Hitachi Vantara Federal Deemed “Awardable” in the Department of Defense Tradewind Solutions Marketplace

Press Release  |  April 24, 2024

Awardable Status Granted After Rigorous Vetting Process, Enabling Rapid Procurement of Hitachi’s AI/ML and Data Analytics Solutions by DoD Agencies

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hitachi Vantara Federal, the trusted leader in mission-centric data solutions for the Federal Government, proudly announces its awardable status into the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Tradewind Solutions Marketplace. This announcement comes after a rigorous selection process designed to accelerate the procurement and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and other emerging technologies for government customers. The Pentaho+ capabilities deemed awardable include the data catalog, data integration, business analytics, content platform, and content intelligence.

The marketplace serves as a vital platform for defense agencies to efficiently access and engage with a diverse range of AI and data analytics solutions. It facilitates streamlined processes for searching, viewing, reviewing, comparing, contacting, discussing, negotiating, and procuring solutions. The marketplace also fosters collaboration between industry partners and government agencies to address critical challenges and drive innovation in areas such as AI/ML, digital transformation, and data analytics. Hitachi Vantara Federal’s inclusion in the marketplace underscores its commitment to advancing defense capabilities.

The solution pitch videos available on the marketplace address four key elements including the problem, the technology’s readiness level, the potential government impacts, and how the solutions differ from others. These video solutions undergo stringent assessment through competitive procedures compliant with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and relevant statutes, policies, and guidance governing the Department of Defense’s Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs). The videos are exclusively available to government customers on the platform, offering an efficient pathway for DoD organizations to connect with industry, academia, and other innovators.

“We are thrilled to have been accepted to the Tradewind Solutions Marketplace,” said Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak, chief data scientist at Hitachi Vantara Federal. “Earning a position as an awardable vendor through the Tradewind Solutions marketplace is a significant milestone for our company. This opportunity allows us to expand our reach across Federal agencies with our cutting-edge data solutions that drive transformation and accelerate mission outcomes. We’re eager to collaborate with agencies in tackling challenges in the AI/ML, digital, and data analytics domains.”

For more information on the Tradewind Solutions Marketplace, please visit:

About Hitachi Vantara Federal

Hitachi Vantara Federal is the trusted leader in mission-centric data solutions for the Federal government. We’re a collaborative, full-service company with longstanding OT/IT roots. We empower data-driven insight with a deep bench of integrated partners — advancing Federal customer missions regardless of their data maturity levels. Hitachi Vantara Federal is a FOCI-mitigated subsidiary of Hitachi Vantara. Visit us at

About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara is transforming the way data fuels innovation. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., Hitachi Vantara provides the data foundation the world’s leading innovators rely on. Through data storage, infrastructure systems, cloud management and digital expertise, the company helps customers build the foundation for sustainable business growth. To learn more, visit

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers’ and society’s challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” – supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” – contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” – connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at

About the Tradewind Solutions Marketplace

The Tradewind Solutions Marketplace is a digital repository of post-competition, readily awardable pitch videos that address the Department of Defense’s (DoD) most significant challenges in the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML), data, and analytics space. All awardable solutions have been assessed through complex scoring rubrics and competitive procedures and are available to Government customers with a Marketplace account. Government customers can create an account at Tradewind is housed in the DoD’s Chief Digital Artificial Intelligence Office.