CHATSWORTH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/09/12 -- DataDirect Networks (DDN), the leader in massively scalable storage, today announced the broad adoption of DDN technology within Australia's Super Science Initiative and the selection of its massively scalable parallel file storage technology by many of the Initiative's largest organizations.
Recent high-scale deployments include sales to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, the Australian National University, the University of Western Australia and the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI). This year alone more than 20 petabytes of high-performance, high-efficiency DDN SFA storage have been purchased by these internationally renowned research institutions as the region makes significant investments into its data-intensive computing infrastructure.
"As we enter an era marked by new technologies that enable researchers and data scientists to extract value from massive amounts of information, the work our customers do promises to change the way society lives and works," said Justin Glen, DDN Director of Sales for Australia and New Zealand. "With more than a decade of experience in resolving challenges at massive scale, DDN is happy to play a central role in Australia's success as a center of Big Data-driven innovation."
Customers that have recently purchased DDN data-intensive storage include:
For more information about DDN, please visit www.ddn.com
About DataDirect Networks
DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that 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 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 organizations and security & 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 www.ddn.com or call +1-800-TERABYTE (837-2298).
DDN and SFA are trademarks owned by DataDirect Networks. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.