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DataDirect Networks (DDN) Joins Quarterly Listing Of World’s Largest Storage Systems Providers

CHATSWORTH, CA, — (September 7, 2012) — DataDirect Networks (DDN™) today announced its inclusion as one of the companies tracked in the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker, as of the Q2 2012 edition. DDN is the first dedicated high-scale systems provider to be added to the popular tracker, which provides market share information and insights on industry trends that are used to inform storage purchasing decisions around the world.

“IDC’s inclusion of DDN among the storage industry’s leaders confirms our company’s growth,” said Alex Bouzari, co-founder and CEO of DDN. “Our suite of innovative, purpose-built solutions uniquely address the unprecedented performance and scalability requirements that define this Big Data era. For today’s most strategic Big Data storage applications, DDN provides unparalleled value and incredible expertise in enabling organizations to ingest, store, process and distribute their Big Data with maximum agility, scale and efficiency.”

In addition to DDN’s inclusion in the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker, the company was recently named the industry’s second-most “strategic hardware supplier for Big Data” — trailing only DDN reseller IBM — in a recent survey of enterprise CIOs by Pacific Crest Securities.

Fueled by its leadership position in Big Data, DDN is experiencing rapid growth and is currently seeking to fill nearly 100 positions worldwide. Please visit datadirect.wpengine.com/careers for details.

About DataDirect Networks

DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and services that enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world’s leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

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.

For more information, go to datadirect.wpengine.com or call +1-800-TERABYTE (837-2298).

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