Founded in 1998, DataDirect Networks (DDN) is a provider of large storage systems for unstructured data and big data environments. DDN provides storage for applications such as, cloud storage services, supercomputing, life sciences and genomics, seismic processing, financial service trade and risk analysis, film production, live television broadcast, manufacturing, and video surveillance.

The company’s headquarter in Santa Clara, California, USA, and in 2011 called itself the largest privately held information storage company.