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By Nicholas Winkworth posted 10-15-2019 21:24

The Newly Launched Hitachi and Cisco CI Joint Solution Leads the Way

Vegas rocked with Hitachi NEXT2019 last week! If you missed the event it's not too late to check out the keynotes, and speaking sessions where you can learn more about all our new products, solutions, partners and customers! Just check out the resources on-line . With all these exciting new announcements we believe we will exceed your expectations in fueling your data center innovations.

CI Solution That Maximizes Your Return on DATA

DataOps is here to stay and attendees this year learned how to maximize their return on DATA – the new OIL. This year is special at @HitachiVantara as two tech giants – Hitachi and Cisco came together to help global enterprise customers transform their business by modernizing their data centers through the newly launched Cisco and Hitachi Adaptive Solutions for Converged Infrastructure. A validated Converged infrastructure (CI) design that incorporates best-in-class storage from Hitachi, servers and network equipment from industry-leader Cisco, virtualization from VMware and optional analytics that adds intelligence to your data center.

Our Fall Release Includes

Increased data capacity with faster access and easier management with the new Hitachi Storage Platform VSP 5000 Series. Faster compute with UCS B-Series refresh (Cascade Lake, IOM 2304). Simplified network orchestration with Cisco ACI support. More data protection and remote disaster recovery options with integrated Hitachi Global Active Device (GAD). Accelerate Storage resource deployment or reclaim across the infrastructure through Hitachi UCP Advisor.

Cisco and Hitachi Adaptive Solutions for CI at NEXT2019

NEXT attendees this year enjoyed a number of key activities and events to help them unlock the value of their DATA with technology from Cisco and Hitachi.
  • Featured in the Solutions Showcase:
    • Get your hands on a physical CI RACK featuring Hitachi’s latest storage platform, the VSP 5000 Series among other key components
    • Talk 1-on-1 with our experts at the demo pods
  • Two hand-picked speaker sessions:
    • Partner panel, featuring Sirius Computer Solutions: Grow your Business and Accelerate Innovation with Cisco and Hitachi                                                      
    • Cisco and Hitachi’s Adaptive Solutions for Converged Infrastructure Presented by Cisco

If you were lucky enough to attend NEXT 2019 we hope you had a fabulous time in Las Vegas! We're sure you learned a lot meeting fellow professionals from across the globe, as well as having fun, and are ready to propel your data center to new heights upon your return. If you couldn't make it this year, check out the live stream and make plans to attend next year. In the meantime, you can read more about how we are innovating together.

See you at NEXT 2020!!


Lakshmi Pedda
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Hitachi Vantara

Nick Winkworth
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Hitachi Vantara



05-19-2022 14:36

Very Informative !!

05-04-2022 12:29

Nice Article