Hitachi to Launch WAN Accelerator Family for Dramatically Faster Data Transfer Among Global Offices

Tokyo, January 11, 2012 — Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT/TSE:6501) today announced that it has unveiled a WAN Accelerator Family for global data centers, and for enterprises with global R&D, design, and manufacturing operations. The initial model goes on sale worldwide from January 12, 2012.