Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) Product Brief

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  • Document Category: Product Brief
  • Subject: SAN Storage
  • Vendor: Hitachi
  • Keywords: HDS, HDS VSP, Hitachi, Hitachi Data Systems, premium, Product Brief, San storage, Virtual Storage Platform, VSP
  • Document Date: November 2nd, 2013
  • Short Description:

    Last updated November 2, 2013. Concise 11-page overview of features and functionality of Hitachi Data Systems VSP

  • Full Summary:

    The HDS Virtual Storage Platform represents a significant upgrade to Hitachi’s virtualized storage architecture. Changes over the earlier USP product in this release are internal processors and the Hitachi Universal Star Network has been replaced by the Hitachi Hierarchical Star Network. Control processors and other components have been upgraded as well. The marketing theme of scale up, scale-out, scale deep embodies the ability of this platform to scale vertically (greater capacities managed by each virtual domain), horizontally (multiple virtual storage domains), and deeply (more third party arrays with greater capacity virtualized behind the VSP controller). Previous generation USP V software-based features and functionality are supported on the VSP.

    Details include:

    • Product highlights
    • Usage and characteristics
    • Technical specifications
    • Overview of advance features and architecture
    • Strength and weaknesses

    Related research you may be interested in:

    Hitachi Data Systems Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) Product Analysis (37 pages)

    SAN High End Comparison Matrix

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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) Product Brief

The HDS Virtual Storage Platform represents a significant upgrade to Hitachi’s virtualized storage architecture. Changes over the earlier USP product in this release are internal processors and the Hitachi Universal Star Network has been replaced by the Hitachi Hierarchical Star Network. Control processors and other components have been upgraded as well. The marketing theme of scale up, scale-out, scale deep embodies the ability of this platform to scale vertically (greater capacities managed by each virtual domain), horizontally (multiple virtual storage domains), and deeply (more third party arrays with greater capacity virtualized behind the VSP controller). Previous generation USP V software-based features and functionality are supported on the VSP.

Details include:

  • Product highlights
  • Usage and characteristics
  • Technical specifications
  • Overview of advance features and architecture
  • Strength and weaknesses

Related research you may be interested in:

Hitachi Data Systems Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) Product Analysis (37 pages)

SAN High End Comparison Matrix