• WORLD 'S LEADING OBJECT
      STORAGE SOFTWARE FOR SECURE
      CLOUD AND ACTIVE ARCHIVE
    • INDUSTRY-LEADING TCO, SCALE AND PERFORMANCE

DDN WOS is the most comprehensive object storage solution that is purpose-built to address the relentless growth of data in the most adaptable and efficient manner—all with the absolute minimum storage management required. Designed for a wide range of applications and use cases, WOS enables the creation of an almost limitless Exascale storage pool that delivers predictable and reliable high-performance at any scale.

As the only object storage platform that offers full flexibility in data protection schemes, WOS delivers performance and durability optimization that comply with all storage requirements. WOS simplifies deployment including support for a broad set of plug-and-play data access protocols including S3, Swift, NFS, SMB, Spectrum Scale and Lustre using an embedded or highly scalable gateways. A REST API is also included for custom app integration.

Object Storage - 101: Case Studies in Active Archive, Web, Cloud, Telco and Big Data Collaboration
In this video, DDN Senior Product Manager Kurt Kuckein discusses the importance and value of incorporating WOS object storage into an archive strategy.

New data protection and multi-site connectivity options lower archive and disk backup costs

DDN’s newly released WOS data protection offering, Extended ObjectAssure™, expands customer choice of protection methods, resulting in the industry’s widest variety of data-protection options. WOS’s extremely low overhead expenses make the cost of object storage competitive with tape storage alternatives. It also enables faster rebuild times that lower the risk of data loss during a rebuild and eliminate or limit performance impacts from drive failures.

DDN’s expanded S3 multi-site capabilities bolster collaboration, disaster recovery and content distribution for customers with multi-site data sharing needs and provide fast, error-free data transfers. With DDN’s S3 interface, customers have a faster, cost-effective, secure and reliable alternative to public clouds.

WOS is to be considered as a high-end solution. It is aligned with the rest of DDN’s products in terms of positioning (HPC and big data applications), performance, and scalability. The level of integration with other storage systems in the product line-up is remarkable and the architecture is very well designed.”

Enrico Signoretti
Analyst, Advisor and Blogger

FLEXIBLE DEPLOYMENT OPTIONS

WOS7000

Ideal for use cases like content delivery, the WOS7000 appliance is purpose built to optimize all scalability and performance features of the WOS platform. HIghly flexible, the WOS7000 can come in a variety of configurations and capacities to meet a wide range of price and performance needs, and each appliance only consumes 4U of rack space.

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WOS 8460

Featuring both density and performance, the WOS 8460 appliance can meet even the most challenging object storage requirements. Designed for larger scale deployments, the 5U 84 drive system won’t get bogged by implementations that require the most performance and capacity in the minimum of floor space.

WOS SOFTWARE

WOS Object Storage is also available as a solution for today’s software-defined data center, designed for customers requiring scalability and multi-geographic accessibility, and meets the needs of today’s modern enterprises in lowering CAPEX and OPEX by providing unparalleled scale, performance, density and efficiency.

SOLUTION FEATURES

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UNLIMITED SCALABILITY

WOS presents a single scalable storage pool that easily and seamlessly scales to trillions of stored objects and an Exabytes of capacity

FLEXIBLE

Best of Both Worlds: Your choice of software or pre-built Appliances

SIMPLE

Cloud Storage with single operational console for global management. 1 FTE can manage more than 20PB of WOS storage

OPEN ARCHITECTURE

Open API’s to all features allows for programmatic control of the system

SWIFT/S3 READY

Optional S3 and Swift Interface on every node provides access to multiple 3rd party applications

SECURE

Highly secure with host of erasure coding schemes

NoFS

99.999% efficiency to the raw disk platter

LOWER TCO

Significant Storage and Management Cost Reduction

The Technology Behind The World’s Leading Data-Driven Organizations

 

WOS enables customers to build the perfect storage platform for any data type or size. The platform can be tuned to support any application that needs to store and access large volumes of unstructured data. Policies can be set per object, so one single WOS infrastructure can be used to support several applications. For example, it is perfectly possible to use WOS for a combined sync & share, DR and archiving solution – or to build a scale-out web application that will be generating billions of small files, but also needs to provide high throughput to stream high-resolution movies.

Enterprise Collaboration

  • File Sync and Share
  • Global Workplace productivity, secure and always-on

Private/Hybrid Cloud Storage

  • Storage-as-a-Service enabler
  • Unlimited scale, predictable performance, global access

Active Archive

  • Big Data Centralized Data Repository
  • Storage efficiency, data durability
  • No forklift upgrades

Global Content Distribution

  • Geo-distributed content
  • Low-latency, latency-aware, optimized storage

Backup & Disaster Recovery

  • Always-on, Scalable backup
  • Easy Recovery

Enterprise File Sync & Share

  • Global Workplace productivity, secure and always-on

DATA LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT MADE SIMPLE

WOS ArchiveDirector™ Software box
DDN DataMigrator Software Box

WOS ArchivedirectorTM

Active Archive Storage Virtualization

To give users the maximum choice of archive storage technologies and to prevent vendor lock-in, WOS ArchiveDirector delivers archiving to WOS with replication capabilities to tape or public cloud for disaster recovery—all on the server of your choice. Not only does ArchiveDirector provide users with the widest variety of targeting options, but also with the scalability, flexibility and low TCO benefits that makes DDN an industry leader in storage. All of this comes with the most powerful features for data retention management and data protection strategies.

