Hitachi Data Systems to Showcase Executives and Advanced Virtualization Solutions at Storage Networking World 2004.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Top Executives to Deliver Perspectives on Storage Industry, and Heterogeneous Virtualization Demonstration to Take Center Stage
Hitachi Data Systems See HDS. Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
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See: New York Stock Exchange :HIT), will play a key role in legitimizing virtualization for the enterprise at this Fall's Storage Networking World Storage Networking World (commonly called SNW) is a for data storage professionals in the United States. Sponsored by Computerworld and the Storage Networking Industry Association, SNW is held twice each year. (SNW SNW Snow
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SNW Storage Networking World ) 2004. SNW is the leading conference series designed for storage end-users and industry players, being held in Orlando, FL, from October 25-28, 2004 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort.
Four Hitachi Data Systems executives are participating at the conference: Shinjiro Iwata, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. ; Hu Yoshida, vice president and CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. ; Claus Mikkelsen, senior director of Storage Applications; and Eric Hibbard, senior director, Data Networking Technology. Hitachi Data Systems will also demonstrate key virtualization features of the newly released Hitachi TagmaStore(TM) Universal Storage Platform.
Hitachi Data Systems participating executives in order of appearance are as follows:
--Eric Hibbard, senior director, Data Networking Technology PRE-CONFERENCE: SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association, San Francisco, CA, www.snia.org) An organization devoted to the advancement of mission critical storage systems. Founded in 1997, its goal is to determine the standards that must be developed to allow hosts and storage systems to interact via Storage Security Tutorial -- Storage Security October 25, 2004, 3:20-4:20 p.m.
--Shinjiro Iwata, CEO KEYNOTE: Industry Perspective: Elevating the Art of Storage October 26, 2004, 11:00-11:30 a.m. Location: Mediterranean Ballroom
--Claus Mikkelsen, senior director of Storage Applications Tons of Luns: A case for explosive storage growth and why the word petabyte is "so retro" October 28, 2004, 10:30-11:05 a.m. Location: Palazzo Ballroom, Salon G
--Hu Yoshida, vice president and CTO The Simplicity Imperative Panel October 28, 2004, 11:30-1:00 p.m. Location: Segura Room 3
At the SNW Interoperability Lab, Hitachi Data Systems will demonstrate key capabilities of the Hitachi TagmaStore Universal Storage Platform, including the power of Universal Storage Platform's heterogeneous virtualization. By attaching a Hitachi Thunder 9585(TM) V Series modular storage with the SATA (Serial ATA) A serial version of the ATA (IDE) interface, which has been the de facto standard hard disk interface for desktop PCs for more than two decades. The original Parallel ATA (PATA) interface was launched in 1986. Intermix Option, plus an IBM Enterprise Storage Server The IBM Enterprise Storage Server (ESS) or the Shark is an enterprise storage array from IBM. History
Originally, in 1998 IBM released the IBM 2105 Versatile Storage Server (VSS). to a Universal Storage Platform, Hitachi Data Systems will show how external systems become part of a unified pool of storage. This storage environment will be controlled by heterogeneous storage management capabilities of the Hitachi HiCommand(R) Storage Services Manager software.
In addition, Hitachi Data Systems, which is a Platinum sponsor of the event, will be giving a short slide presentation with an overview of its TagmaStore Universal Storage Platform in its booth (P16). Desktop demonstrations of the Storage Services Manager software and Message Archive for E-Mail solutions will be conducted between the Universal Storage Platform overviews.
Storage Networking World is the leading conference for IT managers, storage architects and infrastructure professionals. SNW is widely regarded as the most influential educational forum for the storage industry with record-breaking attendance at SNW Spring 2004.
About Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems leverages global R&D resources to develop storage solutions built on industry-leading technology with the performance, availability and scalability to maximize customers' ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). and minimize their risk. By focusing on the customer's perspective as we apply the best hardware, software, and services from Hitachi and our partners, we uniquely satisfy our customers' business needs.
With 2,800 employees, Hitachi Data Systems conducts business through direct and indirect channels in the public, government and private sectors in over 170 countries. Its customers include more than 50 percent of Fortune 100 companies. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.hds.com.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company, with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2003 (ended March 31, 2004) consolidated sales totaled 8,632.4 billion yen ($81.4 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors, including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's Web site at http://www.hitachi.com.