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Hitachi Data Ingestor

Extend Your Cloud Further Than Ever

Simplify file services and reduce storage costs with elastic, scalable, backup-free cloud storage gateways

Deliver Bottomless, Backup-Free Storage From Your Cloud

Reduce Storage and Backup Costs

  • Cloud storage gateway reduces IT costs and the complexity of file services
  • The gateway connects remote locations to advanced data center storage and management capabilities
  • Centralized file services offer greater control, security and data protection for the customers of cloud service providers
  • ESG Lab Reports on Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio

    Unlimited, backup-free file and content storage for remote users.

    Read the analyst summary

Hitachi Content Platform provides us with the perfect solution to our intensive storage, archiving and sharing needs across our many remote offices, while also giving us additional business benefits of improving our overall IT infrastructure.

– Hendrik Heerema, IT manager, Ballast Nedam

Adapt File Services to the Cloud

Mix Local and Cloud Storage and Simplify File Services Outside the Data Center

  • Hitachi Data Ingestor acts as a caching device to provide remote users and applications with seemingly endless storage
  • The cloud gateway connects remote sites to the data center without application recoding or changes in the way users get their data
  • Support for Server Message Block (SMB) and Network File System (NFS) protocols eases migration from traditional NAS-to-cloud-based file services
  • Extend Enterprise File Services Beyond the Data Center

    Increase productivity and efficiency in distributed IT environments.

    Read the white paper

SIMPLICITY

Easily Deliver File Services Outside Your Data Center

Fast Deployment, Easy Management

Provide cloud storage services to users or customers by centrally configuring, provisioning and managing file services.
Centralized, Consolidated Cloud Storage
Automatically distribute content and eliminate the need to plan for growth on a site-by-site basis through access to limitless, cloud-scale storage.
Nondisruptive Transformation to Cloud Storage
Users and applications work as they do today while transitioning from traditional file services to REST-based (representational state transfer based) object storage.

DATA PROTECTION

Eliminate Traditional Backup at Remote Locations

No Need for Traditional Backup

Delivers more consistent, cost-effective and reliable data protection compared to tape backups at each remote site.
Eliminate Single-Point-of-Failure Risks
Remote sites rebuild themselves using data from the central data center where it is maintained, protected and always available.
Integrate Data Preservation and Security
Integrates with Hitachi Content Platform for governance and regulatory compliance with encryption, overwrite protection, automated retention and more.

IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY

Reliable, Secure, Shared Access to Content

Content Sharing Among Collaborative Teams
Enables more productive work teams by sharing a common data repository across data centers, remote offices and mobile workers.
Designate Files to Maintain Locally

You can control immediate access to the most frequently used and critical files along with fast access to less critical data.
Mobile Access to NAS Files

Files are available anytime, anywhere on any device through integration with Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere.

AGILITY AND FLEXIBILITY

Protect Existing Investments While Transforming for the Future

Bridge the Gap Between Traditional and Cloud-Based File Services

Unite existing user and application data with data from new and emerging applications in a common cloud-storage repository.
Mobilize Data by Integrating Cloud Gateways and File Sync and Share
Enable more productive and collaborative teams with access and sharing of data anytime, anywhere on any device.
Deliver Private, Hybrid or Public Cloud Storage Services

Seamlessly accommodate any deployment model using our cloud gateway software with your choice of hardware.
Simplify Migration From Traditional File Servers


Automatically migrate data from existing file servers to Hitachi Data Ingestor.

EXPLORE

Cloud Adoption Risks and Rewards
Cloud Adoption Risks and Rewards
The Economist states that the most desired rewards for cloud deployments include greater scalability and business continuity.
Checklist for Content Mobility
Checklist for Content Mobility

Ready for next-generation storage? Check out our content mobility readiness checklist.

EVALUATE

Hitachi Data Ingestor
Hitachi Data Ingestor
Provides file services to distributed consumers of IT, such as remote and branch offices or cloud users.

Extend Enterprise File Services
Extend Enterprise File Services

Increase productivity and efficiency in distributed IT environments.

VALIDATE

Remotely Provision HDI
Remotely Provision HDI
See how easy it is to remotely provision Hitachi Data Ingestor.

ESG Report: Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio
ESG focused its testing on the platform, global access to content, and the ease of deployment and management.
READ CUSTOMER STORIES FOR Hitachi Data Ingestor
SOFTWARE: Hitachi Data Ingestor
HDS beat the competition by really understanding our business, the technical challenges, and earning our trust. With HDS we have built a well-engineered, thoroughly tested, highly scalable and stable solution.
– Christer Hasse, Founder and CEO, Solido Hosting A/S

Hitachi Data Ingestor

Server Model
Cluster
Quanta Nitro D51B2
Cluster Diskless
Quanta Nitro D51B2
Single-Node
Quanta Nitro D51B2
Virtual Machine
Any server running VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V
Remote Server
ITX Mini Tower
CPU
Cluster
Qty(2) Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3, 6C, 2.4GHz
Cluster Diskless
Qty(2) Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3, 6C, 2.4GHz
Single-Node
Qty(2) Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3, 6C, 2.4GHz
Virtual Machine
CPU: 2x ES-620 (2.40GHz, 4 core)
Remote Server
1x G540 DUAL 2.5GHz
Memory
Cluster
32GB
Cluster Diskless
32GB
Single-Node
32GB
Virtual Machine
4GB
Remote Server
4GB
Storage
Cluster
Hitachi VSP G2000 (8TB usable)
Cluster Diskless
Any Hitachi storage (any supported capacity)
Single-Node
Internal HDDs (4TB, 8TB, 16TB or 40TB usable)
Virtual Machine
Up to 13 2TB LUNs
Remote Server
Internal HDDs (1TB or 3TB usable)
Footprint
Cluster
4U
Cluster Diskless
2U
Single-Node
2U
Virtual Machine
 
Remote Server
12" x 8" x 10.5"
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