Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V
Reaching previously unattainable levels of consolidation, the Hitachi Universal Storage Platformâ„¢ V has redefined the storage industry. It represents the world's first implementation of a large scale, enterprise-class virtualization layer combined with thin provisioning software. That means the virtualization of internal and external heterogeneous storage into one pool has finally been achieved. Customers can obtain the consolidation benefits of external storage virtualization with the efficiencies, power and cooling advantages of thin provisioning in one integrated solution.
Everyone from mid-sized growing companies to the largest global organizations can now benefit from the industry's highest performing and most scalable storage solution. It is backed by a set of storage and data services that include thin provisioning with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning software, application-centric storage management and logical partitioning, as well as simplified, unified data replication across heterogeneous storage systems.
An integral component of the Hitachi Services Oriented Storage Solutions architecture, the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V provides the foundation for matching application requirements to different classes of storage. The Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V packages and delivers critical services such as:
Services Oriented Storage Solutions enables IT organizations to present business clients with a menu of storage attributes (such as performance, availability, cost and security) and charge for those services based on the client's selection. Services Oriented Storage Solutions can lower costs, extend lifetime value and simplify management activities. The Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V enables you to deploy applications within a new framework, fully leverageâ€”and add value toâ€”current investments and more closely align IT with business objectives.