Our Solutions Specialties

Application Performance Management

Are you satisfied that your applications meet all of your end-user's performance requirements?

Assess application health as a whole

Effectively react to the performance challenges of today, and proactively meet the business services needs of tomorrow…
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Converged Infrastructure

Can IT quickly deliver applications and new services that align with your business requirements?

Manage your resources, not your hardware

Quickly deliver applications and new services that align with business requirements while paving the way for the future…
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Endpoint Security

Are you confident in your organization ability to react when a network security breach occurs?

Detect and assess advanced, targeted attacks

Deliver authoritative visibility into endpoint behavior and provide a platform for a coordinated response…
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Cloud Computing

Have you thoroughly investigated the potential impact of cloud computing on your IT infrastructure?

Drive Change Across Your Whole Enterprise

Advance strategic initiatives and achieve strategic goals; drive transformation and enhance functionality, scale and agility…
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Unified Storage

When it became apparent that our existing storage implementation was not sufficient to meet our new application requirements, our first thought was to call Cold Creek Solutions. Our long-standing relationship gave us the confidence that we would get the best advice available. Cold Creek’s recommendation was to front-end our aging storage with a technologically advanced solution from HDS (Hitachi Data Systems). This gave us the functionality and performance we needed while preserving our existing investments.
Chadd Warwick, Comprehensive Software Systems


Find a unified storage solution to support a fast-growing software-as- a-service (SaaS) offering for financial services organizations.
Hitachi Unified Storage
• Extended the usability of existing storage assets
• Improved TCO and reduced maintenance fees
• Enhanced storage utilization by 40 percent
• Improved ability to deliver innovative services


Leveraging its expertise in storage, data management and technology solutions, Cold Creek Solutions, a Colorado-based technology planning firm, had been partnering with CSS on server and other infrastructure technologies for years. When Adam Lancaster, VP of technology sales for Cold Creek, heard that CSS was planning a storage refresh, he urged the company to consider solutions outside of the EMC box – namely, the unified storage family from Hitachi Data Systems (HDS).

With configuration expertise provided by the local HDS team and logistical and financial support from Arrow ECS, Cold Creek was able to propose a best-of-both-worlds solution that leveraged a Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS) front end for virtualization and utilized CSS’s existing EMC storage resources on the back end. The solution also came in at about one half the cost of the proposed Symmetrix VMAX solution from EMC.

“The pricing ended up being what we needed, but Hitachi really stood apart from a technology perspective,” says Warwick. “Number one, the HUS would allow us to virtualize and extend the usability of our EMC assets that weren’t ready for end of life. Second, it would be quickly and easily scalable with flash drives that slot right into the normal chassis. And finally, it was developed with an ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) architecture, so we knew it was purpose-built for meeting enterprise storage demands.”

We Are Proud of Our Partnerships

Hitachi Accelerated Flash (HAF) running on the Hitachi Virtual Storage platform enables leading, real-application performance, lower effective cost and superior consistent response times. HAP with SVOS (Hitachi Virtualization Operating System) delivers sub-millisecond delivery of 99.6% of transactions!

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For more in-depth information on flash storage technologies, go to our Hitachi page to see their latest whitepaper, “Hitachi Accelerated Flash”.


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