Open-E Certified Engineer

At Open-E we are committed to supporting your teams and helping them grow by sharing our knowledge and experience through Open-E Certified Engineer Trainings. We develop the technical capital of your teams though explicit trainings aimed at building professional groups of specialists who offer not only best-in-class technical support but who can also boast excellence in the IT industry in general.

Most importantly, he certification as an Open-E Certified Engineer verifies the ability to work efficiently with Open-E software, especially Backups, Replications, Snapshots and Failover. Engineers with OECE certificate can easily implement the product in an IT-environment and have a comprehensive knowledge base and experience of the software.

Typical training agenda

Each Open-E Certified Engineers Training session lasts three days during which we provide our trainees with an in-depth technical background of the technologies we use, live demos of our software and plenty of practical, real-life exercises on the following topics:

  • Introduction to Open-E JovianDSS, its features and Data Storage technologies,
  • Jump Start to software management,
  • On- & Off-site Data Protection,
  • iSCSI and Fibre Channel High Availability Cluster,
  • Monitoring JovianDSS with Check_MK,
  • Identifying problems and providing support,
  • And more!

After comprehensive set of lectures, demos and practice all participants can test themselves by taking an exam. Passing this exams means being granted with an Open-E JovianDSS Certified Engineer title. Such certification proves that an engineer gained a comprehensive knowledge of solving first-level issues and of course can work efficiently with the Open-E software and can implement the software in an IT-environment. Trainings are regularly held in a number of cities across the US and Europe. So far, the trainings took place in over 20 cities in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Italy and 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

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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Take part in our live demos with Open-E Engineers

  • Several online meetings - each discussing a different Open-E JovianDSS functionality.
  • Chance to ask questions while and after the presentation.
  • Opportunity to understand how Open-E JovianDSS works without any installation or setup.