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Open-E certifies server by Boston Server & Storage Solutions for JovianDSS

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Open-E benchmarks and certifies Boston's Igloo 4U-24T-Stor for Open-E JovianDSS software-defined storage 

Atlanta, Georgia; July 31, 2015: – Open-E, a leading developer of innovative data storage software used for building and managing centralized storage servers, and Boston Server & Storage Solutions, an international specialist hardware solutions provider, announced today the official certification of the Igloo 4U-24T-Stor based on Open-E JovianDSS – a complete solution for SMB customers with thin provisioning, compression and deduplication.

Boston's Igloo 4U-24T-Stor is a field-proven, reliable and cost-effective storage solution for small and medium-sized businesses. The server offers power efficiency, and meets virtualization and IO demands by leveraging hybrid storage, tiered storage and all-flash array.

As business-critical data in small and medium businesses expands continuously, Open-E and Boston have created a solution which allows organizations to implement storage environments such as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Compared to many traditional solutions, the storage system is VMware Ready and certified for the latest vSphere 6.0. Furthermore, the Igloo 4U-24T-Stor can be integrated with Citrix and Microsoft Hyper-V to meet different virtualization demands. The solution is a flexible base system that can be customized according to customer needs.

With the Boston Igloo 4U-24-Stor customers can benefit from a range of features, like:

  • Enhanced storage performance
  • Hardware independence
  • Flexible scalability
  • Optimization for Private Cloud
  • Simplified management
  • Tiered RAM and SSD Caching
  • Data compression and in-line deduplication
  • Thin provisioning and unlimited number of Snapshots

By including the abovementioned features, the system ensures highest reliability in various configurations.

When it comes to hardware components, the 4U-24T-Stor consists of a 4U Supermicro chassis which is equipped with 24 hard-drive bays complimented by a 400GB SanDisk Enterprise SSD for an L2ARC read cache and two 200GB SanDisk Enterprise Endurance SSDs used in a mirrored configuration as a ZIL write cache.

“Our engineers are constantly working on server certifications, so as to guarantee robust storage environments and compatibility with our partners’ systems”, states Krzysztof Franek, CEO and president of Open-E. “With Open-E JovianDSS customers have the opportunity to implement a flexible software-defined storage solution that offers many options in regards to hardware. This is why all selected partners offer Open-E JovianDSS Certified Servers which are tested, benchmarked and certified by Open-E.“

The full certification report is available on Open-E’s website: http://www.open-e.com/products/jovian-data-storage-software/certified-servers/ 

About Boston Server & Storage Solutions 

Boston is an international specialist hardware solutions provider headquartered in the UK with subsidiaries in Germany, India, Australia and the US who work with partners to provide turn-key systems for various markets and applications. The company operates heavily within a number of different industries; being uniquely placed to offer partners and their customers the latest in technology for testing real world applications – giving them the leverage over competition. More on http://www.boston-itsolutions.de/

About Open-E

Open-E is a well-established developer of IP-based storage management software. Open-E JovianDSS, Open-E DSS V7 are robust, award-winning enterprise storage applications which offer excellent compatibility with industry standards, and are the easiest to use and manage. Additionally, they are some of the most stable solutions on the market and undisputed price performance leaders.

Open-E accounts for over 27,000 installations world-wide and has received numerous industry awards and recognition. 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.

For further information about Open-E, its products and partners, visit http://www.open-e.com/