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Our customers include the world’s most data-intensive organizations and Enterprises, with use cases ranging from online content and social networking, high performance cloud and grid computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, life sciences, media production, security and intelligence.

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World’s most advanced AI system, ranked as the fastest industrial system in the world, drives AI at-scale discovery, development and deployment breakthroughs.

As part of the Helmholtz Association, Germany’s largest research organization, Helmholtz Munich is one of 19 research centers that develops solutions and technologies for the world of tomorrow.

BioHPC, within Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics, supports research at the University of Texas Southwestern to give researchers easy access to the sophisticated technology needed for advancements in molecular biology.


Harvard University

DDN’s scale-out, parallel architecture delivers the performance we need to keep stride with the rapid pace of science research and discovery at Harvard. There is no contention for resources and no complaints from our users, which empowers us to focus on the research.

~ Scott Yockel, PhD | Director of Research Computing

Harvard University

Purdue University

DDN delivered a 900% improvement in read capability at a low cost while enabling us to access millions of small files on dedicated solid-state modules while continuing to stream very large data files simultaneously. Simple data queries that used to take two minutes now take two seconds.​

~ Scott Yockel, PhD | Director of Research Computing

Purdue University​​


With DDN’s expertise in AI storage, NAVER will continue to lead AI research and develop products that create value for our users.


Van Andel Research Institute

We’ll save hundreds of thousands of dollars by centralizing storage on DDN for data-intensive research and a dozen data-hungry scientific instruments. We can elevate the standard of protection, increase compliance and push the boundaries of science on a single yet highly scalable storage platform. That’s why DDN is core to our operation and a major asset to our scientists.​

~ Zachary Ramjan​ | Computing Architect

Van Andel Research Institute​


Because we preemptively set up high-performance DDN systems, Helmholtz Munich was well-equipped to manage and quickly access the massive data sets generated by this new wave of AI applications. This would not have been possible with the NFS storage that we had before.

~ Dr. Alf Wachsmann | Head of DigIT Infrastructure & Scientific Computing

Helmholtz Munich