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Hitachi Data Systems to Spotlight Virtualization and Cloud Technologies at Upcoming Industry Conferences

September 17, 2011

HDS to Appear at Oracle OpenWorld 2011, Gartner Symposium/ITxpo,
SEG Symposium, Storage Decisions, Microsoft SharePoint, Educause and IACP

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — September 16, 2011 — Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), will showcase its data center transformation technologies including virtualization and cloud computing solutions, at several industry events throughout September and October, including Oracle OpenWorld 2011 and Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. Through speaking sessions and ongoing booth demonstrations, the company will demonstrate how it is transforming traditional, siloed data centers into information centers where customer data becomes more useful and actionable.

Oracle OpenWorld 2011: October 2 – 6, 2011

Oracle OpenWorld 2011 attendees can experience Hitachi and Oracle solutions in action in the HDS and Hitachi Consulting booth #2101 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Technologies to be demonstrated in the booth include Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control, Oracle Virtual Machine Manager and Oracle Recovery Manager integration with Hitachi servers and storage systems for improved service levels in highly available Oracle environments.

Gartner Symposium ITxpo: October 16 – 20, 2011

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo will be held at Walt Disney World Resorts in Orlando, Florida. In booth #PS9, HDS, along with Hitachi Consulting and Hitachi ID Systems, will showcase virtualization and cloud computing technologies that help attendees reduce IT complexities and operating costs, optimize storage and resource utilization and create a foundation to build a private or public cloud. HDS speaking sessions:

Session: Harness the Power of Cloud

Presenter: Miklos Sandorfi, chief strategist, File, Content, and Cloud

Murali Gadepalli, CTO, Cloud Foundation for Oracle, Federal Consulting Practice, CSC

Date /Time: Monday, October 17, 12:45 pm

Session: Storage Virtualization: A Foundation for Economically Superior Storage Architectures

Presenter: David Merrill, chief economist

Paulette Scheffer, senior director, IT Infrastructure and Service Management, Adobe Systems Incorporated

Date /Time: Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 pm

Oracle OpenWorld 2011 and Gartner Symposium/ITxpo attendees can follow HDS on Twitter: @HDScorp.

Additional HDS-sponsored conferences in September and October

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About Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems provides best-in-class information technologies, services and solutions that deliver compelling customer ROI, unmatched return on assets (ROA) and demonstrable business impact. With a vision that IT must be virtualized, automated, cloud-ready and sustainable, Hitachi Data Systems offers solutions that improve IT costs and agility. With more than 4,900 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions. Hitachi Data Systems products, services and solutions are trusted by the world’s leading enterprises, including more than 70 percent of the Fortune 100 and more than 80 percent of the Fortune Global 100. Hitachi Data Systems believes that data drives our world – and information is the new currency. To learn more, visit:

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2010 (ended March 31, 2011) consolidated revenues totaled 9,315 billion yen ($112.2 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

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