Hitachi starts all-in-one data centre service

TOKYO -- Japanese conglomerate Hitachi on Monday launched a new data center business that includes everything from planning to construction to IT support.Hitachi said its new "GNEXT Facility & IT Management Service" will

Published on: May 7th, 2012 jay alabaster

The last of the spinning hard drives

This week's video roundup includes: IN CONVERSATION: HU YOSHIDA The vice-president and chief technology officer of storage giant muses about the future of data storage, virtualization, and more. With ComputerWorld Canada editor Dave Webb.

Published on: March 13th, 2012 IT World Canada

HDS claims no-downtime data migration

Migrating heavier data loads has gotten cheaper — and less painful — in recent years, as companies harness the power of virtualization. This week, Hitachi Data Systems announced a service that it said was a

Published on: February 16th, 2012 brian bloom

Hitachi updates cloud storage infrastructure and services

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) was already in the cloud services business, but when it became clear that customers wanted the holy grail of multi-service cloud storage solutions, converged infrastructure, there were some features

Published on: October 26th, 2011 jd speedy

Gene Simmons talks translation

Our weekly video roundup includes: IN CONVERSATION: BARRY MORRISON AND CHRIS WILLIS Hitachi Data Systems' Barry Morrison and Chris Willis talk big data: what it is, what it's worth, and what the challenges are

Published on: October 3rd, 2011 IT World Canada

Identity in the cloud

With the popularity of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), enterprises will be using cloud-based software for identity and access management (IAM) or identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) to reduce costs and increase security, according to Idan Shoham, chief technology

Published on: February 2nd, 2011 selena mann

Hitachi unveils 500GB, razor-thin laptop hard drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has announced the industry's highest density, single-platter hard disk drive that has an areal density of 636Gbit/inch, almost 100Gbit per square inch more than its closest competitor.Hitachi's 2.5-in 5,400 RPM Travelstar

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Lucas Mearian


The 3Dscaling Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) and Command Suite management softwarerecently released by Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Corp. hold particular appealfor medium-sized enterprises and are a great fit for the Canadian market,according to

Published on: October 8th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Hitachi releases two products to transform data centres

HitachiData Systems (HDS) Corp., a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., is laying thefoundation for data centre virtualization with the new Hitachi Virtual StoragePlatform (VSP) and Command Suite management software, recently unveiled at theHitachi Innovation

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur