Reston, Va. – October 21, 2019 – Hitachi Vantara Federal, a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the Federal Government, announced today that Jimmie Adkins has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Adkins will empower customers by advising their data modernization initiatives – ensuring increased preparedness for the rigor demanded of 21st century information practices.

“Adkin’s longstanding involvement in the federal IT, networking, and IoT spaces has culminated in a unique understanding of our customers’ needs, both present and future,” said Dave Turner, president and CEO of Hitachi Vantara Federal. “His rich technical background, combined with over 30 years working directly with our end-users, will certainly contribute to success in supporting the critical missions of the Federal Government.”

“I am pleased to join the Hitachi Vantara Federal team and welcome the opportunity to help our government customers advance their missions with our market-leading technologies and solutions,” said Adkins. “As we move towards an increasingly IoT world, end-to-end data solutions providers like Hitachi Vantara Federal become an invaluable resource to the end-user.”

Prior to joining Hitachi Vantara Federal, Adkins was the Vice President of Ruckus Federal at CommScope, where he utilized his networking background to support IoT and data infrastructure modernization initiatives of the Federal Government.

Before CommScope, Adkins held several sales management roles at Brocade, Foundry, and Subsidium.

Outside of the office, Adkins currently serves as Senior Vice President of AFCEA-DC Chapter and has served on the Board of Directors at AFCEA International.

About Hitachi Vantara Federal

Hitachi Vantara Federal implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Vantara Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Vantara Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: www.hitachivantarafederal.com. Follow Hitachi Vantara Federal on Twitter @HVFederal.

About Hitachi Vantara
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society – what we call a double bottom line. Only Hitachi Vantara combines over 100 years of experience in operational technology (OT) and more than 60 years in IT to unlock the power of data from your business, your people and your machines. We help enterprises store, enrich, activate and monetize their data to improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams and lower their business costs. Over 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara for data solutions. Visit us at www.HitachiVantara.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is focusing on Social Innovation Business combining its operational technology, information technology and products. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2018 (ended March 31, 2019) totaled 9,480.6 billion yen ($85.4 billion), and the company has approximately 296,000 employees worldwide. Hitachi delivers digital solutions utilizing Lumada in five sectors including Mobility, Smart Life, Industry, Energy and IT, to increase our customer’s social, environmental and economic value. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at https://www.hitachi.com.

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Contacts:

Media Relations:
Lauren McCarty
Hitachi Vantara Federal
lauren.mccarty@hitachivantarafederal.com