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Hitachi Automation Director

Better Service Delivery AND More Free Time

Storage infrastructure self-service with intelligent management automation lets you quickly deliver IT resources to support new business applications

Reduce Costs, Simplify Management and Improve Reliability

CONTROL RISING I.T. COSTS, STREAMLINE OPERATIONS WITH AUTOMATION

  • Automate common and repeatable management tasks
  • Boost productivity by automating complex storage provisioning tasks
  • Create new and custom automated management workflows to support Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) 

Deliver New Storage Services Quickly and Cost-Effectively

APPLICATION-SPECIFIC SERVICE TEMPLATES SPEED INFRASTRUCTURE RESOURCE DELIVERY

  • Automated provisioning intelligently provisions storage capacity requests for new business applications
  • Best-practice service templates can be customized to add specific management functions or adhere to a specific user environment
  • Multiple administrators can use service templates with role-based access privileges
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Automated Storage Provisioning

Streamlines Storage Provisioning for Business Applications, Speeds Deployment and Improves Reliability

Accelerates Deployment
Storage provisioning workflows allow common and repetitive management tasks to be automated to speed new IT resource delivery and improve productivity.
Improves Storage Efficiency
Automation Director’s intelligent engine automatically selects the right optimized storage-pool resources based on current capacity and performance analysis.

SERVICE TEMPLATE CATALOG

Reduces Time Required to Automate Common Management Tasks

Business Application-Focused Service Templates for Oracle, Microsoft® Exchange and SQL Server®
Predefined, application-specific service templates incorporate best-practice workflows for complex storage provisioning management efforts.
Customizable Service Templates

Customize templates to require minimal input so that they can be used by different administrative users with varying expertise.

CUSTOM AUTOMATION

Easily Customize to Address Unique User or Application Requirements

Integrated Service-Builder Tool
Provides an open workbench to create new custom management workflows or add functions to an existing service template.
Automate New Management Workflows
Incorporates various data center resources or facilitates integration with an external management application for advanced infrastructure self-service projects.

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Enabling Storage Infrastructure Self-Service with Automated Provisioning

Storage provisioning has always been one of the more complicated management tasks that administrators deal with on a regular basis.  Requests for new storage capacity from application owners are often varied requiring...

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