The company is targeting the Hitachi UCP RS solution, which integrates VMware Cloud Foundation.

Hitachi Data Systems , an OEM Partner of the Year for VMware Global Innovation, today unveiled the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) RS series, a fully integrated rack-scale platform-scale software-centric data center powered by the VMware Cloud Foundation.

” Hitachi UCP RS enables customers to adopt the hybrid cloud for faster time to market and cost-per-use economics. It also gives customers the freedom to optimize their IT investments by leveraging the public and private cloud as an extension “UCP RS provides flexibility for customers to deploy an integrated SDDC stack or build their own using the Hitachi vSAN-ready node and VMware software, ” said Bob Madaio, vice president, Marketing, Integrated Solutions, Hitachi .

Along with the launch of Hitachi UCP RS, the company has upgraded its hyperconvergent Unified Compute Platform (UCP) HC . The executive says Hitachi UCP HC’s all flash and hybrid systems are now enabled with non-volatile memory (NVMe) and the new sixth generation of scalable Intel Xeon processors for faster performance and lower operating costs. ” This enhancement enables higher performance, lower latency, and accelerated workloads through the use of modern data center technology, ” notes Madaio.

In addition, by understanding the new IT requirements for data center modernization initiatives, Hitachi has partnered with VMware to develop the Hitachi UCP RS turnkey system to provide a reliable IT infrastructure for hybrid cloud deployments . ” Hitachi UCP RS also helps minimize the complexity and conjecture of deploying and managing IT only by automating the provisioning, management and monitoring of SDDCs, giving customers a competitive edge and delivering a faster time to market and high availability of business applications, “explained Madaio.

” Our deep and collaborative partnership with VMware has led to the creation of powerful systems and innovative solutions that help our customers modernize their IT environments and put data at the core of their business, ” said Bob Madaio; and ” with the launch of our UCP RS, in addition to the hyperconverted UCP HC advances , Hitachi is empowering our customers to transform their IT environments, accelerate hybrid cloud implementations and promote their digital business initiatives .”