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Hitachi Content Platform

  • Archive, backup-free storage and cloud in a single platform
  • Easy to deploy, manage and adapt to change
  • Improve efficiency and automate operations

Consolidate for Savings

Proliferation of unstructured data, applications and data variations continues to accelerate. With the limitations of traditional file storage systems, these trends increase server and storage sprawl, with numerous infrastructure silos that support different workloads.Hitachi Content Platform is an object storage solution that allows IT organizations and cloud service providers to store, share, synchronize, protect, preserve, analyze and retrieve file data from a single system. The system is more efficient, easier to use, and handles much more data than traditional file storage solutions. Content Platform automates day-to-day IT operations such as data protection and readily evolves to changes in scale, scope, applications, and storage and server technologies over the life of data. In IT environments where data grows quickly or must remain for years, these capabilities are invaluable.

Features and benefits

  • Active data protection and a reliable, utility-grade architecture for backup free storage that is easy to set up, manage and adapt.
  • High-density, high-efficiency storage, with multitenancy, support for multiple protocols and scalability from a few terabytes to tens of petabytes.
  • Unique metadata gathering and intelligence tools bring structure to unstructured file data to enable intelligent automation and facilitate deeper analysis of data.
  • Safe, secure file synchronization and sharing with Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere and integration with Hitachi Data Ingestor to connect remote and branch offices.

Features

  • Multitenancy and scalability.
  • High-density, high-efficiency storage.
  • Reliable, utility-grade architecture.
  • Active data protection.
  • Easy to set up, manage and adapt.
  • Unique metadata gathering and intelligence tools.
  • Support for legacy, contemporary and emerging storage protocols and media types.
  • Safe, secure file synchronization and sharing with Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere.
  • Integrated with Hitachi Data Ingestor to connect remote and branch offices.

Benefits

  • Store more data using less disk, floor space, power and cooling.
  • Maximize availability and performance with enterprise-class components.
  • Eliminate the need for tape-based backups.
  • Manage more data per administrator, change hardware automatically.
  • Automate operations and prepare for big data analytics.
  • Address current storage issues and evolve to cloud and Web 2.0 applications.
  • Empower users and ensure governance, protection and security of mobile data.
  • Simplify and improve efficiency of branch and remote office file services.

Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) Line Card
HCP 300 HCP 500 HCP 500XL HCP 500 XL 10GbE HCP for VMware vSphereESXi
Capacity 4TB – 84TB (DPL2) 18TB – 5PB 20TB-80PB 20TB-80PB 4TB-4.7PB
8TB – 140TB (DPL1)
Hardware
Nodes
4-20 4-80 4-80 4-18 4-40
Server Model
CR 220S CR 210H CR 210H CR 220S VMWare
CPU
1 x Six Core 2 x Six Core 2 x Six Core 2 x Six Core 8 x vCPU
Memory
12GB 12GB 12GB 16GB 12GB
Vertical Dimension
2U 1U 1U 2U N/A
Front End Ethernet
2 x 1GbE 2 x 1GbE 2 x 1GbE 2 x 10GbE 2 x pNIC
Back End Ethernet
2 x 1GbE 2 x 1GbE 2 x 1GbE 2 x 10GbE 2 x pNIC
Fibre Channel HBA
N/A 2 x 4Gb 2 x 4Gb 2 x 8Gb 2 x pNIC
Internal HDD (SATA)
6 x 3.5″ (500GB/1TB/2TB) 5 x 2.5″(500GB) 5 x 3.5″ (500GB) N/A
SAN/Array Attach
No Yes Yes Yes Yes – Shared SAN
Spin-Down Disk*
No Yes Yes Yes No