JAKARTA – Hitachi storage technology provider Data Systems announced the integration between the two main solutions with VMware vSphere 5 and their latest set of cloud infrastructure for optimization and development of IT infrastructure and accelerate the deployment of cloud computing.
Both of these solutions is the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) and the Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage (AMS) 2000. In addition, Hitachi VSP will extend the benefits of the features in VMware vSphere 5 to the external array storage system from a third party.
The role of storage in virtualized server environments become increasingly important as more and more virtual application with an increasingly large scale deployment.
VSP Hitachi and the Hitachi AMS became a fully integrated foundation in developing the VMware environment so that customers get the level of flexibility and scalability that is unmatched.
“Hitachi Data Systems and VMware share a common vision, namely that virtualization technology is the basis for realizing Cloud computing and cloud infrastructure,” said Hu Yoshida, Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Data Systems, as reported through the official statement on Wednesday (27 / 7 / 2011).
“As one of the first vendor to integrate with VMware vSphere 5, Hitachi Data Systems to ensure that customers can continue to get maximum value from VMware environment while expanding the scale rollout. Many features in Hitachi storage platforms are ideal for virtual environments, the basis for the customer to operate a data center or a private cloud infrastructure in a flexible and cost-effective, “he added
“Integration with VMware vSphere 5 will bring important benefits for customers, helping large companies operate more efficiently and more agile, while holding the foundation for cloud infrastructure,” said Parag Patel, Vice President, Global Strategic Alliance, VMware.(tyo)