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Fujifilm Chooses HDS

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT) has been selected by FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. (Fujifilm), a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and network systems for radiology, to provide advanced storage solutions for Fujifilms Synapse® Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) customers. As healthcare providers are faced with managing a burgeoning volume of imaging data, Hitachi Data Systems’ delivers a premier and cost-effective end-to-end solution to secure, manage, access and share patient data.

“There are a number of factors contributing to the need for a continual evolution in storage requirements--more complex exams like multi-slice Computed Tomography (CT) scans, the increasing adoption of digital mammography systems, and now the growing integration of cardiology exams as a result of Fujifilm’s recent acquisition of ProSolv® CardioVascular,” said Jim Morgan, Fujifilm’s National Marketing Manager for Network Systems. “With a reputation for delivering a stream of innovative products to meet any daunting data storage requirements, Hitachi Data Systems is an ideal partner for Fujifilm and will enable us to ensure that critical patient data is secure yet accessible.”

Hitachi Data Systems’ advanced storage solutions enable clinical users to store, retrieve, distribute and present clinical images and related data quickly, reliably, and in a secure and efficient manner. Healthcare providers are able to cover the spectrum of requirements ranging from a departmental image archive to enterprise disaster recovery/ business continuity solutions, while ensuring compliance for content preservation and retention.

“Today, healthcare providers are confronting some of the most challenging and demanding requirements for data access, management and performance,” said Brenda Peffer, vice president, Global Marketing, Hitachi Data Systems. “We’re already seeing high demand for our advanced solutions in healthcare, and are pleased to be partnering with a leader like Fujifilm to bring our family of storage infrastructure and software solutions to more and more healthcare facilities across the U.S.”

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS)