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May 2015

NEW! ISCSI and storage replication with Open-E DSS V7

Logistics provider DOM Kurier GmbH from Germany renewed their storage infrastructure with Open-E, Fujitsu and Citrix XenServer to significantly increase performance and to achieve cost-efficient redundancy for backups.

Open-E DSS V7 Citrix iSCSI Replication Backup

April 2015

NEW! Manufacturer of pedicure products implements HA storage with Open-E and VMware

Eduard Gerlach GmbH, a market leader of pedicure products in Germany, found with Open-E DSS V7 a storage solution, which is compatible with their SAP enviorment and provides the best performance, high availability and easy scalability at the same time. With an active-active iSCSI Cluster over several fire protection zones it was possible to integrate SAP in their own data center.

Open-E DSS V7 HP Active-Active Failover High Availability VMware iSCSI Database Healthcare Services

January 2015

High availability hypervisor platform for stock photo agency

The world's largest online photo agency Alamy required a resilient storage solution with load-balancing, redundancy against hardware failure, and the ability to install hardware and OS updates without downtime. The company chose Open-E DSS V7 with Active-Active iSCSI Failover to provide high availability iSCSI storage, and set up an environment which also leveraged Hyper-V 2012 clustering to provide a HA hypervisor platform.

Open-E DSS V7 Dell Active-Active Failover High Availability Hyper-V iSCSI Virtualization Internet Media Photography

November 2014

Software-defined storage for business automation software developer

Due to its rapid growth, ReadSoft, a global provider of applications for automating business processes, required a storage solution with higher performance, exceptionally scalable, easy to set up, and highly secure. Additionally any existing single points of failure were to be avoided. Satisfied with the existing Open-E storage, ReadSoft decided to upgrade to software-defined Open-E JovianDSS which is based on ZFS.

Open-E JovianDSS HP High Availability VMware iSCSI ZFS Development IT Services Software

October 2014

A success story from mechanical engineering industry

OPTIMA packaging group GmbH is a leader in manufacturing filling and packaging machines. While using VMware ESX, the company choose to build the centralized storage system based on Open-E DSS V7 because of its scalability, worldwide availability of the product and implementation costs.

Open-E DSS V7 Active-Active Failover High Availability VMware iSCSI Virtualization Healthcare Manufacturing

September 2014

Storage high availability for internet service provider

VDB Automatisering is an ICT company and was looking for a suitable solution to guarantee redundancy for their internet services. With Open-E DSS V7 they were able to save money and achieve a great performance and stability with a resilient setup thanks to reusing legacy hardware.

Open-E DSS V7 Dell Active-Active Failover High Availability iSCSI Virtualization Data Center Hosting IT Services

July 2014

A Success Story from the Financial Sector

Investment Technology Partners (ITP) delivers a complete, hosted IT solution for small to medium Financial Services Firms. ITP’s goal was to design and integrate enterprise class redundant data centers. Open-E provided the performance, resiliency and tier 1 capability at a reasonable price which was needed.

Open-E DSS V7 Active-Active Failover High Availability Hyper-V iSCSI Replication Virtualization Data Center Financial Hosting IT Services

July 2014

D&D Distribution develops custom storage solutions powered by Intel® technology and Open-E

D&D Distribution specializes in building storage solutions from scratch. It wanted to create a next-generation modular storage solution with new levels of flexibility, availability, and scalability. Open-E storage software offered an easy-to-use storage management interface for achieving a custom storage solutions powered by Intel®. technology.

Open-E DSS V7 Intel Active-Active Failover High Availability iSCSI Virtualization Cloud IT Services


December 2013

Increasing IT Efficiency with Virtualization

As an educational institution, the Informatics Department of Universidade do Minho (DIUM) wanted to provide staff and students with a hi-tech environment by using innovative IT solutions. To combine a superior performance and limited budget they chose a virtual infrastructure with storage based on Open-E DSS V6.

Open-E DSS V7 Active-Passive Failover High Availability VMware Citrix NAS Replication Backup Education

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