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About us


Starline Computer has more than 30 years of professional experience with data storage systems - having been in the storage and server business since 1982. We are one of the first companies to completely dedicate ourselves to storage and server solutions. This guarantees our partners a maximum of competence.

Starline provides complete virtualization and storage solutions such as SAN, RAID, NAS, IP storage, servers, tape libraries and autoloaders, RAID controllers, FC switches, backup software, HBAs and more.

Experience since 1982 - Milestones of Starline Computer GmbH


1982 Foundation of the "Computer Speichersysteme GmbH“ in Leinfelden/Echterdingen near Stuttgart
1990 For "Computer Speichersysteme GmbH“ becomes the "Starline Computer GmbH"
1992 Development of SCSI storage solutions with printer port
1994 Starline brings the first Infortrend SCSI RAID controller to the European market
1997 Starline brings the first ATA disk-based RAID systems from easyRAID
2001 Company headquarter moved to Kirchheim unter Teck to larger premises
2003 Starline brings the first internal Areca RAID systems to the European market
2004 Starline introduces the first RAID level 6 PCI controller from Areca
2005 QLogic honours Starline as "EMEA Signature Partner" of the Year
2005 Expansion of the company headquarter with additional office and warehouse space
2008 Starline brings the first NASdeluxe iSCS /NAS systems on the market
2009 Establishment of teh department "Enterprise Storage Solutions" to advice customers with complex storage solutions
2010 Starline becomes a direct partner of Toshiba
2010 Starline becomes VMware partner „Enterprise Solution Provider“
2010 Starline brings the first Zealbox server based on Supermicro to the market
2011 Open-E awards Starline as the first european „Gold Partner“
2012 Starline becomes DataCore partner „Systembuilder“
2012 Starline becomes a direct partner from Seagate
2012 Veeam awards Starline with the „Veeam Gold Pro Partner“ status
2013 Starline becomes a „Citrix Ready Partner“
2014 Dr. Tim Ganser joins the company as managing director
2014 Infortrend celebrates its 20th anniversary with Starline as most experienced distributor
2015 The Zealbox Server from Starline are certified for DataCore, FalconStor, VMware and Windows Server 2016
2015 Starline becomes „DataCore Silver Solution Partner“
2016 Starline is the first “Open-E Platinum Partner“ worldwide
2017 Employees from sales and production reach 20 years of service with the company
2017 Starline delivers first GPU server
2018 Starline becomes „DataCore Gold Partner“
2018 Starline debuts Object Storage Solution on "Ceph Days 2018 Germany"
2018 Two employees from sales reach 25 years of service with the company
2018 Starline's quality management system is certified according to ISO 9001