"DDN leads the market in large-scale object-based storage with individual customer installations of more than 500+ billion objects in production", stated Kurt Kuckein, director of product management, DDN. "DDN's high-performance, massively scalable WOS object storage platform offers superior multi-site collaboration, Big Data archive capabilities and storage efficiencies that make it ideal for a wide range of use cases. In a year marked by rapid growth, new customers and new markets for DDN, we are excited to cap 2016 with IDC's validation of our global leadership in object storage."
DDN's suite of WOS object storage solutions includes the WOS7000 and WOS8460 appliances; and WOS as software-only, which has seen strong traction and exceeded 10 percent of all WOS customers in the past year. Leveraging its HPC expertise and continuous object storage innovations, DDN WOS is making it radically easier for IT organisations to realize object storage efficiencies across expanded use cases, such as active archive, collaborative communities, and replacing legacy back-up infrastructure.
The IDC MarketScape found that the strength of DDN's WOS object storage platform emanates from the company's ability to leverage its strengths to meet market requirements. The report highlights DDN's extensive experience with high-performance computing workloads and its diversified portfolio that offers numerous new products tailored toward specific verticals such as MEDIAScaler for media and entertainment and IME flash-based application acceleration software solutions for traditional HPC and financial services. The report also noted that DDN's object-based storage delivery models give customers expanded architectural flexibility and choice in meeting their specific requirements.
DDN's leadership in large-scale object-based storage is demonstrated by WOS' unique advantages, including:
You can visit the IDC website for an abstract of the "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Object-Based Storage 2016 Vendor Assessment" report.