These new microservices around the Lumada platform are designed to provide maintenance recommendations for industries like transportation, manufacturing and energy, which can be devastated by surprise breakdowns.
With a year in the books since the launch of Hitachi Vantara, and five months into a brand new partner program, the company looks at the evolution of the channel changes that accompanied its own reinvention of itself, and what more remains to be done.
Hitachi Data Instance Director, which had been around Hitachi Data Services since 2008, gets an updating from integration with Hitachi Content Platform and analytics technologies which came in the formation of Hitachi Vantara.
Hitachi Vantara will leverage Tech Data’s Internet of Things’ capabilities to a greater extent than before, which is critically important in Canada, where new analytics-focused partners need to be recruited, and Tech Data is the sole Hitachi Vantara distributor.
Marcel Escorcio, the former head of HDS in Canada who now runs the new Hitachi Vantara company, discusses why he believes that Canada will be an exceptionally strong market for Hitachi’s increased emphasis on the Internet of Things.