DDN® DATAMIGRATOR

Data Management & Automated Archiving

With DDN DataMigrator, easily migrate data between file systems and storage technologies, from primary storage to secondary storage and archive. Scalable to support hundreds of billions of items to a variety of secondary and archive targets, DDN DataMigrator delivers a robust set of storage and archive management tools to support all major file systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac) and is equipped to support a variety of storage platforms, including NetApp, HNAS and GPFS.

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Archive Gateway to
Multiple Archive Technologies

Access to all Data
from Archive via
NFS/CIFS

Scale to
Multi-Petabytes

Lower Storage Costs for Infrequently
Accessed Data

Migrate Data Between any File System & Storage Technology

Simplistic Monitoring and Policy-Based Data Movement

UNIFIED DATA AVAILABILITY

WOS ENTERPRISE PROTECT

 

Complete, simple & secure backup, file Sync & share solutions for organizations with mobile, private and public cloud requirements. File sync and share features include: security for digital rights management and mobile content management, data encryption, robust, granular access rights and e-discovery support. Endpoint backup features support continuous data protection, intuitive self-service restore and configurable processor and bandwidth throttling.

File Sync & Share

Data Deduplication

WAN Optimization

CONFIGURATIONS & TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

WOS7000 HIGH PERFORMANCE APPLIANCE

 

Each WOS7000 High Performance Appliance node is preconfigured with WOS software. This appliance node is a four-unit (4U), rack-mountable enclosure that houses two power cooling modules, two controllers, and slots for 60 disks. The controllers provide system management and host connectivity interfaces. The two controllers are redundant and hot-swappable modules, to enable failover and seamless online upgrades. The WOS7000 is also available as a single controller model for deeper archive use cases.

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QUICK FACTS

  • Rack-units: 4U
  • Interface Options: 10GigE, 40GigE
  • Drives (hot swappable): 60 Dual Ported SAS Drives
  • Storage Capacity: 240TB (4TB Drives); 360TB (6TB drives); 480TB (8TB drives); 600TB (10TB Drives)
  • Maximum Object Count: 4 Billion Objects per Object Storage Node
  • One or Two Nodes per Appliance
  • Intel CPUs: Two, 8-Core CPU per Node
  • Memory: 128GB DDR3 per Node
  • Fans and Power Supplies: Two, Redundant, Hot Swappable

WOS8460 PERFORMANCE AND CAPACITY APPLIANCE

 

Featuring both density and performance, the WOS8460 appliance can meet even the most challenging object storage requirements. Designed for larger scale deployments, the 5U 84 drive system won’t get bogged by implementations that require the most performance and capacity in the minimum of floor space. WOS8460 is fully configured with rack mounts for 19” wide racks, and is five EIA units (5U) high that includes a 4U enclosure which can house 84 drives and a 1U Object Storage Node. The front of the enclosure has enclosure and disk status as well as disk activity LEDs, which are visible through the front bezel.

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QUICK FACTS

  • Rack-units: 5U
  • Interface Options: Two, 40GigE
  • Drives (hot swappable): 84 SATA SAS Drives
  • Storage Capacity: Up to 840TB (10TB drives)
  • Maximum Object Count: 8 Billion Objects per Appliance
  • One Object Storage Node per Appliance
  • Intel CPUs: One (1) 6-core CPU per Object Storage Server
  • Memory: 128GB DDR3
  • Fans and Power Supplies: Two (2) Redundant, Hot Swappable

SOFTWARE-ONLY DEPLOYMENTS

 

To help deliver the industry’s most powerful Object Storage platform into existing multi-petabyte environments, or instances where hardware replacement is not an option, WOS is also available for software-only deployments on pre-approved third party systems. To learn more about how DDN supports software-only deployments that help you build your own cloud infrastructure, contact us.

WOS CLUSTER SPECIFICATIONS

 

Maximum WOS Nodes per Cluster 256
Maximum # of WOS Clusters per Namespace 32
Maximum # of Unique Object per Cluster
1 Trillion
Maximum Total Cluster Capacity with 10TB HDDs
215PB
Maximum Cluster Aggregate R/W Performance (SAS HDDs)
256M Object Reads; 64MB Object Writes
Maximum Namespace Aggregate R/W Performance (SAS HDDs)
8M Object Reads; 2M Object Writes
Maximum Object Size
5TB
User-Defined Metadata
Up to 64MB
Data Placement Policies per Cluster
64
Data Protection
Local ObjectAssure Erasure Coding and/or Sync-Async, Replication, Global Object Assure Erasure Coding, Extended Object Assure Erasure Coding

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