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The Ecosystem of LinuxIO is growing - it is being used in many IP SANs, and LIO has been building a comprehensive partner network. If you'd like to be included here, please contact us.


LIO is used in many thousands of IP SAN deployments world-wide, together with pretty much all existing operating systems. Here is a brief cross-section of some of its users.

Buffalo TeraStation TS-VH and TS-X based on LIO. VMware ESX 4.0 and vSphere certification.
Datenwerk Datenwerk-IT complete non-stop systems based on LIO storage.
Digitally accurate Digitally Accurate non-stop storage solutions.
EMC Dedup appliances based on LIO.
Limelight Next generation infrastructure based on LIO.
Netgear ReadyNAS appliances based on LIO. VMware ESX 4.0 and vSphere certification.
Onstor LIO provides unified storage for ONstor filers.
Paralan Leading high-performance iSCSI to SCSI bridges.
Pelco Endura IP Video Surveillance products based on LIO.
Pure Storage The first all-flash enterprise array based on LIO. vSphere 5 certification.
QNAP Txx9 appliances based on LIO. VMware ESX 4.0 and vSphere certification.
Scale Computing Award-winning scale-out arrays based on LIO. VMware ESX 4.0 and vSphere certification.
Schwäbisch Hall Eternal (aka 1,500) year city archive based on LIO.
"LIO is as easy to use as IT should be, including its high-availability features - just like plug and play. 'Eternal storage' in minutes." Horst Bräuner, CIO
Synology Synology NAS appliances based on LIO. VMware ESX 4.0 and vSphere certification.


LIO has built an extensive partner ecosystem that helps building, extending and distributing our target framework. Here are some of the key members.

Arista Partner for high-performance 10 GbE switches.
Boston Strategic VAR for LIO based storage systems in Europe.
Brocade Partner for Fibre Channel technology.
Cisco Contributor of the FCoE fabric module.
Empalis Storage experts and service partner in Europe.
Eucalyptus Enterprise-grade technology solutions built on the open source Eucalyptus software for private and hybrid cloud computing.
Force-10 Long-time partner for high-performance 10 GbE switches.
Fusion-IO Partner for very high-performance flash memory based storage solutions.
Intel Partner and contributor for high-speed networking technology.
Linbit Long-time partner for high-availability clustering.
alt Mellanox Partner for InfiniBand fabric support.
NTT Labs Partner for IBM virtual SCSI fabric module.
QLogic Contributor of QLogic Fibre Channel HBA fabric module.
Red Hat Joint project to achieve 10 GigE line speed I/O for a single KVM VM.
Supermicro Strategic hardware partner for storage systems based on LIO.
SuSe Strategic software partner for LIO.
Xyratex Strategic platform partner.
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