Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., has introduced its entry-level storage system, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G130, for the India market.
VSP G130 is an extension of the hybrid-flash VSP G series systems that supports smaller data centre modernisation initiatives. VSP G130 has the ability to provide agile data infrastructure with minimal costs for SMBs, remote or branch offices that need local backup capabilities, direct attached storage (DAS) environments, and simplified virtual server deployments.
“Hitachi Vantara is dedicated to delivering innovative technologies that help business leaders in India manage the deluge of data being produced in their IT environments,” said Pratyush Khare, vice president, pre-sales and CTO, APAC, Hitachi Vantara. “Data center modernization begins with a foundation for consistent delivery of data at high speed and low latency, with support of diverse workload requirements and multi-cloud integration. VSP G130 is designed and priced to fulfill all these needs in the entry-level storage market.”
Businesses need to adopt storage solutions that consolidate workloads with minimal investment, provide value and extract business insights. It is also important for storage solutions to support current and future cloud strategies with enterprise-grade reliability and operational simplicity. VSP G130 has the capability to confront all these challenges for customers with smaller deployment needs.
VSP G130 enables seamless automation of data centres and improves operational efficiency. The system is powered by the next generation Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System, SVOS RF. VSP G130 reduces cost and complexity, while delivering better network utilization. In addition, it optionally offers end-to-end analytics for advanced administrative efﬁciencies that make operations more predictable.
Private Cloud Platform
VSP G130 supports OpenStack drivers to offer a cloud-like experience to users. The product also supports containers to accelerate cloud-native application development through DevOps, enabling persistent data availability while being orchestrated by leading container platforms.
In addition, customers can use VSP G130 with Hitachi Vantara’s Hi-Track Remote Monitoring system and analytics capabilities to proactively analyze, support and maintain the health of cloud solutions.
Simplified Data Center Modernization
VSP G130 comes bundled with storage management and local replication software. Optional software features include infrastructure performance analytics, predictive analytics and Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) for data protection and backup orchestration.