DataDirect Powers Atomic Energy Commission

Chatsworth-based DataDirect Networks has won a contract to provide its high speed storage devices to the French CEA Atomic Energy Commission (Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique). The company said that through a contract with Bull, the company's S2A9500 Fibre Channel storage system will be used in a Bull supercomputing system to provide high bandwidth data storage. The system is expected to provide more than 1 Petabyte (1M Gigabytes) of storage to the supercomputing system. DataDirect develops specialized storage arrays for the high performance computing market, and has installations at Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, NCSA, and other HPC cusomters.