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Hitachi Vantara launches new enterprise DataOps solutions

By Catherine Knowles
Fri 18 Mar 2022

Hitachi Vantara has introduced new Lumada DataOps capabilities for automated, AI-driven data operations for all enterprise customers and Lumada Industrial DataOps, providing advanced analytics capabilities for industrial use cases.

Data sprawl and governance have become more difficult as data becomes increasingly distributed across the data centre, edge, hybrid and public cloud infrastructure, the company states. This complexity can hinder an organisations ability to turn data into business value.

Emphasising this point, in a recent DataOps Survey by 451 Research, data privacy, compliance, and data access and preparation are top priorities for data-driven organisations.

The latest additions to the Lumada DataOps portfolio are designed to allow organisations to create a seamless data fabric governed by an enhanced data catalogue for automated data quality improvements and governance.

With the latest updates to Data Integration powered by Pentaho technology, customers are able to reduce time and complexity to discover, access, prepare and blend data across multiple data sources and locations.

The new Lumada Industrial DataOps portfolio includes IoT analytics models for industrial environments that merge IT and OT data to unlock transformational business insights.

Hitachi Vantara chief product officer Radhika Krishnan says, “Unlike traditional data management solutions that lock customers into proprietary technologies, the Lumada DataOps and Lumada Industrial DataOps portfolio products augment any ecosystem to manage and govern data from anywhere.

"No matter where our clients data lives, we help them discover, analyse, govern and monetise it through Lumada DataOps in addition to data and analytics consulting services, helping clients propel their business with better data insights.”

Lumada DataOps lets users automate the daily tasks of collecting, integrating, governing, and analysing data on an intelligent platform providing an open and composable foundation for all enterprise data, while providing self-service data access to their choice of tools and analytics.

The updates to Lumada DataOps include:

  • Data Catalog: Accelerate business insights with Data Catalog v7.0 using trusted data built on IO-Tahoe technology including a powerful new user interface, data quality and Collibra connectivity.
  • Data Integration: Integrate data across hybrid cloud with Pentaho v9.3 through flexible cloud deployment and new connectors for cloud data stores like Snowflake, MongoDB Atlas, Teradata, Elastic Search7.x and IBM MQ 9.2.

In addition, the new Lumada Industrial DataOps portfolio enables real-time insights and outcomes that power critical operations to be more predictable and manageable, the company states.

It accelerates IT and OT data convergence by building a data fabric for analytic solutions from edge to multi-cloud. Lumada Industrial DataOps IIoT software automates data pipeline delivery across OT and IT sources, feeding industrial AI and ML models for predictive maintenance and operations optimisation.

Capabilities of the new Lumada Industrial DataOps portfolio include:

  • IIoT Core: Accelerate and scale operation application deployment with a complete IIoT data platform including Core, Gateway, Digital Twins, and Machine Learning Services.
  • IIoT Analytics: Simplify AI and ML solutions creation through toolkits that simplify delivery through packaged Digital Twins with pre-trained ML models.

Armed with clean, accurate data, organisations can leverage advanced operational analytics capabilities like Digital Twins and AI/ML models to predict and prescribe operational decision making, Hitachi Vantara states.

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