Open-E Intros Free Software

Company to offer free download of its highly successful DSS Lite IP storage management software for limited time

January 8, 2008

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Open-E, Inc., a leading developer of innovative storage management software, today announced that it will offer a free download of its premiere Data Storage Server (DSS) Lite IP-Storage operating system for a limited time to help kick start the new year. The DSS Lite for the Windows and Linux operating environments, will only be available to be downloaded and activated free of charge from January 7 to January 31, 2008 from The company will also make its software available to select partners, distributors, resellers and public servers during this period.

Open-Es DSS is an all-in-one, fourth generation OS software for centralized IP-storage management, combining full network attached storage (NAS) and iSCSI functionality. DSS offers outstanding price-to-performance, enhanced manageability, and increased productivity for applications ranging from file sharing, storage consolidation, backup and recovery, virtualization to replication. The activated DSS Lite version will be fully functional indefinitely and will be able to manage up to 2 TB of storage – however with limited technical support.

“The ever-increasing market acceptance of our Data Storage Server technology continually validates our many years’ of commitment to providing the best-in-class scalable storage management solutions for the SMB and SME markets. To help enable new users to recognize the power in our software, we are very excited to be able to offer our DSS Lite storage management software free of charge for a limited time to IT professionals and organizations around the world,” said Krzysztof Franek, President and CEO of Open-E. “We are confident that organizations of all sizes will discover how easily its flexible design will allow them to quickly install and create effective NAS and/or IP-SAN/iSCSI solutions that can adapt to and solve their simplest to the most complex storage needs, significantly increasing their workflow efficiency and ROI.”

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