October 08, 2008 17:36 ET

LINBIT HA Solutions GmbH Opens U.S. Subsidiary in Beaverton, OR

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - October 8, 2008) - LINBIT HA Solutions GmbH, the global technology leader in high-availability and disaster recovery solutions, has opened a subsidiary in Beaverton, OR. Kavan Smith and Brian Hellman will be heading the executive team for LINBIT's North American operations. Their expertise both in business and technology will provide LINBIT with the solid foundation needed to deliver enterprise-level solutions for a fraction of the price of the competition's offerings. "We are proud to deliver the best technology solutions for business continuity," stated Kavan Smith. "LINBIT knows that today's businesses are relying on their IT infrastructure now more than ever. Natural and man-made disasters add an extra level of complexity to nearly every firm's information operations and budgeting. We will make these problems become challenges of the past for our customers."

According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Storage Software Tracker, the worldwide storage software market experienced its 19th consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth in the second quarter of 2008 (2Q08) with revenues of $3.1 billion, a 14.2 percent increase over the same quarter one year ago. "We know that storage is an adapting beast in the business world. Our DRBD software will continue to address the challenges of availability, redundancy and scalability. As we progress we will improve and modify our offerings to ensure we deliver the best products and services to our customers," said Smith.

"Our U.S. subsidiary gives us a huge advantage, as of now, our support is available in time zones all over the North American continent. It will also help us to cope with the ever-growing amount of support queries resulting from our client-contracts in Japan, the U.S. and India," states Philipp Reisner CTO of LINBIT HA. "LINBIT employs the best developers in the DRBD community, we can offer the best support for highly-available cluster-solutions on the Linux platform worldwide," assures Reisner.

LINBIT's led the way in high-availability since 2001. Its longstanding experience makes it a leader in business uptime and continuity solutions. Built on a solid base of German software engineering and open-source technology, DRBD is the premier product for high-availability and data redundancy. For more information on how LINBIT can extend your IT infrastructure call 1-877-4-LINBIT or visit

Contact Information

  • Kavan Smith
    8152 SW Hall Blvd., Suite #209
    Beaverton, OR 97008
    Telephone: 1-877-4-LINBIT / 1-877-454-6248