Open-E Certified Engineer

The certification for OECE verifies the ability to work efficiently with Open-E software, especially Backups, Replications, Snapshots and Failover. Engineers with OECE certificate can easily implement it in an IT-environment and have a comprehensive knowledge base and experience of the software.

Typical training agenda

Training sessions cover the following topics:

  • Installation
  • Failover functionalities
  • Data Replication
  • Snapshots and Backup
  • MPIO with VMware and Microsoft
  • Connections with FC, iSCSI and NAS
  • Bonding vs. MPIO
  • Understanding Logs
  • Best Practices

Typical training locations

Each OECE training session takes two days. Trainings are held in number of cities across the US and Europe. So far, the trainings took place in over 20 cities in the following countries:

  • The United States
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • The Netherlands
  • Italy
  • Poland


The OECE Program is available only for companies registered as Open-E Authorized, Silver or Gold Partner.

Additionally engineers attending the course are required to have:

  • Previous experience as a storage engineer
  • Good technical knowledge about server setups and storage environments
  • Basic knowledge about Open-E DSS V7 and / or previous software versions

Past editions

OECE for Open-E DSS V6

First edition of OECE covered Replication, Snapshots, Backups and other essential features of Open-E DSS V6.

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OECE for Open-E DSS V7 Clusters

This training is available for Open-E Certified Engineers, and focuses on managing NFS and iSCSI clusters based on Open-E DSS V7.

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OECE for Open-E DSS V7

This edition was focused on the new Active-Active iSCSI Failover available in Open-E DSS V7.

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OECE for Open-E JovianDSS

This edition focused on the ZFS-based storage operating system Open-E JovianDSS and its key features.

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