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Posted On: 30 March 2015 05:43 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:53 pm

HITACHI DATA SYSTEMS announces partnership with CGC QATAR

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Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) -- a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501)—hosted an event with Consolidated Gulf Company (CGC) Qatar at the Crowne Plaza in Doha last week. The end user focused event took place on the 17th of March and announced the partnership between Hitachi Data Systems and the Qatar-based technology and engineering conglomerate Consolidated Gulf Company.

The event had a key message to teach representatives to shift to a Business-Defined IT model to lay a foundation for the future; attended by over 100 representatives. The educational itinerary consisted of topics including “Innovating with information”, “Maximizing your IT”, the focus of data centers and an overview of converged infrastructures. Attendees were given the opportunity to hear technology leaders and analysts share the latest IT and storage innovations and network.

Hitachi Data Systems teamed up with CGC to teach representatives how to support the new breed of future-ready, IT-accelerated business and to reduce complexities and costs while delivering performance and ensuring SLAs are met. The partnership event also addressed future needs by sharing tactics in adapting easily to changing business needs and resources to accelerate IT response.

Mr. Tony Reid, Chief Operating Officer for Hitachi Data Systems EMEA was the main speaker for the event and comments on the partnership, “We are delighted to announce our newfound partnership with CGC; as it will aide our expansion plans in Qatar and introduce us to the open market in this country. As one of the first technology companies in Qatar, they bring numerous years of experience as an industry leader in this field and future plans through innovation alongside HDS.”

About Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Our products, services and solutions are trusted by the world's leading enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 and more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2013 (ended March 31, 2014) totaled 9,616 billion yen ($93.4 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, health care and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at