Hitachi Vantara has outlined its vision for the future of hybrid cloud data storage at the event ‘The Road Ahead: Digital Infrastructure for the Data-Driven’.
During presentations by President, Digital Infrastructure, Mark Ablett and Chief Product Officer, Radhika Krishnan the company outlined steps it is taking to extend its industry-leading storage virtualization capabilities to deliver a distributed hybrid cloud data fabric.
“Today we are excited to announce enhancements to our portfolio that will play a key role in the future of hybrid cloud data strategies,” said Mark Ablett, President of Digital Infrastructure at Hitachi Vantara. “Our new VSP 5000 series and E-Series hybrid cloud products deliver performance, consolidation, and enterprise-class data services seamlessly on-prem, off-prem, and for cloud-based storage. Clients want agility and performance to meet the demands of digital business, and we’re delivering both.”
“From large, enterprise organizations to growing midsize businesses, modernizing the digital core of your business and simultaneously driving digital innovation is crucial to keep pace with the new demands of digital business,” said Ahsan Khan, CTO at ThinkOn, Canada’s only wholesale provider of storage, compute and networking resources. “The new E-Series from Hitachi Vantara is an excellent platform for those budding businesses looking to reinvent the role of infrastructure in their operations for more cloud-based and purpose-built solutions that optimize existing IT investments while promoting agility and flexibility to seamlessly grow with your business and data requirements.”
“Collaborating for more than 20 years, Broadcom and Hitachi Vantara are developing modern enterprise infrastructure solutions that combine industry-leading performance with autonomous SAN and storage technologies,” said Martin Skagen, Vice President of Architecture and Technology, Brocade Storage Networking division, Broadcom. “Brocade Fibre Channel networking combined with Hitachi Vantara’s Virtual Storage Platform solutions leverage NVMe, analytics, and automation technologies to accelerate application performance, maximize infrastructure availability, and simplify management operations.”
The executives discussed a roadmap to combining hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions, unveiled today, with the software-defined Hitachi Virtual Storage Software for block, virtualized across distributed environments, from edge to core to cloud.
The new hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions will help clients of all sizes cost-effectively meet the demands of enterprise, cloud-native and AI applications, and lay the foundation for extending data fabrics to hybrid cloud environments.
Hitachi Vantara introduced new versions of its VSP E590 and E790 storage solutions for small and midsized enterprise clients.
New hybrid storage options give clients the flexibility to consolidate diverse workloads in a single midrange platform.
Hitachi also announced Hitachi Replication Plug-In for Containers, which enables enterprise data services in container environments for stateful storage with the Hitachi VSP and E-Series family.