DDN to Demonstrate Latest HPC Technology at SC16

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ddn2Today DDN announced plans to showcase innovations in HPC leadership at SC16 in Salt Lake City. DDN will feature and demonstrate new advancements in flash for HPC, Lustre* parallel file system performance and security, and open and software-only object storage and burst buffer offerings.

In DDN booth #1931 on the show floor, the company will provide demonstrations of 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 will also highlight its customer use cases with other open and commercial software such as Informatica, SAS GRID, R and Ab Initio, among others.

When: November 13-18, 2016

Where: Salt Palace Convention Center
100 West Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Booth #1931

Join the DDN Presentations at SC16

DDN executives and partners will present as part of the SC16 Exhibitor Forum and share best practices for achieving performance and scale in HPC environments. These include:

  • “Best Practices for Architecting Performance and Capacity in the Burst Buffer Era”
    Exhibit Forum 140s1
    Presenter: James McKenna, Director, Commercial Sales Engineering
    10:30 a.m. MT, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    Room: 155-F
  • “Navigating the Exascale Challenges with High Performance Storage”
    Exhibit Forum 142s1
    Presenters: James Coomer, EMEA Technical Director at DDN, and Bret Costelow, Global Director of Sales, Data Center Storage Software at Intel
    11 a.m. MT, Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Room: 155-E
    Get Involved with DDN at SC16

DDN User Group: DDN is hosting its Kick-off SC16 User Group on Monday, November 14, from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., which will highlight how leading global organizations are assessing and leveraging technology to raise the bar on HPC innovations and best practices.

DDN SC16 After-Party Bash: Join us for the hottest SC16 party with live music, food and drinks at The Depot in downtown Salt Lake City’s Union Pacific Train Station on Tuesday, November 15, at 8 p.m. With unique cocktails poured from the ceiling, rolled cigars, dart games and music, the bash will be the can’t-miss-HPC-event this year. Tickets are required for admittance and are available at the DDN booth or the DDN User Group.

Join DDN at the Active Archive Alliance Cocktail Party: Before heading to DDN’s After-Party Bash on Tuesday, November 15, join DDN and other members of the Active Archive Alliance at the BTG Wine Bar from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (63 West 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101).

Meet with DDN: DDN executives, senior level engineering staff and industry workflow experts will be available to meet at DDN booth #1931 to discuss the latest DDN technology products and innovations that give HPC users the Power to Achieve their vision and make revolutionary insights and discoveries that can change the world. To schedule a meeting, register here.

Oculus Virtual Reality Giveaway: When you schedule time to see a demo or meet with DDN at this year’s show, you’ll be entered to win an Oculus Virtual Reality headset! Take a step into your own Virtual Reality!
Year after year DDN has been voted the number one market leader and most innovative HPC storage company in the world, which is why the most successful data-intensive enterprises leverage DDN’s people, technology, performance and innovation to turn their greatest visions into reality.

For updates on DDN’s activities and insights from SC16, follow @ddn_limitless or search #SC16, #HPCTransforms, #HPC or #HPCMatters.

See our complete coverage of SC16, which takes place Nov. 13-18 in Salt Lake City.