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Media Alert: Hitachi Data Systems Showcasing Solutions for VMware and Private Cloud at VMworld 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/22/14 -- Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced it is demonstrating solutions at VMworld 2014, the must-attend virtualization and cloud computing event August 24-28 in San Francisco. Hitachi Data Systems, Global Platinum sponsor at this event, will showcase the power of HDS technology for VMware environments.

Where:

VMworld 2014
Moscone Center - Hitachi Booth 905
San Francisco

"Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) delivers the private cloud to all users. With UCP, users have one platform, zero worries," said Michael Hay, chief engineer, Hitachi Data Systems. "Hitachi simplifies VMware infrastructure through automation and orchestration and we are committed to continuing investment in VMware solutions that drive a significant business impact for VMware and Hitachi customers."

At VMworld, Hitachi will showcase Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000e for VMware vSphere with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director for the midrange market. UCP 4000e comes pre-built with Hitachi storage and servers, Cisco switches, and UCP Director cloud infrastructure management software for both the virtual and physical infrastructure including abilities to monitor, provision, protect, and remediate issues. UCP 4000e accelerates time to deployment and increases business agility, at a price point for the midrange. Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) family is a broad portfolio of converged infrastructure solutions. The family combines best-of-breed storage, server, networking and software management in fully integrated packages that are designed for mission-critical workloads.

Demos Include:

  • In-booth presentations, videos and demonstrations highlighting how to use Hitachi Unified Compute Platform as:
    • One platform to automate all physical and virtual infrastructure.
    • One platform to virtualize all applications.
    • One platform to deploy traditional, private or hybrid clouds.
    • One platform to lower operating costs by 25% or more.
  • Visit the booth to learn how Hitachi UCP:
    • Virtualizes mission-critical applications, such as SAP (including SAP HANA), Oracle, and Microsoft® applications.
    • Simplifies VMware infrastructure through automation and orchestration.
    • Enables powerful, flexible, and reliable data protection and recovery for VMware.
    • Deploys the latest adapters such as: VASA, VVOL, SRM, and more to optimize your storage.

Breakout Sessions Include:

Web Resources:

About Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Our customers gain compelling return on investment (ROI), unmatched return on assets (ROA), and demonstrable business impact. With approximately 6,300 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions. Our products, services and solutions are trusted by the world's leading enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 and more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100. Visit us at www.HDS.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2012 (ended March 31, 2013) totaled 9,041 billion yen ($96.1 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional material & components, automotive systems and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.

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Contacts:
Stefani Finch
Hitachi Data Systems
408-499-7349
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