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Hu Yoshida
Click to view contentSurveys by Gartner,IDG, and Right scale in 2018 leave no doubt that cloud adoption is mainstream. Public cloud adoption led the way increasing to 92% in the Right Scale survey. The same survey showed that 81% having a multi-cloud strategy, leveraging almost 5 clouds on average. 51 percent have a Hybrid cloud strategy, combining public and private… (Show more)
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Click to view contentFrom our friends at Merriam-Webster, the definition for “continuous” is: adjective con·tin·u·ous | \kən-ˈtin-yü-əs\ Marked by uninterrupted extension in space, time, or sequence //The batteries provide enough power for up to five hours of continuous use.// synonyms: continual, uninterrupted, unbroken, constant, ceaseless, incessant, steady,… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThis morning I saw four wild pigs in my front yard. My dogs were going crazy, but they opted to stay inside. Wild pigs are not a common sight in my suburban neighborhood. I took this as an optimistic sign since this is the end of the dog year and the beginning of the year of the pig.     According to Chinese astrology, 2019 is a great year for… (Show more)
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Click to view contentLately I have been focused on the operational aspects of data, how to prepare data for business out comes and less about the infrastructure that supports that data. As in all things, there needs to be a balance, so I am reviewing some of the innovations that we have made in our infrastructure portfolio which contribute to operational excellence.… (Show more)
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Click to view contentMr. Toshiaki Higashihara, president and CEO of Hitachi, Ltd., opened our annual NEXT event last September speaking on Data and Innovation. He talked about this in terms of Lights and Shadow, the rewards and risks of the digital age. “The light gives us opportunity,” he said. “And we should not discount the shadow of cyber-attacks, and security and… (Show more)
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Click to view content2018 was a very busy year for Hitachi Vantara. September marked the one year anniversary of Hitachi Vantara which was formed by the integration of three Hitachi companies, Hitachi Data Systems, an IT infrastructure systems and services company; Hitachi Pentaho, a data integration and analytics company; and the Hitachi Insight Group, developer of… (Show more)
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Click to view contentIn this post I will take a deeper dive into one of the key enablers for Digital Transformation, the REST API. I will cover our strategy for utilizing it in our products and provide some example of how it is utilized to enable the Smart Data Center.   Application Program Interface, API, is software that allows applications to talk to each other.… (Show more)
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Click to view contentHappy New Year and welcome to 2019, a year full of possibilities.     2018 was a year of maturity for Digital Transformation, and most companies are committed to transforming their companies. They have laid out their strategies and are allocating resources to this transformation. Public cloud, agile methodologies and devops, RESTful APIs,… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThis year, December, marks the 70th anniversary since the adoption and proclamation of the United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On this occasion, Hitachi President and CEO, Toshiaki Higashihara took the opportunity to tell everyone working for Hitachi Group of the importance of our business activities with respect to human… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThe days when data recovery solutions were evaluated on how they could minimize the two R’s are over. The two R’s stand for Recovery Point Objective, RPO, how much new or changed data is lost because it hasn’t been backup yet, and Recovery Time Objective, RTO, how long it takes to resume operations. The reason I say this is because we can achieve… (Show more)
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