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CHATSWORTH, Calif., April 12, 2021 — DDN®, the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management solutions, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named DDN to its second annual Storage 100 list in the Software-defined segment. The Storage 100 list recognizes industry-leading storage vendors that provide transformative products and services.


Businesses are creating and consuming more data than ever before. With growing trends such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things driving the creation of more and more data, the need for technology on which to build versatile and durable storage solutions will continue to increase.


Chosen by a panel of respected CRN® editors, the companies included in the 2021 Storage 100 list were selected for their perseverance in pushing the boundaries of innovation through cutting-edge technology and strategic partnerships. The list itself is a valuable resource for solution providers looking to find vendors that can support them in a complex storage market with industry-leading storage offerings in areas such as software-defined storage, data protection, data management, and storage components.


DDN and its Enterprise division, Tintri®, are providers of AI and Data Management software and hardware storage solutions. This Intelligent Infrastructure portfolio features autonomous operations and advanced analytics for data-intensive environments. DDN and Tintri support a broad range of At-Scale and Enterprise workloads with high-performance, full-featured solutions that drive the most demanding environments while delivering operational simplicity and high business value.


“DDN continues to expand its portfolio to continue solving the biggest data management challenges, and enables partners to deliver unique solutions and extensive value-add offerings,” said Amy Medeiros, SVP of corporate marketing and inside sales for DDN and Tintri. “With a focus on AI, analytics and big data at scale, both DDN and Tintri offer solutions that meet enterprise customer needs, and provide the unrivaled data performance, scalability and reliability that is synonymous with the DDN brand.”


“The 2021 CRN® Storage 100 list recognizes the leading vendors that are delivering transformative advancements in storage technology and bringing the building blocks of modern solutions to solution providers to solution providers,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to acknowledge vendors such as DDN featured in this year’s Storage 100 list and congratulate them for their investments in R&D, engineering, and innovation.”


The CRN® Storage 100 list will be featured in the April 2021 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at


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About DDN

DDN is the world’s largest private data storage company and the leading provider of intelligent technology and infrastructure solutions for Enterprise At Scale, AI and analytics, HPC, government and academia customers. Through its DDN and Tintri divisions the company delivers AI, Data Management software and hardware solutions, and unified analytics frameworks to solve complex business challenges for data-intensive, global organizations. DDN provides its enterprise customers with the most flexible, efficient and reliable data storage solutions for on-premises and multi-cloud environments at any scale. Over the last two decades, DDN has established itself as the data management provider of choice for over 11,000 enterprises, government, and public-sector customers, including many of the world’s leading financial services firms, life science organizations, manufacturing and energy companies, research facilities, and web and cloud service providers.


Walt & Company, on behalf of DDN
Sharon Sumrit

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