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September 30, 2015:

End-of-life for Open-E DSS V6


Today we are officially announcing the end-of-life date for Open-E DSS V6: September 30, 2015. One day later, on October 1, the new update up50 will be released for Open-E DSS V7, including main functionalities from Open-E DSS V6 and more. All details in this newsletter. 

New update coming soon:

Open-E DSS V7 up50


As Open-E DSS V6 will be discontinued, our engineers implemented its main features -  especially the NAS (NFS) Failover -  into a new update for Open-E DSS V7.


This will be included in Open-E DSS V7 up50:

  • Active-passive Failover for NFS / iSCSI clusters (no extra costs)
  • Active-active Failover for NFS / iSCSI clusters (Feature Packs)
  • Local backup tool for incremental backups 
  • Advanced cluster management for NFS
  • Improved hardware support and kernel

This update will be available free-of-charge for all Open-E DSS V7 users from October 1, 2015. If you want to learn more about the new and improved features, go to the Open-E Website >> 


Upgrade to Open-E DSS V7

Last chance to upgrade to Open-E DSS V7!

Promotion valid until September 30, 2015


We are offering special discounts for upgrades from Open-E DSS V6 to V7 as well as technical support until September 30, 2015:

  • 25% discount on Upgrades from Open-E DSS V6 to V7
  • FREE Support Renewals with every upgrade license having valid support
  • 50% discount on Support Reinstatements for expired support licenses

Inform your customers today as this will be their last chance to upgrade. Upgrades will no longer be available after September 30. For specific information, please contact the Open-E Sales Team: 

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