ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced it has added Hitachi Cloud Service for Content Archiving, delivered by Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), to Arrow's cloud service portfolio and the ArrowSphere cloud marketplace in the United States. Arrow solution providers can now offer Hitachi Cloud Service for Content Archiving to their customers and provide enhanced distributed cloud storage services, managed and delivered by HDS.
Hitachi cloud service enables storage strategies that extend from the enterprise to the public cloud. This highly scalable and secure offering provides a way to lower costs and simplify management by out-tasking fast-growing and aging data assets. Designed as an HDS hybrid content cloud, the service uses the same proven and reliable HDS infrastructure products that support private infrastructure cloud solutions for customers and cloud service providers around the world.
“Hitachi Data Systems leadership in cloud-enabled content management services helps address the lifecycle needs of the distributed enterprise, and provides a compelling value proposition for our partners and their customers,” said Dee Dee Lear, vice president of cloud and business development for Arrow's North American enterprise computing solutions business. “The cloud storage market continues to develop, and HDS allows us to accelerate the growth of our solution providers and MSP partners by addressing the growing demand from their business, government and education customers for hybrid cloud storage and content management. Additionally, this aligns with a core element of our strategy to support our traditional OEM partners to deliver on-premises, off-premises, and hybrid IT solutions.”