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OpenSFS Announces First Annual Lustre Report

Focus on Lustre Trends in Big Data

BEAVERTON, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/14 -- Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the premier non-profit organization advancing and coordinating the Lustre® file system community, is releasing its inaugural Lustre Annual Report. The report is being presented at the Lustre User Group (LUG) meeting in Miami, FL, and will be available online with free registration.

OpenSFS has commissioned Intersect360 Research to produce the first Lustre Annual Report, which covers the state of Lustre development, adoption, and outlook. The annual Lustre report is segmented into three sections: Market Dynamics; The State of Lustre in 2014; and Intersect360 Research Analysis. The report looks at market trends around file systems, exploring the past, present and future of Lustre in Big Data.

"At OpenSFS, we are committed to providing useful information and tools to the Lustre community to help further the growth and use of the Lustre file system," said Galen Shipman, OpenSFS Chairman. "The Lustre Annual Report will help the entire community gain insight into Lustre's use in current markets and how it is positioned for the future."

To read the report and see what the future holds for Lustre file systems, download the report here: http://www.opensfs.org/2014-i360/ (free registration required)

About Lustre
The Lustre file system is an open source parallel file system widely deployed at major computational centers worldwide, including many of the Top500. Currently seven of the TOP10 supercomputing sites, and over 60% of TOP100 sites, utilize Lustre. OpenSFS plays a pivotal role in the open source Lustre community, through roadmap definition, funding of feature releases, and key OpenSFS Working Groups, including the Technical Working Group (TWG) defining new Lustre features and path forward, and the Community Development Working Group (CDWG) coordinating execution of development and releases.

About OpenSFS
Open Scalable File Systems, Inc.® is a strong and growing nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of the Lustre® file system. OpenSFS was founded in 2010 to advance Lustre, ensuring it remains vendor-neutral, open, and free. Since its inception, OpenSFS has been responsible for advancing Lustre and delivering new releases on behalf of the open source community. Through working groups, events, and ongoing funding initiatives, OpenSFS harnesses the power of collaborative development to fuel innovation and growth of Lustre worldwide

* All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. OpenSFS is a registered trademark of Open Scalable Files Systems, Inc. Lustre is a registered trademark of Xyratex Technology, Ltd., in the United States. For more information visit opensfs.org.

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