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Open-E certifies GRAFENTHAL R2208 S2 storage server for Open-E DSS V7

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High performance storage system recommended for databases, NAS filer and iSCSI environments with Open-E’s data storage software

Atlanta, Georgia; February 12, 2016: – Open-E, a leading developer of innovative data storage software used for building and managing reliable NAS and SAN storage environments, announced today the successful certification of the R2208 S2 storage server by partner GRAFENTHAL from Germany. The system was tested according to specific integration and interoperability standards of Open-E’s technical specialists and passed all of them with excellent results.

The most powerful GRAFENTHAL server from the GRAFENTHAL server portfolio was developed for SMB companies and data centers. The system consists of high-performing and efficient state-of-the-art server technologies. The combination of purpose-oriented architecture and high-quality components ensures system stability and reliability. This is why the server is especially recommended for databases, NAS filer and iSCSI environments. 

The advantages of the GRAFENTHAL R2208 S2 with Open-E DSS V7 significantly showed during testing:

  • Hardware RAID10 for high performance, best IOPS ratio and data safety
  • Two 1GbE interfaces for independent connection to different networks or link aggregation for improved throughput
  • Active-Active or Active-Passive Failover for iSCSI and NFS
  • VMware Ready for virtual environments 

The GRAFENTHAL R2208 S2 is a well-equipped solution. Included are up to two Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 CPUs with 18 kernels each. Additionally, the server offers fast DDR4-RAM which can be upgraded to a maximum of 1,5TB with a total of 24 slots. Thanks to the 12-Gbit/s SAS architecture, SSDs are able to deliver highest transmission rates. In regards to network cards, options from 1GbE to 40GbE can be chosen.

Interested customers can now access the certification report for GRAFENTHAL R2208 S2 through the Open-E website:


About Open-E

Open-E is a well-established developer of IP-based storage management software. Open-E JovianDSS, Open-E DSS V7 and the free Open-E DSS V7 SOHO are robust, award-winning 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/