New Web Object Scaler Delivers Over One Million File Reads per Second and Stores Hundreds of Billions of Files -- Ideal for Internet Content, Bank Check Processing, Medical Records and Document Imaging
CHATSWORTH, CA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN), the leading data infrastructure provider for the most demanding, content-intensive environments -- including hundreds of the world's largest photo, video, online gaming, music, social networking sites, broadcasting, post production, and high performance computing facilities, today announced Web Object Scaler (WOS), a scalable, multi-site cloud storage system designed to solve the performance, scalability, and infrastructure management challenges created by global content creation, storage and distribution.
In today's on-demand world, content-intensive applications, such as websites, social networks, photo sharing, e-bills, bank check processing and medical and document imaging, are creating demanding challenges on file and storage systems. These applications are driving file counts into the tens of billions and driving file request rates beyond what traditional storage and file systems were designed to handle. Further exacerbating the problem is the need to distribute content among multiple data …