May 22, 2024


Imagination at work

Hitachi Vantara rolls its high-end storage into the midrange

Hitachi Vantara launched a major rework to its Virtual Storage System major storage procedure in 2019, commencing at the large conclude of the VSP loved ones. The rework was major, and now the company is extending it to the midrange of the VSP lineup, commencing with a new procedure named the VSP E990. The E990 has outstanding claimed functionality and scalability, but for datacenter storage devices, the administration of the devices is as vital as their speeds, feeds and knowledge solutions. The E990 is bundled with the same suite of AI-enhanced administration software package that Hitachi launched with the VSP rework. It provides cloud-primarily based administration and analytics functions that are equivalent to the administration equipment offered by rival storage devices, but Hitachi highlights its ‘end-to-conclude abilities,’ in phrases of both equally diagnostics and the automation of administrative responsibilities. The continuing concept from Hitachi is that, while AI is really handy in infrastructure administration, its benefit is greatly boosted by automating the intricate handbook responsibilities that are necessary to implement its suggestions. Hitachi has also launched EverFlex, a software that it claims rationalizes its current variety of payment schemes and other pricing products and solutions.