Hitachi Data Systems Unveils New Converged and Hyperconverged Solutions for Virtualization and Cloud Environments

Hitachi Data Systems has announced Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 2000 (UCP 2000) converged system and UCP HC V240, which is the first member of the new Hitachi Unified Compute Platform HC (UCP HC) line of hyper-converged solutions. Both systems would be flexible, agile and scalable for enterprises on their digital transformation journey.

The Hitachi UCP family of converged and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions span from the core of the data center to the edge of the network to meet any enterprise IT requirement.

Hitachi UCP 2000

The new Hitachi UCP 2000 would simplify and expedite deployment of private and hybrid clouds through the delivery of a pre-tested, pre-built converged infrastructure platform. With support for all-flash configurations, the UCP 2000 would provide flexibility and scale with modular building blocks of compute, storage and networking that scale independently to run different application workloads.

hitachi solutionsDesigned and tested to support multiple virtualization environments, including VMware as certified hardware in the VMware Virtual SAN Ready Node program, Microsoft and OpenStack, UCP 2000 would provide a flexible, low-risk path to converged infrastructure. The solution would be ideal for general-purpose applications, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), databases, and test and development environments.

Hitachi UCP HC V240

Hitachi UCP HC V240 is an automated, versatile and policy-driven, hyper-converged infrastructure appliance. The system features virtual machine (VM) centric pools of capacity that are flexibly consumed based on VM-level policies that can be changed on demand.

UCP HC V240 would deliver high performance and scale without compromising simplicity and cost-effectiveness. The systems help customers build a foundation for business applications and next-generation solutions with a hyper-converged infrastructure based on Intel x86 hardware and Hitachi Data Systems value-added software.

Hitachi UCP HC V240 is a hyper-converged infrastructure solution that is jointly certified as a VMware Virtual SAN Ready Node platform and is powered by VMware’s Hyper-Converged Software stack. Designed for simplicity, UCP HC V240 is an all-in-one solution that would enable customers to go from power-on to virtual machine creation in minutes.

“We are excited to partner with Hitachi through the Virtual SAN Ready Node program to bring a broad range of hyper-converged infrastructure solutions to market,” said Fadi Azhari, director of product marketing, VMware. “The combination of Hitachi‘s hardware platforms and VMware Hyper-Converged Software offers radically simple, cost-effective path to digital transformation and helps customers meet ever-changing business needs.”

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