Hitachi storage technology provider Data Systems (HDS) perform the integration of two main solutions with VMware vSphere 5 and their latest set of cloud infrastructure. Collaboration is claimed will create the 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. Integration is said will strengthen an array of high-performance storage technology that can increase the density, flexibility and efficiency of virtual machine (VM) in VMware environments vSphere.
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. This unique capability can cut IT costs for customers to protect existing investments.
The role of storage in virtualized server environments considered becoming increasingly important as more and more virtual application with an increasingly large scale deployment. And Hitachi and the Hitachi AMS VSP wants to become a fully integrated foundation in developing a VMware environment so that customers get the flexibility and scalability.
"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 of Hitachi Data Systems, in his statement on Wednesday (07/27/2011).
"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," he added.
Parag Patel, vice president of Global Strategic Alliance VMware, adding 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.
"Hitachi Data Systems has become a valuable technology partner and trusted. Together, we will continue to help customers deliver IT services that are adaptive, high performing and reliable," he concluded.