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Embody the ‘Do More With Less’ Mantra and Save 38.1% By Deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform

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.

Video

Grow Seamlessly With Hitachi Compute Blade 2500

See how Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 helps you grow seamlessly with simplified scalability and a greater return on your investment.

Video

The History of Blades, Next Step: Hitachi Compute Blade

Hitachi Compute Blade servers power converged solutions that blend servers, storage, networking and software management into a seamless, one-click architecture.

Video

Server Spotlight: Hitachi Servers’ Role in Converged Systems

As organizations move to converged infrastructures, servers are a crucial element. Discover how HDS system management software leads the way.

Video

N+M Cold Standby automated blade failover

View this technical demo highlighting how the N+M Cold Standby automated blade failover feature works on the Hitachi Compute Systems Manager (HCSM).

Datasheet

Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone Family

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.

Datasheet

Hitachi Compute Systems Manager

2-page datasheet describes how Hitachi Compute Systems Manager software manages Hitachi servers in a mission-critical data center environment.

Infographic

Spar

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

Datasheet

Brocade 300 Switch

Read this datasheet to explore about Brocade 300 Switch which makes small SAN accessible and affordable with growth capabilities.

Datasheet

Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform Datasheet

Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform is a breakthrough analytics for optimized SANs. Go through Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform specifications in this datasheet.

Datasheet

Brocade Fabric Vision Technology

Read this datasheet about Brocade Fabric Vision Technology which provides the breakthrough analytics for optimized SANs.

Datasheet

Brocade FX8-24 Extension Blade

Read this datasheet to explore Brocade FX8-24 Extension Blade on industry-leading SAN extension for remote data replication and backup.

Datasheet

Brocade 7840 Extension Switch

Brocade 7840 Extension Switch provides unprecedented performance, availability, and simplicity for replication and backup solutions. Go through this datasheet to read Brocade 7840 specifications.

Datasheet

Brocade Fabric OS Product Line Guide

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.

Datasheet

Brocade 6510 Switch

Read this Brocade 6510 switch datasheet to know about the flexible, easy to use enterprise class SAN switch for private cloud storage.

Datasheet

Brocade Encryption Switch

Read this datasheet to explore about Brocade Encryption Switch which is used as high-performance encryption for data-at-rest.

Datasheet

Brocade ICX Switch Family

Go through this datasheet about Brocade ICX Switch Family which provides scalable fixed form-factor switches for next-generation IP networks.

Datasheet

Brocade VDX 6740

Read this datasheet to explore Brocade VDX 6740, 6740T and 6740T-1G switches which provide advanced features to transform data centers.

Datasheet

Brocade 6520 Switch

Go through this Brocade 6520 switch datasheet to learn about scalable enterprise class SAN switch for highly virtualized cloud environments.

Datasheet

Brocade FS8-18 Encryption Blade

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.

Datasheet

Brocade FCOE10-24 Blade

Read this datasheet to explore about Brocade FCOE10-24 Blade which is used for an end-of-row connectivity for server I/O consolidation.

Datasheet

Brocade Network Advisor – IP and SAN

Read this Brocade Network Advisor datasheet to know about simplified network operations for dynamic networks.

Datasheet

Compute Blade 500 datasheet

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.

Datasheet

Hitachi Hyper Scale-Out Platform 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

Rack Optimized Server For Solutions, 2U Single Node

Datasheet describing the rack optimized server used in Hitachi Data Systems solutions including HCP, HSP and others.

Datasheet

Rack Optimized Server for Solutions; 2U Four Node

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.

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Server Spotlight, Episode 1: Hitachi Compute Systems Manager (HCSM) Systems Management

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.

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High Performance, Compute Density for Today’s Data Center

Learn about Hitachi Compute Blade 500 capabilities, including logical partitioning (LPAR), N+M cold standby, and integration with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform.

Video

Create Logical Partitions to Improve Performance, Efficiency

See the benefits of Hitachi Compute Blade's logical partitioning (LPAR) capabilities and how they can be used to meet your unique business needs.

Video

History, Features and Value of Hitachi Blade Servers

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.

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.

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.

Best Practice

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.

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.

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.

Best Practice

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).

Best Practice

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.

Best Practice

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.

Best Practice

SAP HANA Scale-Up High Availability with N+M Cold Standby using Hitachi Compute Blade 500 and Hitachi Unified Storage VM Reference Architecture Guide

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.

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

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.

Customer Case Study

CapitalOnline Data Service Co., Ltd.

CapitalOnline Builds Intelligent "Cloud Service" Data Center With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Vmware vSphere

Customer Case Study

CGI Builds Successful Federal Cloud Services on Hitachi UCP Select for VMware vSphere With Cisco UCS

CGI Builds Successful Federal Cloud Services on Hitachi UCP Select for Vmware vSphere With Cisco UCS

Customer Case Study

Foxtel

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

Customer Case Study

HDFC Bank

A Fast Growing Indian Bank Seeks Better Storage Management for its Retail Business Activities

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.

Best Practice

Deploy Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for VMware vSphere with Cisco Unified Computing System Using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 in a Scalable Environment

Describes how to build a virtual infrastructure that meets enterprise-level availability, scalability, elasticity and manageability business requirements.

Best Practice

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.

Video

Rack-Optimized Server for Solutions, 2U Four Node

Four independent nodes in a single 2U for small offices.

