Awards & Accolades
DDN’s Yvonne Walker Recognized as One of CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel
CRN® has named Yvonne Walker, partner and customer relations manager to its prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list. The professionals who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem.
2017 Data Center Platform Partner of the Year
Intel® Technology Provider Awards recognize server infrastructure delivering agility, reliability, and security for data center. DDN’s IME software manages data differently, transforming tough workloads into NVMe optimized I/O, accelerating random read, random write, shared file, high concurrency and streaming workloads. With technology like Intel®’s high performance NVMe drives, IME’s software layer can accelerate I/O intensive workflows and allow customers to gain the most from their application and infrastructure investments.
We are proud to be chosen as the 2017 Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Award for Storage Company of the Year, because the selection of a winner is based solely on the number of public votes received. This year DDN was recognized by our users for delivering the highest levels of customer support and satisfaction through extensive knowledge and deep experience with hardware, file systems, and applications to accelerate and scale business.
Best HPC Storage Product or Technology (Editor’s Choice)
For a third consecutive year, DDN has won the Annual HPCwire Editors’ Choice Award for Best HPC Storage Product or Technology, this year for our Infinite Memory Engine (IME). Recognized for its ability to support the most demanding of I/O workloads, DDN IME is a scale-out, flash-native, software-defined, storage cache that integrates with parallel file systems. IME optimizes I/O before sending it to the file system, improving its efficiency to both accelerate applications and improve the overall economics of performance storage.
Best Use of HPC in Financial Services (Editors’ Choice)
Fannie Mae won the Annual HPCwire Editors’ Choice Award for playing a critical role in supporting today’s economic recovery and to help build a sustainable housing finance system in the United States. Using high-performance DDN Storage, Fannie Mae achieves faster and more accurate risk analytics to support its extreme compute and I/O-intensive analyses for mortgage-backed securities. DDN’s HPC technology enabled the organization to accelerate key elements of its risk analysis workload by 452% percent to drive positive changes in housing finance to make the home buying process easier and with reduced risk and cost.
SFA14K® hybrid and hyper-converged solution has been named the 2017 Best Big Data Storage Product
The Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with input from the global Big Data community, as well as selections from the Datanami editors, to highlight key trends, shine a spotlight on technological breakthroughs, and capture a critical cross section of the state of the industry.
DDN Identified as One of the Top Leaders in the Cloud
The Business Intelligence Group announced that it has awarded DDN a 2017 Stratus Award in their annual contest. The organization sought to identify the companies, products and people that are offering unique solutions that take advantage of cloud technologies.
DDN Earns Storage Unicorn Status
Thanks to the right mixture of technology, team, and business, DDN has been selected from more than 150 private storage companies to be added to the highly prized Storage Unicorn list. To be included in this select club, a private firm must reach a $1 billion valuation. Such recognition indicates that a company is among an elite group of start-ups and serves as a good indicator for investors’ money capture and business successes.
DDN Employee Recognized by CRN
DDN’s partner and customer relations manager, Yvonne Walker, has been added by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. CRN editors select honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. Each woman is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.
DDN RANKS #1 AS HPC STORAGE MARKET LEADER AND TOP SUPPLIER
For the third consecutive year, Intersect360 Research’s “Top of All Things in HPC” survey has recognized DDN as the Top Installed Storage Solution Provider for HPC Sites. According to the survey, DDN had the largest share of installed systems at 14.8 percent, gaining almost a full percentage point over the previous year. DDN’s closest competitors followed at 12.7 and 11.0 percent, while all other suppliers had less than 10 percent share of reported storage systems. DDN’s continued strong showing is a testament to the success of the company’s focus on solving the toughest data access and management challenges to deliver consistent, cost-effective performance at scale.