croit joins The Ceph Foundation as a founding member


Ceph Day Berlin on November 12th 2018 – Today, at the beginning of Ceph Day, the Linux Foundation announced the founding of the Ceph Foundation, and we are pleased that croit is also joining the Ceph Foundation as a founding member.

The Ceph Foundation is a directed fund under The Linux Foundation. It provides a neutral home for the Ceph community to collaborate and grow, and is supported by members across multiple industries.

With this step, croit GmbH expresses its trust in Ceph as an innovative storage technology and at the same time takes the opportunity to involve even more in the future development of Ceph for the benefit of its customers.

The official announcement of the Linux Foundation as well as further details can be found at

About croit: croit GmbH was founded on January 31st, 2017 as a young start-up in the area of scale-out storage by the founders Martin Verges, Paul Emmerich and Matthias Grandl. Martin and Paul can already look back on more than five years of experience in operating Ceph Storage in the data center environment. In its first business year, the company has already won numerous national and international customers and benefits from a strong response. Meanwhile, we provide customers in EMEA, USA, and New Zealand with our solutions, consulting, and training.