• Blockchaining in Singapore

    Last week I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Singapore with David Pinski, Chief Strategist Financial Services for Hitachi and Toshiya Cho, Hitachi Fintech and board member of the opens source Hyperledger con...
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  • What Goes Into Winning the VMware Innovation OEM award for 2017?

    VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 which took place last month, concluded with awards ceremonies recognizing exemplary achievements in the VMware Partner ecosystem. Hitachi was singled out as the Innovation OEM par...
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  • Hitachi Data Systems – A Blueprint for Building an Effective Data Center

    Twenty five years ago when I returned to California after living in Japan, I was able to realize my dream of building my own custom home. At that time home builders in California were buying up farmland and throwing u...
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  • HCP:  An Integrated Data Portfolio For Digital Transformation

    Digital transformation is the transformation of business activities and processes that fully leverage the capabilities and opportunities of new digital technologies. There are many cases of companies who have adopted ...
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  • Secure, Speed and Agility in HCP DevOps

      This week we announced a number of new versions for products in our Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio. These included HCP v8.0 our object storage platform, HDI v6.1 cloud gateway, HCP Anywhere v3 for file syn...
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  • HCP Stands the Test of Time

      Recently FINRA fined an investment firm $17m for inadequate investigation of anti-money laundering “red flags”, during a period 2006 to 2014 when they had significant growth in their business. Thei...
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  • Lessons Learned From WannaCry Attack of May 12, 2017!

    Today May 12, there has been a massive denial of service attack that began with the NHS system in the UK which affected dozens of hospitals, and spread to six continents affecting an estimated 75,000 machines!   ...
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  • What if your Laptop Is Banned from your Carryon?

    Airlines told to "be prepared" for an expanded ban on carry-on electronic devices allowed on airplanes.   On February 2, 2016, an explosive that was hidden in a laptop exploded 20 minutes into the flight of a S...
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  • Provenance and Blockchain

    Last month two Harvard researchers stunned the experts with the discovery of a second parchment copy of the United States Declaration of Independence in the UK’s West Sussex Records Office. They tracked down the...
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  • DX and IoT In Energy, Insurance, and Entertainment

    This past week I visited several customers in different business verticals. One was an energy and power company, another was an insurance company and the others were in media and entertainment. A common theme in all t...
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  • IT Trends for 2017

      “The year of the Rooster teaches the lessons of order, scrutiny and strategic planning.”   Every year at this time I along with many other bloggers try to identify the coming trends for the f...
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  • Who is being disrupted by the Fintechs?

    In the past I have blogged about Fintech companies that are disrupting the financial markets, by offering banking services with more consumer efficiency, lower costs, and greater speed than traditional financial compa...
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  • Hitachi Content Platform Continues to Extend Its Lead in OBS

    The Hitachi Data Systems’ object based storage (OBS) solution HCP (Hitachi Content Platform) has earned another analyst assessment as a leader in the Object Based Storage (OBS) Market. In addition to being named...
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  • Creating A Centralized Data Hub

    In my trends for 2017, I called out the movement to a centralized data hub for better management, protection and governance of an organization’s data.   “2017 The year of the Rooster teaches the le...
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  • Fake News Around FMD versus SSD Performance and Availability

      Competitors who lack the engineering capability to design their own flash devices use standard SSDs that were designed for the high volume commodity PC and server markets. These competitors are trying to creat...
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  • Data Governance: A Key Stakeholder in Digital Transformation

      Data is the foundation for digital transformation and the strategy for digital transformation requires data management, data governance, data mobility, and data analytics. While IT has a pretty good understand...
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  • Hitachi Tests Blockchain Technology With 150 Million PointInfinity Members!

    It has been about a year since I blogged about the distributed ledger technology called blockchain and the establishment of the Hitachi Financial Innovation Lab in Santa Clara.   This year Hitachi has partnered ...
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  • AI, Social Innovation, and the UK IEP

    IEP stands for the Intercity Express Programme, which will convert the current 60+ year old diesel UK intercity trains to state of the art, high speed electric trains. The new trains are from Hitachi and are packed wi...
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  • Stephen Hawking - will AI kill or save humankind?

    “Stephen Hawking – will AI kill or save humankind” was the title of a blog post by Rory Cellan-Jones on BBC News. This was a report on a speech by Stephen Hawking at an event in Cambridge in October ...
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  • Deep Learning with Hitachi AI Technology/H

    AI stands for Artificial Intelligence, computer systems that can achieve intelligent activities like those of human brains such as learning, reasoning, and judgment. The learning method employed by early AI systems wa...
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