SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/13 --
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced its expansion of Hitachi solutions for SAP® software. The enhanced portfolio includes solutions specifically designed to optimize the performance, business continuity, data protection, and scalability of SAP software-enabled platforms.
"We are deeply committed to enabling our joint SAP customers to maximize their investments in SAP solutions like the SAP HANA® platform, improving efficiency in their existing SAP software landscapes," said Mike Walkey, senior vice president, Global Partners and Alliances, Hitachi Data Systems. "Our new solutions provide high-performing real-time analytics, mission-critical ERP, customer relationship management (CRM) and supply chain management (SCM). They have scalable cloud architectures and protect data with robust business continuity for 24/7 delivery of mission-critical applications. HDS has over 2 decades of experience delivering highly reliable solutions for SAP software environments. We look forward to continuing to work with SAP to enable our customers to foster innovation and competitive advantage."
Latest Hitachi Data Systems solutions designed to promote accelerated time-to-value, application performance, and mission-critical data availability of solutions running SAP software include:
•Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA, version for SAP Business Suite software powered by SAP HANA: Customers making the transition to SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA can now run ERP, CRM and SCM workloads on a Hitachi converged platform optimized for workload-specific performance, reliability, and support for disaster recovery. The Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) is certified by SAP to run SAP HANA, version for SAP Business Suite. Available in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB editions, it enables rapid deployment of SAP Business Suite running on SAP HANA. •Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA with Hitachi TrueCopy synchronous replication for disaster recovery for SAP HANA:Hitachi offers Hitachi TrueCopy, a continuous, nondisruptive, host-independent remote data replication solution for persistent storage data protection of SAP HANA. It's mission-critical environments running the SAP NetWeaver® Business Warehouse (SAP NetWeaver BW) application on SAP HANA that depend on second site failover to maintain data availability in SAP HANA. •SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud hosted on Hitachi converged infrastructure:Hitachi offers a private cloud hosting service for SAP Business Suite software, which includes custom and out-of-the box applications based on SAP HANA, and SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse software for a single instance of the SAP HANA platform. Based on Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA, this service offers customers another way to deploy SAP HANA. •Hitachi storage product line integration with SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management 2.0 software, enterprise edition: Hitachi Storage Adapter allows customers to easily integrate Hitachi storage systems with SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management and benefit from key features such as clone, copy and refresh of SAP systems running on Hitachi storage. •Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA supported by Symantec NetBackup: Customers are able to add further protection for the SAP HANA database with Hitachi UCP for SAP HANA supported by Symantec NetBackup. This new solution helps protect customers against data loss that is due to disk failures or database corruption. •Hitachi Reference Architecture for Apache Hadoop Big Data Infrastructure based on Cloudera Hadoop Distribution: Customers with SAP HANA who are seeking additional business value from their corporate data can center their Hadoop strategy around a Hitachi reference architecture based on Hitachi x86 rack servers and the Cloudera Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). These customers can now quickly deploy a tailored big data solution with specific guidelines based on Hitachi engineering test methodologies with predictable and reliable results. •Hitachi Reference Architecture for deploying SAP ERP in a 3-tier environment using VMware vSphere 5.1, Hitachi x86 blade servers and Hitachi Unified Storage VM:Hitachi provides guidelines for the deployment of the SAP ERP application with the flexibility to optimally leverage compute and storage resources with the incorporation of VMware vSphere for both production environments and non-production environments.