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Panasas manufactures and supplies parallel storage solutions for technical computing applications and enterprise workloads. It offers ActiveStor, an integrated clustered appliance solution that incorporates flash and SATA storage nodes with Intel compute, a distributed file system, and client protocols. The Company also provides PanFS, a storage operating system for ActiveStor NAS solutions that enables direct parallel access to a high-performance pool of storage under a single global namespace.
HQSunnyvale, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)95(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Panasas

Faye Pairman

Faye Pairman

President and CEO
Tom Shea

Tom Shea

President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors
Andre A. Hakkak

Andre A. Hakkak

Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan

Chief Marketing Officer
Jonathan Lister

Jonathan Lister

Jorge Titinger

Jorge Titinger

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Panasas Office Locations

Panasas has offices in Sunnyvale and Pittsburgh
Sunnyvale, CA, US (HQ)
969 W Maude Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, US
1501 Reedsdale St #400
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Panasas Financials and Metrics

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Panasas total Funding

$155.1 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

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Panasas News and Updates

Panasas Appoints Tom Shea as President and CEO

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Sept . 4, 2020 – Panasas today announced that chief operating officer Tom Shea has succeeded Faye Pairman as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately.read more

HPC Integration Specialist Boston Limited Releases Certified Panasas ActiveStor Ultra to Its Global Customer Base

Fastest parallel file system at any price point ready for distribution to Boston customer base in EMEA, APAC and the United States Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Media Alert: Panasas Discusses Emerging Storage and File System Technologies at the Next I/O Platform Event

What does this mean for the future of the enterprise market and HPC? Anderson will share predictions as well as key considerations in anticipation of the data center of the future – including how it will require different architectures at the networking and storage stage in order to run efficiently,…

Panasas High-Performance Data Storage Supports Environmentally Responsible Energy Exploration at Magseis Fairfield

New case study highlights the benefits of high-precision reservoir imaging on the safe and cost-effective exploration of undersea reservoirs SUNNYVALE, CA – September 12, 2019 – Panasas®, a proven leader in high-performance computing (HPC) data storage solutions, today announced the release of a cas…

Panasas Blogs

Enabling Discovery from Imaging Data Requires a Different Kind of IT

Researchers are gaining access to troves of rich data thanks to advancements in exciting imaging technologies such as Cryogenic Electron Microscopy (CryoEM) and Lattice Light Sheet Microscopy (LLS). These instruments bring with them the promise of novel insights into the biological world. This chang…

Die schockierenden Kosten der Komplexität bei der HPC-Speicherung

Hyperion Research führte für Panasas eine Umfrage mit dem Ziel durch, die Gesamt-Betriebskosten (TCO – Total Cost of Ownership) im Vergleich zu den Anschaffungskosten von HPC-Speichersystemen (HPC – High-Performance Computing) und die Vorteile einer einfacheren Struktur bei diesen Systemen besser zu…

Les pannes fréquentes des systèmes de stockage et la perte de productivité sont monnaie courante dans le HPC

Voici le suivant de notre série de blogs sur l’enquête menée par Hyperion Research auprès d’organisations HPC (High Performance Computing, ou informatique haute performance) pour le compte de Panasas, afin de mieux comprendre la relation entre le CTP (coût total de possession) des systèmes de stocka…

Nur Panasas entschärft das gesamte Spektrum der betrieblichen Herausforderungen bei der HPC-Speicherung

In einem früheren Blog habe ich eine offensichtliche Diskrepanz zwischen den Kriterien von HPC-Organisationen für den Speicherkauf und den später auftretenden betrieblichen Problemen beschrieben. Während HPC-Speicher ohne große Rücksicht auf spätere betriebliche Probleme gekauft wird, zeigen die Erg…

Häufige Ausfälle von Speichersystemen und Produktivitätsverluste sind bei HPC die Norm

Dies ist die zweite Folge des Blocks Blogs über die Umfrage, die Hyperion Research für Panasas bei HPC-Organisationen mit dem Ziel durchgeführt hat, die Beziehung zwischen den Gesamt-Betriebskosten von HPC-Speichersystemen (High-Performance Computing), den Anschaffungskosten und den Vorteilen besser…

SC19 Was a Smashing Success for Panasas

Dozens of meetings, 100s of visitors to our booth, several orders confirmed, our inaugural Panasas User Group Meeting, new branding, and “Panasas is everywhere” advertising. I can’t believe we pulled it off! This year marked our strongest presence at SC yet, with the introduction of the Panasas User…
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Panasas Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Panasas founded?

    Panasas was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Panasas key executives?

    Panasas's key executives are Faye Pairman, Tom Shea and Andre A. Hakkak.

  • How many employees does Panasas have?

    Panasas has 95 employees.

  • Who are Panasas competitors?

    Competitors of Panasas include Scality, Nutanix and Qumulo.

  • Where is Panasas headquarters?

    Panasas headquarters is located at 969 W Maude Ave, Sunnyvale.

  • Where are Panasas offices?

    Panasas has offices in Sunnyvale and Pittsburgh.

  • How many offices does Panasas have?

    Panasas has 2 offices.