Hitachi Vantara opens Application Reliability Centre in Hyderabad

The 4,000 sq feet centre will focus on optimizing cloud workloads for a global clientele

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Hitachi Vantara has opened its first Application Reliability Centre (HARC) in India. The 4,000 sq ft centre, opened in Hyderabad, will work towards optimizing cloud applications for resiliency.

According to a media report, the firm talks about how HARC reinforces the company’s commitment to scale up its Indian operations.

The report also quoted Gopikrishna Balijepally, India Leader, Hitachi Vantara, who said: “We are thrilled to welcome the first Hitachi Application Reliability Centre site in India, an important growth market for us and a critical centre of services capabilities”.

The centre will focus on optimizing cloud workloads for a global clientele through Site Reliability Engineering (SRE).

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According to another report, the company (Hitachi Vantara) said an SRE-focused strategy automates and simplifies the software development lifecycle at a time when the complexity of cloud operating models leads to unexpected challenges. The challenges include unnecessary costs, risks and other complexities.

The report also quoted Prem Balasubramanian, head of technology, digital solutions business unit, Hitachi Vantara. Prem said: “Leveraging automation and observability, HARC will modernise IT operations by integrating cloud workload management with efficiency in DevOps teams, resulting in significant improvements in application availability.”

Hitachi Vantara is a fully-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd, a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Hitachi Vantara offers storage solutions for enterprises and midsize organizations. It also offers other services in the areas of information technologies and businesses. Some of these are hardware, software, data analytics and consultation services.

With over 3,500 employees, India has the largest service base for Hitachi Vantara. The Hitachi Application Reliability Centre will create space for another 400 people. The firm,  previously known as Hitachi Data Systems, was ranked amongst the top 50 IT & IT-Business Process Management to work for in India in 2015’s Great Place To Work® Survey.