Press Releases

Yahoo! Japan Press Release

DDN and IBM Japan Team to Deliver Yahoo! JAPAN a 50 TB per Day, Inter-Continental Active Archive Solution that Offers Lower Cost, Rapid Data Access in Japan and U.S.

Published on December 6, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that Yahoo Japan Corporation (“Yahoo! JAPAN”) has deployed an active archive system jointly developed by DDN and IBM Japan. The new system allows Yahoo! JAPAN to cache dozens of petabytes of data …

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DDN Infinite Memory Engine Burst Buffer Exceeds 1 TB per Second File System Performance for Japan’s Fastest Supercomputer

Published on November 30, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that Japan’s highest performance supercomputer has achieved effective I/O performance exceeding 1 TB per second using DDN’s Infinite Memory Engine (IME®) to deliver …

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DDN’s HPC Storage Leadership Recognized by HPCwire Readers and Editors

Published on November 14, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced today announced that the company has again earned prestigious industry accolades for its excellence in HPC storage innovation and leadership. DDN was recognized by the HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards …

DDN’s Big Data Storage Provides Aalto University Ample Capacity and Fast Access to Vital Research Data

Published on November 9, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that Aalto University has deployed DDN’s SFA12KX® and Lustre* storage solutions to support the fast-paced growth of its data-intensive research. Deployed with six Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) ProLiant DL360 Gen9 servers …

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DDN Unveils Industry’s Fastest Multi-Level Security Lustre Solution

Published on November 8, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced the industry’s fastest multi-level security solution for Lustre, aimed at addressing growing use cases for HPC workflows in markets that require HPC-level performance but with increased security requirements …

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DDN Delivers New Burst Buffer Appliance and Updates Block and File Appliances, Completing Total Product Line Refresh

Published on November 8, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced several new products, solutions and updates, completing a refresh to its entire product line that began in September with the announcement of a new, high-density, high-performance object storage appliance (WOS8460) …

DDN 2016 HPC Trends Survey

DDN Annual High Performance Computing Trends Survey Reveals Rising Deployment of Flash Tiers & Private/Hybrid Clouds vs. Public for HPC

Published on November 2, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) today announced the results of its annual High Performance Computing (HPC) Trends survey, which showed that end users in the world’s most data-intense environments, like those in many general IT environments, are increasing their use of cloud…

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DDN to Demonstrate New Hardware and Software-Only Solutions for Data Acceleration, Exascale, Object Storage and Cloud at SC16

Published on November 1, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN) will showcase innovations in HPC leadership that give customers the power to achieve their greatest visions at the upcoming International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16) in Salt Lake City, Utah…


Published on October 19, 2016

To support the growth of weather and climate research data, the Met Office selected an SGI solution with DDN storage to support its new scientific processing and intensive compute and archive environment. By 2020, this crucial storage archive is predicted to grow to about 300PB…

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DDN and Lenovo Expand Collaboration at HPC Innovation Center in Germany

Published on October 12, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN) announced a new collaboration with Lenovo at its Global HPC Innovation Center in Stuttgart, Germany, which offers a permanent R&D and application benchmarking site for customers…