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Panasas Survey Shows Specialty Knowledge as Biggest Challenge for Managing High-Performance Storage

February 22, 2023

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasas®, the data engine for innovation, today announced results of a global survey on the challenges enterprises face in building and managing storage infrastructure for high-performance applications. Lack of specialty knowledge coupled with high resource needs was the most frequently ranked challenge (over 50% of respondents).

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Panasas Solutions Ensure Business Continuity, from Data Mobility to Data Archiving, across High-Performance Environments

February 1, 2023

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasas®, the data engine for innovation, today announced the general availability of PanView™ and PanMove,™ the company’s software products designed to improve data visibility and mobility at organizations deploying high performance computing (HPC), high performance data analytics (HPDA), and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) workloads at scale.

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Panasas 2023 Predictions: Storage in the Cloud vs. On Premise – The Growing Divide

By Jeff Whitaker, VP, Marketing and Product

We know that all organizations today rely on data to drive growth and innovation. But when it comes to data storage needs, every organization is different. Each has its own unique types of use case applications that must be supported. There is no one-size-fits-all storage model, and different performance needs for different applications require purpose-built architectures. Here are the top five high-performance data storage trends I see emerging in 2023.

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Panasas Introduces Advanced Data Insight and Data Movement Suite for HPC and AI/ML Environments

November 10, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasas®, the data engine for innovation, today announced new data insight and mobility products joining the company’s PanFS software suite. The PanView™ and PanMove™ software solutions bring enhanced data management and analytics tools to Panasas storage that improve visibility and portability of precious data assets at organizations deploying high-performance computing (HPC), high-performance data analytics (HPDA), and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) workloads at scale.

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Panasas Announces General Availability of ActiveStor Flash and Ultra XL Platforms

August 31, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasas®, the data engine for innovation, today announced the general availability of its all-NVMe ActiveStor® Flash and high-capacity ActiveStor® Ultra XL data storage appliances.

The new systems, together with the company’s flagship hybrid ActiveStor® Ultra appliance, mark Panasas’ emergence as a multi-platform data storage company. The Panasas ActiveStor systems have been tailored to a broad range of use cases, including advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) training, high performance data analytics (HPDA), modeling and simulation, and massive-scale data workloads.

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Detecting, Addressing and Debunking the Hidden AI Biases

Those of us in the technology sector are quick to celebrate advances in artificial intelligence (AI). From applications that can detect fraudulent transactions to those that can predict disease progression, AI is poised to optimize business automation processes and drive powerful research breakthroughs.

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How Deleted and Siloed Data Are Slowing Discovery

August 5, 2022 | Over the past decade, advancements in instruments and software have driven life sciences breakthroughs that can drastically improve global health outcomes. Innovative techniques such as cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) and cross-linking mass spectrometry (CX-MS) are poised to usher proteomics into a new era, while improvements in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies continue to accelerate genomics – both research areas that bring us faster and more accurate biomarker identification, clinical diagnostics, and drug discovery processes.

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Steam, water and ice: Why data and H20 are more similar than you thought

The data gravity and phase change analogies are both extremely useful mental models to highlight why HPC storage solutions differ from other storage solutions.When it comes to the vast vol- umes of data that HPC workloads process daily, they demand a physical infrastructure and an energy level that is not typically available for most companies.

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Panasas Joins MLCommons to Advance Machine Learning Storage Innovation

June 22, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 22, 2022 — Panasas®, the data engine for innovation, today announced its collaboration with MLCommons™, the consortium behind MLPerf™, to create industry-wide benchmarks for machine learning (ML) storage. Panasas will work with MLCommons to help steer these benchmarks by establishing best practices for measuring ML storage performance and ultimately helping to develop the next generation storage systems for AI/ML.

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Panasas Enhances Channel Strategy to Support Global Market Expansion

May 30, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 30, 2022 — Panasas, the data engine for innovation, today announced a new global channel strategy with added benefits and incentives to grow sales reach through channel and alliance partners.

Panasas’ flagship PanFS data engine powers the ActiveStor portfolio, which includes all-NVMe ActiveStor Flash, hybrid ActiveStor Ultra, and massive-capacity ActiveStor Ultra XL data storage solutions designed to accelerate AI/ML training, modeling and simulation, high performance data analytics, and massive-scale data workloads.

