This designation indicates that DSS V6 (Data Storage Software V6) has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List.
Passing the extensive VMware specified testing helps ensure that Open-E Data Storage Software V6 (DSS V6) offers the best use with VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.
The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 1,300 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.
More information about DSS V6 at http://en.open-e.com/news/press-releases/2010/open-e-data-storage-software-v6-dss-v6-achieves-vmware-ready-status/