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  • Product OverviewHitachi Virtual Storage Platform G200, G400, G600, G800

    Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F400, F600, F800

    MK-94HM8013-04

    March 2017

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  • Contents

    Preface................................................................................................. 5Product version .......................................................................................................6Accessing product documentation............................................................................. 6Getting help.............................................................................................................6Comments...............................................................................................................6

    1 Introducing Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Gx00 and Fx00..................... 7About the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Gx00 and Fx00 models...............................8Application solutions...............................................................................................12

    2 About the VSP Gx00 and VSP Fx00 hardware.........................................15Hitachi VSP Gx00 and Fx00 hardware overview........................................................ 16Hitachi VSP Gx00 specifications...............................................................................18Hitachi VSP Fx00 specifications............................................................................... 19

    3 Software components and features of VSP Gx00 and VSP Fx00............... 21Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System (SVOS)............................................ 22

    Capacity saving function: deduplication and compression.....................................25Accelerated compression................................................................................... 26Dynamic tiering and active flash........................................................................ 27High availability with global-active device........................................................... 28Nondisruptive migration.................................................................................... 32

    Centralized management........................................................................................ 35Overview of Storage Advisor..............................................................................36Hitachi Command Suite.....................................................................................37

    Advanced SAN multipathing......................................................................... 39Data replication...........................................................................................40Data mobility.............................................................................................. 41

    Hitachi Infrastructure Analytics Advisor...............................................................42Product overview........................................................................................ 42

    Hitachi Data Center Analytics.............................................................................43Hitachi Data Instance Director........................................................................... 44

    3Product Overview for Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Gx00 and Fx00 Models

  • Hitachi Automation Director...............................................................................45

    4 Software management examples.......................................................... 49Enabling simple and efficient storage provisioning and unified management withCommand Suite..................................................................................................... 50Ensuring optimal storage performance and business application service levels withanalytics ...............................................................................................................51Maximizing business application performance and availability with data mobility ........ 54Delivering storage infrastructure as a service through automated workflows...............55Data protection for business-critical Oracle databases ..............................................58End-to-end performance troubleshooting using Infrastructure Analytics Advisor..........60Flexible reporting and analysis using Data Center Analytics....................................... 66

    5 User documentation for VSP Gx00 and VSP Fx00....................................71

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  • PrefaceThis guide provides an overview of the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G200,G400, G600, G800 (VSP Gx00) and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F400,F600, F800 (VSP Fx00) storage systems, including hardware components,general system specifications, software features, management interfaces,user documentation, and software management examples.

    Product version

    Accessing product documentation

    Getting help

    Comments

    Preface 5Product Overview for Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Gx00 and Fx00 Models

  • Product versionThis document revision applies to the following product versions: VSP Gx00 and Fx00: firmware version 83-04-2x or later Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System: v7.1 or later NAS firmware: v13.1 or later Hitachi Storage Advisor: v2.1.1 or later Hitachi Command Suite: v8.5.1 or later Hitachi Infrastructure Analytics Advisor: v3.0 or later Hitachi Data Instance Director: v5.3 or later

    Accessing product documentationProduct user documentation is available on Hitachi Data Systems SupportConnect: https://knowledge.hds.com/Documents. Check this site for themost current documentation, including important updates that may havebeen made after the release of the product.

    Getting helpHitachi Data Systems Support Connect is the destination for technical supportof products and solutions sold by Hitachi Data Systems. To contact technicalsupport, log on to Hitachi Data Systems Support Connect for contactinformation: https://support.hds.com/en_us/contact-us.html.

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