New Moniker Represents Combined Expertise for Federal Customers to Leverage Full Potential of Agency Data

Reston, Va. – Oct. 16, 2017 – Hitachi Data Systems Federal today announced it has changed its name to Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation. The name modification, which aligns to its parent company’s recently announced name change to Hitachi Vantara, represents a new business entity designed to unify the operations of Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group, and Pentaho. This combination brings together the best of Hitachi’s information technology and positions the company to become an industry leader in providing end-to-end services in big data, analytics and the Internet of Things to both commercial and federal government industries.

Hitachi Vantara Federal has been a leader in operational technology (OT) for the federal government through providing solutions that have positively impacted their missions to better the lives of US citizens. The company has also been a leader in information technology (IT) bringing IT applications, analytics, content, cloud, and infrastructure solutions to agencies that have transformed the way they do business. Combining its expertise in OT with its proven IT product innovations and solutions, Hitachi Vantara Federal gives government customers a powerful, collaborative partner in data like no one else can in the industry.

“Changing our name is another milestone in our business transformation,” said David Turner, president and CEO, Hitachi Vantara Federal. “Our business is designed to leverage the breadth of innovation, development and experience from across the Hitachi group of companies to deliver data-driven solutions for federal government agencies. Our new name is a nod to our successful history in data management and infrastructure in virtualization and our successful VSP platform. It is also a name that represents our strategy for future growth and giving our government customers a vantage point to uncover new predictive and prescriptive analytics to improve business and successfully meet their agency’s missions.”

Hitachi Vantara Federal is uniquely able to help government customers extract all the value their data has to offer. By bringing new data-driven solutions and services to market, Hitachi Vantara Federal will help its customers achieve tangible outcomes that positively drive business and society forward.

The market opportunity for mission-critical data solutions has never been greater. Data is becoming a federal agency’s greatest asset—if they can extract actionable intelligence from it. Data holds the key to new revenue streams, better customer experiences, improved market insights and lower costs of doing business. Hitachi Vantara Federal can now provide a comprehensive offering to its customers that combines both OT and IT expertise to uncover data’s true potential.

About Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation

Hitachi Vantara Federal, Corporation, implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Vantara Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Vantara Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: www.hitachivantarafederal.com. Follow Hitachi Vantara Federal on Twitter @HVFederal.

About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at www.HitachiVantara.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.

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Hitachi Vantara Federal
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