Open-E Joins Dell Technology Partner Program

Open-E, a leading developer of innovative data storage software, today announced it has become a certified technology partner in Dell’s Technology Partner Program.

By certifying Open-E Data Storage Software (DSS) V7 on the Dell PowerEdge R720,Open-E enables customers to set up cost-effective storage solutions for high availability environments.

Open-E DSS V7 is designed for simplicity and ease-of-use but at the same time includes advanced storage features, fulfilling the expectations of both SMB and Enterprise users. These features include solutions such as Active-Active Failover for iSCSI volumes in high availability clusters, remote replication for disaster recovery and multiple scheduled snapshots for data protection. As a certified Dell technology partner, Open-E can now deliver a combined solution that can be rapidly adopted by organizations looking for high performance and reliability.

“We are proud to be in Dell’s Technology Partner Program and to have certified our solution on the PowerEdge R720,” said Krzysztof Franek, CEO and president of Open-E. “By using Open-E DSS V7 with PowerEdge R720, customers can benefit from a stable and high-performing storage platform.”

Open-E DSS V7 has been certified on the PowerEdge R720, undergoing heavy-load testing in various scenarios including performance and failover tests. Open-E’s engineers recommend the system for high availability storage clusters, database storage and virtual environments. More about the tests in the certification report.

About Dell Technology Partner Program

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About Open-E

Open-E, Inc. is a pioneering leader and developer of IP-based storage management software. The Open-E DSS V7 and Open-E DSS V7 Lite line of products are aimed at the SMB and SME markets.

Open-E DSS V7 is a robust, award-winning enterprise storage application which offers excellent compatibility with industry standards (vast variety of supported hardware), and is the easiest to use and manage. Additionally, it is one of the most stable solutions on the market and an undisputed price performance leader.

Open-E has over 27,000 world-wide installations in Fortune 500 organizations in over 100 countries for over a decade and has received numerous industry awards and recognition from PC Professional, Tom’s Hardware, Storage Awards, PC Pro and more.

Thanks to its reputation, experience and business reliability, Open-E has become the technology partner of choice for industry-leading IT companies such as Citrix, Intel, LSI, VMware, and Adaptec.

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