Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has announced that Redington and iValue will now offer the Hitachi Cloud Services Connection program (HCSC) to enterprises in India. This program is a public cloud offering built on HDS cloud infrastructure and solutions and managed by HDS for partners to resell.
Built on proven Hitachi platforms and managed by HDS, partners can rebrand and resell cloud services while allowing their brand to be associated with a well-known, information solutions player.
"HCSC goes well beyond today's cloud service by offering customers the experience, knowledge, solutions and enterprise-class features in one package, using an ITIL-certified, low latency, and local data center architecture with strong support," said Yogesh Sawant, director, partner sales and field alliance organization, India, Hitachi Data Systems.
Redington and iValue will tailor-make solutions for each customer after evaluating the size of the organization, its existing IT infrastructure, computing usage, storage size needs and other factors.
iValue will offer cloud services to customers under the brand ‘iManage' while Redington's service will be called ‘ ‘HITRED4CLOUD'. Moreover, HCSC is a service offering built on the highest quality architecture that provides subscribers with state-of-the-art technology, a team of data management experts and industrial standard IT processes.
"We are seeing increased adoption of cloud services across the industry and by partnering with Hitachi Data Systems we have launched a cloud service that combines Hitachi Data Systems facilities, infrastructure and service management with our sales, marketing, reseller and ISV recruitment to help our customers with their business growth," said Sriram, CEO, iValue.
"There is a strong demand from customers for an economical cloud solution to meet their needs.
HCSC offers varied services such as virtual server/storage, disaster recovery, server and PC backup, VDI email and SharePoint hosting, offering a cost effective and high value solution to customers," said Sundaresan.K, strategic business unit head, enterprise, Redington.
HCSC is the Hitachi Data Systems sophisticated cloud service partner program which enables a secure, multitenant environment to ensure privacy among various constituents within a shared infrastructure that can be managed from a single management suite.
Supporting a variety of protocols, subscribers can further leverage existing investments in hardware and software and allow legacy devices to inherit cloud attributes, thereby preventing the cloud from becoming just another silo and eliminating the need for a complete refresh or update of hardware and software or the need to rewrite applications.