80% of IT organizations rated Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform as 4 out of 5 stars or higher.
“The implementation of HDT in multi-tiered pools has provided a major benefit. The use of SSDs has given us the IOP performance we needed without having to over-buy capacity (number of spindles required). Future capacity growth will be less expensive because we can add cheaper high capacity drives into the HDT pools.”
“Yes, excellent hardware. 5 “9” uptime. Sales group is responsive and knowledgable, support when needed is superb."
IT Architect, Large Enterprise Retail Company
“It backends our entire virtual infrastructure and it just runs.”
“Yes. It just runs.”
Matthew Kauffmann, Storage Administrator, University of Minnesota
“We use HDS storage to service > 30% of our IaaS customers. The platform is very reliable and HDS are working closely with us to continue driving down the cost of the service, whilst innovation and high growth are also occurring.”
“Yes. Primarily cost competitiveness and reliability. Also, HDS are becoming more and more mature in their support and delivery organization over time.”
Senior IT Manager, Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company
“Used as high performance storage to underpin our larger databases and systems with critical storage performance needs”
“Yes – consistent performance”
IT Architect, Small Business Telecommunications Services Company
“It was purchased as a replacement for our HP XP24000’s. The performance of the VSP’s is exceptional. Our data warehouses are extremely IO intensive and the VSP has performed well above the requirement. "
“Absolutely. We recently had a data center power outage (unplanned) and the VSP protected all the LUNs and every one of our Databases were in tact and we suffered zero data loss.
Our only complaint is not with the product, but the cost of the software that is required (TsM, Replication, etc.. )”
Keith Bengtson, Sr. Enterprise Engineer, Compuware Corporation
“We are an MSP, and the ability to deploy high performance thin-provisioned storage is essential”
“Yes, not only due to the reliability and performance of the unit and its improved management features, but also due to the responsiveness and calibre of the customer engineers”
Storage Administrator, Medium Enterprise Retail Company
“HDS products are solid, customer service and sales support is outstanding.”
“Yes, The system is easy to use and deploy.”
IT Director, Large Enterprise Computer Services Company
100% of surveyed energy & utilities organizations have been very satisfied with Hitachi enterprise products’ ability to address their organizations’ past challenges.
Survey of 9 Energy & Utilities users of Hitachi Enterprise Storage
87% of surveyed telecommunications services organizations have been satisfied with Hitachi enterprise products’ ability to address their organizations’ past challenges.
Survey of 15 Telecommunications Services users of Hitachi Enterprise Storage
77% of surveyed health care organizations have been very satisfied with Hitachi enterprise products’ ability to address their organizations’ past challenges.
Survey of 13 Health Care users of Hitachi Enterprise Storage
80% of health care organizations agreed with the following statement:
“Hitachi Accelerated Flash dramatically improved the performance of our business‐critical applications.”
Survey of 10 Health Care users of Hitachi Enterprise Storage
“Our Tier 1 database is pinned in Flash and our Tier 1 virtual environment is tiered to use it also.”
“Yes, I would recommend Hitachi Accelerated Flash due to its performance, reliability, and scalability.”
Storage Administrator, S&P 500 Health Care Company
“For tier 0 for all enterprise workloads.”
“Yes, it works seamlessly with our HDS systems and has greatly increased the organizations capability to run higher transaction volumes at lower response rates.”
IT Vice President, Medium Enterprise Health Care Company
62% of surveyed IT organizations agree that increased infrastructure automation: Increase the agility of our data center while meeting performance SLA’s and cost reduction requirements would deliver the greatest value to their organization & solve their current challenges.
Survey of 144 users of Hitachi Enterprise Storage
70% of surveyed IT organizations agree that in-system scalability and meeting current and future performance and application growth requirements seamlessly would deliver the greatest value to their organization & solve their current challenges.
Survey of 144 users of Hitachi Enterprise Storage
83% of IT organizations agreed with the following statement:
“Virtualization is a key component to managing the growth of our datacenter, and Hitachi’s virtualization strategy enables us to meet the demands of the future.”
Survey of 155 users of Hitachi Enterprise Storage
“We have two production pools with a Tier 0 (HAF). One is dedicated to our primary financial app and one that is shared across our primary production applications.”
“For its cost, performance and integration with Dynamic Tiering, it is THE most cost effective implementation of FLASH in our environment.”
IT Manager, Global 500 Industrial Manufacturing Company
“Increasing use to improve online database transaction response. Lifting general performance of all workloads when used as a top tier.”
“Yes. Because it brings the performance of flash to Hitachi heritage of robust highly available systems for mission critical workloads that can be managed and measured from one coherent management interface.”
Senior IT Architect, Large Enterprise Financial Services Company