DDN improves data security and performance with AI software enhancements
DDN announced AI, deep learning and analytics software enhancements to its data storage systems to help customers with their AI-driven digital transformation initiatives.
AI has become an indispensable strategic tool for driving business value, and organizations are increasingly turning to DDN for its expertise in architecting and deploying data storage solutions that simplify and accelerate management. AI data at any scale. DDN’s first quarter of 2022 was the most successful in company history and was driven by massive customer demand for DDN’s AI-enabled scalable data storage systems. DDN sold 84% more AI systems in the first quarter of 2022 than in the same quarter of 2021.
“In these times of economic uncertainty, organizations need proven technology partners to help them achieve AI-powered business transformation with significant business value,” said Alex Bouzari, CEO of DDN. “With DDN’s global team of experts, proven data platforms built specifically for AI, and tight integration with the AI ecosystem, our clients will de-risk their AI strategies and dramatically accelerate success and productivity.”
DDN software enhancements improve data security, performance, monitoring and capacity per device. DDN’s new hybrid storage systems use next-generation SAS4 networking, which doubles both capacity and performance at a very attractive price. Customers can now deploy up to 900 hard drives and 16 petabytes of data in a single rack behind DDN’s advanced NVMe AI appliances.
DDN has also released EXAScaler 6.1, a new version of its parallel file system, featuring enhanced AI integration and data security. DDN’s Hot Pools and Hot Nodes features, both of which enable advanced flash performance in applications, can now be combined with DDN’s end-to-end encryption.