Date Added: Sep 2009
The Department of the Navy (DON) under the direction and authority of the Chief Information Officer has taken a leadership role in defining the vision, scope, strategy and concept of operations for the future Naval Networking Environment. The DON seeks to implement a plan to reduce IT network assets (servers, storage and facilities infrastructure), which is linked to the Navy's ability to project and support its war fighting force as required by US policy. A global provider of mainframe and open systems storage for private and public customers Hitachi Data Systems was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. The US Federal Government is a major customer of Hitachi manufactured storage products.