Open-E's Education Program for Universities, Colleges, Schools

Discounts for Education!

Open-E believes in promoting education and therefore provides academic and other education institutions special discounts on Open-E´s software when deployed as a part of their IT infrastructure.

How it works: buy one half of storage, get the other half for free

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Receiving the discount is as simple as can be:

  • Buy Open-E DSS V7 and V6 with half the required storage space.
  • Open-E sends you a free storage extension key with the other half of the required storage space.

Example 1: Unlimited total storage

Steps required if you need Open-E DSS V7 with unlimited supported storage

Open-E DSS V7 16TB US$ 1 393.00   8TB extension US$ 377.00  
24TB storage space US$ 1 770.00  
get free
16TB extension US$ 693.00   free 8TB extension US$ 377.00   free
24TB storage space US$ 1 070.00   free
total storage
Unlimited TB Total price: US$ 1 770.00   (-38%)
US$ 2 840.00  

Example 2: 24TB of storage space

Steps required if you need a total amount of 24TB of storage space

Open-E DSS V7 8TB US$ 1 079.00   4TB extension US$ 209.00  
12TB storage space US$ 1 288.00  
get free
8TB extension US$ 377.00   free 4TB extension US$ 209.00   free
12TB storage space US$ 586.00   free
total storage
24TB Total price: US$ 1 288.00   (-31%)
US$ 1 874.00  

Example 3: 8TB of storage space

Steps required if you need a total amount of 8TB of storage space

Open-E DSS V7 4TB US$ 895.00  
get free
4TB extension US$ 209.00   free
total storage
8TB Total price: US$ 895.00   (-19%)
US$ 1 104.00  

Where to buy Open-E DSS V7?

Open-E Authorized Resellers

You can buy Open-E software for the education sector through Open-E's worldwide Reseller Partners.
Depending on your needs they can offer you full hardware solutions, as well as consulting and advice on how to manage your appliances.

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Open-E Online Store

If you only need licenses please visit the Open-E Online Store.

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How to get the discount?

You need to be registered on Open-E's website as an educational institution.

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After purchasing a certain amount of Open-E DSS V7 or V6 licenses please:

  • Register your product and answer a short survey.
  • Send a copy of your invoice received with Open-E DSS V7 or V6 by email

Within 2 working days latest, you will receive your free storage capacity extensions equal to the amount you already purchased.

Procedures for Partners and Resellers

Information available only for registered Open-E Partners in Partner Portal.

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Note: The educational discount is ONLY available for Open-E DSS V6 and Open-E DSS V7.

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