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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.


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


Jun 18, 2018

Manufacturer of diagnostic products replaces existing A-brand storage environment with high- performing Open-E DSS V7 – Full Flash NFS Cluster solution (SAS SSDs)

As a manufacturer of high-quality diagnostic reagents and analytical systems „made in Germany“, HUMAN sells its products into the farthest corners of the world and 160 countries in total. Because of this vast network around the globe, the location in Wiesbaden, Germany required a capacity extension and update of its storage environment.



Nov 25, 2015

Automobile Association runs data center with Open-E DSS V7 Cluster

With approx. 520,000 members, KRAFTFAHRER-SCHUTZ e.V. is the third largest Automobile Association in Germany. The company offers transportation and legal insurance services. KRAFTFAHRER-SCHUTZ operates its own data center based on VMware over two fire protection zones. When the hardware reached the end of its life cycle, the company decided for an active-active iSCSI cluster solution with Open-E DSS V7 provided by Open-E Partner EUROstor from Germany.


Aug 18, 2015

Tool manufacturer implements iSCSI cluster with Open-E

The storage environment of POLY-TOOLS bennewart GmbH, an international manufacturer of technically complex blow molds, needed a thorough renewal. With the help of save IT first and Open-E Gold Partner EUROstor they implemented an active-active iSCSI cluster configuration based on Open-E DSS V7 to reach highest reliability.


May 26, 2015

Virtualization and High Availability in drinking water management with Open-E DSS V7

Hochsauerlandwasser GmbH, a joint communal drinking water supplier in Germany, replaced their 6 year old storage network with a scalable high- availability cluster environment based on Open-E DSS V7.


May 20, 2015

ISCSI and storage replication with Open-E DSS V7

Logistics provider DOM Kurier GmbH from Germany renewed their storage infrastructure with Open-E, Fujitsu and Citrix XenServer to significantly increase performance and to achieve cost-efficient redundancy for backups.


Apr 10, 2015

Manufacturer of pedicure products implements HA storage with Open-E and VMware

Eduard Gerlach GmbH, a market leader of pedicure products in Germany, found with Open-E DSS V7 a storage solution, which is compatible with their SAP environment and provides the best performance, high availability and easy scalability at the same time. With an active-active iSCSI Cluster over several fire protection zones it was possible to integrate SAP in their own data center.


Jan 21, 2015

High availability hypervisor platform for stock photo agency

The world's largest online photo agency Alamy required a resilient storage solution with load-balancing, redundancy against hardware failure, and the ability to install hardware and OS updates without downtime. The company chose Open-E DSS V7 with Active-Active iSCSI Failover to provide high availability iSCSI storage, and set up an environment which also leveraged Hyper-V 2012 clustering to provide a HA hypervisor platform.

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