Cray Cluster Connect is a complete Lustre storage solution for x86 Linux clusters. A compute agnostic storage and data management offering, it allows customers to utilize their Linux compute environment of choice, while also leveraging Cray’s scalable storage expertise in “Big Data” and supercomputing. The system is designed to provide a single point of service. Storage options include block storage components from DataDirect Networks and NetApp, as well as the Cray Sonexion storage system. it also includes the Lustre Client by Cray for x86 Linux, a choice of Cray supplied Lustre storage systems (both appliance and component-based offerings), and data management and storage connectivity tools for data movement, archiving and management. Sonexion provides performance scalability from five gigabytes per-second to one terabyte per-second in a single file system and performs optimally at scale.