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Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Diamond Level Member

Hitachi SuperJ® Applications Ecosystem with Oracle Embedded Java Products Deliver End-to-End, Full Lifecycle Solutions Addressing the Dramatic Worldwide Increase of M2M Devices and Connections

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) today announced that the company has joined with other Hitachi Group Companies to become a Diamond level member in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). With Diamond level membership, Oracle has recognized Hitachi CTA for its commitment to establish Oracle-related knowledge and excellence by combining Hitachi’s SuperJ Applications Ecosystem and Oracle’s embedded Java products. The combined platform offers ease of development, deployment, optimization and management of applications in an broad range of industry segments and vertical market segments, including M2M (Machine-to-Machine), embedded systems, telecommunications, energy, telemedicine/telehealth, automotive/transportation, and consumer electronics.

“Analysts predict massive increases in the numbers of machine-to-machine devices and system connections in the coming 5 to 10 years, on the order of 25 billion by 20201,” said David Foote, CTO, Hitachi Communication Technologies America. “The larger these numbers become, the more critical will be the task to manage the devices and the applications that they support. Oracle’s embedded Java products are a fundamental building block of the SuperJ platform. Together they realize the goal of an open, flexible ecosystem that offers multiple unifying characteristics, including high performance, mission-critical reliability, development efficiency, resource sharing and faster time-to-market.”

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“Oracle and Hitachi Communication Technologies America have a successful history of working together to solve our customers’ complex business problems,” said Michelle Montalvo Hallett, Oracle Vice President, Global System Integrator Alliances. “Achieving the Diamond level milestone will only reinforce Hitachi CTA’s ability to deliver Oracle’s embedded Java products and bring value to our joint customers.”

About the Hitachi SuperJ Applications Ecosystem

The Hitachi SuperJ® Applications Environment, developed in collaboration with Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., is a software platform that allows embedded systems developers, applications developers, equipment manufacturers, service providers and a wide array of related constituencies to develop, deploy, optimize and manage services and applications in a dynamic cloud-to-user environment based on a universal, OSGi-compliant platform.

SuperJ provides enhancements that promote maximum operational efficiency, lifecycle management, along with a software development kit (SDK) and other tools that prepare the target software for deployment on server and embedded systems and M2M devices used in multiple industries.

Hitachi will demonstrate the SuperJ Applications Environment at JavaOne and Java Embedded @ javaOne in San Francisco, September 30 – October 4, 2012, in booth #5409.

About Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc.

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., develops, manufactures and markets solutions for communications service providers in the Americas. The company offers high-speed optical networking equipment for long haul and metro applications, standards-compliant fiber-to-the-premises solutions, software platforms for subscriber applications deployment and management, and products and technologies for wireless network operators, including 4G evolved packet core solutions. For more information about Hitachi Communication Technologies America, please visit www.hitachi-cta.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd., (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2011 (ended March 31, 2012) consolidated revenues totaled 9,665 billion yen ($117.8 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. SuperJ is a trademark of Hitachi Solutions, Ltd. All other trademarks or trade names are property of the respective holder.

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc.
Pete Westafer, 678-777-3532 (mobile)
pete.westafer@hitachi-cta.com

Source: Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc.