TechValidate Research on Hitachi Vantara

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650 Customers Surveyed

4,573 Data Points Collected

62 Published TechFacts

13 Published Charts

11 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

Hitachi Unified Storage Customer Satisfaction Ratings

Rate your overall level of satisfaction for usability of your Hitachi Unified Storage System:

Extremely satisfied: 24%
Very satisfied: 38%
Satisfied: 32%
Dissatisfied: 5%
Extremely dissatisfied: 2%

Meeting Customer Challenges with Hitachi Unified Storage

What are the main business or technical challenges that your HUS 100 has successfully addressed?

Meeting performance requirements
Scaling capacity
Controlling costs
Integrating a virtual infrastructure
Launching new applications quickly

Case Study: Global 500 Computer Services Company


This case study of a Global 500 computer services company is based on a October 2013 survey of Hitachi Unified Storage 100 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Achieved the following with HUS 100:
    • Met performance requirements
    • Integrated a virtual infrastructure

Use Case

  • Is storing the following applications on their Hitachi Unified Storage 100:
    • Oracle
    • File sharing
    • Backup/restore data
  • Their Hitachi Unified Storage 100 is attached to servers that are virtualized with the following:
    • VMware ESX


  • Indicated that Dynamic Virtual Controllers that simplifies path management and eliminated LUN to controller assignments is the most valuable feature of HUS 100 for their environment.
  • Rated the following HUS 100 capabilities in terms of how they met expectations:
    • High performance: better than expected
    • High data availability: better than expected
    • Easy to manage: better than expected
    • Application aware backups: results were as expected
    • Energy savings: results were as expected
  • Is extremely satisfied with HUS 100.

Case Study: Educational Institution


This case study of a educational institution is based on a March 2013 survey of Hitachi Unified Storage customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HUS VM is a reliable and easy to manage storage solution that we used to replace a legacy product.”


  • Purchased Unified Storage VM over a competing product due to:
    • Superior external storage virtualization
  • Solved the following critical business challenges with Unified Storage VM:
    • Increased performance

Use Case

  • The following applications have benefited the most from Unified Storage VM:
    • Server Virtualization (VMware, RedHat, Microsoft, Citrix )
  • HUS VM supported the following business initiatives:
    • Database implementation/upgrade/migration
    • Technology refresh
    • Supporting server virtualization implementation(s)


  • Saved 26% – 50% in admin time with Unified Storage VM compared to other storage systems.
  • Increased performance by > 50% with Unified Storage VM.
  • Believes the following Unified Storage VM features have been the most valuable:
    • External storage virtualization

Hitachi Unified Storage 100 Exceeds High Performance Expectations

45% of surveyed IT organizations rated HUS 100’s high performance as better than expected.

Hitachi Unified Storage Has Superior Performance and Availability

The HUS150 has outperformed our previous storage and has had no service interruptions.

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Retail Company

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About Hitachi Vantara

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