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Modular designed Gooxi Storage Platforms, Single- and Multi-Node-Servers as well as Blade Servers will be completely configured and optimized by Zstor for the European Market

Kaarst, 8th of June, 2018

Operators of data centers, such as hosting or cloud provider, but also IT departments of universities and research institutes require performance based, proven and easy to service systems for their server and storage requirements. Zstor, as an innovative company within Central Europe, expands their portfolio of professional servers and storage systems with products developed by Gooxi, one of the leading Chinese manufacturers of modular storage and server platforms as well as blade systems. Based on Gooxi’s barebones with Intel Purley platforms Zstor offers instantly customized server and next generation storage solutions, using up to Intel’s scalable processors and State-of-the-Art SAS 12G SSDs and hard disk drives. Gooxi’s storage and server platforms build the base for Zstor’s tailor-made Software Defined Storage solutions.

Gooxi – A leading Chinese manufacturer likes to increase businesses via Zstor within Europe

Shenzhen Guoxinhengyu Technology Co. Ltd. (Gooxi) established 2009 in China offers sophisticated server and storage barebones to OEM and ODM partners. With more than 100,000 systems per year, Gooxi is one of the major players in the Far East IT industry and one of few manufacturers, designing and producing chassis and backplanes as well as motherboards on their own. A focus sets Gooxi on the modular design of barebones which depict not only a service-friendly platform, but also match to the requirements of applications by high flexible configurations.

Zstor - Partner for Gooxi systems in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

For direct sale, service and consultancy of Gooxi systems, Zstor now starts as authorized Gooxi integration and distribution partner. "Based on the server and storage platforms by Gooxi today we even better meet our customer’s requirements by flexible configurations ", said Helmut Kopel, Managing Director of Zstor GmbH signing the agreement with Gooxi. “Up to high-performance solutions using scalable processors from Intel, we can configure individually and flexible customer’s server and storage solutions and also combine this with service and support from one single source."

Zstor configures specialized servers according to customer‘s requirements

Best server and storage systems in rackmount format of 1U to 4U with one or two CPUs are available for entry level applications and will be equipped according to customer's request by Zstor with LAN interfaces, storage controllers as well as SSDs/HDDs. More powerful systems are configured with new Intel Xeon Scalable processors. In addition to multi-node servers running with two or four Intel Xeon E5-2600 server platforms, server blades up to 12 Intel Xeon E3-1200 modules for high-performance applications are available. Zstor’s systems are prepared for use in different system environments and are certified for the respective operating system, fully supported by Zstor’s single point of contact service and logistic strategy.

Save on service costs through exchangeable modular components

The modular design of the Gooxi server and storage platforms enables rapid service deployment in case of an error. In a few seconds the entire motherboard with all built-in interface cards can be replaced without removing the server chassis out of the rack. This enormously reduces the needed service time in case of an error and realizes a fast system recovery with a lowest downtime. Also the modular design of server and storage systems can fit to future requirements through an easy update.

Consulting, configuration, and service from one single source

Customer’s respective requirements define the configuration and installation of any Gooxi system deployed by Zstor. Optional warranty and services are available up to 60 months. The English and German speak technical support and service will be done directly by well-educated engineers by  Zstor’s headquarters for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Quotes can be requested from now on via a central email address .