LINBIT Strengthens Global Presence Through Agreement with eCloudtech in China

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Companies Join Forces to Deliver Industry Leading Open Source Software Solutions in High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Software Defined Storage Solutions

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LINBIT Strengthens Global Presence Through Agreement with eCloudtech in China

LINBIT's DRBD software has a major influence in the worldwide Linux community and enjoys a wide customer base in China. -- Richard Ligong Qiu, CTO of eCloudTech

LINBIT, the leader in open source High Availability (HA), Disaster Recovery (DR), and Software-Defined Storage (SDS), is the power behind thousands of digital enterprises around the globe. Today, they announced a significant addition to their global presence with a new alliance with Nanjing, China based eCloud Technology (eCloudtech). The companies will cooperate to deliver the full suite of LINBIT products to the Chinese market. With hundreds of thousands of installations worldwide, LINBIT products represent the de-facto standard in the Linux market for mission-critical workloads in enterprise IT departments, cloud service providers, and digital organizations.

"LINBIT is the pioneer of SDS open source software. LINBIT's DRBD software has a major influence in the worldwide Linux community and enjoys a wide customer base in China,” said Richard Ligong Qiu, CTO of eCloudTech. eCloudTech is very glad to work with LINBIT to provide stable and mature Software Defined Storage products backed up with local technical support for Chinese customers. This cooperation allows eCloudTech the ability to better promote the development of open source storage software in China."

“Keeping the digital world running requires application uptime, data loss prevention, and flexible storage management in cloud environments,” said Philipp Reisner, CEO of LINBIT. “We are excited to team up with eCloudtech to  help accelerate digital transformation for customers in China.”

LINBIT boasts over 1.7 million downloads and claims a global installed base of market leaders including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, ING Group, Vodaphone, Porsche, Sears, Cisco, The Max Planck Institute,, T-Mobile, National Library of Medicine, and thousands of other organizations. Reliably supporting always-on applications and avoiding data loss are must-have requirements for all organizations with cloud computing infrastructure. The collaboration between LINBIT and eCloudtech extends always-on possibilities to more businesses around the world.
As a technical and sales certified LINBIT DRBD partner, eCloudtech is trained to provide enterprise level support to its subscribing customers. Customers can be confident that they are receiving the highest level of support to keep their data center up and running smoothly.  

About LINBIT (
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 based clouds. Visit us at,, or LINBIT is Keeping the Digital World Running.

About eCloudTech (
Nanjing eCloud Technology Co., Ltd. is a company specializing in IT infrastructure hardware and software development. The core technical team is comprised of senior level engineers coming from large multinational companies and who have experience in providing datacenter level Software Defined Storage solutions in cloud computing as well as big data environments. Data is the foundation of an enterprise's business so is an important core asset. eCloudTech's basic business scope is committed to developing and providing "out of the box” high reliability, high performance, cost-effective data management solutions targeting cloud computing infrastructure to protect this core asset. eCloudTech's two leading products, eCloud HPC (database appliance) and eCloud DPA (Backup appliance) already have many deployments in telecom, finance, government, power grid and healthcare sectors in China.

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