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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform: Michael Hay Discussion

At the recent Hitachi Information Forum on 27th September 2010 I caught a few minutes with Michael Hay, Chief Strategist and Vice President of Product Planning.  We discussed some of the new features of the VSP platform.  Here’s the video. [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/15812730[/vimeo] Read More »

Two Weeks in Review

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me, with two lots of travelling in different directions.  Last week I was in Barcelona at the HP Converged Infrastructure (CI)Event and the week previously at HDS’s launch of the new VSP (Virtual Storage Platform).  Both HP and HDS released their new platform at the same time (HP as the P9500, HDS ... Read More »

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform: Disk Drive Architecture

This is a series of posts that cover the features of Hitachi’s new enterprise storage platform, the VSP (Virtual Storage Platform), also sold by HP as the P9500 array. The VSP is the first enterprise array from Hitachi that offers support for 2.5″ drives.  We’ve seen these Small Form Factor (SFF) models for some time now and other manufacturers of ... Read More »

HDS and HP Release New Enterprise Array

Today HDS and HP will announce the next generation enterprise storage array architecture from Hitachi (see details here and here).  Both companies OEM the  VSP (HDS name) or 9500 (HP name) and so the releases are co-ordinated to occur at the same time.  I am currently in Santa Clara for the Hitachi Information Forum, at which the VSP will be ... Read More »