DDN Launches New S3 Gateway to WOS Object Storage

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ddnToday DDN introduced WOS S3, which adds support for the industry standard Amazon S3 API. With this latest release, DDN offers the broadest range of supported interfaces to an object storage platform in the industry, enabling users from Enterprise to Academia and Research to Government, Private and Public Cloud the optimal connectivity choices for their existing datacenters.

Keeping pace with the demands that unstructured data growth places on today’s storage infrastructures in the face of diminishing budgets has become a massive challenge for IT organizations everywhere, prompting keen interest in and rapid adoption of object storage platforms,” said Molly Rector, Chief Marketing Officer, DDN. “Support for the Amazon S3 interface builds on our commitment to delivering innovative technology to help our customers solve their rapidly changing data storage needs. With support for the broadest set of industry standard and cloud APIs today, DDN WOS S3 is designed for private and hybrid cloud infrastructures, providing customers with the flexibility to run their applications on premises or in the cloud.”

According to DDN, the inherent flexibility of the object storage technology that Web-scale users have trusted for years also makes WOS an attractive solution for DDN WOS partner program members to build solutions with. Businesses can implement a private or hybrid cloud strategy to manage massive data sets cost efficiently and securely, while seamlessly connecting to third-party software applications and technology partners that use the S3 API.

WOS S3 helps organizations with large archives, media repositories and web data stores to easily implement a private or hybrid cloud, or transition to or from the Amazon S3 cloud, without the overhead associated with modifying existing cloud applications. WOS S3 is highly available and fault tolerant and supports non-disruptive expansion and can survive multiple failures without interruption of availability, data loss or namespace corruption.

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