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Hitachi Data Systems Introduces the Hitachi Data Protection Suite 8.0 Powered by CommVault

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & OCEANPORT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hitachi Data Systems Corporation and CommVault:

News Facts

* Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT) and the only provider of Services Oriented Storage Solutions, and CommVault (NASD: CVLT) today announced the Hitachi Data Protection Suite 8.0, powered by CommVault.
* Available immediately from Hitachi Data Systems, this software is part of the integrated data protection solutions portfolio and includes enhancements in recovery operations, simplified license management, and remote office protection as well as new advances in virtual server protection, data de-duplication, recovery management and content organization.
* The Hitachi Data Protection Suite 8.0, powered by CommVault leverages the CommVault?? Simpana?? 8.0 software suite and reinforces the longstanding OEM partnership between Hitachi Data Systems and CommVault.
* Key enhancements of the Hitachi Data Protection Suite 8.0 include:
o Virtualized Environments Data Protection - With virtual client support for VMware Infrastructure and Microsoft?? Hyper-V, the next generation platform includes multiple recovery options of virtualized environments. Auto discovery helps eliminate time consuming manual processes while ensuring users meet their protection and recovery service level agreements.
o Global Embedded Data De-duplication - Hitachi Data Protection Suite, powered by CommVault expands the benefits of block level de-duplication across an entire organization's backup and archive copies from disk to tape, resulting in cost efficient scaling and performance across the entire data management infrastructure.
o Remote Office Protection - The platform provides multiple options for protecting business critical data at distributed remote and branch office locations, facilitating WAN efficiencies, rapid recovery, and reduced risk and cost of downtime. Centralized, automated policies applied to data residing on workstations and laptops help facilitate compliance and search for rapid e-Discovery of orphaned, backup and archived data.

Organizations of all sizes are striving to improve their data protection operations.

* Rapidly growing data volumes, shrinking backup windows, and increasing demands for data availability are driving the demand for enhanced solutions.
* The new Hitachi Data Protection Suite, powered by CommVault provides organizations a holistic data management solution that helps them protect critical information, reduce storage CAPEX and OPEX, reclaim primary storage space, improve service level agreements and provide a higher level of business continuity.

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