Hitachi Vantara released a key rework to its Digital Storage Platform principal storage process in 2019, commencing at the substantial end of the VSP relatives. The rework was key, and now the firm is extending it to the midrange of the VSP lineup, commencing with a new process identified as the VSP E990. The E990 has outstanding claimed functionality and scalability, but for datacenter storage methods, the management of the methods is as crucial as their speeds, feeds and facts companies. The E990 is bundled with the identical suite of AI-improved management software that Hitachi released with the VSP rework. It features cloud-based management and analytics functions that are identical to the management instruments presented by rival storage methods, but Hitachi highlights its ‘end-to-end capabilities,’ in terms of each diagnostics and the automation of administrative duties. The continuing concept from Hitachi is that, although AI is remarkably handy in infrastructure management, its benefit is heavily boosted by automating the complex guide duties that are desired to put into action its suggestions. Hitachi has also released EverFlex, a method that it states rationalizes its present assortment of payment techniques and other pricing designs and companies.