Hitachi TagmaStore Network Storage Controller NSC55

Technical Support, Maintenance and Repair Services

The Hitachi TagmaStore Network Storage Controller NSC55, powered by Hitachi Universal Star Network™ crossbar switch architecture, enables virtualization of external storage, logical partitioning, and universal replication in a rack-mounted, small-footprint package. The Hitachi NSC55 provides entry-level enterprises or individual departments in large organizations with performance, availability, and reliability, as well as advanced data/storage management and replication features. It allows users to aggregate heterogeneous storage devices into a virtual pool and manage them through a single, centralized console using a common set of tools to simplify their storage environments. Scaling up to 72TB of internal capacity, the NSC55 enables management of as much as 16PB of internal and external storage through a single console. It features controller-based virtualization and management of as much as 16PB of internal and attached storage, eight logical partitions, dedicating cache, ports, and internal/ external capacity to ensure application quality of service.

Hitachi stopped marketing the NSC55 on 10/30/2007, selling it on 04/30/2008 and  announced end of life  as of 07/31/2013. To ensure proper functioning and maintenance of your data storage equipment, contact ISC Group to inquire about our maintenance and repair contract options.This will avoid any service interruptions and unplanned downtime after your original manufacturer’s warranty expires.

For post-warranty peace of mind, ISC Group offers its proprietary remote monitoring software called ISC-CHS™. ISC-CHS Call Home Service monitors the health and proper function of your NSC55 Disk Array. It also ensures 24/7 protection of your critical information systems by alerting you as soon as problems occur.

Hitachi Network Storage Controller NSC55 Features:

  • Up to 16PB of total storage capacity, including up to 72TB of internal storage
  • Up to 8 logical partitions, dedicating cache, ports and internal and externally-attached capacity
  • Multi-platform connectivity: Fibre Channel, IBM ESCON® and FICON®, NAS, and iSCSI
  • Virtualization of internal and externally-attached storage from EMC, Hitachi, IBM, Sun, and HP
  • Transparent, non-disruptive movement of data between storage tiers with HiCommand Tiered Storage Manager

ISC Group also provides its own remote monitoring software ISC-CHS™ services for continuous pro-active 7x24x4 services on the Hitachi NSC55 System.

ISC’s highly qualified and certified technical staff can provide hardware maintenance support services and repair for the Hitachi Network Storage Controller NSC55. Our maintenance contracts and services cost typically 50-70% less than what original manufacturers charge.

Please click on the Request for Quote button below to receive a no-obligation quote for maintenance services on your Hitachi NSC55.