Hitachi Systems, Ltd. is the core company for the information and communication systems business of Hitachi Group. It provides comprehensive IT services that cover the full life cycle of IT systems, from design and build to hosting, operations, and maintenance. To expand its cloud computing opportunities, Hitachi Systems, Ltd. has begun to deploy the Windows Server 2012 operating system. The company determined that the operating system could provide multitenant capabilities, disaster recovery features, and cost-effectiveness that it needed to be successful. By using Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V, Hitachi Systems can meet a wide range of customer needs, deliver exceptional performance and availability, and reduce operating costs.