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Sep 9, 2019

NEW! High performance data storage server for data center providers

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

International chemical company uses High Availability Cluster with Open-E JovianDSS

Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH is a chemical subsidiary of Mitsui Chemicals Inc, Tokyo who was seeking a High Availability iSCSI storage system with at least 50TB of usable storage capacity for its existing VMware farm. Soon they were offered the Open-E JovianDSS Active-Active Cluster with two rack servers as storage nodes and two JBOD chassis for the operation of two independent storage pools.


May 22, 2019

Security services provider uses Open-E DSS V7 Active-Active iSCSI Failover Storage Cluster and VMware HA

The NWÜ GmbH & Co. KG is a company that offers an efficient, cross-industry safe solution for connecting alarm and IoT technology and which operates a VDS 3138-certified emergency call and service center (NSL). Due to the complex portfolio of services and thus gathering enormous amounts of data, NWÜ Security required a failure-resistant, highly available and secure data storage solution. The main challenge to be overcome by the security provider was the responsiveness of the control center, which mainly provides mission-critical security and service. Being satisfied with Open-E software products they have decided to transfer to Open-E DSS V7.


May 9, 2019

Software-defined storage reduces downtime of road assessment vehicle provider

IMP Bautest AG is a private institute for materials science, construction advisory services and analytics. An area of business that is of growing importance to IMP Bautest is road condition assessments on behalf of municipalities and property developers. The company has specifically developed the mobile data acquisition system I.R.I.S., which is used in minibuses packed with high-resolution cameras, a 360-degree laser and additional laser measuring devices. With the old storage solution, downloading the data could take even several days. Open-E JovianDSS proved to be the optimal solution because it is highly flexible both in terms of hardware compatibility and storage connection to virtual environments.


Apr 16, 2019

High Availability Cluster with ZFS-based Open-E JovianDSS for one of the leading research organizations in Europe

EUROstor, a manufacturer of storage systems who’s main part of the product portfolio are server based systems, acting as flexible storage servers, tailor-made for the customers’ needs, has created a long-term business relationship with Max Planck Institute, supplying systems to this customer since 2007. Willing to provide their customer with the best solution they have decided for an Open-E product, not only because of the performance-price ratio, but also because the product has met all the strict requirements.


Mar 6, 2019

One of market leader for bioenergetic products implements a Metro High Availability Cluster with ZFS-based Open-E JovianDSS

Memon Bionic Instruments GmbH conducts research in damaging influence on the environment, producing and distributing exclusively its own high-quality products. Their transfer to a new CRM system was accompanied by increased demands on the performance of the hardware. The customer was looking for a failure-resistant, highly available and high-performance. The company has already been using the XFS-based Open-E DSS V7 cluster in and several tests with competing products, the decision was to start using Open-E JovianDSS.


Feb 11, 2019

Educational institution integrates High Availability Cluster with Open-E DSS V7

The Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Mosbach required a solution to mainain their educational site which involves data services for approximately 230 employees and 3600 students. They required a centralized, High Availability storage system that provides iSCSI capacity for VMware servers. Open-E DSS V7 installed enabled synchronous data replication to perform an automatic failover in case one of the nodes becomes unavailable. The


Dec 10, 2018

Supplier of products for the office sector seeks a high-performing and effortless storage solution with synchronous snapshots

Office Partner is a provider of equipment for the office sector, from PCs and servers, printers and monitors to connectivity products.They have already been successfully using the proven Open-E DSS V7 but they started having especially high demands regarding IO and latency. Due to their previous positive experiences with Open-E software EUROstor offered them the Open-E JovianDSS ZFS-based solution as a Shared Storage Metro Cluster.


Oct 15, 2018

Cloud Computing provider achieves great flexibility and performance with Open-E JovianDSS Metro Cluster

Virtual Computing is a Cloud Computing services provider for small and medium sized businesses. As the company is one of the pioneers in the field of workplace hosting and cloud computing who has been developing rapidly since its establishment, they required the best-in-class data storage solutions for their own business.


Jul 13, 2018

IT support and Cloud provider implements flexible and secure solution for increased performance

Simplicity Tech is an IT and Cloud technology company that provides concierge tech services to help businesses grow and prosper. They've been working with Open-E products since 2007 and due to their positive experiences in customer projects they decided to implement the ZFS-based Open-E storage into their very own IT environment.

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We chose this solution because of its best-in-class features. Open-E JovianDSS is based on the ZFS file system which is easy to configure and manage. High Availability provides us with the sense of security, as we can rest assured that our data is fully protected even in case of a serious error. We’ve been using this system already for a year and our experience of this product is very positive, as it is stable, robust and offers great performance.

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Carsten Bochan

Head of IT

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology

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