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Hitachi Forges a Three Year Strategic Alliance with AWS to Advance Hybrid Cloud Solutions

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Monday, March 11, 2024

Hitachi has been collaborating with AWS since 2021 to develop solutions that can facilitate such environments.

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  • Hitachi has been collaborating with AWS since 2021 to develop solutions that can facilitate such environments.
  • In 2023, we launched the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform on cloud ("VSP on cloud"), a cloud storage services which is the core of public cloud integration with EverFlex from Hitachi(2) , and co-creating solutions to achieve mission-critical hybrid cloud environments.
  • Hitachi and AWS will jointly launch the hybrid cloud solutions, which are the results of the two companies' work, on the market.
  • Hitachi engineers who hold AWS certification develop and provide hybrid cloud solutions and SRE engineers, who are specialized in operating cloud systems, deliver a managed service called "Hitachi Application Reliability Centers" (HARC), which improves the customers' system operation.

HOYA Vision Care Announces New iD LifeStyle® 4 Progressive Lenses with 3D Binocular Vision™ Technology

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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

LEWISVILLE, Texas, March 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophthalmic lens technology leader HOYA Vision Care announced the launch of iD LifeStyle® 4 with 3D Binocular Vision™ technology, the newest progressive lens in its award-winning iD LifeStyle® family, available to order on March 13. Building upon HOYA's longstanding reputation in the progressive lens category, the addition of 3D Binocular Vision technology delivers faster adaptation thanks to 3 times less peripheral distortion1.

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  • LEWISVILLE, Texas, March 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophthalmic lens technology leader HOYA Vision Care announced the launch of iD LifeStyle® 4 with 3D Binocular Vision™ technology, the newest progressive lens in its award-winning iD LifeStyle® family, available to order on March 13.
  • "With the addition of new 3D Binocular Vision technology, patients will enjoy a much better visual experience from the outset.
  • Eye care providers can confidently prescribe iD LifeStyle 4 knowing they will have happier patients who can adapt to their progressive lenses faster."
  • New for iD LifeStyle 4 is 3D Binocular Vision technology which reduces unwanted prismatic (i.e., swim) effects in the near-range peripheral vision.

Tickets and Sponsorships Available for the 2024 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award Gala During Vision Expo East, Honoring Ed Buffington, GPN Technologies

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Monday, January 22, 2024

CHICAGO, Jan. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the 2024 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award, honoring Ed Buffington, president and CEO of GPN Technologies. Prevent Blindness will also be giving special recognition to 20/20 Magazine in celebration of its 50th Anniversary of publication during the event. The Person of Vision Award gala will be held on March 14, 2024, at 583 Park Avenue, New York City, in conjunction with Vision Expo East.

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  • Prevent Blindness Annual Fundraising "Person of Vision Award" Gala to Honor Ed Buffington, GPN Technologies, and Give Special Commemoration of 20/20 Magazine for its 50 Years of Publication
    CHICAGO, Jan. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the 2024 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award , honoring Ed Buffington, president and CEO of GPN Technologies .
  • The Person of Vision Award gala will be held on March 14, 2024, at 583 Park Avenue , New York City, in conjunction with Vision Expo East .
  • The Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award recognizes an individual, corporation and/or organization whose inspired outlook champions healthy vision and its importance for a healthy life.
  • For more information on the 2024 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Gala, including tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Albert Muci at (312) 363-6020 or [email protected] , or visit https://preventblindness.org/personofvision .

Affordable Care CEO Gene Kirtser to Retire, New Chief Executive Appointed

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

"The Affordable Care Board of Directors expresses its deep gratitude to Gene for his strong leadership over the last six plus years," said Joe Delaney, Chairman of the Board for Affordable Care.

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  • "The Affordable Care Board of Directors expresses its deep gratitude to Gene for his strong leadership over the last six plus years," said Joe Delaney, Chairman of the Board for Affordable Care.
  • "Gene recruited an outstanding leadership team to Affordable Care, expanded the company's services and built tight alignment between doctors and the DSO.
  • During Kirtser's tenure, Affordable Care supported the expansion of patient access to high-quality and affordable tooth replacement care, growing from 220 to 440 affiliated dental practices across 43 states.
  • "It's been a privilege to lead Affordable Care through a time of significant transformation and growth," said Kirtser.

Global and China Smart Car OTA (Over-the-Air) Industry Report 2023: As Vehicles Become More Intelligent, Speed and Performance of OTA Updates are Improving Rapidly - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Vehicle OTA Research: OTA functions tend to cover a full life cycle and feature SOA and central supercomputing.

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  • Vehicle OTA Research: OTA functions tend to cover a full life cycle and feature SOA and central supercomputing.
  • In the trend for software-defined vehicles, OTA installations are surging, and software is updated far more frequently.
  • As vehicles become ever more intelligent, vehicle OTA updates provide a wider coverage, and the speed and performance of OTA updates are also improving rapidly.
  • First of all, the OTA updates on NIO OS2.9.0 have realized the evolution from packaged updates to differential updates and then to separate SOTA updates.

VSP Vision to Provide Exclusive Individual Vision Plans to AARP Members

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Tuesday, January 2, 2024

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, VSP Vision ™ announced that AARP members will be eligible for exclusive individual vision and eyewear insurance plans from VSP Vision.

