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Nirvana Farhadi
  The regulatory burdens placed on financial services organisations has reached unprecedented levels.  From data security and access with GDPR to investor protection and the various themes in MiFID II/MiFIR, businesses are besieged by new regulations on an almost monthly basis.   According to Business Insider, from the 2008 financial crisis… (Show more)
in Innovation Center
Hu Yoshida
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 consortium. The initial purpose of our visit was to attend the 2017 Blockchain for Finance Conference where one of the Hitachi Proof of… (Show more)
in Hu's Place
Hu Yoshida
In the last twelve months we’ve seen some massive data security breaches in the United States.  Here is a list with the largest number of customer records exposed to loss: Anthem (80,000,000), Home Depot (56,000,000), JP Morgan Chase (76,000,000), EBay (145,000,000) Target (70,000,000) Living Social (50,000,000) (Source:… (Show more)
in Hu's Place
Paul Morrissey
I recently published a short video blog Let's hear it - Introduction to UCP Advisor which introduced a new converged and hyper-converged infrastructure automation and delivery software from HDS. Some great feedback but as expected folks asking for more technical details and an opportunity to see the product in action. With that, here is a 20+ min… (Show more)
in VMware
Paul Morrissey
We recently rolled out the latest release of UCP Advisor, v1.2, our flag ship infrastructure automation software for converged, hyper-converged and standalone storage.  In a previous blog, I included a longish voice over video which rolled through the various features but I thought I would take the opportunity to peel back the features in a… (Show more)
in VMware
Gary Breder
Just as companies have begun to gear up their digital transformations, CIOs and IT professionals have been tracking the arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT) with a combination of excitement and dread. Gartner forecasts there will be 8.4 billion connected “things” in use worldwide by the end this year, with that number growing to 20.4 billion by… (Show more)
in Gary Breder's Blog
Hu Yoshida
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 partner, globally and in EMEA. The two awards recognise Hitachi's accomplishments in 2016, including unprecedented year-over-year… (Show more)
in Hu's Place
Dinesh Singh
Today I complete three years at HDS. Sharing my experience for anyone out there considering their next career move or stepping into the corporate world after a University education.   It feels like yesterday, when I got my HDS badge and was shown my office space and introduced with coworkers. A newcomer to high-tech marketing, full of excitement… (Show more)
in Dinesh Singh's Blog
Peter Gerr (Pete)
Increasingly, over the past few decades, enterprises have been forced to address the new reality of the digital era: either wait for an upstart innovator to disrupt your industry and your business, or take on the role of disruptor before your market share erodes and new opportunities are blocked; or worse (Blockbuster? Sears? Macy's?).  As a… (Show more)
in Pete Gerr's Blog
Paul Lewis
The case for IT standardization was simple: eliminate the complexity of IT operations, and ease the activity of IT management.   And it worked.   For decades the IT team only had one brand or product to buy or implement, one process to follow, one set of SLA’s to guarantee and one set of controls to which they had to comply. Oh, it was a simpler… (Show more)
in Paul Lewis's Blog
Paula Phipps
In a 2016 Forbes Global Survey of Top Executives, most respondents identified the top driver for Digital Transformation as business models (41%) and an extremely close second were new technologies (40%).  This tells me it takes both of these for a business to transform. SAP HANA is one of the new technologies which will underpin your digital… (Show more)
in Paula Phipps' Blog
Hu Yoshida
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 up houses as fast as they could. I wanted something different. Something with the quality and attention to detail that I was used to… (Show more)
in Hu's Place
Steven Burns
There are a number of white papers available to assist you with protecting the data in your Oracle environments. For reference here are links to collaterals documenting solutions for protecting Oracle environments. Since Data Protection principles apply primarily to storage, the same principles can be applied to both Compute Blade as well as Rack… (Show more)
in Oracle
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