DDN Re-Energizes HPC Workflows at SC16

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ddnIn this video from SC16, Laura Shepard from DDN describes the company’s broad range of HPC and Big Data solutions.

“At the conference, DDN demonstrated centralized storage implementations that accelerate financial and scientific analytics by 5x – extracting maximum efficiency, value and ROI in real-world customer environments using DDN products and solutions with open and commercial software including OpenStack and Hadoop. In addition to the demonstrations, DDN also highlighted its customer use cases with other open and commercial software such as Informatica, SAS GRID, R and Ab Initio, among others.”

At the conference, DDN also announced “the industry’s fastest multi-level security solution for Lustre,” aimed at addressing growing use cases for HPC workflows in markets that require HPC-level performance but with increased security requirements, such as financial services, genomics and government organizations. DDN’s Multi-Level Security (MLS) Lustre Solution provides the performance, scale and openness needed in HPC and Big Data enterprises, while also allowing organizations to meet the highest multi-level security requirements.

Big Data and HPC users are under constant pressure to improve time to results while ensuring data security and privacy,” said Steve Conway, research vice president, high performance computing, IDC. “An added challenge is maintaining these standards in environments where data sharing and collaboration are happening. DDN’s MLS Lustre Solution is designed to deliver highly secure file systems that minimize overhead and efficiently scale workloads in today’s data-intensive data centers.”

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