Hitachi forms Lumada Alliance

Hitachi has gathered a team of leading technology players for its new Lumada Alliance Program to collaborate on digital solutions that deliver economic growth as well as social, environmental, and quality of life innovations.

Named after Hitachi’s advanced digital solutions and services for turning data into insights, the program will focus on co-creating digital solutions that combine the company’s expertise in IT, energy, mobility, smart life, and industry, with the capabilities and technologies of Lumada Alliance members.

Initial members include Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Microsoft, and Salesforce.

“This program will allow us to pursue collaborative creation and build a value-generating ecosystem together with all our diverse partners across industry lines, utilising the technologies, expertise, and ideas,” said Toshiaki Higashihara, President and CEO of Hitachi.

“This will facilitate a further acceleration of the social innovation. I am convinced that this ecosystem initiative can contribute to solving various social issues and improving people’s quality of life, as well as mutual growth,” he added.

Hitachi will continue to expand the program globally through its digital infrastructure and solutions subsidiary Hitachi Vantara, which plays a key role in serving the worldwide Lumada business.