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Data Mobility

UNLEASH AUTOMATED STORAGE TIERING CAPABILITIES

Maximize performance in tiered storage environments, access powerful, next-generation features and retire older, underperforming storage

Automate Intelligent Data Placement to Improve Performance

SIMPLIFY DATA LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT, IMPROVE STORAGE EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE COSTS

  • Automatically places data to increase performance and availability, provides highest efficiency, simplifies improvements to storage infrastructures, eliminates downtime during migrations
  • Reduces storage costs with self-managed storage tiers, automates optimal data placement to increase storage use and eliminates need for manual classification
  • Simplifies management efficiency by automating data placement based on storage costs, performance and data protection; saves administrative time and effort
  • Cloud-optimized with automatic file tiering to Hitachi Content Platform, Amazon S3, Microsoft® Azure™, or Hitachi Cloud Services
  • Hitachi Data Mobility

    Increase storage performance and lower costs with automated data placement.

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Intelligent Data Placement in Virtualized Storage Environments

AUTOMATES TIERED STORAGE, STREAMLINES DATA MIGRATION

  • Hitachi Dynamic Tiering self-managing and self-healing storage pools improve performance and eliminate the need for labor-intensive manual data placement
  • Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager lets you proactively match business application price, performance and availability characteristics to storage resources
  • Streamlines migration tasks with nondisruptive data migrations to accelerate storage consolidation and technology refresh projects
  • Data migrator to cloud uses automatic, policy-driven file tiering to free up Tier 0 or Tier 1 storage for business-critical applications
  • Hitachi Command Suite

    Simplify administrative complexities and increase operational efficiencies in growing data infrastructures.

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Improves Performance

Automatically Moves Most-Active Data to Highest-Performing Storage Tier

Active Flash
Moves fine-grained pages to higher-performing storage tiers, in real time.
Granular Page-Based Data Movement
Supports highest efficiency and throughput.
Enhanced Data Placement
Automatically optimizes data placement for performance using an I/O rate-based heat index.

Reduces Storage Costs

Lowers Media Costs With Self-Managed Storage Tiers

Thin Provisioning
Achieves greater space efficiency with data mobility.
Automated Data Classification
Eliminates time-consuming and costly manual classification through data mobility.

INCREASES ADMINISTRATIVE EFFICIENCY

Automatically Puts Data in the Right Place at the Right Time

Adjusts to Dynamic Workloads and Capacity Requirements
User-defined policies can automatically move data to align with business application needs and increase storage use.
Nondisruptive Data Migration Across Storage Tiers
Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager reduces complexity and risks while eliminating application downtime during migrations.

EXPLORE

Does Your Cloud Measure Up?
Does Your Cloud Measure Up?

Learn from IDC how to reduce costs, increase agility and take advantage of new opportunities, such as mobility.

EVALUATE

Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager for Mainframe
Easily manage storage service levels by DFSMS storage groups or individual volumes.

VALIDATE

Storage Virtualization Operating System Overview
Storage Virtualization Operating System Overview
Businesses today expect more from their IT infrastructures and require a solution that is always available, agile and automated.
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HARDWARE: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V, Hitachi Unified Storage 130, Hitachi Unified Storage 110, Hitachi NAS Platform, Hitachi Accelerated Flash
From our point of view, data availability is the key factor. Since we started using Hitachi Data Systems solutions more than six years ago, we have never experienced any failures in our storage infrastructure. Hitachi reliability gives us a clear competitive edge.
– Bernard Grzywna, Director of the IT Maintenance Department at Alior Bank S.A.

Specifications

Data Mobility

RAID-Level Support
Hitachi Unified Storage 100 family
RAID-6, RAID-5, RAID-1+0 and RAID-1
Hitachi Unified Storage VM
RAID-6, RAID-5 and RAID-1
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Midrange
RAID-6, RAID-5 and RAID-1
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
RAID-6, RAID-5 and RAID-1
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000
RAID-6, RAID-5 and RAID-1
Media Types
Hitachi Unified Storage 100 family
FMD1, SSD, SAS and NL-SAS: up to 3 media types per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool
Hitachi Unified Storage VM
FMD, SSD, SAS and NL-SAS: up to 3 media types per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool (external storage supported as lowest tier)
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Midrange
FMD, SSD, SAS and NL-SAS: up to 3 media types per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool (external storage supported as lowest tier)
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
FMD, SSD, SAS and NL-SAS: up to 3 media types per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool (up to 3 tiers of external storage supported as lowest tiers)
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000
FMD, SSD, SAS and NL-SAS: up to 3 media types per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool (up to 3 tiers of external storage supported as lowest tiers)
Number of Tiers Supported
Hitachi Unified Storage 100 family
1, 2 and 3 per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool
Hitachi Unified Storage VM
1, 2 and 3 per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Midrange
1, 2 and 3 per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
1, 2 and 3 per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000
1, 2 and 3 per Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pool
Active Flash
Hitachi Unified Storage 100 family
 
Hitachi Unified Storage VM
 
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Midrange
Yes
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
 
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000
Yes
Wide Striping Performance Optimization
Hitachi Unified Storage 100 family
Automatic
Hitachi Unified Storage VM
Automatic
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Midrange
Automatic
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Automatic
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000
Automatic

1HUS Model 150 only

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