Founding Alliance Partners include Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Microsoft and Salesforce
Tokyo And Santa Clara, California, 3 November 2020 / PRNewswire / – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced a new global partner program, the Lumada Alliance Program, which brings together industry-leading partners from the domains of information technology, operational technology, vertical industries, Acacia will bring. And government to collaborate on digital solutions that provide economic growth as well as social, environmental and quality of life innovations. Lumada is the name for Hitachi’s advanced digital solutions and services to transform data into insights driving digital innovation.
Through its social innovation business strategy, Hitachi aims to create new values and resolve social issues. The new Lumada Alliance will focus on co-digital solutions that combine Hitachi’s deep expertise in IT, energy, mobility, smart living, and industry with the unique capabilities and technologies of Lumada Alliance members. Hitachi President And CEO Toshiaki Higuhara Announced the new program at Hitachi’s annual Social Innovation Forum event today.
“This program will allow us to pursue collaborative manufacturing and build a value-creating ecosystem using technologies, expertise and ideas in collaboration with all our diverse partners across industry lines.” Toshiaki Higuhara, President and CEO, Hitachi, Ltd.. “This will facilitate another acceleration of social innovation. I believe that this ecosystem initiative can contribute to mutual development along with solving various social issues and improving the quality of life of people. All our partners who support the vision of this program, we will try our best to realize a sustainable and prosperous society together. “
Early global members of the Lumada Alliance include Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Microsoft and Salesforce.
Going forward, Hitachi will continue to expand the program globally through its Digital Infrastructure and Solutions subsidiary, Hitachi Vantara, which plays a key role in serving the Lumada business worldwide.
Accelerated Digital Transformation and Social Innovation
The need for digital strategies to address global challenges in areas such as transportation, energy, health and security, global trade and supply chains, and environmental sustainability has never been more pressing.
The Lumada Alliance program will bring industry-leading innovation partners to collectively meet these challenges. The goals of the program include creating an ecosystem of partners who can collaborate and share ideas, innovation strategies, technologies and relationships to accelerate economic growth and social innovations.
The Lumada Alliance will accelerate the convergence of information technology and operational technology. Digital computing such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, smart space, and edge computing combine with more traditional operational and industrial technologies to create opportunities for a new generation of digital solutions that enhance productivity, connect Ecosystems can deliver faster. Innovation.
The adoption of advanced digital technologies requires a combination of successful strategies as well as in-depth knowledge of vertical industries to accelerate the development of this Miracle generation of digital solutions. Hitachi intends the Lumada Alliance program to be a catalyst for ‘N-to-N’ collaborative creation and a wave of open innovation that will grow as its membership expands.
Creating an ecosystem for open innovation
The Lumada Alliance will include three levels of partners:
- Solution provider, Who develop, integrate and distribute digital solutions
- Technology partners, Which provide advanced products and technologies for use in the development and management of solutions
- Innovation partner, Which provide deep expertise in vertical industries, government and public infrastructure, and research and development.
The Alliance is an umbrella program that enables partner engagement across Hitachi business units and geographies. It will include partners who share Hitachi’s view that digital technologies can be an engine for economic development and an essential strategy for social and environmental innovations that enhance quality of life.
Lumada Alliance Partner Quotes
Amazon Web Services
“As the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud provider, AWS is continually expanding its services to support any cloud workload, and now has over 175, including databases, security, machine learning and IoT Are fully featured services, ” Cam mcnaught, Director, AWS Partner Core, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “AWS is pleased to be a strategic partner in the Lumada Alliance program and we look forward to leveraging these capabilities to support alliances in developing strategies to accelerate digital transformation for customers.”
“Customers are approaching Cisco and Hitachi as they navigate their digital transformation journey – to seek better data usage for various use cases across all industry sectors and verticals”. Nick holden, Vice President, Strategic Partner Organization, Cisco. “Data is driving this journey and this requires secure connectivity for data movement from sensor to cloud. Our partnership is building capabilities that help customers in every aspect from their edge to the cloud journey. Cisco Lamada is excited to be a part of the Alliance Program as we tie together the future of our customers! “
“It takes a collaborative effort to drive tangible innovation, and the efforts Hitachi has made to unify the industry’s key players is a step in the right direction.” Dominic V, Managing Director Manufacturing & Industrial, Google Cloud. “It is an honor to participate in the inaugural Lumada Alliance program that we highly value, where we will bring our expertise to infrastructure modernization, data analytics, and co-creation solutions in artificial intelligence and machine learning that drive positive industry change . “
“I would like to extend my sincere welcome to the Lumada Alliance program, which was announced by Hitachi, Ltd.” Taro Hiyama, Managing Executive Officer, a commercial partner, Microsoft Japan. “The strategic alliance with Microsoft Corporation, announced globally in June this year, is in line with direction and we believe manufacturing customers will dramatically accelerate their DX through promotions. Through this alliance, Microsoft Japan will continue to strengthen its collaboration and contribute to the digital transformation of customers using the Lumada Solution Hub and Microsoft Azure. “
Salesforce.com welcomes the Lumada Alliance program offered by Hitachi. We have been a business partner with Hitachi and have achieved many collaborative projects with our customers through the Hitachi Group Yasuheid Inou, Vice President, Alliance and GTM Innovations. “Through the Lumada Alliance Program and the Lumada Solution Hub, we look forward to providing the technology, knowledge and ideas we have developed with even more customers and partners in collaboration with Hitachi. We sincerely hope that the Lumada Alliance program will help solve social issues, improve people’s living standards and contribute to the sustainable development of society and the economy in the Lumada ecosystem. ”
Lumada is for Hitachi’s digital solutions, services and advanced technologies to enable the digital experience, operations and business model at the industrial level. In 2017, Hitachi commercially unveiled Lumada worldwide to address innovation opportunities made possible by IoT data and technologies. Since then, the pace has picked up for Lumada, with Hitachi almost driving $ 10 billion In revenue from Lumada-based offerings. Hitachi has continued to develop Lumada to be a data management, IoT and application platform for all types of data across all industries.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Is focusing on social innovation business, blending its operational technology, information technology and products. Consolidated revenue of the company for FY 2018 (ending) 31 March 2019) Total Is 9,480.6 billion yen ($ 85.4 billion), And the company has approximately 296,000 employees worldwide. Hitachi provides digital solutions using Lumada across five sectors including Mobility, Smart Life, Industry, Energy and IT to enhance the social, environmental and economic value of its customers. For more information about Hitachi, please visit the company’s website https://www.hitachi.com.
About Hitachi Vantara
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., guides our customers from what’s now ahead to solve their digital challenges. Working with every customer, we apply our unrivaled industrial and digital capabilities to their data and applications to benefit both business and society. More than 80% of the Fortune 100 Hitachi Vantara trusted them to help develop new revenue streams, unlock competitive advantage, lower costs, enhance customer experiences, and deliver social and environmental value. visit us at www.hitachivantara.com.
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