Hitachi and VMware work together to help businesses achieve a transformed, fully virtualized data center. As global leaders in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, we both provide customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. Our alliance offers a blend of complementary, industry-leading technologies that delivers exceptional ITaaS and enables our customers to develop their infrastructure clouds.
Hitachi Data Systems and VMware have been strategic partners since 2002. Today, Hitachi is a VMware Global Alliance Partner, an Elite-level member of VMware’s Technology Alliance Partner program and a participant in VMware Ready Partner programs for storage and infrastructure products as well as vStorage programs for storage vendor partners.
Hitachi solutions engineered for VMware are comprehensively tested and certified with products across VMware’s broad portfolio. In addition, both companies’ engineers collaborate in our world-class interoperability labs to create deeper integrations and innovative solutions to meet our joint customers’ evolving needs. Together, Hitachi and VMware bring you end-to-end virtualization solutions for the data center.
"VAAI is key in enabling the next wave of VMware adoption." Mark Bowker, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
"Virtualizing storage at the same time as servers allows for more efficiency and enables much more flexibility and redundancy." IT Director for a non-profit organization
"Without storage virtualization, you severely hamper your ability to deliver the benefits of virtualization." SVP of a large financial organization
"To provide first-class payment services to global customers, TSYS® is changing the way it thinks about data. By automating IT processes to boost efficiency and reclaiming lost storage capacity through virtualization. TSYS is achieving the operations and financial benefits of transforming its data center with Hitachi Data Systems." Wayne Smith, Group Executive, Operations, TSYS
"StarHub is keeping pace with rapid data growth thanks to a 10-year partnership with Hitachi Data Systems. A virtualized infrastructure mitigates costs and allows StarHub to deliver high-availability services to its customers — no matter how much data they create. We've been getting 99.99% availability through to 100% availability on a sustained basis..." David Skinner, VP Information Services, StarHub
"Companies can no longer afford to deploy IT simply for technology's sake. There has to be a direct correlation between IT investment and business benefit, and it's got to be compelling. In creating end-to-end VAAI-optimized virtualization, Hitachi and VMware enable ROI-optimized large-scale VMware environments. Together, significantly lower infrastructure costs, better business productivity and improved business agility are within easy reach." Parag Patel, Vice President, Global Strategic Alliances ,VMware
"We could not be more pleased with our combined Hitachi and VMware environments. We've met our recovery time objectives, doubled our consolidation ratios, significantly improved reliability and performance, and built a platform for growth." Joe Ramey, Manager of IT Engineering, Hitachi Data Systems