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Get Ahead With Hitachi Mainframe Flash Storage


Hitachi Data Systems is Silver Sponsor at the SHARE exhibition in Atlanta, GA

July 31 – August 5, 2016

SHARE is an independent volunteer-run information technology association that provides education, professional networking and industry influence

WHERE: Atlanta Marriott Marquis


  • Silver Sponsorship
  • 10x20 Exhibit Space – Shared with our partner, Brocade
  • Lunch & Learn Session
  • Additional speaking sessions

Hitachi is featuring enterprise class cost-effective high-speed flash storage available in a variety of configurations.  We are the ONLY vendor that can offer a cost-effective All Flash storage solution for Mainframes.

Hitachi designs its own unique Accelerated Flash Modules with onboard ASICs and intelligence.  In addition to offloading the storage controller, our Flash Module has the ability to provide tighter management and wear information integration with the storage OS, SVOS. This helps us to both extend flash life and provide predictable failure rates

We now offer enterprise reliable hybrid or all flash configurations with unrivaled performance at a cost cheaper than fast disk storage.

Hitachi Data Systems Sessions:


Availability and Applications - the Missing Links to Resiliency and Successful Recovery

Roselinda Schulman - Director, Data Protection (Hitachi Data Systems)

Rebecca Levesque - Chief Executive Officer  (21st Century Software)

Monday, August 01, 2016: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Room: L507, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Session Number: 19602


Many resiliency plans have no awareness of interdependencies with other database or batch applications.  Recovery of corruption or a rollback in time from one application may disruption others down the line when the wrong point in time or consistency point is chosen.  Unravelling and correcting misapplied recovery point causes additional delay in return to normal operations.  Today’s world of 24/7 online transaction requires knowledge of what is the right copy to restore and in what order to minimize downstream impact.  Regardless of the resiliency strategy selected, time to data is the primary driver for business and processing resumption.  With an average of 12 to 15 copies of data out there, does your crash consistency point meet your SLA and have you considered all the variables, including batch?

VSP G1000 Storage Update - Latest and Greatest

William Smith – Americas Product Manager (Hitachi Data Systems)

Ros Schulman – Director, Data Protection (Hitachi Data Systems)

Wednesday, August 03, 2016: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Room: L406, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Session Number: 19620

In this session, the speaker will detail the VSP G1000 storage architecture and latest information update.  The update will include a discussion of updated features, new features, and improved functionality.  We will also discuss how to meet storage performance requirements in the Z systems environment.


Sponsored Lunch: Moped and Ferrari – Disks and Flash

Ron Hawkins - Senior Manager, SETO - Complex Test Lab (Hitachi Data Systems)

Thursday, August 04, 2016: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Room: A701, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Session Number: 19979


We know that Flash is fast, but just how fast compared to tried and true 15K RPM HDD? Hitachi compared the performance of 39TB of spinning disk with 39TB of Flash with remarkable results. In this discussion we’ll discuss how 200 Mopeds compare with 8 Ferraris in the Hitachi VSP G1000. We’ll also be discussing the increased performance of the 16Gb FICON channel adapter. It’s all speeds and feeds, baby!

Flash Disk (SSD) Technology Panel

William Smith (Hitachi Data Systems), Nick Clayton (IBM Corporation), David Lytle (Brocade Communications Systems), Vince Westin (EMC)

Thursday, August 04, 2016: 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Room: L406, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Session Number: 19806

This session will provide a multi-Vendor panel perspective on the growing use of Flash Disk (SSD) Technology in DASD storage arrays.


UBS (Partner) Session:

Restoring 43TB and Applying 2.2 Billion DB2 Log Records Within 4 Hours, and Proving It on a Live Production System!

Bjarne Nelson (DB2 Lead Architect – UBS)

Thursday, August 04, 2016: 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Room: L406, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Session Number: 19766


Most IT installations have Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) in place for business critical applications, but proving that such objectives can be met is not always a given. In particular, for worst case scenarios like recovery to a Point in Time (PIT), which is entirely different challenge than fail over to a secondary site.

