Digital infrastructure and solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, Hitachi Vantara, introduced new enhancements and capabilities for Hitachi Unified Compute Platform HC, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform RS Break Down Infrastructure Silos to Deliver Seamless, Scalable and Simplified Edge-to-Core-to-Cloud Management. The update offers benefits including faster provisioning with new Hitachi UCP Advisor, certified support for SAP HANA workloads, new Intel Cascade Lake Xenon Refresh processors that increase performance, and enhanced lifecycle management capabilities that deliver non-disruptive upgrades.
Unified cloud infrastructure management
The updated solutions unify cloud infrastructure management with seamless interoperability across customers’ environments of traditional storage, HCI-powered hybrid clouds and public clouds. The latest updates deliver key benefits to customers including:
- Unified cloud management: Customers have the flexibility to build a cloud infrastructure with seamless workload and data mobility across on-premises and public cloud environments. Hitachi UCP Advisor accelerates provisioning up to 80% faster compared to previous HCI management tools and reduces management complexity across the environment.
- Scalable performance: Greater performance, scale and density supports IT departments’ ability to rapidly scale data center resources for business-critical applications and lower operational overhead for better TCO. The updated HCI platforms provide certified support for SAP HANA workloads on HCI. Intel Cascade Lake Refresh Xeon processors increase performance for workload consolidation while avoiding resource contention issues. Hitachi HCI solutions help reduce CapEx and OpEx overhead with advanced automation and data efficiency technologies.
- Simplified consumption: EverFlex from Hitachi Vantara provides simple, elastic and comprehensive acquisition choices for the entire Hitachi Vantara portfolio, including the UCP Family, with consumption-based pricing models that align IT spend with business use and help lower costs by up to 20%1 with pay-as-you-go pricing. Customers can also accelerate time to production with pre-validated and optimized bundles and starter packs, including solutions enabling remote work.
- Streamlined Partner Sales Motion: Hitachi Vantara’s HCI solution is market proven with 100% YoY growth. With Hitachi Vantara’s innovative bundles and pre-validated reference architectures, partners can easily sell, speed up quoting and fulfill orders faster to deliver revenue and profit maximization while enabling error-free deployments. Additionally, Hitachi Vantara offers customizable services for cross-selling and up-selling with other proven Hitachi IT portfolio products.