DCS Awards 2018 Winner in the Data Centre ICT Storage Product of the Year Category
HostingAdvice Developers' Choice™ (2017)
DCS Awards 2016 Finalist "Software Defined Storage"
INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT Best of 2015 "Server / Virtualisierung"
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The setup was installed and brought into production at e-shelter on August 30, 2017. Apart from a single planned shutdown in Nov 2018 due to a JovianDSS update, there hasn’t been a single disk failure nor a second of downtime since then. The e-shelter Innovation Lab team, partners and Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH are very pleased with the impressive performance and stability of Open-E’s JovianDSS.
We use Dell hardware in our company and we also wanted to run our Open-E High Availability Cluster on this platform. We were convincingly and competently consulted regarding the selection of suitable hardware as well as the subsequent configuration. The result is a High Availability Cluster with an outstanding price-performance ratio. Partly because ITgration GmbH understood how to implement the project in such a way that it perfectly met our requirements.
“The main challenge to be overcome was the responsiveness of the control center, which mainly provides mission-critical security and service. After six years of using Open-E DSS V6, the insights gained in terms of product stability, performance and the uncomplicated, solution-oriented and sympathetic service provided by Open-E there was no reason to strive for a change in product and supplier. After careful consideration of each product the conclusion was: “Never change a winning team!” and we decided for a transfer to the Open-E DSS V7 Data Storage Software.”
We would like to introduce you to some of our reference customers:
Dec 6, 2019
Usborne Publishing Ltd is the UK’s leading specialist children’s book publisher, as well as an independent, family business which creates engaging, innovative, accessible books for readers of all ages. They have approached Broadberry, a long-lasting Open-E Partner, with a request to replace their internal VMware cluster and SAN with an enterprise-grade solution that will be cost-effective, faster than the existing one, and at the same time reliable and highly performant.
Sep 9, 2019
e-shelter required a high performance storage solution to be used for iSCSI targets of various sizes. To meet their demands, their lab partner Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH selected a Supermicro server, supplied enterprise-class hard drives (HDDs) for the main data storage and selected Open-E as the operating system vendor. The solution turned out to deliver impressive performance and stability.
Jul 10, 2019
Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH, ein Chemie Tochterunternehmen von der Mitsui Chemicals Inc, Tokyo suchte nach einem zuverlässigen Hochverfügbarkeits-iSCSI-Speichersystem mit mindestens 50 TB nutzbarer Speicherkapazität für die vorhandene VMware-Farm. Vorgestellt wurde ein JovianDSS Active-Active-Cluster mit zwei Rackservern als Storage-Nodes und zwei JBOD-Chassis für den Betrieb zweier unabhängiger Storage-Pools. Im Normalbetrieb stellt jeder Storage-Node je einen Storage-Pool bereit.
We chose Open-E because it was the only fully-redundant, high-availability storage solution we found that was vendor-agnostic, with the lowest ratio CapEx / per TB of total available storage vs. any Dell / HP / EMC / VMware vSAN solution, and we needed scalability without vendor lock-in. Plus, their support plans are reasonably priced; it’s a pleasant experience working with a relatively smaller company’s (onshore) tech support vs. the big box companies whose support experiences are inconsistent at best. Whether you’re an owner that’s looking for the value-driven storage solution, or an engineer with the guts to ‘roll-your-own’, Open-E will satisfy both.