DataDirect Networks Inc. has acquired the Lustre File System business and related assets from Intel Corp., the companies announced.
Terms of the dead between the Chatsworth computer storage company and Intel in Santa Clara were not disclosed.
The assets include the Lustre open-source file system that provides high-performance systems for computer clusters ranging in size from small workgroup clusters to large-scale, multi-site clusters. The technology is used in high-performance computer systems in the health care, energy, manufacturing, financial services and academic research sectors.
DataDirect will operate the Lustre team as an autonomous division within the company.
Chief Executive Alex Bouzari said he was excited to bring on the experienced software development team with the acquisition.
“Over the next few years, we are going to invest significant resources to enhance usability and to broaden Lustre’s capabilities and feature set in the direction of flash-enabled performance, analytics, enterprise and hybrid cloud,” Bouzari said in a statement.