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765 Customers Surveyed

4,223 Data Points Collected

199 Published TechFacts

37 Published Charts

38 Published Case Studies



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Hitachi Content Platform Powering Private Clouds

42% of IT organizations use their Hitachi Content Platform to support a private cloud.

42%

CAPEX Savings with the Hitachi Content Archive Platform Across Company Size

Please estimate how much capital expenditures (CAPEX) on higher tiered storage upgrades, expansion or net new platforms you were able to defer with the Hitachi Content Archive Platform.

Average Response by Company Size:

Large Enterprise
$467 K
Medium Enterprise
$417 K
Small Business
$100 K
Overall Average
$400 K

Business Impact of Hitachi Content Platform

Hitachi Content Platform provides full archive and search capability for our customer’s documents.

IT Professional, Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Why Customers with Large Data Sets Choose Hitachi Content Platform

What were the key reasons for choosing Hitachi Content Platform?

Cost reduction
73%
Simplified access to data
36%
Agility to support private/hybrid cloud
18%
Secured access to corporate data
45%
Simplified data management
55%
Enabled storage efficiency (compression, single instancing, better utilization)
45%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a March 2009 survey of Hitachi Content Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Cited that the top reasons for purchasing their Hitachi Content Archive Platform were:
    • Meet compliance regulations
    • Consolidate storage
    • Support business growth expectations

Use Case

  • Consolidated 9 TBs of storage in their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Deployed their Hitachi Content Archive Platform in conjunction with a custom application

Results

  • Manage 10 TBs or more with one person using their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Moved 30% of primary storage content to their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Achieved payback period of 36 months

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Security Products & Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise security products & services company is based on a March 2009 survey of Hitachi Content Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Cited that the top reasons for purchasing their Hitachi Content Archive Platform were:
    • Reduce costs
    • Consolidate storage
    • Meet performance and Quality of Storage Service Level Agreements
    • Replication capabilities

Use Case

  • Consolidated 600 TBs of storage in their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Deployed their Hitachi Content Archive Platform in conjunction with the following applications:
    • Email archiving
    • Imaging software

Results

  • Manage 100 TBs or more with one person using their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Moved 40% of primary storage content to their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Achieved payback period of 18 months


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About Hitachi Content Platform

Hitachi Content Platform is a distributed object store that provides advanced storage and data management capabilities to help address challenges posed by ever-growing volumes of unstructured data.

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