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LINBIT Demonstrates Always Available Data at Scale 16x Expo, Booth 304

Enterprise Customers Choose LINBIT for Mission Critical High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions

BEAVERTON, Ore., Mar 6, 2018 — LINBIT, the de facto standard in open source High Availability (HA), Disaster Recovery (DR), Software-Defined Storage (SDS), and the force behind the renowned DRBD® software, today announced that it is a Silver Sponsor of Scale 16x, the Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo. LINBIT will be exhibiting at Booth 304 and demonstrating how the most demanding enterprises and cloud providers can use open source technologies to provide application uptime while preventing data loss.

Held at the Pasadena Convention Center, March 8-11, 2018, Scale 16x is the largest community-run conference in North America focused on open source and free software.

The LINBIT DRBD software has been part of the Linux kernel since 2009 helping the open source software movement to challenge proprietary solutions for the most demanding enterprise workloads. LINBIT’s customer base includes household names such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, ING Group, Vodafone, Porsche, The Max Planck Institute, Ericsson, T-Mobile, NTT and the National Library of Medicine.

Adamson Systems Engineering keeps its mission critical applications, such as its ERP and VoIP systems, up and running by using LINBIT HA. Since implementing the LINBIT HA solution, Adamson has seen significant improvements in the performance of widely used internal applications. The ERP system, used by employees around the world, saw a 25% performance boost as compared to their prior solution.

Many Cisco customers rely on 99.999% availability to run enterprise, mission critical functions. LINBIT HA software has been embedded in appliances from Cisco’s Networking Management Group to allow enterprise data centers and service providers to ensure uptime. LINBIT HA allows services to recover from hardware or software failures automatically, often within seconds.

“Providing application uptime and preventing data loss are at the top of the must-have list for any data center or cloud environment, and Digital Transformation (DX) projects only increase the importance of these requirements.” said Brian Hellman, COO of LINBIT.  “LINBIT delivers on those needs while bringing the power, flexibility, and economics of the open source community, and its legendary service and support, to customers worldwide.”

With over 1.7 million downloads to date and over 10,000 downloads per month, LINBIT is a clear alternative to proprietary solutions for HA, DR, and SDS.

LINBIT is the force behind DRBD and the de facto open standard for High Availability (HA) software for enterprise and cloud computing. The LINBIT DRBD software is deployed in millions of mission-critical environments worldwide to provide High Availability (HA), Geo Clustering for Disaster Recovery (DR), and Software Defined Storage (SDS) for OpenStack and OpenNebula based clouds. Visit us at,, or LINBIT is Keeping the Digital World Running.

Kelsey turns her personal passion for connecting with people into a supporting LINBIT clients. As the Accounts Manager for LINBIT USA, Kelsey engages with customers to provide them with the best experience possible. From Enterprise companies, to Mom and Pop shops, Kelsey ensures the implementation of LINBIT products goes smoothly. Doing what is best for the client is her #1 priority.

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