Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Hitachi, and Cisco have collaborated to introduce a suite of hybrid cloud services aimed at addressing the data management challenges faced by enterprises.
The collaboration, known as Hitachi EverFlex with Cisco Powered Hybrid Cloud, stands out for its integration of automation solutions and predictive analytics, offering organisations a reliable solution for advanced infrastructure management, cost efficiency, and operational effectiveness.
This joint offering combines Hitachi Vantara's expertise in storage, infrastructure, managed services, and hybrid cloud management with Cisco's networking and computing proficiency. The solution offers flexibility with a support and consumption-based model, delivering cost efficiencies through pay-per-use pricing and resilient, scalable solutions without upfront investment.
The portfolio includes Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), STaaS, Containers as a Service (CaaS), data protection, managed operations services, professional services, and learning services. Hitachi Infrastructure Orchestration as a Service (HIOaaS) and Cisco Intersight provide full observability, offering cloud-like management for on-premises and cloud environments, facilitating performance analytics, hybrid cloud observability, and efficient automation.
Kimberly King, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partners and Alliances, Hitachi Vantara said, “Hitachi EverFlex with Cisco Powered Hybrid Cloud is a strategic response to modern enterprise needs. Our ability to deliver through our partners and Cisco’s network directly tackles the complexity challenge by providing strong IT operational capabilities that can be scaled based on customer data management needs. This partnership enables businesses to establish a robust data foundation today so that they are prepared for future innovation.”