Hitachi Data Systems (HDS)

corp_id_large  Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) provide modular mid-range and high-end storage systems and software. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. and part of the Hitachi Information Systems & Telecommunications Division.


Hitachi Data Systems’ core disk storage offerings include the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP), a leading high-end disk storage platform, the Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS) platforms for the midrange markets, the Hitachi NAS (HNAS), an emerging offering for the NAS market, and the recently announced HUS VM entry-level enterprise system that blends the modular HUS hardware and VSPcompatible software. To simplify management of mixed infrastructures, the Hitachi Command Suite consolidates management of Hitachi Data Systems disk storage platforms under a common tool.

  • Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) is HDS’ high-end storage platform focused on consolidation for enterprise storage needs, including virtualization of internal and external heterogeneous storage into one pool and managing all data types.
  • Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS) is a Unified system with enterprise storage virtualization for small and medium companies which can centrally consolidate and manage file, block and object data.
    • Hitachi Unified Storage VM can manage all of your existing storage and consolidate all of your data in a single, virtualized platform to ease the management of information.
    • Hitachi Unified Storage 100 Family. Modular storage which enables central consolidation of file, block and object data with up to 3PB capacity.
  • Hitachi NAS Platform (HNAS), powered by BlueArc. The Hitachi NAS Platform provides integrated network attached storage (NAS) for file sharing and file server consolidation with models for large enterprises and medium companies.
    • HNAS and HUS file modules are advanced, high performance and highly scalable network attached storage (NAS) systems. HNAS is a competitive solution with active-active clustering (2 to 8 nodes), single namespace up to maximum capacity, multiprotocol file services, native tiering and migration, virtualized file systems and the most usable capacity.
  • Hitachi Content Platform. A distributed object storage system that enables IT organizations and cloud service providers to store, protect, preserve and retrieve unstructured content with a single storage platform. The Content Platform is the foundational component of the HDS cloud architecture.
  • Hitachi Command Suite – Hitachi Command Suite is integrated storage management software which simplifies and automates management tasks to streamline application availability, performance and access to critical data.