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Hitachi NAS Platform

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The Hitachi NAS Platform, powered by BlueArc®, is an advanced and integrated network attached storage (NAS) solution.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1


  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The Hitachi NAS Platform, powered by BlueArc®, is an advanced and integrated network attached storage (NAS) solution. It is a powerful tool for file sharing or file server consolidation, data protection and general purpose NAS workloads:

  • Hitachi NAS Platform 3100 and 3200 for data center environments
  • Hitachi NAS Platform 3080 and 3090 for remote data center or medium organization applications
  • Hitachi NAS Platform 4060, 4080, and 4100 manages all of your existing storage and consolidates all of your data in a single, virtualized platform.
  • Powerful hardware accelerated file system representing the next generation of multiprotocol file services
  • High performance: Up to 1.6 GB/sec and 200,000 input/outputs per second (IOPS) per node
  • Highly scalable: Up to 4PB of capacity

Seamlessly integrated with Hitachi SAN Storage, Hitachi Storage Command Suite, Hitachi Data Discovery Suite for advanced search and index across NAS platforms and the Hitachi Content Archive Platform for data retention and regulatory compliance 

The Hitachi NAS Platform allows you to consolidate NAS devices or file servers to simplify your IT infrastructure. It can also reduce the complexity of storage management and lower the total cost of ownership (TCO). The advanced virtualization and data protection capabilities significantly improve efficiency, agility and utilization across NAS environments.

The Hitachi NAS Platform lets storage professionals with performance driven applications improve productivity and competitiveness:

  • Reduce processing cycle times
  • Respond rapidly to changing demands
  • Scale workloads and capacity seamlessly
  • Increase the number of simultaneous users or projects

The Hitachi NAS Platform, powered by BlueArc®, is an advanced and integrated network attached storage (NAS) solution.


  • Intelligent file tiering enables policy-based Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) within the Hitachi NAS Platform and to the Hitachi Content Archive Platform
  • Rolling upgrades and faster failover times reduce planned and unplanned downtime
  • Hardware-accelerated network storage with up to 1.6 GB/sec throughput for sequential workloads and up to 200,000 IOPS
  • Expandable with up to 4PB of capacity and file systems up to 256TB when used with Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2000 family systems
  • Active-active clustering of up to 8 nodes with performance that improves almost at a linear rate as the load increases
  • Integrated with the powerful Hitachi Storage Command Suite storage management software
  • Block- and file-level replication
  • Tiered storage across Fibre Channel, SAS and serial ATA (SATA)
  • Cluster Namespace for unified directory structure
  • Policy-based Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) feature
  • Up to 64 virtual servers with role-based security and virus scanning
  • Up to 16 million objects per directory