Challenges involve defining and validating subsets of data as you may not have time to recover everything, at least not in the first wave. As such you must focus on what is really required to support truly business critical functions to operate. Secondly you may have to acquire and deploy new technologies to address the need for speed to meet aggressive RTOs. As you start deploying new technologies you’ll learn what works, but more importantly also identify implied pitfalls and understand how to work around them. Finally, you’ll have to prove that everything works as designed and that RTOs can actually be met, which evidently means simulating such PIT recovery scenarios on a live production system while you are still serving your normal business operating in a 24 by 7 all year round modus.

Through this presentation you'll get an understanding about how this was achieved at UBS in terms of well-defined processes and deploying state of the art technology both on the hardware side as well software side

  • Managing the RTO Objective – Defining Spec's and Requirements
  • The different dimensions of Big and what the system setup looks like
  • Mission accomplish: Performing point in time recovery simulation with a RTO of less than 4 hours
  • Lessons learned and things to keep in mind



For more information about SHARE, click here.

Hitachi will be at the Internet of Things World, booth #310 in Santa Clara CA, May 10-12 showcasing various IoT-enabled solutions one of which focuses on oil field optimization.  This solution is one of the more interesting ones I've seen as we are in a climate that encourages greater energy independence.  Various producers are obtaining oil and natural gas from various drilling wells from shale formations all over the United States. 
However, due to numerous challenges including economic uncertainty, lower oil prices, and higher drilling costs, upstream shale producers are constantly looking for new ways to harness resources more efficiently.  With the advent of advanced analytics and
the Internet of Things (aka IoT), companies can now leverage the vast amount of data coming from the field to gain new insights into their shale well operations. 
The research team from Hitachi’s Global Center for Social Innovation in Santa Clara have developed a
solution that enables shale well producers to use historical and real-time data to gain deeper insights into well performance including the ability to test hypotheses and understand better why each well is performing in a specific manner.


Join us at Internet of Things World and speak directly to the Hitachi research team as well as various members of Hitachi’s IoT group so you too can gain achieve energy independence with IoT. 


Register here for a FREE IoT World Exhibition hall pass.

Join Hitachi at IoT World, May 10-12 at the Santa Clara Convention Center

in Santa Clara, CA

Visit Hitachi in Booth #310 and get a chance to see for yourself how our IoT solutions,

including Predictive Maintenance, can solve your most pressing business issues.


Analytics-based predictive maintenance allows you to sense when and where outages are likely to occur to prevent downtime and increase asset utilization. A breakdown can delay processes and cost your business much more than the cost of repair. Predictive maintenance technologies let you know when repairs should be made and back-up systems readied to promote end-to-end optimization.



With Hitachi Predictive Maintenance solutions, you can:

  • Detect anomalies and certain failure patterns to determine the greatest risk or problems or asset failure.
  • Perform maintenance at a certain scheduled time when it can be most cost effective and before equipment loses performance within a threshold.
  • Enable maintenance staff to take the right actions at the right times, to avoid unexpected failures, decrease maintenance costs and increase equipment availability.       


Stop by Hitachi Booth #310 and learn more about the new innovations being developed by our world-class team of data scientists


Register here for a FREE IoT World Exhibition hall pass.


New Solution and Product Forum: VMware

We recently launched the VMware community within our Solution and Product Forums to provide a dedicated place to ask questions on all things related to HDS solutions for VMware and engage with our HDS VMware experts. You'll find plenty of educational videos and collateral in addition to blogs from technical experts and thought leaders. Post a discussion or blog to earn our VMware Discussion and VMware Blogger badges!

Office Hours Event: Safe Passage to the Cloud

Wednesday, July 22 at 9:00am Pacific

Join our Content Mobility experts Jeff Lundberg, Greg Knieriemen, and Tim Desai on July 22 to discuss key barriers to cloud adoption and ask questions related to HDS cloud solutions. We'll be kicking off the discussion around 9:00am Pacific time, but it will be open throughout the day, so stop by the event page when you have a few minutes to catch up and join the conversation! Bookmark the following event page and add it to your calendar: July 22 Office Hours Event: Safe Passage to the Cloud.



