VMware Ecosystem Adapters

Hitachi Storage Provider for VMware vCenter

Summary

  • Provides VMware admins with storage awareness capabilities (VASA) and tagging services for VMFS and VMware vSphere VVol environments
  • Required for a VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) deployment on Hitachi Storage for policy-controlled software-defined data center
  • Enables granular provisioning of storage resources, management of VMs and QoS services
  • Reduces operational burden between virtual infrastructure administrator and storage administrator
Hitachi Infrastructure Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations (vROPS)

Summary

  • Provides infrastructure metrics so administrators can manage performance, capacity and health from single integrated tool with deep VM topology awareness
  • Provides troubleshooting dashboard to identify & remediate potential issues quickly
  • Enables reduced mean time to resolution (MTTR) and reduces cost of unavailable service
  • Deep visibility into Hitachi storage components through dashboards:
    • Top resource consumers
    • Performance, Capacity and Health
Hitachi Storage Connector for VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO)

Summary

  • Provides infrastructure automation workflows so administrators can automate actions against Hitachi Storage/Software as they build self-service catalog services for customers
  • Automates and orchestrates Hitachi Storage tasks (supporting both block and file)
  • Enhances the capabilities of VMware’s vRealize Orchestrator solution by providing access to Hitachi storage/software-specific workflows. For example:
    • Provision storage datastore or LUN
    • Recover VM snapshot
Hitachi Storage Content Pack for VMware vRealize Log Insight

Summary

  • Provides log analytics so administrators can make informed operational decisions based on rich intelligence from Hitachi Storage logs
  • Delivers real-time log management to administrators for intelligent analysis and better troubleshooting across physical and virtual infrastructure
  • Simplifies searching for errors by collecting and grouping information to show important, relevant and useful events
  • Provides a comprehensive view into Hitachi storage systems to spot potential issues and track components showing departure from normal operation logs
Hitachi Storage Plug-in for VMware vCenter

Summary

  • Provides integrated vCenter plugin experience for datastore lifecycle automation against Hitachi storage systems
  • Allows vCenter administrator to create datastores for ESXi hosts/clusters
  • Provides visibility into mapping of datastores to Hitachi storage system resources
  • 10x improvement in datastore provisioning time on latest VSP storage platforms
  • Support datastore provisioning with deduplication and compression settings
Hitachi Storage Replication Adapter (SRA)

Summary

  • Enables VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) to integrate with Hitachi Storage
  • Allows customers to manage and automate failover/failback and perform DR testing with Hitachi Storage in VMware environments across 2/3 datacenter configurationsProvides integrated vCenter plugin experience for datastore ifecycle automation against Hitachi storage systems
  • Supports active-active metrocluster sites and DR sites
  • Automated failover in disaster recovery scenario
  • Enables Nondisruptive disaster recovery testing
Hitachi Storage Adapter for VMware vSphere API for Array Integration (VAAI) (for Hitachi NAS Platform)

Summary

  • Allows offloading of resource intensive data copy operations to Hitachi Storage, specifically NAS storage.
  • Provides accelerated storage offload services for VMware vSphere environments for NAS
Hitachi Compute Connector for VMware vRealize Orchestrator

Summary

  • Provides infrastructure automation workflows so administrators can automate actions against Hitachi Compute as they build self service catalog services for customers
  • Server configuration, discovery and additional management functionality for customizing automation
Hitachi Compute Plug-in for VMware vCenter

Summary

  • Provides sufficient level of host automation so administrators can automate actions against Hitachi Compute within the same interface that they manage ESXi/VMs.
  • Deep visibility into Hitachi Compute Blade (CB) 500, CB 2000 and VMs in VMware vSphere Web Client.
  • Ability to perform power, LID and remote console operations on CB 500 and CB 2000 servers
Hitachi Compute Content Pack for VMware vRealize Log Insight

Summary

  • Provides log analytics so administrators can make informed operational decisions based on rich intelligence gleaned from logs from Hitachi Compute
  • Provides real-time log management for VMware environments, with machine-learning-based intelligent grouping, high-performance search and better troubleshooting
  • Collects and analyzes all types of Hitachi compute systems related data and provides intuitive dashboards, including overview, power, security, configuration and maintenance
  • Provides visibility into unauthorized logins, credential misuse, privilege escalations and anomalies, to easily identify potential malicious activity
Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Advisor (UCP Advisor)

Summary

  • UCP Advisor is management automation software for converged, hyper-converged and IAAS environments
  • Enables smart infrastructure resource lifecycle management for compute, network and storage
  • Enables programmatic access for infrastructure orchestration as part of cloud deployments
  • Simplifies IT for virtualized, converged and hyperconverged systems
Hitachi Converged Adapter for VMware vRealize Operations Management Suite

Summary

  • Reduce management complexity and shortening mean time to resolution
  • Gain deep visibility into the state of converged infrastructure through the following dashboards:
    • Inventory: Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) network; UCP storage
    • Utilization : UCP network utilization; UCP storage utilization
    • Performance: UCP Network Performance; UCP Storage Performance
Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) with Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure Integrator (V2I)

Replication Management and Efficient Snapshot Data Protection

  • Virtual-machine-focused storage-snapshot-based backup
  • Enable Zero backup window
  • Reduced storage consumption
  • Support for block and file VMware deployments

Simplified Operations

  • Integrated VMware vSphere user interface experience
  • Flexible backup groups and policies

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