Open-E All-In-One Universal Storage Operating System Strategy Unveiled at CeBIT 2013

Open-E DSS V7, backed by 27,000 installations, to launch Hyper-V Cluster Support and Multiple Storage Server Manager for simplified central management of all storage resources.
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Feb. 27, 2013 - PRLog -- Hannover, Germany – February 26, 2013: Open-E (, a leading developer of innovative data storage software used for building and managing centralized storage servers, announced today its next generation strategy to bring Enterprise class storage management to the SMB and SME markets. At CeBIT 2013, Open-E will introduce Open-E Data Storage Software (DSS) V7 ( with Hyper-V Cluster Support and the new product Open-E Multiple Storage Server Manager (MSSM) for simplified central management of all storage resources, enabling virtualized storage management for Big Data and Cloud Computing. Open-E can be found at CeBIT in Hall 2, Stand A43 ( from March 5 until March 9, 2013.

“Exiting 2012 with continued excellent growth, Open-E is excited to bring this business success back to CeBIT, the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions, where we will demonstrate our commitment in providing affordable virtualized storage solutions that deliver superior performance and enterprise level reliability,” said Krzysztof Franek, CEO and president of Open-E. “Our All-in-One Universal storage systems strategy allows businesses of all sizes to leverage off-the-shelf servers to simply build and operate the virtualized storage infrastructure they need to support their Big Data, Cloud, and other enterprise applications.”

This strategy is backed by delivery of superior product functionality. Open-E is providing optimization of virtual storage environments by releasing full Hyper-V Cluster Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012 soon. This capability allows customers to set up a virtualized storage environment with no single point of failure, the highest reliability possible with server clusters, as well as outstanding price performance with an active-active iSCSI failover setup. In addition, Open-E is presenting MSSM to provide a centralized management tool. The MSSM dashboard creates a single view of all storage servers and resources saving time and operating expense by simplifying the process of managing tasks on selected servers. These product releases follow the recent announcement that Open-E DSS V7 achieved VMware Ready™ status, VMware’s highest level of endorsement, after a detailed validation process.

Concluded Franek, “These new product releases of Hyper-V Cluster support and MSSM for Open-E DSS V7 validates our ongoing commitment to deliver on our All-In-One Universal storage systems strategy of providing SMB and SME customers’ enterprise class solutions and performance at an affordable price point. Potential customers and partners at CeBIT should come to our booth to meet with our technical and business staff to get tips on increasing their storage performance and more information on Open-E’s family of products.”

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 technological partner of choice for industry-leading IT companies such as Citrix, Intel, LSI, VMware, and Adaptec.

For further information about Open-E, its products and partners, visit

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