Hitachi Solutions for VMware

Hitachi Solutions for VMware

Proven Performance, Efficiency and Scalability

  • Gain performance, availability and manageability for today’s applications, and a foundation for tomorrow’s data center.
  • Use native VMware integration to achieve new levels of scale, reliability, cross domain visibility, data protection, utilization and efficiency while providing investment protection.
  • Accelerate VMware deployments, virtualize critical applications faster and with confidence, and improve business agility.

Engineered for VMware

Hitachi Data Systems and VMware have been strategic partners since 2002. Today, Hitachi is an Elite Partner in VMware’s Technology Alliance Partner program, a participant in VMware Ready Partner programs for Storage Infrastructure Services, and an embedded OEM partner. Together, Hitachi and VMware are committed to providing innovative, business-enabling, end-to-end virtualization solutions for the data center.

With 99.999% uptime and no single point of failure, Hitachi solutions are the very definition of reliability. Through our platforms, products and native VMware integrations, Hitachi provides a complete solution for today’s rapidly expanding VMware environments.

  • Advanced storage infrastructure provides the performance, availability, scalability and manageability for large, virtualized application environments.
  • Proven storage virtualization enables end-to end virtualization, accelerates VMware deployment, increases efficiency across the data center, and protects customer investments.
  • Native VMware integration optimizes VMware performance, utilization, VM provisioning, cross domain visibility, management and protection, and lowers capital and operational costs.
  • Industry-differentiated feature set and software support provide the complete solution for VMware environments.

Optimize and Accelerate VMware Deployment

  • Find out how together Hitachi and VMware can help you transform your data center. Register for an upcoming Hitachi Information Forum event in your area.
  • Contact us to discuss your requirements and the possibilities of an HDS solution for your VMware environment
Features and Benefits
  • Enterprise-class infrastructure delivers highest performance, scale, resiliency and data protection.
  • Use of Hitachi Dynamic Tiering, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, and Virtual Infrastructure Integrator in a VMware environment increases storage service quality.
  • Primary storage de-duplication drives capacity efficiencies.
  • VAAI and Virtual Infrastructure Integrator offload VM processes to the storage to improve performance, VM density and backup/restore operations.
  • Virtual Infrastructure Integrator enables faster and space efficient clones.

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Technical Papers

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Microsoft SQL 2008

Solution Profiles

Videos and Demos



Hitachi Adapters for VMware Environments

Hitachi Adapters for VMware Environments

Learn how Hitachi storage management adapters can help you manage and monitor VMware environments. View the demo.
Virtualization Review Fireside Chat - Hitachi Unified Compute Platform

Virtualization Review Fireside Chat - Hitachi Unified Compute Platform

Lee Pender from Virtualization Review discusses Hitachi Unified Compute Platform with Hitachi Data Systems and VMware executives. Watch the video.
VMware Solutions Exchange

VMware Solutions Exchange

See the latest Hitachi solutions and products available for VMware environments. Visit the webpage.