Upgrade DSS V6 to DSS V7

End of Life: 30th September 2015

End of Technical Support: 30th September 2016

Upgrade information

We offer you to upgrade your existing Open-E DSS V6 or DSS V6 Lite license to the full Open-E DSS V7 to use new and enhanced features such as: new improved GUI with status icons and improved iSCSI Failover configuration , increased number of supported CPUs, and iSCSI Failover Active-Active Ready (separately purchased license key). When upgrading from Open-E DSS V6 to V7 the whole capacity must be upgraded including all storage extensions. Example: Open-E DSS V6 8TB + 2TB Storage extension = upgrade to Open-E DSS V7 for 10TB. Please remember that Open-E DSS V7 does not support NAS (NFS) Failover. In case you’re using the NAS (NFS) Failover with Open-E DSS V6, do not upgrade.


About Open-E DSS V6


Open-E DSS V6

The Open-E Data Storage Software V6 (DSS V6) is a unified file and block storage management operating system (OS) that provides Network Attached Storage (NAS), iSCSI, InfiniBand and Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) functionality.

This product contains a one year free of charge BASIC Support.

Open-E DSS V6 provides superior performance, security, and scalability at a fraction of the cost of alternative storage offerings. Advanced features of Open-E DSS V6 include Data and Volume Replication, Volume Snapshot, Automatic Failover for iSCSI Volumes, WORM and NDMP. Additionally, Open-E DSS V6 supports a wide variety of hardware RAID platforms from the industry’s leading names. The versatility of the Open-E DSS V6 also allows users to combine NAS systems with iSCSI SAN systems, and provides built-in virus protection, while enabling the connection of multiple Network Interface Controllers, including Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel and InfiniBand. Open-E DSS V6 is easily downloaded to any hardware device for simplified access).