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Panasas Adds All-Flash and Massive-Capacity Data Solutions to ActiveStor Portfolio

May 4, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 4, 2022 – (BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasas® the data engine for innovation, today unveiled its new portfolio of high performance storage solutions for the industry’s most complex data challenges. Two new ActiveStor systems will accelerate advanced AI/ML training, modeling and simulation, high performance data analytics, and massive-scale data workloads.

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Panasas Strengthens Sales and Marketing Leadership With Four New Executives

April, 2022

Panasas has announced the appointments of Jeff Whitaker as VP of Marketing and Product Management, Kieran Penwill and Chris Sassone as Sales Directors of EMEA and APAC, respectively, and Mike Sheppard as Global Director of Channels and Alliances.

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Why Mainstream Precision Medicine Hinges on Healthcare HPC Storage

March 24, 2022

The healthcare industry is experiencing a data deluge, and it shows no sign of slowing down. For big data to become clinically actionable data, modern healthcare organizations will need to implement HPC storage solutions that are up to the task.

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HPC Storage is the Basis for Precision Medicine

March 07, 2022

Precision medicine requires and generates large amounts of data. It is therefore inevitable that healthcare organizations invest in appropriate HPC storage solutions that are fast, scalable and secure – and offer easy management.

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Why Data Gravity Plays a Role in HPC

December 14, 2021

Data storage in the high-performance computing sector has always been one of the poorly lit corners of the industry. The enormous need for speed and the overall magnitude of the challenge require very differentiated technical solutions.

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Panasas Joins Thales Accelerate Partner Network to Collaborate on Storage Security for High-Performance Computing

December 1, 2021

Collaboration will safeguard HPC storage systems and customer data with Panasas hardware-based encryption at rest with Thales enterprise key management solution.

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Panasas Names Bret Costelow EVP of Global Sales

November 16, 2021

Lustre Parallel File System Veteran to Head Global Sales for HPC Storage Leader today announced the appointment of Bret Costelow as executive vice president of global sales.

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Lock Down High-Performance Computing Security Before It’s Too Late

November 4, 2021

President and CEO of Panasas, Tom Shea, has over 20 years of success delivering transformational storage technologies. Panasas’ vast computational ability to perform process-intensive tasks, high-performance computing (HPC) clusters now play increasingly important roles beyond their historical representation in research and scientific settings.

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Panasas file system PanFS optimized for HPC storage

September 27, 2021

Storage without bottleneck. The Panasas file system PanFS is unusual in many respects. The parallel file system for object storage has neither an API to AWS S3, as is now widely offered, nor data compression, which is also standard.

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The next bright idea

September 14, 2021

When it comes to the data storage industry, is there any scope left for real innovation? Storage magazine gathered the thoughts of a selection of industry leaders

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Panasas adds security and tweaks performance in PanFS 9

August 25, 2021

HPC storage supplier Panasas has made available PanFS 9, the latest version of its parallel file system, introducing security features that it promises will not impact performance. There are also enhancements to its Dynamic Data Acceleration (DDA) technology to improve performance.

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Panasas Delivers Uncompromised Performance and Security with PanFS 9, a Next-Generation Portable Storage Platform

August 24, 2021

New release offers customers multiple layers of security with zero performance impacts or price increases, meeting the intensive requirements of contemporary HPC and AI/ML workloads.

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How The Data Deluge Is Turning High-Performance Computing Into Table Stakes

August 3, 2021

As the world battled the pandemic over the last year, HPC gained notoriety for the role it played in helping to accelerate basic science, therapeutics development and patient care for Covid-19.

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Panasas, University of Wollongong Establish Partnership to Support Cryo-EM Research

July 13, 2021

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 13, 2021 – (BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasas® and the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Australia have announced a five-year strategic alliance to support medical and scientific research initiatives that deploy cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM).

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Panasas Hires Industry Veteran Fred Vasofsky as it Steps Up Push into Federal and other Verticals

June 15, 2021

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 15– Panasas® has appointed industry executive Fred Vasofsky to spearhead the company’s rapidly expanding presence in key vertical markets. Vasofsky, who takes on the role of Managing Director, Vertical Solutions, brings 25 years of experience working with the federal government and commercial customers to Panasas.

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