Hitachi Vantara HCP, hits it out of the park

Ray Lucchesi had been aware of Hitachi Vantara’s Content Platform, aka on-premises object store, for a while. But it wasn’t until their Tech Field Day Exclusive event that he realized how successful it was. HCP currently has over two thousand customers and is the #1 on-premises, object storage solution in the world. There’s even more information available on HCP in our extensive video series from the event, be sure to check it out.

Hitachi is reshaping its IT division

Andrea Mauro will be a delegate at our Tech Field Day Exclusive with Hitachi Vantara coming up on June 26. He’s looking forward to seeing how the new company will leverage the unified operations of Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group, and Pentaho.

Own the Data Pipeline

In this post, Chin-Fah Heoh takes a look at NetApp’s Data Pipeline, which they outlined during their Storage Field Day presentation earlier this month. Chin-Fah puts the idea of a data pipeline into historical context, and looks at how NetApp is using it for AI workloads.

Storage dinosaurs evolving too

In the age of cloud, the traditional storage admin are often seen as relics of the past. But for Chin-Fah Heoh, these old “dinosaurs” are actually evolving to become vital to the modern enterprise. This is because they have a deep understanding of data. At Storage Field Day, he’s looking forward to hearing from companies like Hedvig and WekaIO on how they solve the problems of persistent storage in distributed systems. With these difficult data question more important than ever in the enterprise, Chin-Fah thinks its the best time to be a “storage dinosaur”.