Easy-to-Deploy Scalable Enterprise Storage for Big Data

The DDN GridScaler GS7K offers the performance of a parallel file system with critical enterprise data management capabilities, in an all-in-one scale out appliance. It is a big data solution that offers enterprise grade delivery, features and support combined with all-in-one appliance deployment simplicity.


  • Scale non-disruptively by adding additional GS7K systems as building blocks
  • Scale up to 100s of GB/s of performance and PBs of capacity
  • Online & Automatic Storage Rebalancing
  • High Speed Defragmentation
  • Synchronous Data and Metadata
  • Easy administration with a cluster management framework
  • Enterprise grade data protection and management features
  • 4X denser than commodity storage


NFS v3, CIFS SMB 1.0, 2.0 and 2.1
Linux and Windows Parallel FS Clients
4 x 56Gb/s FDR InfiniBand Ports or 4 x 40GbE Ports 4 Network Shared Disks (NSDs)
12GB/s per Building Block
RAID 1/5/6, Up to 256 Snapshots per Volume
SAS/SATA drives, 3.5” 60 in base unit, 396 with expansion enclosures
DirectMon Centralized configuration and monitoring solution

Use Cases

Data-intensive industries struggle with cost, complexity, and support implications of growing and managing big data storage. DDN GridScaler offers scalable and powerful storage that can start small and scale on demand to organizations in industries such as:

  • Media and Entertainment
  • Life sciences
  • Oil and Gas
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Enterprise Big Data

Transform the economics of your storage and data center environment.

By incorporating DDN’s GridScaler storage array, KeeperSAFE provides your line of business or mission with an affordable solution – leveraging cost, manageability, reliability and performance.