About Storage Servers Certifications

Open-E partners are having their systems tested and certified in our laboratories. To learn more about each level of certification please refer to the information below.

If you are an Open-E Partner and want to get your storage server certified - please apply here.

Open-E High Availability Certified Storage Servers


Systems certified for high availability clusters are suitable for a variety different storage applications and additionally, provide exceptional performance as part of a failover cluster.

Open-E High Availability Certified Storage Servers have their hardware properly recognized and supported by Open-E Data Storage Software. All devices and protocols work stable and show good performance.

The servers are also tested in an active-active high availability environment to make sure that under normal circumstances they provide better overall performance than a regular active-passive cluster. This way, uninterrupted availability and stability of the system during hardware failures are guaranteed.

Outstanding performance in an active-active cluster setup yes
Uninterrupted availability in hardware failure scenario yes
Optimal performance during all tests scenarios yes
Stability during all test scenarios yes
Fully supported hardware yes
Seamless Open-E DSS V7 installation yes

Open-E Certified Storage Servers


certified

Systems certified by Open-E are suitable for all storage applications. Since they have different equipment and configurations, they perform even better in specific setups.

Open-E Certified Storage Servers have their hardware properly recognized and supported, all services and protocols work stable and with good performance. Depending on configuration details they perform exceptionally well in one or more specific usage scenarios.

Uninterrupted availability in hardware failure scenario no
Optimal performance during all tests scenarios no
Stability during all test scenarios no
Fully supported hardware no
Seamless Open-E DSS V7 installation no

Open-E Tested Storage Servers


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These systems perform below the expectations in one or more storage applications. However, they are still recommended for specific setups.

Open-E Tested Storage Servers have their hardware properly recognized and supported but in certain scenarios they deliver worse performance or behave unstable compared to Open-E Certified Storage Servers. However, in other scenarios their performance and stability can be similar to certified servers and therefore they can still be recommended.

Uninterrupted availability in hardware failure scenario no
Optimal performance during all tests scenarios no
Stability during all test scenarios no
Fully supported hardware no
Seamless Open-E DSS V7 installation no