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SullivanStrickler Joins the Active Archive Alliance

BOULDER, Colo. – Sept. 21, 2020 – The Active Archive Alliance today announced that SullivanStrickler has joined the collaborative alliance, which promotes modern strategies to solve data growth challenges. SullivanStrickler joins a growing number of industry-leading storage and IT vendors that support the use of active archive solutions for data lifecycle management. “We’re pleased to welcome SullivanStrickler to the Active […]

Reflecting on 10 Years of Active Archive

In this special guest feature, Molly Presley from the Active Archive Alliance reflects on how the unstructured data storage industry has evolved and the implications for active archives. “We now have software that allows us to extract data from the archive for things like analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, so it adds more value and usability to archived data. And, many of the applications and processes can now be automated through APIs and CLIs to make it easy to automate common tasks and integrate with upstream applications.”

Active Archive Alliance Report: Solving Data Growth Challenges

According to this new report, “Archival data is piling up faster than ever as organizations are quickly learning the value of analyzing vast amounts of previously untapped digital data. The need to securely store, search for, retrieve and analyze massive volumes of archival content is fueling new and more effective advancements in archive solutions.”

Oak Ridge steps up to Active Archive Solutions

Today the Active Archive Alliance announced that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has upgraded its active archive solutions to enhance the integrity and accessibility of its vast amount of data. The new solutions allow ORNL to meet its increasing data demands and enable fast file recall for its users. “These active archive upgrades were crucial to ensuring our users’ data is both accessible and fault-tolerant so they can continue performing high-priority research at our facilities,” said Jack Wells, director of science for the National Center for Computational Sciences at ORNL. “Our storage-intensive users have been very pleased with our new data storage capabilities.”

DDN to Demonstrate Latest HPC Technology at SC16

Today 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.