Silicon Storage Architecture (S2A) Series From DataDirect Networks
Source: Josh Krischer & Associates
A new disk storage vendor appears on the radar, or, more precisely, emerges from special applications to more wide-spread usage. DataDirect Networks was founded ca. ten years ago and is a privately owned, profitable company with over $100M in annual revenue. The company has sold over 150 Petabytes world-wide, installed at tier one customers such as Boeing, CNN, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Microsoft, Time-Warner, and AOL. Global Partners include Cray, IBM, SGI, Sony and Dell, which mainly use DataDirect Networks products for very high performance applications. Forty out of the top 100 supercomputers in the world are attached to DataDirect Networks products, including the most powerful supercomputer in the World, BlueGene/L.