Hitachi launched Hitachi Vantara to deliver data-driven solutions for commercial and industrial enterprises. The new company is targeting the emerging IoT market opportunity. Hitachi Vantara will continue to develop the trusted data management and analytics technologies Hitachi is known for, including Hitachi’s popular data infrastructure, storage and compute solutions, and Pentaho software. It will also be driving the development of strategic software and services solutions, including Hitachi Smart Data Center software and services, Lumada, Hitachi’s IoT platform, now available as a standalone, commercial software offering, and Hitachi co-creation services. Lumada 2.0 has been fully updated with enhanced artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and advanced analytics capabilities.