Close

Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System

ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Enable real-time customer engagement and increase return on IT investments

Pave the Way to Greater Operational Efficiency

SHRINK DATA CENTER FOOTPRINT AND CONNECT TO THE CLOUD FOR SUPERIOR ROI

  • Adaptive data reduction guarantees* savings and reduces capacity needs by 5:1
  • Thin provisioning and linked snapshots increase efficiency to 10:1 or greater
  • Direct connect to the cloud enables data center savings and predictable costs

*Hitachi Data Systems Data Reduction Guarantee is offered subject to applicable terms and conditions. Please contact CorporateCommunications@hds.com

  • Software

    Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System

    Advanced efficiencies with all-flash storage for more data center operations

    DATA REDUCTION SOLUTION BRIEF

Accelerate the Applications That Serve Your Customers

IMPROVE RESPONSE TIMES FOR BLOCK, FILE AND MAINFRAME WORKLOADS

  • Quality of Service (QoS) software for consistent application performance
  • Enhanced, flash-aware I/O stack reduces latency to serve data faster
  • Priority data handling manages operations to ensure high-speed application I/O
  • Innovate

    Faster Applications Mean Happier Customers

    Hitachi Accelerated Flash creates competitive advantage with faster data delivery.

    READ THE WHITE PAPER

FAST AND EFFICIENT

Accelerate Response Times – Even as Data Levels Grow

Deliver Scalable, All-Flash Performance
QoS combines with flash-aware I/O stack and non-blocking architecture for low latency response times.
Enable a Higher Level of Storage Savings
Adaptive data reduction and cloud connectivity reduce overall data center costs.
Optimize to Fit Your Unique Needs
Selectable services enable individual data reduction technologies to be activated based on workload benefit.

SIMPLE

Simplify Processes and Get Time Back, Even as You Grow

Eliminate IT Complexity
Simple GUI with at-a-glance monitoring enables IT staff to manage storage without expert training.
Standardize On a Common Process Set
Manage any size environment and workload, including mainframe, from a single platform.
Manage Storage On Your Terms
REST-based APIs extend administrative operations, enabling integration with your management tools.

RESILIENT

Deliver Continuous Operations With Fault-Tolerant Virtualized Storage

Zero Downtime Operations
Global-active device (GAD) enables active-active clustering across data centers for high availability.
Meet the Broadest Range of Recovery SLAs
Synchronous and asynchronous replication provides zero RPO and near-zero RTO across disperse locations.
Nondisruptive Data Center Upgrades
Virtualize storage for transparent replacement of storage over time.

EXPLORE

Build an Always-On infrastructure
Build an Always-On infrastructure

Use these nine steps to build an always-on infrastructure to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving business landscape.

EVALUATE

SVOS for Hitachi VSP Family
SVOS for Hitachi VSP Family
Improve operational efficiency and customer experiences.
Global-Active Device
Global-Active Device
Get continuous operation and availability for key applications.

VALIDATE

Storage Virtualization
Learn how storage virtualization enables a superior return on investment.
Hitachi Storage Advisor Overview
Get an up-close view of advanced management features that simplify operations.

Specifications

Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System

Storage Advisor
Easy-to-use storage manager simplifies storage administration.
Device Manager
Provides single-point management for all Hitachi physical and virtualized storage, and is the interface for integration with other Command Suite software.
Dynamic Provisioning
Provides thin provisioning for simplified provisioning operations, automatic performance optimization, and storage space savings.
Global Storage Virtualization Capability
Enables active-active clustering environment spanning multiple matched Virtual Storage Platform family storage systems.*
Universal Volume Manager
Enables virtualization of external heterogeneous storage.

*Supported externally attached storage systems.

HDS Community
Blog, Hu Yoshida
Achieving the Dream – One Operating System for Midrange to Enterprise Storage

As long as I have been in storage, the dream has been to have a common operating system for midrange and enterprise storage.  This would help to reduce development costs and cycles for vendors, while simplifying management...

Blog, John Harker
Accelerated Flash performance with Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System

One criticism we hear about the VSP family is that it isn’t ‘designed from the ground up for flash’.   Which is odd when said about a system that at the high end is capable of producing over 4M IOPS sustained performance...

RELATED PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS

Global-Active Device

Adds active-active volume support to SVOS for efficient, simple, continuous data protection.

Data Mobility

Enables intelligent data placement, nondisruptive data migrations and automated dynamic tiering.