Hitachi Data Systems' Derek Bate, EMEA Alliance Director on the CSC HDS Alliance
Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems builds information management and Social Innovation solutions that help businesses succeed and societies be safer, healthier and smarter. The company focuses on big data that offers real value—what HDS calls the Internet of Things that matter. Their IT infrastructure, analytics, content and cloud solutions and services drive strategic management and analysis of the world's data.
The CSC and Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) global alliance combines CSC’s industry expertise and market leading managed services with superior software-driven HDS architectures to deliver a fully integrated suite of next-generation IT solutions. Provided in a variety of financial models, including as-a-service, these joint solutions deliver a lower cost and highly flexible set of enterprise capabilities. From storage to unified compute, CSC and HDS fixed-cost/fixed-rate IT transformation services help clients move to the cloud in less time, with less risk, backed up with financial guarantees.
CSC and Hitachi Data Systems Partnership at a Glance
- Delivers tightly integrated UCP solutions engineered by Hitachi and managed via a single pane of glass
- Combines leading technologies and client- and industry-specific expertise
- Provides high levels of IT flexibility and scalability with everything-as-a-service, pay-as-you-go model
Over the past 12 months, CSC and HDS announced three new, software-driven next-generation solutions that have already had significant uptake in the market. They include:
CSC Unified Compute Platform (UCP) BizCloud: Integrated with CSC Agility Platform™, CSC’s UCP BizCloud provides an enterprise cloud-management solution to support hybrid cloud management governance, policy creation and enforcement without relying on manual workflow approvals or actions. Together, they ensure the portability of cloud solutions throughout their lifecycles and independent of the underlying infrastructure for increased agility at lower cost.
CSC Storage as a Service (STaaS) II: An intelligent, fully managed storage service CSC STaaS II provides pay-as-you-go storage with a menu of options to meet specific requirements. It draws on HDS market leading products to leverage advanced capabilities including virtualization and dynamic tiering, to cost effectively transform enterprise attached storage systems while also providing self-balancing optimized performance and continuous operations. Combined with the HDS Migration Factory / Desk, CSC can now provide state-of-the-art transition services to transform big data, cloud and software-defined infrastructure at reduced risk and no disruption.
CSC SAP HANA on CSC UCP BizCloud: CSC and HDS have partnered to deliver SAP Infrastructure Utility which consists of an SAP-certified private cloud appliance coupled with a world-class managed services portfolio. This offering is uniquely positioned to help clients accelerate their journey to a hybrid cloud-enabled IT model, which is also capable of supporting the most critical SAP production applications. Delivering a cloud utility model also helps clients migrate their SAP applications to HANA-integrated applications as needed and on demand.