October 25, 2016 7:35 PM ET

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Company Overview of Hitachi Data Systems Corporation

Company Overview

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation provides information technology (IT) infrastructure, analytics, content, and cloud solutions and services to Fortune 100 and Fortune Global 100 enterprises. It offers products, which include hybrid storage systems; networking solutions, such as storage area networks and networked storage solutions; software products, such as unified storage management, storage management, replication, and data protection; computing systems; file and content solutions; converged infrastructure solutions; and flash storage solutions. The company also provides social innovation solutions, such as telecom analytics, public safety, connected health, and IT analytics solutions; and...

2845 Lafayette Street

Santa Clara, CA 95050-2639

United States

Founded in 1979





Key Executives for Hitachi Data Systems Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 55
Chief Operating Officer
President of Hitachi Platform Division and Chief Technology Officer of Hitachi Platform Division
President - Canadian Office
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation Key Developments

CSC and Hitachi Data Systems Expand Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Client Transformation to the Cloud

CSC and Hitachi Data Systems have announced the expansion of their long-standing, global alliance to help clients quickly and cost-effectively realize the benefits of cloud-enabled digital transformation through strategic focus on joint delivery of CSC BizCloud™ powered by Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP), storage-as-a-service (STaaS) and SAP HANA offerings. The companies have also entered into a new multi-year CSC Agility Platformreseller agreement. As more enterprises shift to the cloud and embrace as-a-service IT deployment, they are encountering challenges around security, flexibility and build-versus-buy cost considerations. CSC BizCloud powered by Hitachi UCP addresses these challenges and enables infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and STaaS IT delivery across hybrid cloud environments. Clients in a wide range of sectors from financial services to manufacturing and aerospace have already adopted these joint offerings and have achieved real-time, remote and secure access to content; a consistent application deployment framework that addresses regulatory and compliance requirements; rapid, reliable application currency via software release automation and workflow; one-step provisioning and deployment with increased security; management of sensitive records; and lower investment costs with existing storage infrastructure. The new CSC Agility Platform reseller agreement enables HDS to offer greater choice and flexibility to clients looking to find the best-fit solution for their IT environment. The advanced automation and management capabilities of the CSC Agility Platform combined with the Hitachi UCP converged infrastructure solutions from HDS can cost-effectively ease and accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud deployments through a single platform.

Hitachi Data Systems Announces Enhanced Integration with VMware Solutions

Hitachi Data Systems is now offering a new series of solutions designed for the software-defined data center, empowering customers to realize the full power of digital transformation, which requires a modern, agile IT environment in order to take advantage of cloud, open-source and emerging technologies to deliver reliable IT services. The company announced support for VMware NSX network virtualization platform, which when combined with the trusted family of high-performance converged and hyperconverged infrastructure systems from Hitachi Data Systems provides a solid foundation for powering solutions that customers can build upon with confidence. Now, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) customers will benefit from NSX, which will help automate deployment of applications with complete networking services and advanced network virtualization capabilities. NSX helps them improve security with microsegmentation and granular security policy enforcement. Hitachi Data Systems has entered into an OEM agreement whereby the company will sell VMware NSX for use with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform. In addition, the recently announced Hitachi Unified Compute Platform HC V240 (UCP HC) hyperconverged system, powered by VMware Virtual SAN, now supports Docker container technology to provide a robust platform for both traditional and cloud-native applications. Organizations can significantly improve application agility and accelerate the transition toward hybrid cloud.

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation Appoints Assad El Saadi as the Regional Sales Director and General Manager for Middle East and Pakistan

The Hitachi Data Systems Corporation recently announced the appointment of Assad El Saadi as the regional sales director and general manager for Middle East and Pakistan. Saadi will be responsible for HDS' development and growth in the region, as well as continuing to expand the company's digital transformation offerings. over 20 years of experience working in the IT market in the Gulf Region, HDS' new regional sales director and GM held previous positions at Sun Microsystems, SAS Institute, Mideast Data Systems and Xerox.

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