DDN Flashscale benefits include:
DDN Flashscale delivers an ultra-dense, high performance and low latency network attached shared flash storage solution for home directories, data analytics, databases and computational applications. DDN's built-for-flash custom architecture unlocks the value of each SSD in the solution by aggregating the full performance of each device and delivering the performance over the low latency embedded PCIe Gen3 fabric to performance hungry applications. DDN Flashscale's fast embedded PCIe fabric delivers full native performance and extreme low latency from 48 NVMe or 72 SAS or any mix of SSDs while offering cost optimized sub $1/GB all-flash storage up to 576TB, 6 million IOPS and 60GB/s per 4U node.
As Big Data use increases globally within all types of organisations, scientists, engineers and developers are demanding a new type of storage platform that can deliver fast performance across a massive expanse of data types and applications.
Both traditional and next-generation applications will greatly benefit from the performance, capacity and latency enhancements DDN Flashscale delivers. Applications achieving significant workflow acceleration and enhanced time to insight, TCO and scientific results include:
DDN Flashscale will be generally available in August 2016. End user purchase pricing begins as low as $1 per GB and $0.05 per IO.
"The dramatic increase of data growth for Enterprise organisations, coupled with the fact that these organisations are increasingly looking to optimize IT solutions to deliver business competitive advantage is driving the need for massive-scale storage solutions. These systems must deliver performance exceeding traditional solutions to accelerate time to results, data analytics, and business insights and with greatly improved economics", stated Randy Kerns, a senior strategist and analyst, Evaluator Group. "DDN's new Flashscale all-flash systems deliver these performance and economic advantages for Enterprise organisations. The Flashscale all-flash systems can address the next generation use case requirements for data-intensive custom applications and multi-step workflows. With the extreme performance and bandwidth in a 4U footprint, DDN has delivered Flashscale as an impressive solution for performance-intensive workloads and large scale data analytics."
"DDN Flashscale All Flash Array combines highest performance and capacity with lowest latency and cost for organisations looking to accelerate their workflows, compress time to business insight, or are simply considering flash for their environments", stated Alex Bouzari, DDN CEO and Co-founder. "With a feature rich hardware and software architecture optimized for read, write and mixed workload performance, and use cases such as Financial Services, Life Science and Genomics, Database and Analytics acceleration, Web/Cloud, Government and HPC, DDN Flashscale delivers a 5x performance increase over other flash arrays for as low as $1/GB."