SPHERE Partners With Hitachi, Drives Expansion of SPHEREboard Flagship Product

September 2, 2020

SPHERE joins the Hitachi Vantara Partner Program to further enable in-depth data analysis and remediation of entitlement issues across unstructured data platforms via its flagship SPHEREboard product.

Within the Hitachi ecosystem, SPHERE will deliver operational efficiencies, infrastructure security capabilities, clean-up tools for audit findings, and cloud enablement for unstructured data.

“This collaboration places us among a trusted network of organizations to drive product innovation and optimize business outcomes for customers,” explained SPHERE President and Founder, Rita Gurevich. “In partnership with Hitachi, we can further deliver critical data insights and immediate risk reduction options for firms across all verticals.”

As a Hitachi Ventara Partner, SPHERE provides its customer base with the software and services needed to increase operational efficiencies, harden security infrastructures, as well as provide the proprietary technology required to address negative audit findings and other problematic areas of unstructured data. This will enable organizations to conduct in-depth data analysis and the remediation of entitlement issues across all of their unstructured data platforms.

Key features of SPHERE’s data-driven solution include:

  • Scalable data collection mechanisms
  • Simplified business views of enterprise inventory and risk
  • Seamless transition from reporting to remediation
  • Cost-effective data governance and administration processes
  • Auditing and compliance

About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges, combining its operational technology, information technology, and products/systems. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2017 (ended March 31, 2018) totaled 9,368.6 billion yen ($88.4 billion). The Hitachi Group is an innovation partner for the IoT era, and it has approximately 307,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation with customers, Hitachi is deploying Social Innovation Business using digital technologies in a broad range of sectors, including Power/Energy, Industry/Distribution/Water, Urban Development, and Finance/Social Infrastructure/Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at

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