Open-E certifies EUROstor ES-8700CLB2U Cluster-in-a-Box with JovianDSS storage software

High Availability Enterprise solution now certified for ZFS-based Software Defined Storage environments

Atlanta, Georgia; October 12, 2017

Open-E, a leading developer of innovative data storage software today announced the successful certification of the ES-8700CLB2U system of Platinum Partner EUROstor with their product JovianDSS.Open-E JovianDSS delivers Software Defined Storage which results in a variety of different hardware requirements. To ensure compatibility and reliable storage environments, many partners offer storage systems that have been tested, benchmarked and certified by Open-E.

EUROstor’s ES-8700CLB2U is a 2U 24-SFF Bay Cluster-in-a-Box solution that offers High Availability in an active-active configuration. Combined with Open-E JovianDSS data storage software it is the perfect solution for mission-critical, enterprise-level storage applications. The server comes with two Intel® S2600TP Server Boards, each supporting dual Intel® Xeon® processors of the E5-2600 family.

Main features of the system:

  • Fully redundant and fault-tolerant

  • Support for hot-swappable controller nodes and storage drives

  • Two compute nodes, Active-Active configuration, each supporting two Intel® Xeon® Processors E5-2600 Product Family and up to 512GB of DDR4 memory

  • 10GbE, PCIe NTB or SAS link between nodes for communication and failover

  • Built-in LSI SAS3x36R SAS expander per node

„With our Cluster-in-a-Box solutions we are completing our cluster portfolio in a perfect way,” states Franz Bochtler, CEO of EUROstor. “From compact solutions with 2 or 4U to standard Shared Storage systems with JBODs and our Fibre Channel based Metro Cluster installations we are able to offer every customer a tailor-made solution – including on-site or remote installation.”

Krzysztof Franek, CEO and president of Open-E added: “With this new cluster option provided by EUROstor, customers can be sure to choose a reliable and perfectly supported storage solution.”

Detailed information on the ES-8700CLB2U is available in the full certification report: