EMC's Atmos cloud storage product has competition coming: WOS, the Web-Optimised Scaler from DataDirect Networks. DataDirect (DDN) supplies high-bandwidth, hardware-accelerated, block storage arrays to the high-performance computing (HPC) and rich media markets. Think of it as a SAN array on steroids, the block equivalent of a …
Other products have been quite good
Having worked with DDN's other products for the digital media space, they've earned my confidence that this product should be first-rate.
I wish them luck, it sounds like a cool idea.