2017 Trends

DDN Storage Outlook: Top Trends for 2017

Published on January 9, 2017

Among some of the biggest topics for storage last year were the transition to SSDs and the rise of burst buffers. At DDN, we were at the forefront of these trends re-energizing HPC workflows …

DDN Named a Global Leader in Object Storage by IDC

Published on December 15, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that IDC has once again recognized the company as a leader in object storage in its IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Object-Based Storage 2016 Vendor Assessment …

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How DDN Addresses Top Four Concerns From 2016 HPC Trends Survey

Published on December 14, 2016

As 2016 winds down, it’s only natural to reflect on the successes of the passing year and the challenges for the year to come. In that vein, DDN recently announced the results of its fourth-annual High Performance Computing (HPC) Trends Survey …

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DDN Collaborates with Synergy Solutions Management to Offer Video Surveillance and HPC Design, Test and Training at New Innovations Lab

Published on December 14, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that it has partnered with Synergy Solutions Management to offer organizations access to a first-of-its-kind facility in North America where users can plan, design and test video surveillance …

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How Do You Manage (Ingest, Process, Re-Process, Store, Administer, Grow, Share) 300 Petabytes of Data…That Grows Greater Than 80TB A Day? With DDN, of Course!

Published on December 13, 2016

DDN is really sizzling when it comes to weather these days – at UK Met, NCAR, NOAA, TRIUMF, and many more – because the complexity of weather and climate workflows is rising, as is the amount of data computed …

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DDN’s IME Comes of Age

Published on December 9, 2016

DDN’s burst buffer technology, known as IME® (Infinite Memory Engine) garnered a lot of attention at SC16 and in the press in the past few weeks, and I wanted to take a few minutes to discuss why. New customers, benchmarks …

Yahoo! Japan Press Release

DDN and IBM Japan Team to Deliver Yahoo! JAPAN a 50 TB per Day, Inter-Continental Active Archive Solution that Offers Lower Cost, Rapid Data Access in Japan and U.S.

Published on December 6, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that Yahoo Japan Corporation (“Yahoo! JAPAN”) has deployed an active archive system jointly developed by DDN and IBM Japan. The new system allows Yahoo! JAPAN to cache dozens of petabytes of data …

SC16 Takeaway Blog Post

Top SC16 Takeaways in Processing, Networking, and Storage

Published on December 2, 2016

Although there wasn’t a lot of earth-shattering news out of SC16 this year – only a few major product announcements in what used to be a central part of the show – there was a lot of evidence of real progress in technologies …

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DDN Infinite Memory Engine Burst Buffer Exceeds 1 TB per Second File System Performance for Japan’s Fastest Supercomputer

Published on November 30, 2016

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that Japan’s highest performance supercomputer has achieved effective I/O performance exceeding 1 TB per second using DDN’s Infinite Memory Engine (IME®) to deliver …

SC16 Data Center Blog

SC16 from a Next Generation Datacenter Perspective

Published on November 29, 2016

Last week I returned from Salt Lake City, where I attended SC16. It was a fantastic week, full of exciting and stimulating conversations. Moreover, it was my first time seeing snow (no, I’m not kidding)!