Hitachi Vantara doubles down on its enterprise storage, AI, and hybrid cloud business

Hitachi Vantara, subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., announced the completion of strategic realignment, designed to accelerate the company’s growth.

Hitachi Vantara, the data storage, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud management subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), announced the completion of a strategic realignment. Such was designed to accelerate the company’s growth plan. It covers the ability to respond to market opportunities with a focus on hybrid cloud and generative AI.

The new structure includes the integration of Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi’s IT Platform Products Management Division. Said division has been responsible for Hitachi’s business development, R&D, and production of data infrastructure solutions.

Then, the realigned Hitachi Vantara commands extensive infrastructure and data storage experience across manufacturing and hybrid cloud. It also covers the shared focus on collaboration to drive meaningful business outcomes for the company’s customers.

As a result, the company will be able to innovate and adapt to the needs of the market in real time. At the same time, building upon its long-standing expertise in managing data across mission-critical environments.

The announcement comes at an important time. Coinciding with the emergence of technologies like generative AI which has led to an explosive growth of processing required for data that many companies are straining to keep up. A recent survey revealed that many IT professionals are struggling to manage AI projects and deal with the resulting deluge of data.

According to the survey, nearly nine in 10 IT professionals (88%) can’t support the surge of AI-related requests that they have received at their organization. Additionally, another survey found that more than 75% of organizations are using multiple AI models. Meanwhile, 90% said that they have faced challenges integrating AI with other systems.

Meanwhile, as part of the new organizational structure, Akinobu Shimada has been appointed as chairman of Hitachi Vantara. He is the former president of Hitachi’s IT Platform Products Management Division. Said move will bolster the already strong connection between Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Ltd.

Furthermore, Hitachi Vantara is pioneering the development of hybrid cloud storage. It seamlessly combines on-premises and cloud computing to achieve safety. Apart from that, it also renders high performance, reliability, and cost advantage in processing critical, large-scale data for complex business requirements.

For example, the company recently announced a collaboration with NVIDIA. This is to create a new generation of transformational AI solutions. The Hitachi iQ layers industry-specific capabilities on top of its AI solution stack. In turn, outcomes can be more specific and relevant to an organization’s business.

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