Hitachi Vantara released a major rework to its Digital Storage System main storage technique in 2019, commencing at the superior conclusion of the VSP family. The rework was major, and now the enterprise is extending it to the midrange of the VSP lineup, commencing with a new technique known as the VSP E990. The E990 has spectacular claimed functionality and scalability, but for datacenter storage devices, the management of the devices is as significant as their speeds, feeds and knowledge products and services. The E990 is bundled with the exact same suite of AI-improved management application that Hitachi released with the VSP rework. It features cloud-based management and analytics features that are identical to the management applications made available by rival storage devices, but Hitachi highlights its ‘end-to-conclusion skills,’ in terms of each diagnostics and the automation of administrative jobs. The continuing information from Hitachi is that, whilst AI is extremely valuable in infrastructure management, its value is intensely boosted by automating the elaborate guide jobs that are necessary to carry out its suggestions. Hitachi has also released EverFlex, a program that it says rationalizes its present array of payment schemes and other pricing styles and products and services.