Star Alfresco Connector for HCP

Star Alfresco Connector for Hitachi HCP brings together Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) state of the art content archiving functionality and the great features provided by Alfresco, leading Open Source ECM platform. Seamlessly integrated both for the end user and for the applications, this connector allows repositories to store content inside HCP appliances as an external storage.

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  • Full integration between Alfresco and HCP
  • Highest read-and write speed of data
  • Leverage in Alfresco the proven quality, highest security and innovative technology of Hitachi Content Platform
  • Add to HCP the wide range of Alfresco Enterprise Content Management features
  • Seamless, natural and effortless integration with new and existing solutions
  • Transparent access to content stored in HCP for Alfresco users and applications
  • Enforce the retention date set from Alfresco also at HCP level
  • Enable searches and information discovery on metadata and content in HCP
  • Archive content while using advanced storage functions such as de-duplication, purging, search and discovery and retention management
  • Reduce backup window times for Alfresco content
  • Leverage multi-tennant features of HCP to group together multiple Alfresco repositories
  • Highest performance transfer between HCP and Alfresco using the most performant HCP communication protocol (HTTP and HTTPS)
  • Native implementation for all platforms (Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, Aix)

Address your needs and start innovating:

  • Reduce backup time and optimize content storage.
  • Build an internal "Cloud" architecture with full support for multi-tennant decisions from both the connector and HCP.
  • Meet regulatory and governance requirements. Ensure compliance with requirements for content preservation and retention.
  • Protect your business. Reduce risk of fines and penalties for not meeting regulatory compliance or providing timely responses to audit and legal discovery requests.
  • Save time and money. Reduce cost and complexity via a single active archive repository; expedite content retrieval; place archived data on lower-cost storage tiers; reduce duplicate copies of the same data. 
  • Protect and secure content. Provide a high-availability environment; authenticate file integrity and access; enforce retention rules.
  • Simplify searches. Ease access and retrieval of archived content whenever needed both from Alfresco and directly from HCP.


  • Alfresco Enterprise: 3.4.x, 4.0.x
  • Hitachi Content Platform (HCP): 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
  • Operating system: all supported by the named Alfresco releases

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