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Primeur weekly 2018-09-03

Focus

Automation helps CERN manage Big Data with easy-to-install SAFE data centre modules ...

Exascale supercomputing

Deep learning to predict fusion disruptions picked for first US exascale system ...

Quantum computing

Qrypt licenses ORNL's quantum random number generator to fortify encryption methods ...

Focus on Europe

Partnership between University of Amsterdam IAS and TNO to get a grip on complexity ...

The I4MS Initiative launches the first Disruptor Awards Contest for the best experiments featuring digital transformation ...

Middleware

Data In Science Technologies deploys Bright Cluster Manager at HudsonAlpha to improve cluster efficiency and scalability ...

SDSC awarded a three-year NSF grant for data reproducibility research ...

Altair introduces a disruptive new licensing model for the solidThinking software suite ...

Hardware

DDN finalizing acquisition of Tintri, expert in enterprise virtualization ...

New Texas supercomputer to push the frontiers of science ...

Penguin Computing expanding capabilities with new production facility, customer demonstration lab, and briefing centre in Fremont headquarters ...

GlobalFoundries reshapes technology portfolio to intensify focus on growing demand for differentiated offerings ...

Texas Advanced Computing Center selects Mellanox HDR 200G InfiniBand to accelerate new large-scale supercomputer ...

Mellanox announces availability of 200G LinkX copper and optical cables and transceiver for Ethernet and HDR InfiniBand ...

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Bridges supercomputer extended by National Science Foundation ...

Applications

Attacking aftershocks ...

RENCI to lead two $1 million grants to support data-intensive scientific research ...

National Science Foundation awards $4.9 million to protect U.S. scientific workflow ...

Manufacturing programme calls for proposals focused on challenges in steel and aluminum ...

University of Wisconsin-Madison and Argonne partner to further advanced manufacturing technologies and entrepreneurship ...

Study in which BSC participated suggests 2005 record of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic close to maximum possible ...

Russian scientists have increased the Internet speed up to one and a half times ...

Preparing for chemical attacks with improved computer models ...

2018 APAC HPC-AI Student Competition sharpens weather forecast accuracy and image recognition to deliver improved real-life results ...

OneClick.ai joins NVIDIA Inception programme ...

The Cloud

OpenStack bare metal Clouds, fast forward upgrades and hardware accelerators take centre stage in latest release, Rocky ...

DDN finalizing acquisition of Tintri, expert in enterprise virtualization

29 Aug 2018 Santa Clara - DataDirect Networks (DDN) expects to finalize the acquisition of Tintri Inc. within the next few days. The acquisition will bring immediate support and product continuity to Tintri's extensive customer base, while significantly boosting DDN's product portfolio and addressable market. Tintri's groundbreaking, market-proven virtualization technology and extensive software suite greatly expands DDN's award-winning line-up of storage products for data-intensive organisations.

With Tintri flying under the DDN banner, DDN broadens its data-at-scale capabilities by adding the most advanced virtualization and analytics software suite for enterprise and hybrid Cloud customers. DDN has been active in hiring and building a talented team of support, engineering and field operations professionals to fully support Tintri customers as they rely on Tintri solutions to expand and grow their businesses.

"We look forward to bringing the exceptional suite of virtualization and analytics products that Tintri has developed over the last decade to enterprise and hybrid Cloud organisations around the world", stated Alex Bouzari, Co-founder and CEO of DDN. "Our first order of business is to deliver immediate world-class support to the more than one thousand Tintri customers worldwide. Beyond that, we are thrilled to help businesses achieve significant value and transformational simplicity for their server virtualization, DevOps and VDI needs."

"The value of Tintri to our business and to our customers' businesses has been dramatic, with levels of automation and simplicity we couldn't find anywhere else", stated Mike Shook, CEO of 5S Technologies. "We are very excited to see DDN acquire Tintri. With DDN's customer-centric approach and long-term commitment, we anticipate a roadmap that will be truly transformational."

Tintri has long been acclaimed for its innovative technology, recognized repeatedly as a visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays, and valued by its 1,600-strong customer base.

DDN will honour existing support agreements for Tintri customers and is rapidly building a sizeable support organisation. In addition, DDN is investing heavily to expand Tintri's technology roadmap in server virtualization, NVMe, expanded analytics, databases and other important areas.

"We could not be happier to hear that Tintri will continue and thrive as a part of DDN", stated Keith Coker, CEO of GreenCloud. "We have built our world class-cloud offerings on the Tintri platform and are ecstatic to be able to carry on with Tintri by DDN."

"We are very excited for the opportunity to expand our large Tintri by DDN footprint", stated John Christensen, senior enterprise architect of General Dynamics Information Technology. "Tintri has been and will continue to be instrumental to our global VM deployment."

The acquisition is expected to close in August 2018. To enable Tintri to focus clearly on the needs of the virtualized customer, it will operate as a separate division within DDN and will have its own sales, support and engineering resources.
Source: DataDirect Networks - DDN

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2018-09-03

Focus

Automation helps CERN manage Big Data with easy-to-install SAFE data centre modules ...

Exascale supercomputing

Deep learning to predict fusion disruptions picked for first US exascale system ...

Quantum computing

Qrypt licenses ORNL's quantum random number generator to fortify encryption methods ...

Focus on Europe

Partnership between University of Amsterdam IAS and TNO to get a grip on complexity ...

The I4MS Initiative launches the first Disruptor Awards Contest for the best experiments featuring digital transformation ...

Middleware

Data In Science Technologies deploys Bright Cluster Manager at HudsonAlpha to improve cluster efficiency and scalability ...

SDSC awarded a three-year NSF grant for data reproducibility research ...

Altair introduces a disruptive new licensing model for the solidThinking software suite ...

Hardware

DDN finalizing acquisition of Tintri, expert in enterprise virtualization ...

New Texas supercomputer to push the frontiers of science ...

Penguin Computing expanding capabilities with new production facility, customer demonstration lab, and briefing centre in Fremont headquarters ...

GlobalFoundries reshapes technology portfolio to intensify focus on growing demand for differentiated offerings ...

Texas Advanced Computing Center selects Mellanox HDR 200G InfiniBand to accelerate new large-scale supercomputer ...

Mellanox announces availability of 200G LinkX copper and optical cables and transceiver for Ethernet and HDR InfiniBand ...

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Bridges supercomputer extended by National Science Foundation ...

Applications

Attacking aftershocks ...

RENCI to lead two $1 million grants to support data-intensive scientific research ...

National Science Foundation awards $4.9 million to protect U.S. scientific workflow ...

Manufacturing programme calls for proposals focused on challenges in steel and aluminum ...

University of Wisconsin-Madison and Argonne partner to further advanced manufacturing technologies and entrepreneurship ...

Study in which BSC participated suggests 2005 record of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic close to maximum possible ...

Russian scientists have increased the Internet speed up to one and a half times ...

Preparing for chemical attacks with improved computer models ...

2018 APAC HPC-AI Student Competition sharpens weather forecast accuracy and image recognition to deliver improved real-life results ...

OneClick.ai joins NVIDIA Inception programme ...

The Cloud

OpenStack bare metal Clouds, fast forward upgrades and hardware accelerators take centre stage in latest release, Rocky ...