Why is Social Innovation Important? (Part 2)

Bjorn Andersson continued his Social Innovation blog series in his most recent post, Why is Social Innovation important? [Part 2] where he explains how Big Data analysis is being used to enhance public safety through statistical predictions and solve infrastructure challenges for the world's expanding population. Hitachi Visualization is in the middle of this movement, providing the ability to visualize and correlate the various data sources that we now can tap into, which enables a new level of situational awareness and ability to match the response to the need in live situations.

Popular Blogs

Software (re)Defined Storage

IDC Predicts Increasing Cost of Enterprise Hard Disk Drives

The Brain of a Grumbling Droid … Adding Data Lakes to Enterprise Information Management

The new members of the HDS family

Automating VM Snapshot Backups and Recovering 1TB VMs in seconds with Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure Integrator


Interesting Discussions

Hitachi Data Systems Ranks on FORTUNE ‘100 Best Workplaces for Millennials’ List for 2015

How to automate the allocation process for VSP. is there any tool or scripts for VSP Storage provisioning

vol migration to another pool performance

How to understand LUN WWID of VSP G1000

HCS health check Report - Store Change/Automatic Upload to Store


HDS Community Member Survey — Share Your Suggestions and Feedback!

Last week, we launched a survey for you, our valued community members, to share your open and honest feedback with us regarding your experience here on HDS Community. If there is anything you want more of, or want us to do differently around here, now is the time to provide your input! Your responses will help us ensure that we deliver the most valuable content and experiences within this community.

Take the Survey

Happy 2nd Birthday, HDS Community! Share Your Success Story and Enter to Win a $100 Gift Card

June 10, 2015 marked the two-year anniversary of the HDS Community, and to celebrate, we are currently running a contest where you can share your HDS Community success story for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card. We've seen some great responses so far -- check out the contest details and share your success story to enter to win!


Enter the Contest



Hu's Place: The Race to Zero

In his most recent blog post, The Race to Zero, Hu Yoshida discussed the launch of Google's new service called Google Photo, which provides unlimited cloud storage at no cost. While it may seem like a great deal for end users, there are often some privacy risks associated with free storage services to consider before using them.

Content Mobility Blog: Let Go of Cloud Insecurities

Our resident content mobility expert Jeff Lundberg discussed research findings from the Economist and our own TechValidate survey in his recent blog post, Let Go of Cloud Insecurities. According to the research, security and control are top concerns of IT execs when they consider cloud storage services. Jeff explains how the Hitachi Content Platform mitigates many of the common risks associated with moving to cloud.



Popular Blogs

How is Hitachi Uniquely Positioned to Deliver on its Social Innovation Strategy?

Hybrid Cloud On Your Terms - A Customer Example

Hitachi Stakes Intellectual Property Claims

Pentaho plus Hitachi equals Endless Possibilities!

Hitachi Infrastructure Adapter for SCOM 2012 R2


Top Questions

Best way to wipe an AMS1000 for decommissioning

Old Self Service site search content unavailable & suggestions.

Unable to download HCS v8.1.3.03 and Tuning Manager v8.1.3.03 for Windows - download completes after 1,75GB

AMS 2100 Upgrade Compatibility

HNAS Cluster recreation

This survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. If you have any general feedback or questions regarding the HDS Community, please post a discussion in the Getting Started in the Hitachi Vantara Community space or contact the HDS Community team directly at


Greetings HDS Community Members,


We'd like to invite you to participate in a brief survey to gauge your level of satisfaction with the HDS Community and understand how and why you use it. Your open and honest feedback is important to ensure we are delivering the right initiatives and content through the HDS Community to make it a valuable and trusted resource for you. We value your opinion and greatly appreciate you taking the time to participate.


The majority of the questions are multiple-choice, but you will also have an opportunity to provide open-ended responses near the end of the survey.

Hello HDS Community Members!

