DDN is top choice for Top500

DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced that it is powering nearly half of the world’s leading supercomputers. According to the global supercomputer rankings, more than two-thirds of the top 100 and one-third of top 500 supercomputers are powered by DDN. Notable new DDN deployments among the top 100 systems include the number two system, Titan, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Stampede at Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas in Austin, ranked six on the list; No. 11, Total; No. 24, the National Energy Scientific Computing Center, and No. 46, Indiana University.

‘For HPC organisations where performance, reliability, scalability and TCO are critical, DDN continues to be the trusted world leader in high-scale cluster computing,’ said John Josephakis, senior vice president of Global HPC Sales at DDN. ‘We are proud to be the fastest technology that is powering a third of the world’s most powerful computers. This latest Top500 ranking affirms DDN’s commitment to solving the challenges of high-scalability – and we’re re-investing our successes in the next generation of scale to continue our quest to minimise the cost of computing in the exascale era.’

Scientific Computing World's report on the latest Top500 list is available here.

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