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Virtual Volumes

Run Zero-Worry I.T. Operations

Hitachi solutions for Virtual Volumes (VVols) deliver flexible and efficient storage for VMware vSphere environments

Enhance Business Agility With Simpler Storage Management

BUILD A FOUNDATION FOR BETTER BUSINESS OUTCOMES

  • Enhance business agility with policy-driven storage consumption
  • Simplify storage management through automated storage assignment and dynamic services
  • Increase efficiency with granular virtual machine (VM) management and data services delivery
  • Enhance Storage Efficiency and Simplify Operations

    Discover how Virtual Volumes enable policy-based management for automated storage.

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Run Zero-Worry I.T. Operations

SIMPLIFY YOUR JOURNEY TO THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER

  • Gain deep visibility with virtual machine granularity
  • Reduce overall storage costs with more efficient utilization of storage capacity and less management overhead
  • Increase scalability and enhance automation with policy-based storage management
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    Solve VM Storage Challenges with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes and Hitachi Storage

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APPLICATION-LED QUALITY OF SERVICE (QoS)

Deliver Service Levels With Virtual Machine Granularity

Define QoS Per VM
Allocate resources for unique application requirements.
Dynamically Adjust Storage Resources to Reflect Changing VM Needs
Provision and change service levels on the fly.

SIMPLIFIED I.T. OPERATIONS

Simplify Management Through Policy-Based Automation

Streamline Storage Operations
Accurately deliver storage services with a policy-based management framework.
Gain Deep Visibility and Control Over Storage Services
Eliminate operational dependencies between virtual infrastructure administration and storage administration.

EFFICIENT RESOURCE UTILIZATION

Increase Efficiency With Granular VM Management

Eliminate Resource Overprovisioning and Inefficiency in Data Services
Virtual machine granularity allows administrators to provide the right storage service levels to each individual VM.
Scale as Needed With No Performance Loss

Scale up to thousands of VMs without losing efficiency, with automated service-level monitoring that matches VM capabilities with requirements.

EXPLORE

Next-Generation Storage
Enhance continuous operations and data integrity with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform in VMware environments.
Four Steps to Reduce IT Complexity
Discover how a converged infrastructure with robust automation can simplify operations.

EVALUATE

Virtual Volumes FAQ
Frequently asked questions on VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVol) with Hitachi Storage and converged systems.
Virtual Volumes Demo
Hitachi solution for VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes and storage policy-based management.

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Storage Policy-Based Management
Best practices for Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes.
Virtual Volume Deployment
Implementation guide for VMware vSphere 6.0 Virtual Volume environment deployment in Hitachi Virtual Storage Platforms.
HDS Community
Blog, Paul Morrissey
Hitachi and VMware Virtual Volumes - Part 3

This is a the third and final part in a series of blog posts where I've addressed the many questions that have arisen (so far) with respect to Virtual Volumes and Hitachi implementation...

Blog, Dinesh Singh
Why VVol for All-Flash systems?

Last week during a customer conversation on implementing VVol on VSP G1000, I was asked why anyone would need VVol management for all-flash arrays. Since all-flash arrays tend to...

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