Hitachi Announces to Establish Hitachi Global Center for Innovative Analytics to Accelerate Global Expansion of Big Data-Related Businesses

Tokyo, June 6, 2013 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it has established the Hitachi Global Center for Innovative Analytics (HGC-IA) to globally provide customers innovative solutions that leverage the power of big data. Linking Hitachi operating units and local researchers and engineers located in the U.S., the U.K., Japan and other regions around the globe, HGC-IA will leverage the company’s world-class research, business consulting, information technologies and services to collaborate with its global customers to co-innovate, develop and apply end-to-end big data solutions. HGC-IA is going to also recruit talents in overseas.