Hitachi Data Systems CEO Jack Domme to Keynote Storage Network World Fall 2009
10/03/2009

HDS CEO Jack Domme to Keynote Storage Network World Fall 2009

Online PR News – 03-October-2009 – – SANTA CLARA, Calif., — October 1, 2009 — Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT) and the only provider of Services Oriented Storage Solutions, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Jack Domme, along with several other Hitachi Data Systems executives, will present at Storage Network World (SNW) Fall 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona, October 12 – 15, 2009.

Hitachi Data Systems-driven sessions include discussions around the evolving data center and customer issues associated with it, including data security and the continued expansion of unstructured data:

Speaker: Miki Sandorfi, Chief Strategist, File and Content Services
Session: Gaining Control of Unstructured Data
Day / Time: Monday, October 12, 1:55pm

Speaker: Eric Hibbard, Chief Technology Officer, Security and Privacy
Session: SNIA Storage Security Best Practices
Day / Time: Monday, October 12, 2:50pm

Speaker: Jack Domme, Chief Executive Officer, Hitachi Data Systems
Session: Keynote: Transforming the Data Center into the Information Center
Day / Time: Tuesday, October 13, 9:15am

Speaker: Peter Manijak, Director, Hitachi Data Systems Academy
Session: Hitachi Data Systems Certification Program
Day / Time: Tuesday, October 13, 9:45am

Speaker: Asim Zaheer, Vice President, Global Product and Competitive Marketing
Session: Strategies for Building a Greener Data Center
Day / Time: Wednesday, October 14, 3:05pm

WHERE: JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort – 5350 Marriott Drive, Phoenix, Arizona (Advance registration with SNW required): http://www.snwusa.com/register.aspx

Attendees can also learn about Platinum Sponsor Hitachi Data Systems in Booths #501 and #503 in the Expo and Platinum Galleria Kiosk PG1.

About Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation provides Services Oriented Storage Solutions that enable heterogeneous storage to be dynamically provisioned according to business needs and centrally managed via industry-leading Hitachi storage virtualization software. With over 4,100 employees, and as an integral part of the Hitachi Storage Solutions Group, Hitachi Data Systems delivers storage infrastructure platforms, storage management software, and storage consulting services through direct and indirect channels in over 170 countries and regions. Its customers include nearly 60 percent of the top 100 companies on the Fortune 500®. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.hds.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 400,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2008 (ended March 31, 2009) consolidated revenues totaled 10,000 billion yen ($102.0 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.
Press Contacts:

Hitachi Data Systems
Melissa Rische
(408) 970-4849
melissa.rische@hds.com