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Open-E DSS V6

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The Open-E Data Storage Software V6 (DSS V6) is a unified file and block storage management operating system.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The Open-E Data Storage Software V6 (DSS V6) is a unified file and block storage management operating system (OS) that provides Network Attached Storage (NAS), iSCSI, InfiniBand and Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) functionality.

Open-E DSS V6 provides superior performance, security, and scalability at a fraction of the cost of alternative storage offerings. Advanced features of Open-E DSS V6 include Data and Volume Replication, Volume Snapshot, Automatic Failover for iSCSI Volumes, WORM and NDMP. Additionally, Open-E DSS V6 supports a wide variety of hardware RAID platforms. The versatility of the Open-E DSS V6 also allows users to combine NAS systems with iSCSI SAN systems, and provides built-in virus protection, while enabling the connection of multiple Network Interface Controllers, including Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel and InfiniBand. Open-E DSS V6 is easily downloaded to any hardware device for simplified access.

Minimum Hardware Requirements:

  • x86 - compatible PC
  • 1 GByte RAM
  • CPU (1 GHz or faster are recommended)
  • HDD (SATA, SAS, SCSI, ATA) / RAID / Fibre Channel / iSCSI Storage
  • Network Interface Card (multi-cards 1Gb/s recommended for bonding)

Features

Open-E DSS V6 includes NAS and iSCSI functionality and advanced features such as:

  • Installable on any media: internal HDD, RAID Array, USB, SATA and IDE DOM, or any other bootable media
  • Enhanced Graphical User Interface
  • Symantec Backup Exec backup agent (RALUS) to support versions 11, 12 and 12.5
  • Basic API Configuration
  • Improved random performance of iSCSI
  • Windows Server 2008 Clustering Support (persistent reservation SCSI-3)
  • Hardware RAID Support
  • Automatic Failover for iSCSI Volumes
  • Volume and Data Replication
  • Volume Snapshot
  • iSCSI Initiator / iSCSI Target
  • Backup Functionality
  • NDMP 3.0 Support
  • WORM (Write Once Read Many) Support
  • Shadow Copy of OS for System Update
  • Multiple Network Interface Card (NIC) Support
  • Network Bonding/Teaming
  • Task Mechanism with Scheduling
  • Network UPS Support
  • Fibre Channel Support
  • Multi-CPU Support
  • IP-SEC

Open-E DSS V6 will reach end-of-life on September 30, 2015. Upgrades to Open-E DSS V7 will be no longer avilable after October 1, 2015.