DDN Named Finalist in Storage Magazine and SearchStorage 2019 Products of the Year awards

DDN AI400 All-NVME Flash Appliance Recognized for Ease of Integration, Innovation and Performance for AI Workflows at Scale

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2020DDN®, the global leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management, announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the 18th annual Storage magazine and SearchStorage 2019 Products of the Year Awards. The DDN AI400TM all-NVME flash appliance was recognized in the Disk and Disk Subsystems category.

The Storage magazine and SearchStorage 2019 Products of the Year Awards recognizes the best in enterprise data storage hardware, software and services, and awards gold, silver and bronze to the year’s most deserving products. Entries are determined by their innovation, performance, ease of integration into environment, ease of use and manageability, functionality, and value.

“DDN is committed to bringing to market solutions that are fully-optimized to accelerate machine learning and AI applications, streamline deep learning (DL) workflows for greater productivity and simplify the deployment of AI in the enterprise,” said Kurt Kuckein, vice president, marketing at DDN. “We are thrilled to be selected as a finalist in the 2019 Products of the Year Awards as this recognition is a testament to our commitment.”

Since the nomination process, DDN has released the AI400XTM, which enhances the system’s capabilities for AI workloads in the datacenter. The DDN AI400X is an all-NVME flash appliance that delivers the fastest performance for AI workflows at all scale by delivering up to 48 GBps of throughput, more than 3 million IOPS and up to 256 TB of usable NVMe capacity in a 2U form factor. DDN AI400X keeps AI compute systems, often GPU based, fully saturated with I/O, ensuring maximum utilization while managing tough AI data operations.

A list of all the finalists for the Storage magazine and SearchStorage 2019 Products of the Year awards can be found here: Storage magazine and SearchStorage 2019 Products of the Year finalists.

About DDN   

DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world’s leading big data storage supplier to data-intensive, global organizations. For more than 20 years, DDN has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and storage solutions that enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and to accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud. Organizations leverage the power of DDN storage technology and the deep technical expertise of its team to capture, store, process, analyze, collaborate and distribute data, information and content at the largest scale in the most efficient, reliable and cost-effective manner. DDN customers include many of the world’s leading financial services firms and banks, healthcare and life science organizations, manufacturing and energy companies, government and research facilities, and web and cloud service providers. 


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