I spent a day last week at Hitachi Data Systems' (HDS) conference (disclosure, HDS paid for my accommodation to attend the event). You'd be forgiven for assuming that HDS is one of the most boring of vendors. Traditionally a legacy storage shop, it's not the sort of place that springs [...]
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese behemoth Hitachi. The company's focus has traditionally been on data storage but in recent times it has branched out into wider areas - in particular big data and analytics. This weeks sees HDS holding its annual conference in Las [...]
The aggressive investments that Hitachi Data Systems Corp. has made over the past year to catch up on the new trends sweeping through the enterprise reached a culmination this morning with the introduction of over a dozen hardware and software … Continue reading ?
Storage systems manufacturers such as EMC, NetApp, IBM, Hitachi Data Systems and Hewlett-Packard have had a tough year in storage hardware product sales owing to a decline in worldwide spending on information storage. According to data...Show More Summary
A pending acquisition by Hitachi Data Systems isn’t slowing the pace of development at Pentaho Corp., which is opening its flagship analytics platform to Amazon Redshift and Cloudera, Inc.’s Impala in release 5.3 announced today. The open-source provider of reporting, … Continue reading ?
Hitachi Data Systems is purchasing business intelligence software maker Pentaho to incorporate analysis into Internet of Things systems it’ll build for the healthcare, public safety and other industries. “Hitachi owns the infrastructure...Show More Summary
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Corp. is acquiring one of the fastest rising names on the business intelligence block as part of a strategic pivot into the connected universe. The Japanese technology giant has reportedly agreed to pay between $500 and … Continue reading ?
We've been watching the Big Data space pick up momentum as 2015 begins, and now Hitachi Data Systems Corporation has announced its intent to acquire Pentaho in what is being billed as "the largest private Big Data acquisition transaction...Show More Summary
Storage vendor Hitachi Data Systems is set to buy analytics company Pentaho at a price rumored to be between $500 million and $600 million (closer to $500 million, from what I've heard). It's…
Most other large companies, such as EMC, IBM and Hitachi Data Systems, witnessed declines in share in what has been a tough year for storage hardware sales. Furthermore, the decline in NetApp’s hardware and software revenue streams was...Show More Summary
The company expects strong growth for emerging storage solutions on the back of solid demand for software-defined storage, Big Data analytics, cloud storage and flash arrays in the coming quarters. Going forward, we forecast EMC’s share...Show More Summary
This is a post from my company, SocialMedia.org’s blog. Check it out for more profiles and stories about the people running social at really big brands. For this case study, we dove into a presentation by Hitachi Data Systems’ Senior Social Business Lead, Sharon Crost, at our Brands-Only Summit in Orlando. Like most BtoBs, Hitachi […]
Back in January, we wrote a story about which company makes the most reliable hard drives. At the time, Hitachi came out ahead of Western Digital and Seagate by a significant margin. Now, with new data from our friends at Backblaze who...Show More Summary
Last year I worked with Hitachi Data Systems to evaluate the trade-offs of replication and erasure coding as ways to increase data storage reliability while minimizing costs. This lead to a white paper that has just been published: Compare Cost and Performance of Replication and Erasure Coding Hitachi Review Vol. 63 (July 2014) John D. […]
Hitachi (HGST, a Western Digital company) today launched the Ultrastar C10K1800, a 10000 RPM hard drive in the 2.5" form factor targeting enterprise / data center applications. Earlier versions of the Ultrastar C10K family topped out at 1.2 TB and came with a 6 Gbps SAS connector. Show More Summary
by Jamie Hinks Hitachi has told the UK's National Health Service (NHS) its proof-of-concept project can save big bucks on type two diabetes treatment spending. Read more about Hitachi leading the charge of big data ito disease prevention
Nick and his team recently launched HDS’ first global online community for customers, partners and developers and it is causing quite a stir due to its’ innovative approach to collaboration. The HDS online community has already been widely recognized by the media and a candidate for a number of industry awards in less than 6 month’s time post-launch. read more
Two areas of expertise at UC Santa Cruz--genomics and data storage--are brought together under a new research agreement sponsored by Hitachi. The agreement provides funding for cancer genomics research and the development of a pilot information system for evaluating clinical and genomic data from cancer clinical trials.
Hu Yoshida, VP and CTO, Hitachi Data Systems, discussed his company’s relationship with VMware and software-defined data center trends with theCUBE co-hosts John Furrier and Dave Vellante, live at VMWorld 2013. “23,000 people, it’s quite amazing, it shows the impact … Continue reading ?
Hitachi Data Systems, which has already contributed code to OpenStack, is now officially a corporate sponsor of the open source cloud effort.