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Reducing Storage Costs with Virtualization from Hitachi Data Systems

44% of IT organizations reduced storage cost per unit by 11% to 25% or more by taking advantage of externally virtualized storage.

IT Organizations Increase Storage Utilization with Hitachi Data Systems

56% of IT organizations increased storage utilization between 26% and 40% or more with virtualized storage.

Customer On The Value Of Virtualizing with Hitachi Data Systems

What can I say? The future is now and with Hitachi we are on our way.

IT Systems Analyst, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Customer Quote: Ease of Migration with Hitachi Data Systems

Ease of migration when turning over enterprise storage, using existing storage to its fullest potential

IT Professional, Medium Enterprise Computer Hardware Company

Indispensable Flexibility with HDS Virtualization

The ability to move the storage between frames gives us ultimate flexibility. I could not image running our environment without.

IT Director, Large Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Advantages of Moving Data with Hitachi Data Systems

With Hitachi Data Systems VSP/USP-VM, we now have the ability to move all data in the background. I can manage growth and expiring technology without having end users affected, without administrative organizational time bloats and without placing a huge amount of stress on my storage administrators.

I don’t have to have my storage admins, server admins and end users working all hours of the day and night to get this huge data beast moved from the old farmhouse to a new condo.

IT Director, Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Virtualizing with Hitachi Data Systems: Performance and Reliability

Hitachi storage virtualization has helped us achieve our goals of being able to virtualize several major Tier-1 applications.

We also achieved the performance and reliability that was expected by the Tier-1 applications that were migrated from a physical environment to a virtual environment.

IT Director, Fortune 500 Insurance Company

Customer Quote: Virtualizing with Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi virtualization actually works as advertised, unlike many others.

IT Architect, Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Customer Quote: Virtualizing with Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi virtualization has provided 100% uptime.

Senior IT Architect, Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Customer Quote: Virtualizing with Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi storage virtualization has helped us significantly reduce cost, increase storage utilization and realize greater efficiencies with positive ROI.

Senior IT Architect, Global 500 Banking Company

Reducing the purchase price of storage

72% of IT organizations reduced storage cost per unit by 26% or more by taking advantage of externally virtualized storage.

Virtual Storage Platform Delivers with Environmental Benefits

All companies wish for a cleaner, greener cost savings. HDS delivers on this.

IT Director, Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Customer Quote – Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform is a single solution that is able to work with all other vendors, including legacy systems. Money is tight and no one can afford to replace everything so a system that seamlessly fits into our needs as we grow into the new world is the solution for us.

IT Director, Large Enterprise Insurance Company

Environmental benefits achieved with Hitachi

With Hitachi, we reduced our data centers power, and cooling from our hosting services. We hope to achieve our company strategy for an environmentally friendly storage infrastructures.

IT Architect, Large Enterprise Retail Company

Customer Quote : Virtual Storage Platform

We have used Hitachi Data Systems storage for many years so we are with you on this green journey. The benefits from our perspective is lower power consumption and better use of space.

IT Manager, Large Enterprise Banking Company

Commitment to Green Initiatives Important to Customers

61% of IT organizations agreed with the following statement:

Hitachi’s commitment to green storage initiatives influenced our decision to do business with them.

61%

Customers Agree on the value of VSP

86% of IT organizations agreed with the following statement:

My organization believes investing in Hitachi Data Systems energy-efficient storage technologies will reduce costs and improve data centers, with quicker ROI and bottom-line benefits.

86%

82% of Customers Expect Savings through VSP

82% of IT organizations surveyed expect to save between 11% or more through consolidation using Hitachi storage.

82%

Customers Expect Big Savings from Virtual Storage Platform

47% of IT organizations surveyed expect to save between 26% – 50% or more through consolidation using Hitachi storage.

47%

81% Saving on Energy with Virtual Storage Platform

81% of IT organizations achieved 11% or more in energy savings with their HItachi storage system.

81%

Customers Saving Big on Energy with VSP

51% of IT organizations achieved 26% – 50% or more in energy savings with their HItachi storage system.

Organizations More Efficient with Virtual Storage Platform

88% of IT organizations stated that Hitachi storage system is 11% or more efficient than alternatives.

88%

More Efficient with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform

54% of IT organizations stated that Hitachi storage system is between 26% or more efficient than alternatives.

54%

Customers Concerned with Power and Cooling

81% of IT organizations surveyed reported that the cost to power and cool the system is important to their purchasing decision.

81%

Hitachi Virtualization Support Valuable

71% of IT organizations reported that Hitachi support for virtualization of external storage is valuable or better.

71%

IT Architect Values Storage Virtualization

A large enterprise computer services company reported that Hitachi support for virtualization of external storage is extremly valuable.

Storage Virtualization in Government

A state & local government reported that Hitachi support for virtualization of external storage is extremely valuable.

Storage Virtualization Extremely Valuable

A Global 500 energy & utilities company reported that Hitachi support for virtualization of external storage is extremely valuable.

Extreme Satisfaction

A large enterprise insurance company is extremely satisfied with the usability of their Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform.

VSP Usability in Financial Services

A large enterprise financial services company is extremely satisfied with the usability of their Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform.




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