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Hitachi Data Instance Director

Data Instance Director, a copy data management platform, simplifies creating and managing policy-based workflows that support business functions with controlled copies of data.

Gain Control of Copy Data to Reduce Costs and Risks

SUPPORT DATA CENTER MODERNIZATION WITH ENTERPRISE COPY DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Meet service-level requirements when performing local and remote recoveries 
  • Automatically create, refresh and expire physical and virtual copies
  • Support corporate governance and compliance operations, such as analytics
  • Enterprise Copy Data Management

    Enhance data availability and governance.

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The unique capabilities of Hitachi Data Instance Director allowed us to efficiently and reliably protect data while enabling us to save money through reduction in energy, floor space and maintenance requirements.
– Michael Harbman, IT Plant Support Services Manager, Calpine Corporation

Use the Right Tool for Each Job

SUPPORT MANY NEEDS FOR COPY DATA BY USING AUTOMATION, ORCHESTRATION, RETENTION AND ACCESS CONTROL

  • Meet stringent service-level goals using modern technologies 
  • Automatically create, manage, refresh and expire copies 
  • Enable better use of backup data for discovery, reporting and analytics
  • Protect and Manage Copy Data

    Transform critical application availability, recoverability and resiliency.

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RECOVERY COPY SERVICES

Data Protection Ensures Continuous Availability of Applications and Data

Eliminate Multihour Backups

Instantly backup 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 perform backups more often.

Restore in Minutes, Not Hours or Days

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

Simplify Data Protection and Recovery

Combine local operational recovery with remote business continuity and disaster recovery in a single workflow.

AGILE COPY SERVICES

Support DevOps, Finance, Legal, Marketing and More

Avoid Uncontrolled Copy Sprawl

HDID automates creation and expiration processes to keep copies of critical data from becoming a serious liability.

Eliminate the Drag on Production

Use HDID and storage replication to create application-consistent copies nondisruptively.

Refresh Instead of Creating New Copies

HDID can refresh a snapshot or clone with new data so that your users can quickly work with current data.

GOVERNANCE COPY SERVICES

Backup Unstructured Data to Hitachi Content Platform (HCP)

Enhance Data Discovery and Analytics

Backup data is available to be used by Hitachi Content Intelligence, Pentaho Data Integration, and more.

Support Compliance Efforts

HDID plus HCP make it easy to find and report on regulated data, such as personal information in privacy regulations.

Ransomware Recovery

Get fast, efficient recovery of both structured and unstructured data following a malicious attack.

Effective Tape Replacement

Use of tape for backup data is not compatible with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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, storage volumes, and repository nodes.

EXPLORE

Five Ways to Modernize Copy Data Management
Learn smarter ways to modernize copy data management, including role-based access control as well as backup and recovery.
Unify Five Necessary Data Protection Technologies
See how to unify operational and disaster recovery, business continuity and modern data protection in a single solution.

EVALUATE

Modernize Recovery Copy Services
Provide local and remote replication to improve data availability, mitigate risks and reduce costs.
Use Agile Copy Services to Improve Operations
Learn how Hitachi Data Instance Director automates policy-based copy creation, access controls, copy refresh and expiration.
Get Value From Backup Data With Governance Copy Services
Learn how HDID and HCP repurpose your backup data to enable efficient data discovery and analytics operations.

VALIDATE

Simplify Data Protection, Retention and Recovery
See how Hitachi Vantara takes a unified approach to simplify modern data protection with Hitachi Data Instance Director.
Downtime Is Money
Learn about the hidden and interrelated costs and policy choices for data protection and recovery.

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
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
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
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
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
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
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
Batch Backup
Real-time Backup /
Continuous Data Protection
Snapshot
Live Replicate
Batch Replicate
Agentless Capabilities
Snapshot
Live Replicate
Batch Replicate
Hypervisors
VMware
ESXi vSphere 5.0
ESXi vSphere 5.1
ESXi vSphere 5.5
ESXi vSphere 6.0
ESXi vSphere 6.5
Agent-Based Capabilities
Batch Backup
Snapshot
Live Replicate
Batch Replicate
Directory Clone
Storage-Based Capabilities
Hitachi Block Storage
Hitachi NAS Platform using Hitachi
Virtual Infrastructure Integrator
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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