Hitachi VSP Reduces Data Storage Costs by 4:1 Ratio

Date : 22-Apr-2020
Location: Kuala Lumpur

Key Takeaways:
  • Hitachi Vantara, today introduced Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) E990, the company’s new storage platform for midsize enterprise customers.
  • The E990’s high performance and low latency supercharge business applications, and industry-leading data de-duplication guarantees storage cost reductions.
  1. Hitachi Ops Center’s powerful artificial intelligence (AI)-driven management software:
    • Dramatically simplify storage provisioning for AI, machine learning (ML) and containerized applications.
    • Provide an NVMe all-flash option, adding to a broad portfolio of powerful infrastructure solutions that feature best-in-class performance.
    • Include Hitachi’s signature 100% data availability guarantee for businesses of all sizes.
  2. EverFlex program provides simple, elastic and comprehensive acquisition choices for the E990 and the entire Hitachi Vantara portfolio. Consumption-based pricing models that range from basic utility pricing, to custom outcome-based services, to Storage as a Service.
  3. Hitachi VSP E990, Hitachi Ops Center and EverFlex are available globally from Hitachi Vantara and its network of partners.
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) E990

  • Eric Burgener, research vice president, Enterprise Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, IDC, said, the offerings provide Midrange enterprises with mission-critical workloads with more room to grow within the same pricing range.
  • Eros Tibor, Team Coordinator, Central European Data Center Compute & Storage Team, KBC Group,said,the software stack of the VSP E990 is really compelling.
  • Brian Householder, president, Digital Infrastructure, Hitachi Vantara,said,Hitachi Vantara has been industry leader in providing time-tested for performance, availability and scalability data management solution and products.
  • Joe Ong, Vice President and General Manager, ASEAN at Hitachi Vantara,said,will be most appreciated by enterprise customers in ASEAN that value cost savings, or that may need modular systems to scale - and that it works well with the nature of hybrid cloud space.
  • Industry-Leading Deduplication Reduces Storage Costs
    With data volumes forecast to rise to 23% and data storage budgets growing only 10% on average, midsize enterprises urgently need solutions to reduce storage costs. The new Hitachi VSP E990 with Hitachi Ops Center delivers industry-leading 4:1 data deduplication – twice that of Hitachi’s closest competitor – guaranteeing to free up 75% of storage capacity.
  • Predictable Pricing and Flexible Consumption
    Align IT spend with business use for midsize enterprises, enabling effective ways to lower cost (up to 20%), avoid wasting capacity and eliminate disruption:
    • Eliminating the need to pay for the essential reserve capacity that every installation needs.
    • Outcome-based operational services that help deliver more consistent service levels
Editor's comments:
  • AI, machine learning (ML) and containerized applications are newest software development trends in the industry - requires large, high performance and scalable storage.
  • NVMe all-flash feature ensures performance, 100% data availability guarantee ensures stability while 4:1 data deduplication ensures cost saving.
  • VSP E990 is an appliance, means the software stack is deployed together with the hardware to ensure fully integrated solution up to micro level and highest performance between software and hardware stack.
  • The VSP (Visual Storage Platform) a system to virtualize disk arrays (a system with multiple storage medias such as disk drives) - to virtualize means the ability to centralize the view of all VSP appliance, in order to treat all storage media as a single pool of storage.