Best Practice

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.

Best Practice

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.

White Paper

Are x86 Servers the Right Platform for Running Mission Critical Applications?

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.

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.

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

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.

Best Practice

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 6000 for the SAP HANA Platform using 3 TB or 4 TB SAP HANA Nodes in a Scale-out 48 TB or 64 TB Configuration of 16 Active Nodes and 3 Standby Nodes

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.

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.

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.

Best Practice

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 6000 for Oracle Real Application Clusters on Two Nodes Using Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G600, Hitachi Accelerated Flash, and Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 With Intel Xeon E7-8893 v3 Processor CPUs

Validated Oracle database infrastructure design that provides high availability, scalability and performance for small- to large-scale online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads.

Customer Exploration

Brocade I/O Insight

This solution brief provides an overview of the features and benefits of the Brocade X6 Director.

Datasheet

Brocade X6 Director Extension Blade

This datasheet provides an overview of the features and benefits of the Brocade X6 Director.

Customer Case Study

M.Video

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.

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

Hitachi Data Systems Creates a Unified Platform Solution With Greater Reliability, Stability and Performance for Raiffeisenbank

Explore how Raiffeisenbank consolidated and reduced footprint in data center, improved performance and reduced delays with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform solutions.

Customer Case Study

AO Raiffeisenbank | Hitachi And Brocade Solution Implementation - Success Story

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.

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.

Press Release

Improving Storage Capabilities All in a Flash

Online industry magazine EM360° interviews Brocade and Hitachi Data Systems executives about their latest flash storage and Gen 5 Fibre Channel platform collaboration.

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 Unified Compute Platform Solutions With Brocade Networking

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.

Customer Exploration

Hitachi UCP for Oracle Real Application Clusters With Cisco Unified Computing System

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.

Technical Diagram

Hitachi Supported Servers For SAP on Linux

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.

Brochure

Hitachi and Cisco Cooperative Support Model At-a-Glance

The Cooperative Support Model gives customers an efficient and flexible support solution for Hitachi and Cisco UCP Select solutions.

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

Cisco MDS 9396S 16G Multilayer Fabric Switch

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.

Datasheet

Cisco and Hitachi Data Systems Quick Reference Guide

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.

White Paper

The Benefits of a Dedicated IP Network for Storage

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.

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.

White Paper

Distance Challenges of Native Array IP Replication Solutions

Read this whitepaper to know how to overcome distance challenges of native array IP replication solutions using advanced technologies available with Brocade Extension solutions.

White Paper

Hitachi Compute Blade 500

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.

White Paper

Hitachi Compute Blade 2000

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.

White Paper

Hitachi Compute Blade 2500

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.

Best Practice

Protecting Microsoft SQL Server 2014 with Hitachi Data Instance Director in a Single Site

Set up SQL Server database backup, restore, and recover operations using Hitachi Data Instance Director to integrate server, network and storage systems.

Datasheet

Brocade X6 Director

This datasheet provides an overview of the features and benefits of the Brocade X6 Director.

Best Practice

Protecting Oracle Database 12c With Hitachi Data Instance Director in a Single Site Best Practices Guide

This best practice guide shows how to use Hitachi Data Instance Director to protect Oracle Database 12C with Oracle Real Application Clusters.

Analyst Content

Convergence: The Architecture of the 21st Century - ESG Infographic

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.

Analyst Content

Convergence: The Architecture of the 21st Century - ESG White Paper

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.

Infographic

Raiffeisenbank Russia (Brocade)

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.

White Paper

Hitachi Supported Servers For SAP on Linux

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.

Customer Case Study

iGate - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

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

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

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 Case Study

PI Industries Modernizes IT With Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Solution

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.

Customer Case Study

Stift Admont (Benedictine Monastery of Admont)

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.

Best Practice

DR using HUR on UCP for SAP HANA using CB 2500, VSP G800, and HNAS 4060

Use this reference architecture guide to determine the overall layout of a disaster recovery solution using Hitachi Universal Replicator on Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA platform in a scale-out configuration. Components include Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G800, Hitachi Compute Blade 2500, and Hitachi NAS Platform 4040.

Video

Rack-Optimized Server for Solutions, 2U Single Node

Learn why 2U rack servers from Hitachi are the foundation of many Hitachi solutions and appliances.

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.

White Paper

Build the Optimal Mainframe Storage Architecture With Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade

Explore technical and business reasons to implement a switched FICON architecture. Learn why Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1x00 and VSP F1500 and the Brocade FICON Director provide an outstanding, industry-leading solution for IBM FICON switched networked environments.

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

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

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.

Customer Case Study

Birla Cellulose

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.

White Paper

The Benefits of Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel

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.

Brochure

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.

Customer Case Study

Wilmar International Upgrades Data Center With Hitachi Solutions

Read our case study to learn how Wilmar International upgraded and enhanced its data center with data protection and disaster recovery solutions from Hitachi Data Systems.

White Paper

Gear Up for the "As-A-Service" Era

An exploration of the organizational and technical considerations in building a private cloud.

Datasheet

Hitachi Visualization Platform Brocade Networking Provides Turnkey Video Management Platform Options

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.

Customer Case Study

Xinhua News Agency Supports Object-Based Cloud Platform with Hitachi Technologies

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.

Infographic

Enable Breakthrough Application Performance, Scalability and Availability

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.

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