Open-E DSS V7 is a Linux-based data storage software ensuring Business Continuity, High Availability and centralized storage management. This unified file and block-level operating system provides support for multiple infrastructures such as 1GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE, FC, Infiniband, and offers NAS, iSCSI and Fibre Channel (both target and initiator) functionality in a single application. It is one of the most stable and secure solutions on the market, helping both SMBs and SMEs to implement high performing, yet cost-effective and robust data storage solutions.


Open-E DSS V7 contains the following high-end features, ideal for demanding virtualized environments, High Availability storage clusters, network environments with many clients, CCTV, backup and more:


  • Active-Active NFS and iSCSI Failover
  • Active-Passive NFS and iSCSI Failover
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Continuous data protection
  • Volume replication
  • Multiple scheduled snapshots
  • Hyper-V cluster support
  • VMware Ready and Citrix Ready





Open-E, Inc. is a company focusing on IP-based storage management software. It is well known for its Open-E Data Storage Software V7 (DSS V7), a file and block storage management software that supports NAS storage, InfiniBand and FibreChannel. The software is iSCSI Active-Active Ready for high-availability and additionally provides Remote Mirroring for disaster recovery, WORM (Write Once Read Many) support for digital archiving, and NDMP (Network Data Management Protocol) support for universal backup. Open-E's philosophy is simple: develop the best software in the industry, use the latest technology and maintain a competitive edge in all market areas - benefiting customers and partners.