A wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Vantara, recently introduced new Data Protection as a Service (DPaaS) as well as expanded capabilities for Storage as a Service (STaaS) from Hitachi Vantara. These services deliver the intended business outcomes from data protection and storage that organizations need. The as-a-service offerings are pre-engineered and provided as fully managed services in order to deliver rapid deployment, transparent consumption-based pricing, and guaranteed service levels.
In a press statement, vice president of IDC’s infrastructure systems, platforms, and technologies group, Ashish Nadkarni said, “Hitachi Vantara’s Storage as a Service and Data Protection as a Service offerings are designed for customers to quickly realize the benefits of a cloudlike experience and free their people to work on more strategic projects. With additional capacity and data protection available on demand, Storage as a Service and Data Protection as a Service from Hitachi let customers adapt and grow more quickly and stay competitive as well as reduce their overall costs by only paying for the actual storage or data protection that they need when they need it.”
Benefits of the New Data Protection as a Service from Hitachi Vantara include:
- Reduced risk in deploying data protection in new environments,
- Greater control and confidence in price and protection, and
- The ability to protect data that resides on Hitachi as well as other vendor’s storage.
In addition to this, enhancements to Storage as a Service from Hitachi Vantara include:
- End-to-end support for all data types with object, file, and block storage now available,
- Accelerated deployment time, as well as time to desired service level, and
- Cost savings from reducing unused capacity.
Bobby Soni, chief solutions and services officer at Hitachi Vantara, also added, “today’s dynamic IT environments require nimble resource allocation strategies. Our new storage and data protection as a service offerings deliver customers more choice and flexibility, providing the keys to higher scalability, enhanced security, and greater resilience.”
The solutions offer “pay-as-you-go” pricing and transparency through a rate card. Customers have the ability to use advanced analytics as a means to make informed operational decisions in order to improve efficiency and reduce financial losses. In addition to this, Hitachi will deliver these solutions directly, as well as through their global systems integrators (GSI) and cloud service provider (CSP) partners as part of their value-added solutions.
To read Hitachi Vantara’s full press release, click here.
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