DDN WOS Object Storage Software Wins 2016 Storage Visions Award for Secure, Collaborative Cloud Storage

Named Visionary Product in Professional Class Storage Category; Manages 400+ Billion Objects and Delivers Data Services to 100+ Million Consumers

Feb 02, 2016, 08:30 ET from DataDirect Networks (DDN)

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that its WOS® 360 v2.0 object storage software was named a Visionary Product in the Professional Class Storage category at the fifteenth Annual Storage Visions Conference. The groundbreaking WOS enables organizations to build highly reliable, infinitely scalable and cost-efficient storage repositories to meet any unstructured data need and the most demanding storage requirements. With massively scalable storage technology that is able to outpace the performance requirements and growth of Enterprise Big Data, DDN continues to lead the market with revolutionary products that solve the end-to-end data lifecycle from cache and SSD to high performance file storage, cloud and archive.

DDN WOS 360 v2.0 delivers secure public and private cloud storage, coupled with the industry's most efficient data protection, active archive, data compliance policies and mobile device protection, all in a single, easy to manage solution. Designed for a wide range of applications and use cases, WOS enables the creation of an almost limitless Exascale storage pool that exhibits predictable and reliable high-performance at any scale. The comprehensive power of DDN's WOS platform is illustrated by the fact that today it interconnects global data centers of Enterprise IT, web, cloud and service providers, manages in production 400+ billion objects and provides data services to 100+ million consumers.

"We are honored to be recognized by Storage Visions for our technology innovation for the second year in a row," said Molly Rector, CMO, executive vice president product management and worldwide marketing, DDN. "Content collaboration and personal device data protection are difficult tasks to manage as many IT administrators will attest.  Balancing a data security policy while enabling a mobile workforce and delivering content collaboration requires the integrated and unified data management capabilities available with WOS 360 v2.0."

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The Storage Vision awards recognize companies advancing the state of the art in storage technologies utilized in consumer electronics, the media and entertainment industries, visionary products for the digital content value chain and digital storage end users.

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DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world's leading big data storage supplier to data-intensive, global organizations. For more than 15 years, DDN storage has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and storage solutions that enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and to accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud. Organizations leverage the power of DDN storage technology and the deep technical expertise of its team to capture, store, process, analyze, collaborate and distribute data, information and content at largest scale in the most efficient, reliable and cost effective manner. DDN customers include many of the world's leading financial services firms and banks, healthcare and life science organizations, manufacturing and energy companies, government and research facilities, and web and cloud service providers. For more information, go to http://www.ddn.com/ or call 1-800-837-2298.

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