Hitachi Data Systems has announced Microsoft's Cloud OS Accelerate program.
This new program helps in providing customer incentives when purchasing and deploying new Hitachi UCP select for Microsoft private cloud infrastructures. This new program runs from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014. Microsoft's Cloud OS Accelerate program provides funds to help customers offset the services cost of deploying Microsoft private and hybrid cloud solutions, accelerates deals, and helps drive competitive wins.
Hitachi Data Systems a joint initiative with Microsoft and select channel and system Integrator partners.
Microsoft's Private Cloud Fast Track architecture, version 3. The Hitachi converged infrastructure for Microsoft private cloud fast track, version 3, ships pre-configured from Hitachi distribution centers and is architect-ed for windows Server 2012, system center 2012 SP1 and the associated monitoring packs power shell cmdlets (pronounced "command-lets") and orchestration integrations. The Hitachi converged infrastructure combines Hitachi compute and Hitachi storage with industry-leading virtualization capabilities and best-of-breed networking.
HDS designed Hitachi UCP select for Microsoft private cloud to deliver scalable, pre-configured, and validated infrastructure platforms for on-premises, private cloud implementations.
Designed for on-premises traditional IT, telcos and service providers, customers can dynamically deploy, allocate, secure, and manage resources for agile infrastructure-as-a-service (IAAS) or platform-as-a-service (PAAS). Customers can deploy line-of-business applications quickly and consistently using self-provisioning and decommissioning automated data center services in a virtualized environment.
"HDS is proud to deliver innovative solutions that are optimized for Windows Server Hyper-V, and tightly integrated with System Center management and orchestration. Together, we - Hitachi, Microsoft, and our channel and system integrator partners provide incentives to help customers migrate, deploy and manage enterprise applications and workloads on their very own Microsoft private cloud," said Asim Zaheer, senior vice president, worldwide marketing, Hitachi Data Systems.
Hitachi UCP select for Microsoft private cloud solutions are based on Microsoft-validated reference architectures that provide seamless integration with system center 2012 virtual machine manager and transparent live migration of virtual machines (VMs) on same-site and multi-site deployments up to distances of 200 kilometers.
Hitachi UCP Select for Microsoft Private Cloud supports full provisioning of compute and storage resources, allowing customers to quickly provision virtual machines with full support for system center 2012 orchestrator.
"Microsoft's Cloud OS vision pulls together what have traditionally been separate technologies, including server virtualization, storage and networking, into one consistent platform that spans our customers' datacenters, service provider datacenters and Windows Azure," said Takeshi Numoto, corporate vice president, server and tools marketing, Microsoft.