DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world's largest privately held information storage company, today announced that Penguin Computing, experts in high performance computing (HPC) solutions, has signed an agreement to offer DDN's award-winning suite of HPC and Big Data storage solutions to its global cus....." />
DataDirect Networks (DDN) Award-Winning Big Data and HPC Solutions Now Available Through Penguin Computing
Penguin Computing to Offer DDN Parallel File Systems, NAS & Object Storage for Data-Intensive HPC Environments
February 29, 2012 --
FREMONT, CA and CHATSWORTH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/29/12 -- DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world's largest privately held information storage company, today announced that Penguin Computing, experts in high performance computing (HPC) solutions, has signed an agreement to offer DDN's award-winning suite of HPC and Big Data storage solutions to its global customer base.
"Penguin Computing's deep expertise in high-performance computing is well recognized in the marketplace, and we look forward to helping Penguin deliver greater value to its customers than ever before," said Bill Cox, DDN Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales. "This agreement will help both organizations fulfill the rapidly escalating worldwide demand for best-of-breed solutions in Big Data, cloud-computing, and HPC."
"Since 1998, DDN has been synonymous with award-winning storage solutions for data-intensive computing. Their groundbreaking parallel file storage solutions keep them on the cutting edge of the Big Data era and support mission-critical computation around the world 24/7," said Dean Koester, Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Penguin Computing. "We are pleased to provide the full range of DDN's proven, powerful storage solutions that provide best-in-class storage efficiency, scalability, flexibility and performance to our data-intensive customer base."
DDN delivers more bandwidth to the TOP500® fastest computers than all other vendors combined. Penguin currently has an installed base of more than 18,000 systems in over 40 countries, making the company the world's largest HPC-focused solutions provider.
Effective immediately, customers will be able to source DDN products from Penguin Computing, including the award winning SFA storage platforms, the GridScaler and ExaScaler parallel file storage systems; NAS Scaler, DDN's enterprise scale-out NAS platform, and WOS, DDN's hyperscale object storage system.
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