This week marks the HDS Community's second anniversary -- can you believe it’s already been two years since we launched? On behalf of the community team here at HDS, I’d like to thank all of you for your continued participation and support over the last two years. I’d also like to extend my sincerest thanks to all of our community moderators, Pioneers, and MVPs who have been instrumental in the success of this thriving community.


computer.pngHelp us Celebrate by Sharing Your HDS Community Success Story

To celebrate this milestone, we thought it would be interesting (and fun) to have our community members share their HDS Community success stories that have occurred over the past two years. What’s considered a success story? In this case, it's an experience, person, or piece of content within the HDS Community that helped you solve a problem, gave you a great idea, or helped you in some way. It can also be how the HDS Community as a whole has contributed to your success. To give you some ideas, here are a few success story examples:


  • A helpful and/or correct response to a question you asked in the HDS Community
  • An insightful blog that sparked an idea or helped you solve a problem
  • An existing question or document that answered a question you had
  • An interesting discussion thread that you participated in or observed (such as an Office Hours event).
  • A fellow community member who has become a helpful/valuable connection
  • Your favorite area of the community (space or group)


How to Enter to Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card:

  1. This is probably obvious, but first and foremost, you need to be an HDS Community member. If you’re new here, you can still participate by joining and browsing our library of content.
  2. Leave a comment on this post sharing a few details about your success story and include a link to the content or community member you’re referring to (if applicable). Key components of your comment should be the following:
    1. What was helpful or insightful (People, Places, Content, or the Community as a whole)
    2. Why it was helpful or insightful
  3. Make sure your profile is complete with a valid name, company, and email address. We will need to be able to contact you via email in case you are a winner!


Additional Details:

  • This contest will be open for entries June 11, 2015 — June 30, 2015.
  • We will enter each participant name into a database and select 5 winners at random using on July 1, 2015 at 8:00am Pacific. Winners will be announced within this blog and notified via email.
  • This contest is open internationally.



  • Each winner in the drawing will be awarded a $100 Amazon gift card delivered via email.
  • All participants will receive the "HDS Community 2nd Anniversary" Badge worth 500 points!



  • Limit one entry per person. You can certainly share multiple success stories (we would love that), but only one response will count as an entry.
  • You must have a complete profile. This means your full name, company name, and email address are included.



We can't wait to hear your success stories! Cheers to another great year ahead!


Economist Intelligence Unit Research: Preparing for Next-Generation Cloud

Earlier this week, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released a new research report sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems, Preparing for next-generation cloud: Lessons learned and insights shared. In this report, the EIU looks at companies' experiences with cloud adoption and assesses whether the technology has lived up to expectations. Greg Knieriemen and Hu Yoshida shared their thoughts on this research in their recent blog posts: It’s all about "Control of Data" and What’s Required For 142 Year Data Retention? You can download the report and other supporting content below:

ESG Blog and Video: Connect 2015

Our friends at ESG attended Connect 2015 and provided some key insights from the conference in their recent blog post: When you think of Hitachi. Their recap further explains the Hitachi and HDS vision for Social Innovation and highlights the new solutions we're delivering to create safer, smarter, and healthier societies.



SAP SAPPHIRE NOW: Target Corporation Presentation

Earlier this month we delivered a presentation with Target Corporation at SAP SAPPHIRE NOW and announced several new SAP HANA solutions. You can catch the video of the presentation along with more details about our SAP HANA solutions in Parisa Fathi's recent blog post, Target Corporation Takes an International Journey with SAP HANA and Hitachi Ltd. and other exciting news.

Popular Blogs

Containers: why and probably why not (at least for now for enterprise)

Performance Plus: Virtual Storage Platform All-Flash

Running VMM Deep Discovery on CB500 using PowerShell

Software-Defined is Only as Good as the Infrastructure Behind it

GAD - Active/Active and why it matters


Interesting Discussions

Using curl with an HCP configured for Active Directory authentication?


Need VSP architecture docs and any videos for VSP architecture

Hitachi VSP Midrange Family

Anyone got experience taming a wild IO host using Server Priority Mgr in VSP?

It's been a very busy couple of weeks at HDS -- from Connect 2015 to Social Innovation and Software-Defined Infrastructure, there has been plenty to talk about within the HDS Community! Here's a recap of our most popular content over the past two weeks:



Connect 2015: Photos and Recaps

You might have seen a few posts related to "Connect 2015" over the past week, and wondered what this event was all about! Connect 2015, which took place April 27 - 29 in Las Vegas, was an inaugural event for Hitachi Data Systems and was limited primarily to employees of HDS and over 40 Hitachi companies. Luckily we had several HDS Community members on site taking photos of our Solutions Showcase and capturing the experience to share with you. Jeff Lundberg posted 3 blogs over the past week highlighting some key events at the conference, and Sara Gardner posted shared her experience here.

