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DataDirect Networks

March 10, 2010 10:08 ET

DataDirect Networks to Speak at XGen Congress, the Premier Conference for Next-Generation Genomic Technologies

Storage Experts to Discuss Challenges and Solutions for High-Throughput Sequencing and Next-Generation Cloud Storage Initiatives

CHATSWORTH, CA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) -  DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN) the data infrastructure provider for the most extreme, content-intensive environments in the world, today announced its participation in the world's premier conference for sequencing data storage and analysis -- the Cambridge Healthtech Institute's XGen Conference, held on March 15-19 in San Diego.

Around the world, next-generation gene sequencing and analysis methods have introduced substantial data management challenges into the life sciences research center. DDN solutions answer this challenge by providing unrivaled levels of storage performance, archive capacity, energy efficiency and data protection. These challenges and solutions will be discussed by DDN at the XGen Conference. DDN is an established leader in scalable life sciences data storage solutions -- having delivered to dozens of the world's leading genomics, pharmaceutical and biotechnical research environments. More information on DDN solutions for life sciences can be found at

The company will participate in two key storage sessions at the conference:

Vice President of Marketing Jeff Denworth will speak on March 16 at 7:30 AM, to deliver a talk titled: "Solutions for High-throughput Sequencing, Mass Spectrometry, and Genomic Archives"

On March 17 at 8:15 AM Chris Williams, DDN product manager for cloud storage solutions, will host a roundtable titled: "Solving Performance and Availability with Content Scale-Out"

About the XGen Conference

Sponsored by Cambridge Healthtech Institute, X-Gen features five conferences demonstrating the unique cross-fertilization of established genomic technologies, including Sequencing Data Storage and Analysis: Deciphering the Data Deluge. More information can be found at

About DataDirect Networks

DataDirect Networks, Inc. is the data infrastructure provider for the most extreme, content-intensive environments in the world -- including the largest online gaming and music sites, social networking applications developers, photo and video sharing services, high performance computing environments, and more than 450 broadcast and post-production facilities around the globe. Having sold over 250 petabytes of Extreme Storage systems worldwide, the company's storage technology delivers massive throughput, scalable capacity, consistency, efficiency and data integrity for today's extremely competitive and evolving markets. Founded in 1998, DataDirect Networks serves customers through its global partnerships with Dell, IBM, Sony and other industry leaders; and through its offices in Europe, India, Asia Pacific, Japan and throughout the U.S. For more information, go to

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