Hitachi Vantara VSP F-series
Hitachi Vantara introduced new versions of its VSP F-series all-flash arrays. The new arrays feature increased hardware capabilities as well as a new version of Hitachi Vantara's Storage Virtualization OS that, when combined, increase performance by up to three times that of their predecessors, according to the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company. All are bundled with the company's Foundation software package including infrastructure analytics and copy data management applications.
Included in the new arrays is the all-flash VSP F350 which, with the Foundation software package, has a starting list price of $70,480. The F350, at that price, includes 7.6 TB of raw flash storage capacity, a 36-month standard maintenance contract, Hitachi Storage Advisor for management, Hitachi Data Instance Director for data protection and copy management, and the Hitachi Infrastructure Analytics Advisor.