DataDirect Networks and Marquee Customer Executives to Speak at Structure: Europe 2013

Sessions will Highlight Best Practices for Private Cloud Deployments, How to Achieve Economies of Scale at Scale, and Present a Vision of The Future of Cloud Storage

Santa Clara, Calif. – September 11, 2013

At the upcoming GigaOm Structure:Europe conference in London on September 18-19, DataDirect Networks (DDN) and several marquee customer executives will be speaking at Structure:Europe 2013.

DDN Web Object Scaler™ (WOS®) distributed object storage platform is targeted at end users looking to increase the speed of object delivery to support growing performance needs and increase web service customer satisfaction. DDN and the customers noted below will discuss managing and accessing Big Data workflows across the cloud. Visit DDN’s exhibit in Level 2 to learn more about DDN’s cloud and big data storage offerings.

Speaking Sessions Include:

  • On Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at 3:10 pm, Bruno Silva, Research Computing Platforms Team Leader at UCL, will speak on the “How Was It For You?” panel. In May 2013, UCL deployed a storage foundation that will scale up to 100 petabytes (PB). As part of the first phase of the infrastructure build out, UCL has chosen DDN’s™ WOS object storage technology to enable safe research collaboration and active data archiving.
  • On Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at 3:45 pm in the Harpley Suite, Level 1, Tom Leyden, DDN’s Director of Product Marketing for WOS, will speak at the DDN Sponsor Workshop on how new approaches to performance and efficiency achieve exceptional cloud storage economies.
  • Additionally, DDN customers and partners, such as CERN, HP, HighTail, Dell, PayPal and Arizona State University, will be presenting.


The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel

45 Prescot Street

London E1 8GP

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DDN is the world leader in massively scalable storage. Our data storage and processing solutions and professional services enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver business results from their information. Our customers include the world’s leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production, and security and intelligence organizations. Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN’s solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world’s most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today’s information powered enterprise. For more information, go to or call 1-800-837-2298.

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