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6/11/2015

Hitachi Consulting Launches Cloud Outsourcing Service

Hitachi Cloud Framework solution lets organizations move their entire data center to the secure cloud ecosystem

DALLAS, June 11, 2015 - Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and leading provider of IT consulting and managed services, today announced the latest addition to its Hitachi Cloud Framework portfolio with the launch of its private, public, and hybrid cloud platform. The Hitachi Cloud Framework offers capabilities and services to support all levels of the data center -- from development and testing to operations and productionalized enterprise applications. This service empowers organizations to move their data and applications to the cloud of their choice at their own pace and work toward driving innovation and lower cost – all while receiving enterprise-class security and global support capabilities.

"We work to understand the security, data access and reliability pressures that today's CIO's face every day. We help companies extend private cloud environments to include a public, hosted platform for non-mission-critical workloads," said Jim Cole, Senior Vice President of Outsourcing Services, Hitachi Consulting. "Our new cloud service offers customers our proven expertise and capabilities while also extending the power of exceptional technology from Hitachi Data Systems. The combination gives our customers a wide range of choices to support the specific requirements of their business applications."

"It is an exciting time in the industry. Certainly, cloud has changed the way organizations look at IT economics, agility and consumption," said Mike Walkey, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Organization at Hitachi Data Systems. "Whether organizations are leveraging private, public or hybrid cloud, Hitachi Consulting and Hitachi Data Systems can help customers choose and accelerate the deployment of the cloud model that delivers desired business outcomes. As importantly, we can make customer data accessible whenever and wherever needed."

Hitachi Consulting brings a unique, holistic perspective across businesses and technologies. A Microsoft Gold Partner, Oracle Diamond Partner and SAP Global Partner, Hitachi Consulting spans the entire range of ERP, Business Intelligence, ECM, integration and infrastructure product expertise.  

Learn more here how to: Move Your Enterprise Applications to the Cloud.

About Hitachi Consulting Corporation

Hitachi Consulting is the global management consulting and IT services business of Hitachi Ltd., a global technology leader and a catalyst of sustainable societal change. In that same spirit — and building on its technology heritage — Hitachi Consulting is a catalyst for positive business change, propelling companies ahead by enabling superior operational performance. Working within their existing processes and focusing on targeted functional challenges, we help our clients respond to dynamic global change with insight and agility. Our unique approach delivers measurable, sustainable business results and a better consulting experience. For more information visit: www.hitachiconsulting.com

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About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2014 (ended March 31, 2015) totaled 9,761 billion yen ($81.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.