Corporate Advancement, Product Traction, Partner Enablement and Customer Growth Validate Market Leadership Against Competition
SAN DIEGO – Sept. 26, 2018 – Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today at Hitachi NEXT 2018 announced significant business milestones and exceptional growth across its portfolio of infrastructure, IoT and data analytics solutions over competitors such as Dell EMC, GE, HPE, IBM®, NetApp, Oracle and Siemens. Marking one year since the company's launch, Hitachi Vantara has highlighted a number of significant achievements that contributed to its momentous year including solution updates, innovations and commitments to benefit customers and partners.
Leveraging Hitachi's heritage of over 100 years of delivering technologies that change the world, including 119,000 worldwide patents, Hitachi Vantara has over 10,000 customers, 7,000 employees and 2,000 partners, operates in 100 countries and is trusted by 85 percent of Fortune® Global 100 companies. Hitachi Vantara serves its customers with best-in-class data management, infrastructure, content and analytics products and industrial IoT solutions for a number of industries, including financial services and insurance, government, industrials and manufacturing, telecom and transportation.
"Hitachi Vantara's growth is accelerated by the sense of urgency of leading companies around the globe to quickly innovate and transform by unlocking the power of their data," said Brian Householder, CEO of Hitachi Vantara. "Our one-year anniversary marks an important milestone for Hitachi Vantara as we continue to expand our portfolio and partner with our customers to drive outcomes for business and society."
Product Innovations and Corporate Leadership
Partner Ecosystem Enablement and Expansion
Supporting Customer Quotes
Uri Shavit, executive vice president, chief information officer, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
"The modern data center needs skilled and passionate people who can be trusted and relied upon – whether those are employees or partners. The data center is right at the heart of everything we do and needs to keep evolving and improving our efficiency so we can operate faster and without interruption. That's one of the reasons we have been working with Hitachi for more than a decade. They have a great understanding of our business and systems and the latest Hitachi technology is providing greater automation and faster recovery times so that our data – and business – is protected no matter what."
Michael Sherwood, director of technology innovation, City of Las Vegas
"The City of Las Vegas uses Hitachi Smart Spaces and Video Intelligence to gain valuable data about bike, transit, foot, and vehicle traffic, as well as parking and public safety. This supports our smart city goals to improve efficiency, diversify our economy and drive innovation."
Patrick Bichler, head of infrastructure, corporate IT, SFS Group
"With Hitachi Vantara's converged infrastructure solution we have created an outstanding basis for the future of development in our private cloud. This was made possible by the tireless commitment of all project participants. This shows how important good and partner-like cooperation is."
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About Hitachi NEXT 2018
NEXT 2018 is the premier event for the digital revolution. It's for data-driven innovators who lead the transformation in their industry. They lead with clear insights drawn from their own data to make the right decisions for the best results. Data changes the way the world works, advancing business and even society itself. There can never be too much data and it can never come too quickly if organizations manage, govern, mobilize and analyze it effectively. At NEXT 2018, leaders see what's next for their data in IT, operational technology and the internet of things, from Hitachi and our many partners. They bring back insights and strategies they can use right away to transform their businesses and build them for tomorrow. At NEXT 2018 we change the way the world works. NEXT 2018 is held September 25-27 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California. For more information and to register, please visit HitachiNEXT.com.
About Hitachi Vantara
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers' experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at www.HitachiVantara.com.
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About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges, combining its operational technology, information technology, and products/systems. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2017 (ended March 31, 2018) totaled 9,368.6 billion yen ($88.4 billion). The Hitachi Group is an innovation partner for the IoT era, and it has approximately 307,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation with customers, Hitachi is deploying Social Innovation Business using digital technologies in a broad range of sectors, including Power/Energy, Industry/Distribution/Water, Urban Development, and Finance/Social Infrastructure/Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.
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