Shutterfly adds 2.5PB for your kid's birthday party

Internet photo printer Shutterfly announced in April that it’s added 2.5PB of storage from DataDirect to hold the pictures you upload for printing.

From the release, DataDirect announced

that it has delivered and installed multiple S2A9550 storage solutions equal to 2.5 PB, to Shutterfly, Inc. an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service. DataDirect’s S2A9550 is the industry’s highest performing and most dense storage solution.

Shutterfly chose the S2A9550 based on its ability to meet the company’s requirements for scalability, high performance, high availability and fault tolerance. DataDirect’s S2A9550 is being used as the primary storage pool to store customer data.

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