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Hitachi's Agile Cloud Computing and Storage Management

Storage solutions that rely on cloud computing are a cost-effective way to improve your data management

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6 Essential Strategies For Economizing Your Storage
Difficult economic times require new strategies. Years of traditional IT procurement have left many organizations with underutilized and oversubscribed storage capacity. With today’s tightening budgets, many organizations are faced with demands to do more with less and tough decisions on where to invest available funds. The good news is, there are technologies and strategies proven to reduce storage infrastructure costs – simply put, they make storage cheaper to own. The technologies and strategies discussed in this eBook can transform your data center into an economically superior storage environment.

In today’s information-intensive environment, you need a reliable flow of data with minimal downtime and interruptions. Hitachi Data Systems offers a wide variety of storage solutions, from simple Network Attached Storage to cloud computing. Regardless of your particular situation, Hitachi offers a way to meet your storage needs in an efficient and cost-effective way.

Tiered Storage and Virtualization in the Real World
Does a transition to virtualized tiered storage deliver true value, a fast return on investment(ROI), and verifiable cost savings? Can the foundational virtualization technology and intelligence of the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform produce an attractive payback period and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)?
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Cloud Computing
One type of Hitachi storage solution is an agile cloud solution. An agile cloud solution from Hitachi helps to accelerate your adoption of cloud computing technology, and to make it simple and accessible. Hitachi’s Content Platform solution uses an integrated set of IT resources to create a unified pool of storage, whether it’s file, block or content. The Hitachi Content Platform gives you the reliability and security you need when implementing cloud computing infrastructure.

How does this type of solution work? Hitachi uses sophisticated virtualization technologies to create a multitenant environment that is also secure and private. It uses a shared infrastructure, managed from a central command suite. It provides support for many protocols as well as third party technologies, allowing you to use your existing software and hardware investments, and actually moving your legacy technologies into a cloud mode.

Hitachi storage solutions that rely on cloud computing are a cost-effective way to improve your data management. They make your data easy to find and utilize, wherever you are accessing it from. They are scalable, and able to adjust as your needs change in the areas of performance, volume and availability. In addition, they increase overall efficiency by increasing productivity via automation.

Storage Management
Hitachi also offers Storage Management solutions. In today’s environment, you need to be able to increase capacity, provide quick access to data and maintain high levels of uptime with very little in the way of extra money or staff. Hitachi’s storage management software will let you manage your storage infrastructure across the board, from application storage to physical monitoring of your storage infrastructure hardware.

Hitachi’s Storage Management Command Suite lets you take storage management to the next level. It lets you keep track of storage, avoid over-provisioning, monitor data flow, help handle storage alerts and even give you tools and time to deal with strategic problems in your storage environment.

Network Attached Storage
Hitachi also offers a portfolio of Network Attached Storage devices. Hitachi NAS solutions are scalable, reliable and flexible. They're designed to be able to expand with very little effort in order to meet the growing needs of your company. There Hitachi NAS Platform powered by BlueArc and the Hitachi Essential NAS Platform both offer plenty to your company.

Hitachi NAS uses intelligent tiered storage, a simplified management infrastructure and solid data protection. Hitachi NAS is also designed to be environmentally friendly, and is some of the greenest storage solutions available today.

Whether it’s cloud storage, NAS or just storage management tools, Hitachi has something that can help improve your company’s storage environment.

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6 Essential Strategies For Economizing Your Storage
Difficult economic times require new strategies. Years of traditional IT procurement have left many organizations with underutilized and oversubscribed storage capacity. With today’s tightening budgets, many organizations are faced with demands to do more with less and tough decisions on where to invest available funds. The good news is, there are technologies and strategies proven to reduce storage infrastructure costs – simply put, they make storage cheaper to own. The technologies and strategies discussed in this eBook can transform your data center into an economically superior storage environment.

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Unitiv, Inc., is a professional provider of enterprise IT solutions. Unitiv delivers its services from its headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA, and its regional office in Iselin, New Jersey, USA. Unitiv provides a strategic approach to its service delivery, focusing on three core components: People, Products, and Processes. The People to advise and support customers. The Products to design and build solutions. The Processes to govern and manage post-implementation operations.

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