critical systems and how Hitachi Compute Blade servers can meet those requirements.
Reference guide shows how using Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Cluster option provides a high-performance, integrated solution.
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.
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.
This reference architecture helps IT administrators involved in data center planning and design, particularly with a Hyper-V® private cloud infrastructure .
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.
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.
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.
Scale out of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform to 16 active and two standby nodes in a 16TB configuration.
25-page white paper discusses why FICON networked storage is better than direct attached FICON storage.
Use this reference architecture guide to scale out Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for the SAP HANA Platform with up to 16 active nodes and 3 standby nodes. Create either a 48 TB configuration using 3 TB SAP HANA nodes or a 64 TB configuration using 4 TB SAP HANA nodes.
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.
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
Design concept for running SAP Business Suite on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000 for VMware vSphere.
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.
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.
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.
Validated Oracle database infrastructure design that provides high availability, scalability and performance for small- to large-scale online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads.
Find detailed instructions on deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) 1000 for the SAP HANA Platform in a scale-up configuration for different sized solutions. UPC 1000 is a preconfigured analytical system, ready to plug into a network for real-time access to operational data for analytic modeling.
This solution brief provides an overview of the features and benefits of the Brocade X6 Director.
This datasheet provides an overview of the features and benefits of the Brocade X6 Director.
This success story describes how a leading retailer M.Video ever growing business needed a new storage infrastructure to improve performance and Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for SAP HANA.
Go through the whitepaper on new business economics of desktop virtualization and why Virtual Desktop Infrastructure makes sense.
Explore how Raiffeisenbank consolidated and reduced footprint in data center, improved performance and reduced delays with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform solutions.
AO Raiffeisenbank, a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG, uses best-in-industry virtualization and fabric solutions from Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade. Read this success story to explore about Hitachi and Brocade solution implementation at Raiffeisenbank.
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.
Online industry magazine EM360° interviews Brocade and Hitachi Data Systems executives about their latest flash storage and Gen 5 Fibre Channel platform collaboration.
Go through the solution profiles to know how Hitachi Hyper Scale-Out Platform provides enterprise-class support for Hadoop and analytics.
Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Select for VMware vSphere combined with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) to maximize the value of virtualized data center.
Read this solution profile about Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) solutions with Brocade networking to learn how to create an agile data center that accelerates business advantage.
Optimize the most challenging Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) with unique, pretested, scalable and best converged solutions from Hitachi UCP and Cisco Unified Computing system.
Go through the list of servers from Hitachi Data Systems that are supported for SAP on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
The Cooperative Support Model gives customers an efficient and flexible support solution for Hitachi and Cisco UCP Select solutions.
Explore how Russian Railways leveraged Hitachi Unified Compute Platform, the converged solution, to bring virtualization and get excellent performance.
Explore about Cisco MDS 9396S 16G Multilayer Fabric Switch in this datasheet. Know about next generation of the high performance, high density and highly reliable Cisco MDS Series Fabric switches.
Get an overview of Cisco storage solutions for Hitachi Data Systems in this Hitachi quick reference guide. Know how Cisco MDS 9000 family products are sold and serviced by HDS.
Hitachi Visualization Platform (HVP) provides turnkey video management platform options for an end-to-end video management system. Explore how Hitachi Visualization Platform uses Brocade Networking in this datasheet.
Read this Hitachi Storage Connector for Cisco UCS Director datasheet to know how to capitalize on the robust capabilities of Hitachi storage for standalone platforms in Cisco UCS environments.
To ensure the deterministic and low latency for application, storage and virtualization companies, we recommend a dedicated IP storage network. Know what's the importance of latency on application performance in this brocade white paper.
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.
Read this whitepaper to know how to overcome distance challenges of native array IP replication solutions using advanced technologies available with Brocade Extension solutions.
Explore how Hitachi Compute Blade 500 (CB 500) helps you manage rising costs in your data center in this executive overview whitepaper from Hitachi Data Systems.
An in-depth look at the Hitachi Compute Blade 2000 enterprise-class blade server that extends high-performance, high-density blade computing and virtualization to new areas of the data center.
Know how Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 (CB 2500) delivers enterprise-class scalability and reliability for the data center in this whitepaper from Hitachi Data Systems.
Set up SQL Server database backup, restore, and recover operations using Hitachi Data Instance Director to integrate server, network and storage systems.
This datasheet provides an overview of the features and benefits of the Brocade X6 Director.
This best practice guide shows how to use Hitachi Data Instance Director to protect Oracle Database 12C with Oracle Real Application Clusters.
Read ESG infographic, Convergence: The Architecture of the 21st Century, to explore how critical global issues can now be addressed with IT investment and how Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) with Brocade Networking support some of the world’s most critical applications.
Read our ESG white paper, Convergence: The Architecture of the 21st Century, to learn how a converged infrastructure can deliver the agility needed to maintain and grow your business simultaneously. Know how Hitachi UCP with Brocade Networking support some of the world’s most critical applications.
Go through the infographic on Hitachi and Brocade Solution to explore how Hitachi helps Raieisenbank to develop a longer term strategy for effectively managing data growth.
Go through the list of servers from Hitachi Data Systems that are supported for SAP on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
Global IT Services Provider iGATE consolidates its distributed desktops into a centrally managed Hitachi IT environment.
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.
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.
This paper highlights the benefits of Hitachi Content Platform, and thoroughly examines data protection and security must-haves for solving enterprise data challenges.
PI Industries Ltd, an agricultural fertilizer manufacturer in India, had aging infrastructure that was unable to handle exponential growth. To meet this challenge, the company implemented Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform.
As the oldest remaining monastery in Styria, Austria, the Benedictine Monastery of Admont has has built up a name for itself in various business areas, including agriculture and forestry, as well as in the woodworking industry, the energy industry, real estate, tourism and social and educational sectors. Information and data, much of which was previously still located in the monastery's library, has now been fully transferred into data management solutions from Hitachi Data Systems.