Head over to the HDS Facebook page for more photos and catch up on key insights from the event on the #HDSConnect Twitter hashtag.

Join the New Social Innovation Community!

One of the most significant aspects of Connect 2015 was the Solutions Showcase, where we unveiled our Social Innovation solutions that leverage Big Data and the Internet of Things to address some of the world's biggest challenges. To support our Social Innovation initiative, we recently launched the Social Innovation space on HDS Community where you can learn about our industry solutions for Telecom, Healthcare, Public Safety, and more. Read our recent blogs and and tell us what Social Innovation means to you.



Software-Defined Infrastructure

Another major announcement last week featured our delivery of software-defined infrastructures that enable customers to simplify IT and free data from traditional hardware and location constraints, making it more accessible for all existing and new analytics-driven workloads. These new and enhanced offerings have been designed to help customers achieve greater levels of information access through virtualized, hyper-converged and scale-out platforms that are built to accelerate the journey to IT as a service (ITaaS) through application-led, software-defined architectures. You can learn more on the News and Events space and access all software-defined infrastructure content here. Huge thanks to our bloggers for sharing valuable insights into these new offerings from HDS!

New Solution & Product Forum: SAP

In case you missed the news, we recently launched a dedicated community for SAP and HDS solutions within our Solution and Product Forums. You'll find a wealth of resources here including the recent Forrester Total Economic Impact™ report and infographic on the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA®. Participate in a discussion or post a blog to earn the SAP Discussion and SAP Blogger badges! And if you attended SAP SAPPHIRE NOW, you can request a special SAPPHIRE NOW Attendee 2015 badge by contacting me via direct message or emailing



Popular Blogs

Software-Defined Infrastructure – Something is Brewing at Hitachi, Time to Pour a Fresh Cup

Software-Defined For The Real World

Welcome New Models to the Virtual Storage Platform family

What Does Social Innovation Mean to You?

Software-Defined Infrastructure Enables Greater Innovation in IT


Interesting Discussions

3D Interactive Model - VSP Midrange Family

HDLM Linux Command

Microsoft Cluster validation fails with persistent reservation error.

Data placement in Tiers

shrinking HDT do HDP pool


Join us at the HDS IT Economics Executive Forum

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | Cambridge, MA

Join IT experts from Hitachi Data Systems and CSC in Cambridge, MA on Wednesday, February 25th to learn about the differences between private, hybrid, and public cloud offerings from an economic standpoint. Justin Augat provides more information on this event including registration information in his recent blog post Confused about Cloud TCO? 

CIOs Need Alternatives

In case you missed the news, Hitachi Data Systems and CGI recently announced  a global strategic partnership to launch a suite of secure, private, and hybrid cloud services. To provide further insight into what this means for IT executives, Paul Lewis outlined some of the key benefits in his recent blog post CIOs Need Alternatives.



Mobility Defined IT: Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 5)

Adrian De Luca discusses mobility and the need for supporting information infrastructure to be more data-driven in the latest installment of his 2015 predictions blog series, Mobility Defined IT: Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 5). If you missed earlier posts in this series, you can access the summary here: Is it Back to the Future for Enterprise Tech? Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 1).

Last Chance to Register: Make Storage Management a Reality

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 9:00am Pacific

Join Sushant Suwant, Principal Consultant of Hitachi Data Systems, this Wednesday, February 11th at 9:00am Pacific for an in-depth discussion of the Hitachi Automation Director. By attending this webcast, you'll learn how to address storage management challenges and build a sustainable foundation for IT management efficiency.





Popular Blogs

Enter the Brave New World of Storage with HCP S10

The Tale of the Magic Benchmark

"Business Defined CIO", that's what LATAM region needs.