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  • RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, VSP Vision ™ announced that AARP members will be eligible for exclusive individual vision and eyewear insurance plans from VSP Vision.
  • Starting today, AARP members are eligible for exclusive individual vision and eyewear insurance plans from VSP Vision.
  • "We're thrilled to be making available AARP® Vision Plans from VSP® to our membership to help empower them to live how they want as they age."
  • To learn more about AARP® Vision Plans from VSP® and access plan offerings, visit https://www.aarpvisionplans.com/

Kathleen Lovett, Chief Information Officer, Supply Chain of VSP Vision has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board

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Friday, December 22, 2023

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 22, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The CTO Forum today announced that Kathleen Lovett, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Supply Chain of VSP Vision, has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board. The CTO Forum brings together senior technology executives, business leaders and academicians to discuss and collaborate on key technology issues and to accelerate innovation across organizations.

Key Points: 
  • Kathleen Lovett, Chief Information Officer, Supply Chain of VSP Vision has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board.
  • SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 22, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The CTO Forum today announced that Kathleen Lovett, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Supply Chain of VSP Vision, has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board.
  • "We are delighted to welcome Kathleen Lovett and VSP Vision to the Advisory Board," said CTO Forum President Basheer Janjua.
  • ..."
    "We are delighted to welcome Kathleen Lovett and VSP Vision to the Advisory Board," said CTO Forum Founding Chair and President Basheer Janjua.

Hitachi Vantara Launches Unified Compute Platform Integrated with GKE Enterprise to Modernize and Simplify Hybrid Cloud Management

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- To support customers in their expanding cloud journeys, Hitachi Vantara, the data storage, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud management subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced the launch of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for GKE Enterprise, a new, integrated hybrid solution, with long-time partner Google Cloud. Through Google Distributed Cloud Virtual (GDCV), Hitachi UCP for GKE Enterprise offers businesses a unified platform to manage hybrid cloud operations, leading to increased efficiency, scalability, and flexibility in their infrastructure and applications.

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  • Through Google Distributed Cloud Virtual (GDCV), Hitachi UCP integrates with GKE Enterprise on Google Cloud to address growing demand for hybrid cloud, offering solutions for customer increased agility and flexibility
    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- To support customers in their expanding cloud journeys, Hitachi Vantara, the data storage, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud management subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced the launch of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for GKE Enterprise , a new, integrated hybrid solution, with long-time partner Google Cloud.
  • Through Google Distributed Cloud Virtual (GDCV), Hitachi UCP for GKE Enterprise offers businesses a unified platform to manage hybrid cloud operations, leading to increased efficiency, scalability, and flexibility in their infrastructure and applications.
  • GDCV on Hitachi UCP empowers enterprises to modernize applications, optimize infrastructure and enhance security across hybrid cloud environments by combining the flexible cloud infrastructure of Hitachi UCP with the versatility and scalability of GDCV.
  • "Our collaboration brings together Hitachi Vantara's highly available, high-performance integrated cloud infrastructure and GDCV's robust container orchestration and management capabilities," said Dan McConnell, senior vice president, product management for storage and data infrastructure, Hitachi Vantara.

Türk Telekom Collaborates with Hitachi Vantara To Drive Sustainable Data Infrastructure Transformation

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

ANKARA, Turkey and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Hitachi Vantara, the data storage, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud management subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced that Türk Telekom, a leading Turkish information and communications technology company, is reducing energy costs while also boosting performance and management of its data infrastructure through the deployment of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) solutions. The new architecture is more environmentally sustainable by design, reducing Türk Telekom's total footprint from 23 cabinets to nine and decreasing power and cooling requirements from the replaced cabinets by approximately 60%. The upgrade has also led to a 30% reduction in total cost of ownership.

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  • For more information about how Hitachi Vantara is helping customers achieve sustainability, visit: https://www.hitachivantara.com/en-us/solutions/sustainability.html
    Türk Telekom serves more than 15 million broadband and 25.6 million mobile subscribers.
  • "As a leader in data center decarbonization efforts, Hitachi Vantara has continually lowered greenhouse gas emissions across the entire lifecycle of our data infrastructure solutions.
  • Hitachi Vantara recently announced a new hybrid cloud approach to data storage with the introduction of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform One , a single data platform experience to consume and manage block, file, object, and mainframe data.
  • For more information on how Hitachi Vantara is helping customers provide a data-driven approach to data storage and sustainability, please click here.

Hitachi Vantara and Quobyte Unveil Strategic Alliance at SC23, Elevating Scalable Storage Solutions to New Heights

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

DENVER, Nov. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Supercomputing Conference, SC23, digital transformation leaders Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., and Quobyte, the innovator in high-performance storage systems, announced a new partnership.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, Nov. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Supercomputing Conference, SC23, digital transformation leaders Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., and Quobyte, the innovator in high-performance storage systems, announced a new partnership.
  • This partnership has been established to address the sophisticated data management challenges encountered by the High-Performance Computing (HPC) sector.
  • Together, Quobyte provides a high-performance file system with enterprise-grade reliability and features, combined with Hitachi Ventra's excellent hardware, premium support and related services."
  • Integrated Solutions: A commitment to delivering integrated solutions that address both present and future data management challenges ensuring a future-proof data strategy.