Today, in data-intensive Enterprises and technical computing organizations, IT increasingly owns the critical path to the organization’s ability to execute and succeed. Their internal customers (the Researchers, Developers, Engineers and Line of Business Owners) are demanding an entirely new set of cutting-edge applications and workflows to stay ahead of the competitive curve.
This transformation can be challenging, as these new, non-traditional applications require a very different set of capabilities, speed and scale than traditional Enterprise flash storage can deliver – often resulting in the deployment of multiple platforms for different applications or stages of the workflow.
PROBLEM SOLVED. FLASHSCALE MAKES APPLICATION OWNERS AND IT HEROES!
Flashscale is the at-scale, enterprise-ready flash storage infrastructure platform that will modernize both your workflows and datacenter. By leveraging this DDN platform, IT can immediately deliver greater business agility by powerfully unlocking new technical capabilities, which enable a much wider breadth of application and multi-step workflow support for your scientists, developers and line of business owners.
Beyond pure performance, Flashscale’s bigger and more efficient at-scale building block provides IT with:
Acceleration of read-intensive AND write-intensive workloads to powerfully consolidate multiple storage systems and multi-step workflows onto a single platform.
Hyper-converged capabilities that enable ultra low latency applications to have direct access to data and reduce external server and licensing costs.
High efficiency, future-proof architecture to conquer the unpredictable and unprecedented growth of tomorrow’s performance and capacity requirements.
BREAKTHROUGH AT-SCALE PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMICS
Architectures that work fine when managing smaller, traditional use cases become highly inefficient and often degrade performance – or even break at-scale. Flashscale leverages nearly two decades of DDN’s at-scale experience and platform evolution, powering the world’s most data-intensive supercomputing, IoT hyperscalers and enterprise at-scale sites.
GO BIGGER WITH FLASHSCALE’S at-scale building block & ELIMINATE UNINTENDED SERVER STORAGE FARMS
Flashscale 14KXi is a right-sized for At-scale environments and is many times more dense, efficient and agile than the typical 2U commodity gear designed for the lower performance and capacity enterprise use cases.
FLASHSCALE IS FLEXIBLE, ALLOWING YOU TO POWERFULLY SCALE-OUT OR SCALE-UP
Most flash arrays only offer a singular scaling approach. Flashscale’s flexible scaling delivers IT the flexibility to create highly efficient at-scale infrastructures and the agility to adjust capacity and performance as requirements change.
ACHIEVE ECONOMIES OF SCALE FOR YOUR AT-SCALE NEEDS
Have it all with Flashscale’s highly optimized hardware platform AND save money over significantly less efficient commodity storage server platforms.
FLASHSCALE’S HIGHLY OPTIMIZED HARDWARE PLATFORM SIGNIFICANTLY ECLIPSES COMMODITY SERVER-BASED AND CUSTOM FLASH ARRAYS
Flashscale’s ability to unleash full device performance for each SSD is highly differentiated and something that other vendors simply cannot match.
Aggregating the full performance individual SSDs across DDN’s highly optimized, low latency PCIe Gen3 fabric delivers multiples of IOPS and bandwidth to performance-hungry applications and multi-step workflows.
LEVERAGE COMMODITY COMPONENTS WHERE IT PROVIDES THE BIGGEST SAVINGS
Flashscale was purposely designed to utilize commodity NVMe & SAS SSDs, so users can take advantage of the rapidly declining cost of flash. Because of the sheer size of at-scale deployments, the flash devices themselves are the largest portion of configuration’s cost.
So, while some new systems may brag about their proprietary flash blade designs, their ability to pass on savings at the same rate of Flashscale’s commodity flash devices is inherently impossible.
HYPERCONVERGED & NEXT GEN ARCHITECTURE
Flashscale’s flexible architecture also means you’ll take immediate advantage of new technologies, techniques and frameworks that allow you to support and accelerate the next generation of low latency, high performance applications and multi-step workflows on a single platform.
PURPOSE-BUILT FOR TODAY’S NEXT-GEN APPS & WORKFLOWS
Over the past 3-5 years, we’ve witnessed flash arrays transform storage in traditional enterprise use cases, such as VDI, structured database apps and email.
Today, as big data use increases globally within all types of organizations – scientists, engineers and developers are demanding that IT support a new generation of applications to accelerate research and business results. These applications operate at a level of speed and scale that require an entirely new type of storage platform, capable of sustaining performance and scaling-out or scaling-up with much greater efficiency than the commodity server flash storage platforms – that were built for the lower performance and capacity requirements of traditional apps.
Flashscale enables IT to rapidly and confidently support their organizations’ initiatives with a solid, powerful, future-proof solution.
UNIQUELY OPTIMIZED TO ACCELERATE READ, WRITE, MIXED WORKLOADS
Advanced Analytics, Large Scale Hadoop
Manufacturing Design, Test, Simulation
Financial Services High Frequency Trading
IOT / Sensor-driven Data Capture, Analysis
Next-generation Chip Design
Real-time Data Processing