DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world leader in massively scalable storage, data processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. We enable organizations to extract value and deliver results from their information. Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN’s solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world’s most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today’s information powered enterprise.

Our customers include the world’s leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production and security & intelligence organizations.


WOS speeds post-production workflow with highly available, scalable & cost-effective active archiving

Cloud content exchange publishes, distributes & transports large files to global customers

Sheriff’s Dept improves security & time-to-response at correctional facilities with real-time HD surveillance

Titan powers advanced scientific research with 40PB DDN storage, paving the road to exascale computing

Genome Research Institute reduces storage complexity and accelerates research efforts

High performance SAS solution for business analytics, workload balancing and predictive modeling

Uses WOS to support collaboration among a dispersed community of scientists, researchers and educators

Suzuki Accelerates the speed of vehicle design and innovation with GRIDScaler

University resolves performance and scalability issues at HPC facility powered by Triton cluster

Police Dept HQ uses video surveillance system to enable software and pattern recognition analytics

High performance and capacity infrastructure enables MIRA to achieve scientific mission

CEA/Bull runs the fastest POSIX file system with over 300GB/s of single file system performance

Academic research consortium accelerates data- driven scientific discovery and improves geophysical exploration for Eni S.p.A.

IT company scales and distributes scientific data across tiers of cost-optimized storage resources

SKA data is securely shared across multiple campuses for collaboration using object storage

Australia’s national science agency uses DDN for large-scale storage of scientific data sets

#13 Top500 Cascade Achieves 2.5x Storage performance and 10x the Data in 1/10th the space

Major media group deploys multi-PB solution to accelerate and consolidate its digital media workflow

Cloud-based company accelerates decision making without compromising price, performance, reliability

Storage raises return on Petascale compute for simulation and collaboration

HLRS enables partners to accelerate data-intensive applications and increase competitiveness

Post Production facility conserves over 60% on energy costs on 2K streams using SFA technology

Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope processes >1 Exabyte of data/day with scalable infrastructure

Fusion research facility handles vast amounts of data that require extreme I/O performance and scalability

Japanese post-production leader accelerates 2K/4K ingest and editing workflows with balanced IOPS

University wins SC Bandwidth Challenge using DDN storage to test the limits of network capabilities

Broadcast company speeds programming to audiences and improves productivity for lower TCO

Institute builds a high-speed Big Data grid to facilitate collaboration among institutions with WOS

A new site-wide file system to meet cluster demands for scale, throughput and reliability

Supercomputing center supports up to 3 Petaflops of computing resources with scalable infrastructure

Entertainment hub for Toronto’s NHL, NBA and MLS teams increases broadcast workflow efficiency

DDN powers demanding computing environment for 10+ years with 24×7 research data access

NCHC supercomputer scales cluster computer environment and optimizes HPC parallel file systems

Australian researchers accelerate data intensive workflows w/massively scalable file storage

DDN Storage Condos Enable Cost Effective, Multi Dept Purchasing Power to Deliver HPC Performance

iForge supercomputer powers groundbreaking modeling/simulation project for Rolls Royce

Lab lowers storage costs 30% using converged infrastructure for site-wide storage

Studio accelerates content-intensive, multi-user concurrent media production workflow

Climate Modeling & Research System (CMRS) resource improves global weather forecasting capability

NRL’s Large Data JCTD handles massive inflows of image/video data for real-time analysis

Cloud-Based Photo Sharing Service reduces its data center footprint by 40% per petabyte of storage

Gov agency consolidates 3.5PB of video footage into four racks to decrease data centre footprint

TV station’s high velocity file-based workflow delivers flawless ingest, edit & play-out

STAC-M3 Big Data Benchmarks show 300% faster analytics and BI for Big Data environments

HPC storage infrastructure provides measurable improvements in Illumina DNA sequencing instruments

Pay TV conglomerate doubles capacity, adds disaster recovery and decreases data center footprint/costs

Computing center connects HPC and visualization systems with high performance scalable storage

Tgen uses a high-performance, parallel file storage solution to accelerate time to drug discovery

University consolidates file and data sharing between PCs, mobile devices and tablets with WOS

TV station streamlines content sharing between sub-companies with multi-format delivery

Researchers collaborate on distributed project data using up to 100PBs of object storage

Academic researchers distribute large scientific data with iRODs-based WOS infrastructure

University’s HPC team sees low TCO at scale to improve uptime and access to critical research

University’s converged iRODS solution saves time, money and space

DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program increases computational simulation capability

University uses a high performance, scalable infrastructure to support next-gen genomics sequencing

University provides researchers with scalable storage to handle huge datasets with home or scratch files

University’s HPC center deploys parallel file-store solution and provides backup/archive storage

Broadcast companyproduces 25% more data every day with excellent price/performance

Researchers in Germany benefit from deployment of world’s fastest file storage technology