DDN Outpaces Tech Industry with Double-Digit Growth and Highest Bookings Quarter in Company History

Company’s Growth Driven by Accelerated Adoption of DDN Storage by Enterprise, Big Data and Cloud Customers to Solve Analytics, Workflow and Data Access Needs at Large Scale

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 28, 2015


DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that it achieved its highest bookings quarter in the company’s history with double-digit year-over-year growth, validating its technological and market leadership in Big Data, Cloud and HPC environments. The company’s robust financial performance was fueled by unrelenting growth across a wide range of markets and applications in all major geographies, namely the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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“Our sustained growth over the last two years comes from the demand acceleration for our end-to-end data management solutions by some of the largest Enterprise, Cloud and HPC organizations in the world, which thanks to DDN are boosting their ROI, simplifying their environments, and greatly speeding up their analytics and workflows,” said Alex Bouzari, CEO and co-founder, DDN Storage. “DDN helps our users solve their most complex data and analytics challenges faster than ever thought possible, and fills the innovation gaps that occur as legacy storage and CPU vendors consolidate and cut costs.”

DDN’s latest products will be introduced at the upcoming SC15 Conference in Austin, Texas, November 15 – 20, 2015. DDN will have numerous live, in-booth demonstrations and additional events during the tradeshow. Visitors to DDN’s SC15 booth (#633) will see the technologies spurring DDN’s high growth rates and will discover why the company has been voted the #1 HPC Storage leader year-after-year by customers. In its booth (#633), DDN will be showcasing:

Turnkey, Simple to Deploy and Manage Appliances

  • NVMe SSDs: Up to 6 Million IOPS and 60 GB/sec in 4u
  • Scale-out NAS: Up to 400 TB in just 4U with GS7K and ES7K
  • Active Archive: Up to 800TB in 4U with WOS Object Storage
  • Object Storage: 300 Billion Objects in a Single Rack
  • Scale-Out File System: Up to 1 TB/s File System in Two Racks
  • File and Block Storage: 7+ Petabytes of Persistent and Archive Storage in a Rack

Fastest DDN Embedded File System, Application and Block Platform – the numbers are simply staggering: 60 GB/s and 6 million IOPS in 4u, 1 TB/s GPFS or Lustre File System in two racks.

End-to-End HPC Data Lifecycle Management in a Rack – from Compute to NVMe SSDs, Persistent Storage, Active Archive and the Cloud, DDN solutions are optimized and integrated for all centralized and distributed data requirements.

Application Optimized Solutions – Boosting speed, reliability, scale and ROI in Oil & Gas, Life Sciences and Genomics, Financial Services, Research and Academia, Manufacturing, and Exascale Computing.

DDN leads the industry with innovation in SSD acceleration, high performance scale-out NAS storage and both private and public cloud solutions. Leveraging a broad portfolio of solutions to solve demanding data problems, the company continues its rapid customer and market expansion in Enterprise, Big Data, Cloud and HPC.

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About DDN

DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world’s leading big data storage supplier to data-intensive, global organizations. For more than 15 years, DDN has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and solutions that enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and to accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud. Organizations leverage the power of DDN technology and the deep technical expertise of its team to capture, store, process, analyze, collaborate and distribute data, information and content at largest scale in the most efficient, reliable and cost effective manner. DDN customers include many of the world’s leading financial services firms and banks, healthcare and life science organizations, manufacturing and energy companies, government and research facilities, and web and cloud service providers. For more information, go to www.ddn.com or call 1-800-837-2298.

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