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Hitachi and OpenStack

When You Partner With Two Cloud Leaders, The Results Multiply

Our OpenStack technologies and solutions help you build clouds that are more flexible, efficient and trusted

Achieve the Best Business Results from the Cloud

WE BRING CLOUD EXPERTISE AND ENTERPRISE-CLASS PRODUCTS TO OPENSTACK

  • As a private cloud platform, OpenStack promotes more agile development and reduces management and resource overhead
  • OpenStack speeds critical business application development, fueled by a rich, global development community
  • Hitachi Data Systems is a Gold Member of OpenStack, an important open source cloud initiative
  • Hitachi Advances OpenStack Enterprise Adoption

    Take advantage of open source technology to create best-in-industry cloud solutions.

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Supports Enterprise IT Requirements in the Cloud

OPENSTACK DRIVERS ADD VALUE THROUGH STANDARDS

  • Comprehensive driver support enables you to use our proven platforms as part of an OpenStack cloud
  • Hitachi server products and drivers are certified to work with Red Hat’s OpenStack distribution
  • Standards-based drivers support provisioning for heterogeneous infrastructures

Innovative

Join a Strong Open Source Cloud Community and Provider Ecosystem

Build Open, Integrated, High-Quality Cloud Management Solutions
Hitachi is creating technologies and solutions that help you take advantage of this community of vendors, developers, and customers to build open, high-quality cloud management solutions.
Use Our Proven Platforms as Part of an OpenStack Cloud
Hitachi offers drivers that support your use of our proven, cloud-ready platforms as part of OpenStack clouds, whatever your choice of cloud approaches and delivery models.

OpenStack Enterprise Support

Advancing Next-Generation Open Standards

Working With Hitachi Can Make OpenStack Pay Off Sooner Rather Than Later
We foster enterprise adoption for OpenStack through integration and innovation with our own technologies, and by sharing them with the OpenStack community.

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OpenStack and Enterprise Private Cloud
In this Google Hangout, HDS CTO for Intelligent Platforms and colleagues discuss their latest on advances with OpenStack.

Hitachi Storage Drivers for OpenStack

Hitachi Block Storage Driver for OpenStack (Cinder)
Storage Platforms
Virtual Storage Platform G series,
Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS),
HUS VM
OpenStack Distribution Releases
Juno – Red Hat OSP 6,
SUSE Cloud 4
Kilo – RedHat OSP 7
Linux Drivers
RHEL 6, RHEL 7,
SLES 11
Hitachi Network Attached Storage Driver for OpenStack (Cinder)
Storage Platforms
Hitachi NAS Platform 3080,
3090 and 4040, 4060, 4080,
4100 (v12.2 or later)
OpenStack Distribution Releases
Juno – Red Hat OSP 6,
Ubuntu
Kilo- RedHat OSP 7
Linux Drivers
RHEL 6, RHEL 7,
SLES 11, SLES 12
Ubuntu 14.04
Hitachi Content Platform Driver for OpenStack (Swift)
Storage Platforms
Hitachi Content Platform V7.1
or later
OpenStack Distribution Releases
Any distribution that uses
OpenStack object
storage (Swift) v1*
Linux Drivers
No special drivers required
Hitachi File Services Driver for OpenStack (Manila)
Storage Platforms
Hitachi NAS Platform 3080,
3090 and 4040, 4060, 4080,
4100 (Firmware and SMU v12.4 or later)
OpenStack Distribution Releases
Kilo -RHEL OSP 7 and
SUSE Open Cloud 6
Linux Drivers
RHEL 7 and RHOSP 7**

All drivers available directly through Hitachi Data Systems except where noted below:
*Hitachi Content Platform directly supports the Swift API, with external Keystone authentication
**Pending certification in progress

Hitachi Compute Blade 520H B3 (Hitachi BladeSymphony 520H B3 in Japan) including logical partitioning (LPAR) hardware partitioning (“Virtage” in Japan) for Hitachi Compute Blade 500 (CB500) or Compute Blade 2500 (CB2500) blade chassis.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OpenStack Platform Compute Release: RHEL 7.0, 6.5; RHEL Openstack Platform Compute 6.0, 7.0

Hitachi Compute Blade 520X B2 (Up to 4 nodes) (Hitachi BladeSymphony in Japan) including LPAR (“Virtage” in Japan) for CB500 or CB2500 blade chassis.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OpenStack Platform Compute Release: RHEL 7.1, 6.6; RHEL Openstack Platform Compute 5.0, 7.0

Hitachi Compute Blade 520H B2 (Hitachi BladeSymphony 520H B23 in Japan) including LPAR (“Virtage” in Japan) for CB500 or CB2500 blade chassis.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OpenStack Platform Compute Release: RHEL 7.0, 6.5; RHEL Openstack Platform Compute 5.0, 6.0, 7.0

Hitachi Compute Blade 520X B1 (Up to 4 Nodes) (Hitachi BladeSymphony in Japan) including LPAR hardware partitioning ("Virtage" in Japan) for CB500 or CB2500 Blade Chassis.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OpenStack Platform Compute Release: RHEL 7.0, 6.5; RHEL Openstack Platform Compute 5.0, 7.0

Hitachi Compute Blade GVAE55R3 GVAE55S3 (Hitachi BladeSymphony in Japan) including LPAR ("Virtage" in Japan) for CB2000 blade chassis.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OpenStack Platform Compute Release: RHEL 6.2; RHEL Openstack Platform Compute 3.0, 4.0, 5.0

Hitachi Compute Blade GVAX57A2 (Hitachi BladeSymphony GVAX57A2 in Japan) including LPAR ("Virtage" in Japan) for CB2000 blade chassis.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OpenStack Platform Compute Release: RHEL 6.4, 5.5; RHEL Openstack Platform Compute 3.0, 4.0, 5.0

HDS Community
Blog, Hu Yoshida
Hitachi and OpenStack: Working Together to Deliver Private Cloud Agility

Next week, many of our Hitachi and Hitachi Data Systems engineers will be in Tokyo for the OpenStack Summit at the Grand Prince International...

Blog, Paula Phipps
Hitachi Elected to OpenStack Board of Directors for 2016

It’s a happy new year for Hitachi as our own Manju Ramanathpura @itsthenetwork is elected to the 2016 OpenStack Board of Directors. I ran into Manju at Café Hitachi...

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