LIGO Caltech Relies on Nexsan and Westlake Technologies to Observe the Gravitational Waves of Colliding Black Holes

Nexsan E-Series and BEAST Solutions Deliver the High-performance, Capacity and Reliability to Store More Than 1.7 Billion Files to Meet LIGO’s Long-Term Data Requirements

Campbell Calif., Calif. — June 14, 2016 — Nexsan, a global leader in unified storage solutions, today announced that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Caltech standardized on Nexsan’s E-Series and BEAST solutions to store more than 6.4 PB of research data to discover the gravitational waves of the merger of two black holes. The LIGO research project confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity.


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