Hitachi Vantara Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape on Object Storage for the Fourth Consecutive Time
Over 2,500 Organizations Globally Choose Hitachi Content Platform for Their Most Demanding Cloud and Application Storage Requirements
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced it has been named to the Leaders Category of the International Data Corporation (IDC) MarketScape: Worldwide Object-based Storage 2019 Vendor Assessment (DOC #US45354219, December 2019) based on Hitachi Content Platform (HCP).
In developing the IDC MarketScape report, analysts evaluated 13 leading object-based storage vendors based on in-depth qualitative and quantitative research, vendor briefings and customer interviews. Each vendor was assessed based on their product strategy and solution capabilities. Together, these factors are used to rate the current and future viability and success of a supplier in delivering an object-based storage solution to the market.
According to the IDC MarketScape report, “Hitachi Vantara's HCP portfolio offers its customers flexibility to pick and choose offerings that best meet the requirements of the organization in a scalable, customizable and comprehensive manner. Together, the HCP appliance offering and HCP for Cloud Scale will target multiple traditional and next generation workloads such as IoT, media management, AI, and machine learning as well as content repositories.” The report states, "Customers in need of a scalable and cloud compatible object store with management and governance capabilities as well as integrated solutions for data mobility, analytics, and data access for their current and future business requirements should consider Hitachi Vantara's HCP.”
“Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) offers customers a stairway to value and monetization by providing infrastructure agility, along with tools to enrich and protect data,” said Amita Potnis, research manager, file and object-based storage systems at IDC. “Hitachi Vantara continues to innovate the HCP portfolio to address new workloads with its ability to tier data across any storage media including flash, disk, tape, optical and public cloud storage services, leading the company to a strong position in the object-based storage market.”