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Hitachi Data Instance Director

Simplify copy data management with a single, unified modern data protection platform to meet the challenges of operational recovery, business continuity, disaster recovery and data repurposing.

Today’s Service Levels Require Modern Data Protection

BUSINESS-DEFINED DATA PROTECTION CUTS COSTS, RISKS AND RECOVERY TIMES

  • Map copy data management processes to business priorities with a unique workflow-based policy engine presented in an easy-to-use interface
  • Automate Hitachi storage-assisted snapshot, clone and replication technologies to dramatically increase uptime and decrease risk
  • Scale seamlessly to protect and manage hundreds of terabytes of data as your business grows
  • Data Protection and Copy Data Management Solutions

    Transform critical application availability, recoverability and resiliency.

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Hitachi Data Instance Director is replacing software we’ve used for more than a dozen years to protect our most critical Oracle and SQL databases.
– CIO, large US healthcare organization

One Platform to Meet Your Data Recovery Challenges

DRIVE BACKUP WINDOW AND RECOVERY OBJECTIVES TO NEAR ZERO

  • Eliminate backup windows and accelerate recovery with a broad range of tightly integrated capabilities in Data Instance Director (HDID)
  • Reduce copy data – or data instances – with a simple, easy-to-use policy management and workflow solution
  • Meet stringent service-level goals, such as backup window, recovery point objective (RPO), recovery time objective (RTO) and retention, while reducing costs
  • Automate and Simplify Copy Data Management

    All data protection technologies under a single, integrated and easy-to-use platform.

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Eliminate Your Backup Window

Backup Critical Files and Databases Without Affecting Performance

Eliminate Multi-Hour Backups

Instantly back up critical applications without impacting performance or availability.

Perform Backups as Often as You Need

Application-consistent snapshot and clone operations don’t impact performance, so you can back up more often.

Restore in Minutes, Not Hours or Days

Restore applications from a snapshot, clone or offsite replica, in a single step.

SIMPLIFY COMPLEX WORKFLOWS

Reduce Operational and Capital Costs With Automated Copy Data Management

Cut Your Administration Costs in Half

Use a single, fully integrated data management platform for all your data protection, retention and recovery needs.

Simpler Interface Means Easier Management With Less Training

Whiteboard-like interface makes it easy to manage policies and workflows for data protection, retention and recovery.

CONSOLIDATE AND REDUCE YOUR I.T. WORKLOAD

Lower Administration Costs as You Simplify Complexity

Consolidate Data Protection and Storage

Combine continuous data protection, backup and archiving with storage-based snapshots, clones and remote replication.

Protect Your Critical Applications

Create application-aware snapshots and clones of Oracle databases, Microsoft® Exchange and SQL Server® systems, and more.

Use the Best Technology for Your Needs

Apply local and remote replication, continuous data protection, live or batch backup and archiving, using one interface.

Modern Data Protection and Management

Achieve operational and disaster recovery and long-term retention, in one place.

DELIVER COPY DATA MANAGEMENT AS A SERVICE

Offer Your Customers Modern Data Protection Services

Easily Integrate Cloud Service Portals

Full RESTful API performs all actions that are available in the native user interface.

Total Control Over Access Security

Use preset templates for common user personas, or select from dozens of allowable actions to create custom profiles.

Enterprise-Grade Scalability

HDID supports hundreds of thousands of users, source applications and storage systems, and repository nodes.

EXPLORE

Enterprise Copy Data Management
Benefit from implementing copy data management with data protection to enhance data governance and reduce storage costs.
Data Protection: Downtime is Money
Learn smarter approaches to data protection and recovery in this explanatory white paper.

EVALUATE

Hitachi Data Instance Director
Orchestrate business continuity, backup, disaster recovery and data repurposing with a modern platform for copy data services.
Modernize Data Protection for Oracle Database
Learn how Hitachi Data Instance Director improves data protection with automated copy data management of Oracle databases.

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Learn how to implement modern data protection and recovery for hyperconverged infrastructures in a VMware environment.
Protect Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014
In this best-practices guide, learn what it takes to protect Microsoft SQL Server 2014 with Hitachi Data Instance Director.

Hitachi Data Instance Director

Infrastructure Requirements
Master Node
Microsoft Windows Server 
2008 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2008 R2 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2012 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2012 R2 (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Repository Node
Microsoft Windows Server
2008 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2008 R2 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2012 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2012 R2 (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Intelligent Storage Node
Microsoft Windows Server
2008 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2008 R2 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2012 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server
2012 R2 (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Storage Devices
Block Storage
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP)
Hitachi VSP F Series
Hitachi VSP G Series
Hitachi Unified Storage VM
(HUS VM)
File Storage
Hitachi NAS Platform 3x00 and 4x00
Hitachi VSP With NAS Module
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File Systems
Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows
Linux
IBM® AIX®
Oracle Solaris (Intel)
Oracle Solaris (SPARC)
Agent Based Capabilities
Snapshot
Live Replicate
Batch Replicate
Host Capabilities
Agentless Capabilities
Snapshot
Live Replicate
Batch Replicate
Hypervisors
VMware
ESX vSphere 5.0
ESX vSphere 5.1
ESX vSphere 5.5
ESX vSphere 6.0
ESX vSphere 6.5
Capabilities
Batch Backup
Hitachi Thin Image snapshot
Directory Clone
Storage-Based Capabilities
Requires Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure
Integrator v3.2
Hitachi Block Storage
Hitachi NAS Platform
Hitachi NAS Module
Host-Based Capabilities
VMware APIs for Data Protection (VADP)
With Changed Block Tracking (CBT)
Backup From or to Heterogeneous Storage
Microsoft Exchange
Application Versions
Exchange 2010
Exchange 2013
Exchange 2016
Application Configurations
Standalone
Database Availability Group (DAG)
Agent-Based Capabilities
Batch Backup
Real-time Backup /
Continuous Data Protection
Snapshot
Live Replicate
Batch Replicate

HITACHI is a trademark or registered trademark of Hitachi, Ltd. VSP is a trademark or registered trademark or Hitachi Vantara Corporation. Microsoft, Windows Server and SQL Server are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. IBM and AIX are trademarks or registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and company names are properties of their respective owners.

The above specifications reflect the latest available version of Hitachi Data Instance Director. For specifications on previous versions, please visit https://support.hds.com/en_us/interoperability.html

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