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DDN will be at NAB this year redefining storage for media. Come see how our one simple, seamless platform supports the entire data life cycle from ingest to edit, transcode, distribute, and all the way to digital content archive. We can help you build the workflow of the future today.

Booth Information
Booth Number: SL8016
Booth Location: South Lower Hall
Exhibit Hours:
  • Monday, April 7: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday, April 8: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday, April 9: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday, April 10: 9:00AM-2:00PM
  • Active Archive: Deluxe + DDN
  • Content Origin & Delivery: Level 3 + DDN


Two Drawings!
Drawing 1: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 @ 6PM
Drawing 2: Thursday, April 10, 2014 @ 12PM
DDN Booth #SL8016

PR Contact
Dani Kenison
1+ 408.990.2658

Media Kit

Additional Resources

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#SC15 Today at 1:50pm Keith Gray of BP will discuss how #HPC is Enabling Seismic Imaging and Rock Physics Research Booth #633 Room 12AB
Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 3:20pm
#ICMYI: DDN's Laura Shepard weighs in on the hyper-converged approach to storage via @HPCwire


Active Archive Demo: Deluxe + DDN

Come by our booth and witness how a global Post-production company frees up expensive tier-1 storage, consolidates tier-2 across all facilities, increases utilization and efficiencies of geo-dispersed compute and creative resources and creates a much easier scaling path over time. It is the ultimate collaboration story you cannot miss.

Content Origin & Delivery Demo: Level 3 + DDN

Storage troubles? How does multiple PB and growing rapidly sound? Level 3 will be demonstrating their Cloud Content Exchanged service powered by DDN’s GRIDScaler solution. This is truly performance at scale. Come by and find out how the biggest Content Delivery Networks solve their large unpredictable storage needs.


Drinks on us

Join us on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 5pm - 7pm at DDN Booth #SL8016 for plenty of food and drinks provided by your friends at DDN and close the show on Tuesday night in a happy “two” hour instead of fighting the cab lines.

Oh, and you can win an iPad Air just by showing up.


Case Studies in Active Archive: Preserving, Retrieving and Protecting Your Digital Assets

Date / Time: Tuesday, April 8 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room S224

This panel session will intimately discuss the way active archive technology is delivering a new level of capability to media and entertainment IT environments, allowing them to protect, store and easily retrieve data in ways that allow best use of digital assets where not previously possible. It will include case studies of well-known media companies that have implemented active archives for the long-term preservation of their digital assets as well as best practices for data retention and migration.

ASG + DDN Demo

Join us for a 30 minute presentation each day at 2pm to discover the most effective active archiving solution in the market. Our partners from ASG will be presenting their digital archive (ADA) solution utilizing our WOS object storage platform for the highest performance and most cost effective disk based archive solution in the market.


Japanese Language Tour

Each day at 1:15pm we will be providing a Japanese language presentation at our booth. Please join us at this time for a complete overview of customer case studies, DDN’s solutions and personal technical consultation on your projects.


Below you will find the resources that are specific to Media Companies. To explore additional products and industry content, please visit the Resource Library

SFA12K Product Family
The most advanced storage platforms for big data massively scalable, highest performance & density, and in-storage processing.
SFA7700 Datasheet
The hybrid flash storage appliance with application-acceleration to maximize big data insights.
GRIDScaler Parallel File Storage Appliance
Massively Scalable Parallel File System and NAS Solution
WOS7000 Appliance Datasheet
WOS is a high-performance object storage platform designed to store hundreds of petabytes of unstructured data with the highest availability, at the lowest TCO.

Scalable storage solution for high end post-production and DI infrastructure.
Deluxe Case Study
DataDirect Networks Object Storage Accelerates Deluxe Entertainment Post-Production Workfl ow with High Performance, Massively Scalable & Cost-Eff ective Active Archiving Platform
Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment (MLSE)
Playing-to-win, MLSE implements a centralized storage solution to increase speed & efficiency across their entire media workflow.
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
Top-notch Film and Arts school takes its 4K ingest and editing workflows to the next level
Nice Shoes
Nice Shoes operates a 24x7 highly collaborative environment and needed to enable users to work in real-time.
Technically Advanced Art School Accelerates 100s of Concurrent Content Creation Projects
Racing to transition to HD, SPEED needed a high velocity file-based workflow for flawless ingest, edit & play-out.
Starz Case Study
Starz accelerates digital media workflows with DataDirect Networks.
WRN Broadcast
With DDN, this international broadcast managed services company increased the amount of work processed each day by 25%.

Active Archiving
The evolution of the Internet and the online distribution of media content has opened a whole new world of content consumption, which is now driving transformation to the archive.
Content Origin & Delivery
Organizations that are looking to implement or expand their content origin or delivery infrastructure are often faced with the choice of whether to build, buy or rent their solution.
DDN Solution Brief Spectra Logic
DDN-CTERA® Sync & Share for WOS
Enabling deployment of cloud storage applications to mobile workers, remote offices and branch offices (ROBO), with managed storage, file sync & share, mobile access and backup.
GRIDScaler StrongBox Solution Brief
MXFserver: Unified Workflow Solution for NLE Workgroups
The Ultimate Collaboration Solution for True Shared Editing
Tiger Technology - Combined Production & Active Archive Solution
DataDirect Networks and Tiger Technology provide a fast, efficient and seamless workflow solution for production, backup, restore and archive

A Beginner's Guide to Next Generation Object Storage
Object Storage is the new storage paradigm. There is a high level of interest from organizations, as this new approach resolves the challenges of effi ciently storing massive volumes of unstructured data - Big Unstructured Data. This paper addresses the why, what and how of object storage.
Teneja Group: 5 Key Questions for Big Data Storage Strategies
Comprehensive Answers from DDN GRIDScaler


Accelerate, Scale and Collaborate - DDN is chosen by over 600 media companies worldwide