Step 6: Facilitate Cloud


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Hitachi Data Systems file and content solutions feature an integrated portfolio
to help organizations reduce costs, minimize complexity and manage growth. To achieve those benefits, organizations can follow our step-by-step “A-B-C” strategies. The final step is to move to the cloud, with a proven Hitachi capital or operating expenditure (capex or opex) solution that can dramatically reduce costs and increase performance, scalability and manageability.

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Step 6: Facilitate Cloud

  1. 1. Hitachi Data Systems file and content solutions feature an integrated portfolioto help organizations reduce costs, minimize complexity and manage growth.To achieve those benefits, organizations can follow our step-by-step “A-B-C”strategies. The final step is to move to the cloud, with a proven Hitachi capital oroperating expenditure (capex or opex) solution that can dramatically reduce costsand increase performance, scalability and manageability.Transform Virtualization Economics Reliable Trusted Innovate Informa-tion Global Change Intelligent Technology Services Value Insight Op-portunity Social Infrastructure Integrate Analyze Discover CompetitiveDATASHEETIncrease Agility With aCloud Service DeliveryModelThe complexities, high costs and inef-ficiencies of legacy systems are simplynot sufficient to keep pace with today’sonslaught of unstructured data and newdata requirements. Moving to the cloud isone way for organizations to respond fasterand more efficiently to market and compet-itive pressures, as well as to address newand changing customer demands.Hitachi cloud services and solution packagesare designed to help organizations of allsizes transition to the cloud while protectingtheir existing investments. The packageshelp organizations with unstructured data inNetApp, EMC and Microsoft®Windows®fileserving environments, as well as in MicrosoftSharePoint®farms.Hitachi offers several cloud solutions.One is the traditional, cloud-ready capexpackages that organizations managethemselves. Another is the opex-basedservice, in which Hitachi Cloud Servicesare delivered as a fully managed,A-B-C Strategies to Hitachi Data Systems File and Content SolutionsStep 6: Facilitate CloudThe HDS file and content solutionsprocess for better managingunstructured data involves A-B-Cstrategies in 6 steps:■■ Archive 1st.■■ Back up less.■■ Consolidate more.■■ Distributed IT efficiency.■■ Enable e-discovery andcompliance.■■ Facilitate cloud.A-B-C Strategies forUnstructured Dataconsumption-based cloud service. Withthe opex service, organizations can movedata into an on-site, private cloud thateliminates their capital costs, while alsosimplifying management and offloadingdata from primary environments. A 3rdoption is Hitachi Content Platform andHitachi Content Platform Anywhere. Theyopen up a new world of opportunities tobring the cloud in-house by connectingapplications that work with Amazon’s S3interface and your mobile workforce toyour own, private cloud.Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere bringsone of cloud’s most demanded applications,file synchronization and sharing, to the enter-prise in a safe, secure on-premises solution.It allows your end users to access data andcollaborate on any device, from any location.You can rest easy knowing that they’re doingit safely, securely, and with appropriate cor-porate oversight using your private cloud.■■ It’s secure – enterprise-ready, on-premises, encryption, access control,IT managed, remote wipe, and more.■■ It’s easy to use – active directoryintegration, client apps, self-registration,and more.■■ It’s efficient – backup free, compression,single instancing, spin-down, multiplemedia types, metadata only, and more.A Proven Cloud InfrastructureHitachi capex and opex cloud solutionsoffer a proven infrastructure that delivershigh availability and reliability, high-endperformance and industry-leading scalability.The infrastructure features:
  2. 2. DATASHEETCorporate Headquarters2845 Lafayette StreetSanta Clara, CA 96050-2639 USAwww.HDS.comRegional Contact InformationAmericas: +1 408 970 1000 or info@hds.comEurope, Middle East and Africa: +44 (0) 1753 618000 or info.emea@hds.comAsia Pacific: +852 3189 7900 or© Hitachi Data Systems Corporation 2013. All rights reserved. HITACHI is a trademark or registered trademark of Hitachi, Ltd. TrueNorth is a trademark or registered trademark of HitachiData Systems. Microsoft, Windows, and SharePoint are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and company names areproperties of their respective owners.Notice: This document is for informational purposes only, and does not set forth any warranty, expressed or implied, concerning any equipment or service offered or to be offered byHitachi Data Systems Corporation.DS-295-A DG February 2013■■ Built-in data protection; backup notrequired.■■ Dual controllers, top quality componentsfor high availability.■■ High-density SATA for high capacity,smaller footprint and lower cost.■■ Modular design for on-demand scale upand scale down.■■ Petabyte scalability, easily managed,intelligently automated.■■ Legacy and Web 2.0 storage connectivitydesigned, built, integrated, tested andsupported by Hitachi Data Systems.Benefits of Moving to theCloudAdopting a cloud service delivery model basedon a secure, multitenant Hitachi infrastructurelets you:■■ Reduce capex and opex requirementsthrough pay-per use services.■■ Pay only for what you use withconsumption-based pricing.■■ Support unpredictable demands withjust-in-time storage.■■ Eliminate oversubscription of storage.■■ Increase service levels and employeeproductivity.■■ Provide employee file sharing capabil-ities through mobile and Wi-Fi devicesto maximize productivity.■■ Deliver employee-demanded cloudapplications internally, regardless of thecloud delivery models you choose.■■ Ensure higher availability and fasterrecovery of data.■■ Optimize primary environments and theirassociated costs.■■ Reduce amount of storage in the pri-mary environment.■■ Improve performance, scalability andmanageability.■■ Improve efficiency and utilization ofexisting investment.■■ Improve backup performance andoperations.■■ Reduce required amount of backupmedia, licensing and managementoverhead.■■ Reduce amount of storage to bebacked up.■■ Improve backup and restore times.Hitachi Data Systems File andContent SolutionsBy combining products from Hitachi DataSystems file and content solutions, organiza-tions can reduce the costs and complexity ofmanaging big data “as easy as A-B-C.” Theintegrated portfolio includes:■■ Hitachi Content Platform. Aggregate,manage, protect and share content withan open, centralized and multitier enter-prise cloud storage solution.■■ Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere.Synchronize and share content in a safe,secure manner at any time, from any-where on any device.■■ Hitachi Data Discovery Suite. Search,identify, collect and preserve data acrossthe storage infrastructure from onesecure location for improved storagemanagement.■■ Hitachi Data Ingestor. Integrate withHitachi Content Platform for edge-to-core storage that streamlines the entirebackup process and greatly reducesbackup windows.■■ Hitachi Unified Storage or Hitachi NASPlatform. Perform the same or morework with fewer devices, more efficientcapacity and lower overhead using themost powerful consolidation platform onthe market.Learn MoreTo learn more about the A-B-C Strategies,please contact your HDS representative,your Hitachi TrueNorth Partner, or■■ Delivers IT services to geographically dispersed users: A Global 500 insurancecompany deployed Hitachi Content Platform in a private cloud environment thatprovides IT services to remote internal customers and partners.1■■ Provides 1 object store, multiple use cases: Global 500 computer services company’sprojects or initiatives around archiving, backup reduction and elimination, big data, cloudstorage, and regulatory compliance led them to select Hitachi Content Platform.2■■ Factoid: 42% of IT organizations use Hitachi Content Platform to support a privatecloud.3HDS Facilitate Cloud Use CasES1TechValidate.