How to Co-Innovate with Universities

HCP Uniquely Aligns With The Hottest 2015 Technology Trends


Interesting Discussions

Eric Hibbard: SNIA Industry Impact Award Recipient

Where can I find documentation on parity groups with regard to the AMS series?

Can a HTI pool be shrunk

File Replication Feature On HNAS 3080

multipath.conf settings for Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.5 on HUS SAN


New Capabilities Announced for Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio

Earlier this week, we announced new capabilities added to the Hitachi Content Platform portfolio. Check out Jeff Lundberg's video & blog post, Hitachi Data Systems Helps Customers Mobilize their Business to find out what's new within the Hitachi Content Platform portfolio. Visit Content Mobility to learn more and join the conversation.


Upcoming Events: Webinars, Hangouts, & More

Join industry thought leaders for several learning opportunities next week:



Cloud Defined IT: Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 4)

Adrian De Luca continued his 2015 predictions for Asia Pacific in his latest blog post on hybrid clouds. Incorporating a mix of Private and Public clouds can help organizations realize greater agility and cost alignment while maintaining governance requirements. Read more.


Popular Blogs

Social Innovation in the classroom

Hitachi Content Platform Raises the Bar for Object Storage with Integrated Content Mobility Solutions

Using JMeter to Benchmark HCP HS3

Using JMeter Part II – Multi-Client Testing

The Role of “Software Defined” in the Management of Virtual Infrastructures


Interesting Discussions

HUS130 HSNM2 CLI aulogin disabled

shadow image % changes from CCI

Fans running at 100%

HORCM failure

HNAS Access to Windows 10 via DFS / CIFS

Happy New Year, HDS Community! I hope your 2015 is off to a great start. Here's a recap of some great content you might have missed over the holidays and the first week of 2015.


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Product Overview Videos Now Available on HDS Community

We recently added several product overview videos to our Solution and Product Forums. Visit the home page to access the videos, or you can access the full list here.


Big Data Defined IT: Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 3)

The third installment of Adrian De Luca's 2015 predictions for IT in Asia Pacific focuses on Big Data -- adoption trends, use cases, and current solutions. Adrian predicts that competitive industries will ramp up Big Data initiatives this year to increase customer engagement and revenue potential. Read more.



Innovation Center Blog: Market Light Speed and IT Relativity

Be sure to check out Michael Hay's first blog post of 2015: Market Light Speed and IT Relativity which kicks off a series of blogs related to the dramatic changes occurring in the IT marketplace.


Popular Blogs

Happy New Year 2015

The Technologist Doctrine

HDS Converged Management (plus Infrastructure)

Slate: Public Safety for Smart Cities

Community Highlights: December 15 - 20, 2014


Interesting Discussions

HORCM Windows configuration guide - multi-array

New Video - Hitachi NAS for VMware

HCmD log gathering tool (Command Director) - hint

HDLM for VMware - installation

Season's Greetings, HDS Community! This will be our last Community Highlights post for 2014 — we'll be back in 2015! Here's a recap of some of our most popular content over the past week.



Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 2)

Adrian De Luca continued his year-end blog series with Smart City Defined IT: Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 2) where he explained how Asia Pacific countries are embarking on Smart City initiatives to address the many urban challenges they are currently facing and prepare for future growth. Learn more the Internet of Things and how it will impact these Smart City programs.

On-Demand WebTech: Top 10 Business Trends Driving IT in 2015.

If you missed Hu Yoshida's WebTech on Wednesday, December 10th, you can access the full recording and presentation here: On-Demand WebTech: Top 10 Business Trends Driving IT in 2015. Join our discussion Q&A - Top 10 Business Trends Driving IT in 2015 and share your feedback and insights from this webinar, and be sure to check out Hu's entire Top 10 Trends for 2015 blog series: Business Defined IT will drive the IT Trends in 2015.



Creating Value from Big Data

Paul Lewis discusses Machine Learning and its relationship with Big Data in his latest blog post Creating value from Big Data: make predictions using Machine Learning. Machine Learning programs can be used to make predictions and recommendations, and ultimately solve more complex problems than conventional programming techniques can solve. Read about a few examples of Machine Learning solutions in Paul's post.

