• Top IT Trends for 2018 Part 3: Get Ready For New Data Types

    This post is part 3 of my Top IT Trends for 2018. Here we will cover three data types that IT will need to store and manage as these applications become more prevalent in 2018. The first is video analytics, the second...
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  • Don’t Confuse Magic Quadrant Positioning with Critical Capabilities Leadership For Object storage

    Gartner differentiates object storage from distributed file systems, and have published separate Critical Capabilities reports for each. The last Critical Capabilities for object storage was published March 31, 2016. ...
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  • Where is Hitachi Vantara in Gartner’s General Purpose Disk Array Magic Quadrant?

        On October 31st, Gartner published its 2017 version of the Magic Quadrant for General Purpose Disk Arrays. Gartner defines general-purpose disk arrays as those designed to satisfy the storage needs of a...
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  • Top IT Trends for 2018: Part 1

    2017 was a watershed year for digital transformation. It wasn’t a year of major technology breakthroughs, but it was a year in which many of us began to change the way we use technology. Cloud adoption increased...
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  • Top IT Trends for 2018 Part 2: IT Must Do More Than Store and Protect Data

    This is part 2 of my Top IT trends for 2018. In my first post, I covered Preparing IT for IoT. This post will look at some new requirements for managing storage that will make IT more effective.     4....
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  • Hitachi Vantara's Approach to Containers

      Internet companies like Google and twitter have unprecedented agility and scale and the secret to this is the use of containers. Everything at Google runs in containers from Gmail to YouTube to Search. Each we...
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  • Adapting IoT to Local markets

    This week I was in Cape Town, South Africa to attend AfricaCom and present what Hitachi Vantara is doing in IoT.  It was very eye opening for me to see the localization that would be required for IoT in this part...
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  • Lumada Asset Avatar

    Last week I was presenting our IoT platform, Lumada to a delegation from one of the Northern states of India. Hitachi’s Lumada IoT platform provides a complete software platform based on Hitachi’s expertis...
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  • Why Vantara? Hear it from the Source: Brian Householder

    Brian Householder, Hitachi Vantara’s President and COO sat down with Dave Vellante of the CUBE at Pentaho World this week to answer questions about Vantara and our operating model. Prior to his current role, Bri...
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  • Why Hitachi Vantara and What Does Vantara Mean?

    Two of the question I get from Hitachi Data Systems customers that I have known for many years are “Why the Name change? And What does Vantara mean?” I had that discussion again this morning. There is ...
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  • Hitachi Vantara:  What’s in a Name? Ask IT

    At 9:15 am PDT, on September 19, 2017, with a click of button, Higashihara-san, President and CEO of Hitachi Ltd unveiled the name of a new Hitachi Company; Hitachi Vantara at the Hitachi Next 2017 event in Las Vegas....
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  • Digital Transformation Drives Adoption of Agile Across the Enterprise

    Agile is a process methodology in which a cross functional team uses iteration and continuous feedback to successfully refine and deliver a process outcome. The Agile methodology has been developed in the world of sof...
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  • Digital Transformation Drives Co-Creation

    Digital transformation is impacting business and society on a worldwide basis. In the past most enterprises focused on the new technologies which were supposed to make us more productive. In reality according to the o...
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  • Octopus, Fog, and Vantara

    One of the breakout presentations at Hitachi’s Next 2017 event in Las Vegas last month was on Fog Computing.   Sudhanshu Gaur, Director, Digital Solution Platform Lab Hitachi America started  the pr...
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  • Hitachi Data Systems is no more, but Hitachi is more with Vantara!

    Last week we announced that Hitachi Data Systems, was integrated with two other companies, Hitachi Insight Group and Pentaho to form a new legal entity that is called Hitachi Vantara. Nothing was lost in this integrat...
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  • EMIEW: A Human Symbiotic Robot

    Industrial robots are estimated to be a $14 billion market in 2017 led by the automotive industry. Smaller and cheaper robots, that are designed to work alongside humans, called cobots, are expected to open the doors ...
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  • Lumada 2.0: An IoT Appliance Powered by Lumada

    This week at Hitachi’s Next 2017 event in Las Vegas, Hitachi Ltd. and Hitachi Vantara announced Hitachi’s first commercial Lumada Internet of Things (IoT) platform offering.   In May of last year, Hi...
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  • I'm Working for a New Company!

    I joined Hitachi Data Systems in 1997 as an open systems storage product manager. Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) was founded in 1989 when Hitachi and Electronic Data Systems (EDS) acquired National Advanced Systems (NAS) ...
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  • Queensland Brain Institute Pushes Technology To The Limit

    Researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) work to discover the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie the ability of the adult brain to generate new nerve cells and form functional connections. ...
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  • Don’t Miss the Keynote Speakers at Next 2017!

    In my last few blogs I have been writing about some of the topics that will be covered at Hitachi’s NEXT 2017 event in Las Vegas on September 19 and 20. With this event we hope to show the business world that we...
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