Hitachi Universal Storage OPEN-V

Novell Technology Partner

product details

The Hitachi Universal Storage Platform™ V is powered by the fourth-generation Hitachi crossbar switch architecture. With its powerful controller-based virtualization, Hitachi Data Systems is in a unique position to package and deliver storage services across heterogeneous storage assets, whether file, object or block-based. Powered by an enhanced Hitachi Universal Star Network™ V crossbar switch architecture with faster internal processors, 4Gb/sec host ports, 4Gb/sec disks, and 4Gb/sec switched-loop back-end directors, it provides 40% more system performance and further extends the scalability and enterprise-class functionality—virtualization of external storage, logical partitioning, and universal replication—introduced with its predecessor, the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform.

product compatibility

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


  • x86
  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

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regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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