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Data Science Operationalization in the Spotlight at Leverage Big Data ’16

Jun 9, 2016 |

How do you create business value from data science? It may be easy to answer from a theoretical standpoint, but actually turning data into business value in the real world is another matter entirely. Read more…

DDN Weaves a Little HPC Magic Into Its First Commercial NAS Product

Nov 10, 2015 |

DataDirect Networks is a well-known provider of high-end storage solutions for HPC applications that rely on fast parallel file systems, like GPFS and Lustre. The HPC world will definitely benefit from today’s launch of the next-gen DDN14K line. Read more…

DDN Tackles Enterprise Storage Needs as ‘Wolfcreek’ Looms

Jun 30, 2015 |

When it comes to keeping supercomputers fed with data, there are few storage makers that can keep up with DataDirect Networks. But increasingly, DDN is feeling pressure from enterprises that are struggling to keep up with the ongoing data explosion and mixed I/O workloads. Read more…

Leverage Big Data 2015 Yields Insightful Gems

Mar 20, 2015 |

Some of the brightest minds in the big data and HPC communities took the stage this week at Tabor Communications’ second annual Leverage Big Data conference, which took place at the beautiful Ponte Vedra Resort in Florida. Read more…

DDN Helps Biotech Researchers Deal with Big Data Pain

Dec 5, 2013 |Scientific equipment such as gene sequencers and electron microscopes are essential to the work of biotechnology researchers at the University of Florida. However, the latest editions of these pieces of high-tech gear can generate terabytes of data per day. That level of data growth was becoming a burden to the scientists at the university, and led its IT team to DataDirect Networks (DDN) to rethink its storage and computing infrastructure. Read more…

News In Brief

Latest DDN Launch Fills out its WOS Object Storage Line

Sep 13, 2016 |

DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced a third member to its WOS object storage product line, the WOS 8460, aimed at active archive and collaboration use cases. Object storage, once mainly restricted to ‘cold’ archives for large quantities of unstructured data – think content delivery networks (CDN) used in conjunction with the web – has been slowly expanding its footprint into other application areas. Read more…

Finland’s Big Data Storage Leap

Mar 29, 2012 |Finland-based CSC, the government-sponsored Center for Science Ltd., provides the balance between academic and industry R&D and IT resource management in the country. In an effort to address its massive storage needs, the organization announced key multi-million-Euro.... Read more…

DDN Addresses Scalability Wall

Nov 22, 2011 |Data Direct Networks (DDN) issued a letter to the high performance computing community this week following the supercomputing industry's annual conference that addresses the storage side of the big data and exascale eras that are necessitating I/O innovations. Read more…

DDN Intros New Big Data Appliances

Nov 9, 2011 |Today Data Direct Networks unveiled a new product series that focuses on the needs of data-intensive applications. The SFA12K line is aimed at improving latency for big data workloads. Read more…

This Just In

DDN Joins Active Archive Alliance

Mar 5, 2014 |DataDirect Networks (DDN) today took another definitive step in the expansion of its ecosystem for archive solutions by announcing that it is joining the Active Archive Alliance. This latest move underscores DDN's focus on delivering industry leading end-to-end data management solutions from high performance primary storage to cost effective long-term archive storage. Read more…

DDN Introduces Big Data Storage Platform

Nov 19, 2013 |DataDirect Networks (DDN) maintains its lead in supporting the largest Big Data, High Performance Computing (HPC), Cloud and data-intensive environments with the introduction today of its new SFA12K X series (SFA12KX)], the industry's fastest family of storage appliance platforms. Read more…