Popular Blogs

Hitachi Data Systems Honors War Veterans With Wreaths Across America

10 Books to Read in 2015 for Social Innovation, IoT, and Big Data

2015 Trends: Big Data, Internet of Things, Data Lakes, and Hybrid Cloud

Gifts for Teens 2014! Hitachi Volunteers for Teens in Need

How RPO Impacts RTO, part 1

Popular Discussions

Registering array with non-default ports

do vsp pool volumes need to be formatted?

HDS 9900 Refresh issue

Un-known IP Address

CB520HB2 : Replace LOM with a 4-ports CNA


New Blog Series: Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015

Adrian De Luca kicked off his year-end blog series focused on 5 key social and business trends evolving in the Asia Pacific region with his introductory post: Is it Back to the Future for Enterprise Tech? Business & Technology Predictions in Asia Pacific for 2015 (Part 1). Over the next few weeks, Adrian will talk in more detail about how emerging technologies will evolve in the context of business outcomes, and will also surface use cases and companies already leading the change.

Last Chance to Register! December 10th WebTech: Top 10 Business Trends Driving IT in 2015.

There are only a few days left to register for Hu Yoshida's WebTech on Wednesday, December 10th: Top 10 Business Trends Driving IT in 2015. If you plan on attending, you can get connected with attendees and speakers ahead of time by introducing yourself and sharing your key challenges & initiatives for 2015 in the following discussion: Registered for our December 10th WebTech? We want to hear from you! You won't want to miss this live event!



Partners: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000E Now Available

Earlier this week inPartner Communities, Rick Kellogg announced the release of the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) 4000E for both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Private Cloud. Learn more about these new solutions in Rick's most recent blog post: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform 4000E Available Now! and watch his video blog.

Popular Blogs

2015 Trends: Convergence, Automation, and Integration

Telling Some Storage Secrets

SAP HANA: No Longer in the Trough of Disillusionment?

IT Alone Cannot Drive Analytics Leadership

Downtime Is Money: How RPO Impacts Your RTO, Part 2

Interesting Discussions

Registered for our December 10th WebTech? We want to hear from you!

Bellevue Engineering Gives Back this Holiday Season

HNAS 4040 NFS Exports Best Practice

Re: Sequential I/Os vs. HDLM's Load Balancing Algorithms (Extended Round Robin)

In case you didn't have a chance to visit the HDS Community over the past few days, here's a recap of some great content worth a read! Remember to follow this blog to get these highlights delivered to your inbox each week (just be sure to check "Inbox" when you follow). And to those of you who celebrate - enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday next week.

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Business Defined IT: Survey Results

Earlier this week we published the results from our Business Defined IT Research survey, which were pulled together after interviewing 900 CIO's and IT decision makers from the EMEA region. Check out our key findings below:

Steve Garone's Blog: Breaking the Myth of Inadequate Cloud Choices

If you're currently exploring your options for the cloud, be sure to subscribe to Steve Garone's Journey to the Center of the Cloud. Steve's latest blog, Myth #3: Breaking the Myth of Inadequate Choices:  Old Dogs and New Tricks offers several valuable insights to help IT decision makers evaluate their options for cloud deployment.



Hu's Place: Business Defined IT Will Drive the IT Trends in 2015

To kick off his annual top 10 trends blog series,  Hubert Yoshida published the first blog for the 2015 series: Business Defined IT will drive the IT Trends in 2015. Stay tuned over the next several weeks to hear about other trends for the coming year, and don't miss Hu's WebTech on December 10th: Top 10 Business Trends Driving IT in 2015.

   Popular Blogs

   Hitachi Blades .... Have your cake and eat it. Part 1: The introduction

   Community Highlights: November 10 - 14, 2014

   On being recognized, externally, as a top innovator

   Shining a light on Hitachi Storage Adapter for VMware vC Ops (hmm vROPS)

   Continuous Cloud Infrastructure: Taking Storage Virtualization to the Next Dimension


   Interesting Discussions

   Verizon Hybrid Solution

   New Video - Hitachi mainframe support with the VSP and VSP G1000

   Japan comes to London

   Largest SAP ERP on HANA runs on Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA

   Welcome Jill Ross as our Enterprise Community Manager