Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Forsythe have worked together since 2005 to deliver best-in-class IT solutions that provide positive outcome for mutual clients. HDS is the leading provider of enterprise storage virtualization solutions, while Forsythe IT Infrastructure capabilities help clients reduce costs, manage risk and improve performance. By combining our innovative solutions, we help simplify the complexities of developing a converged infrastructure for our clients.

FEATURED Services & Solutions

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Solutions

Forsythe has teamed up with HDS and their innovative unified compute and converged platform solutions to help companies create a simple, yet sophisticated approach to converged infrastructure:
    • UCP offers pre-validated, proven solutions for critical workloads, providing
       one platform for all workloads.
    • Consumption models and cloud offerings allow you to align cost of service
       with business objectives.
    • Support management provides a 100% data-availability guarantee.

Workspace and Mobility Solutions

Organizations are facing various issues related to the data and content they need to manage. With workspace and mobility solutions, you can address growing amounts of unstructured data, a more mobile and dispersed workforce, and the need for secure, simple access and collaboration.
    • Safe, secure private or hybrid cloud for ubiquitous information access
       and sharing.
    • More effective mobile/remote data and content support when and
       wherever needed.
    • Quicker business processes and more secure access at lower cost.
    • Ability to tier data to the clouds that make sense.

Hybrid Data Center and Cloud Solutions

Hybrid data center and cloud solutions play an important role in relieving the problems of storing, managing and protecting increasing data volumes. By leveraging choice cloud delivery models (including private, public and hybrid), you can achieve cost and resource benefits of the cloud in a way that makes sense for your business. As your content, data and analytics needs grow, our cloud solutions will be there to grow with them.

Forsythe’s Technology Evaluation Center (TEC)

What is the TEC?

Forsythe’s Technology Evaluation Center (TEC) is a leading center for technology integration and design, located at Forsythe’s headquarters in Skokie, Ill. This facility features an environment demonstrating more than 150 different technologies from major manufacturers. The TEC provides a secure environment, equivalent to an enterprise data center, for no-impact, customized proof of concept (POC) testing, demonstrations, ROI analyses, product evaluations and training sessions.

Hitachi in the TEC

    • Hitachi Unified Storage VM (40TB)
    • Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
    • Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
    • Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500 (56TB)
    • Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM (3TB)

    • Hitachi Command Suite
    • Hitachi Device Manager
    • Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager
    • Hitachi Tuning Manager
    • Hitachi Replication Manager
    • Hitachi Command Director


Partnership Highlights

  • Top 6 Select Platinum Elite Partners
  • Top 10 National Partner in North America
  • Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Approved Partner
  • Specialized Services Program (SSP) Partner 

Partnership Levels

Forsythe holds many Specializations and accreditations from HDS — a testament to our ongoing partnership.

Accreditations & Certifications

  • 20 + Technical Accreditations
  • 25+ Sales Certifications
  • HDS Certifications
    • HDS Certifications
    • HCP – Enterprise and Modular
    • HCI – Enterprise and Modular
    • HCSM
    • BC Enterprise and Modular
    • HCA
    • BC Architect
    • HCP
    • Sales
    • VSP/HUS VM
    • Foundations
    • Enterprise/VSP Implementation
    • HUS Implementation
    • Business Continuity Architect
    • Specialized Services Program (SSP)
    • Unified Compute Platform (UCP) solutions

Key Contacts

Todd Grimm
National Partner Manager, HDS
Phone: (847) 858-0606

Patrick Conway
Director of Solutions, Forsythe
Phone: (410) 258-7472

Richard Zimmermann
VP of Solutions Pursuit & Field Operations, Forsythe