The Drobo family of data storage solutions is known for their affordable capacity and ease-of-use. Designed for the small and medium business and individual professionals, all Drobos provide redundant data protection without the complexities of traditional RAID. In addition to the online Drobo selection tool, here are some basics about each device:
The third generation of the original Drobo 4-bay remains true to the unique design and simplicity that has made Drobo the best desktop storage solution for storing and protecting all your data. Every Drobo comes with the revolutionary BeyondRAID storage technology that protects data against a hard disk crash. As long as you have more than a single disk in Drobo, all data is safe no matter which hard disk fails.
The Drobo 5D offers blazing-fast performance in a compact design. It was built from the ground up to meet the data storage needs of today’s media creators and demanding professionals. Leveraging cutting-edge Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity, along with the innovative use of Solid State Drives (SSDs), the Drobo 5D is the highest-performing personal storage array on the planet.
The Drobo Mini weighs less than 3 pounds when fully populated with 2.5″ drives. It is the ultimate, on-the-go storage companion, delivering the perfect combination of high performance storage and portability. It even has an optional carrying case available to hold the power supply, connectivity cable and Mini.
The Drobo 5N was designed to deliver the ultimate experience in sharing storage and accessing data on your network. With its Gigabit Ethernet port, the Drobo 5N is perfect for any connected home, home office, or small office environment. Just plug it into any switch or wireless router and you’re ready to go.
The Drobo B800fs optimizes sharing for your business. It delivers massive capacity with support for the largest drives available on the market. You can share all your important files with a seamless connection to your existing Ethernet network.
The Drobo B800i is the easiest to use iSCSI Array. It delivers advanced iSCSI SAN storage capabilities usually reserved for expensive enterprise solutions. From data protection to server virtualization, the Drobo B800i is optimized for the small business and provides fast and efficient storage for servers running many applications.
The Drobo B1200i is everything you’d expect from a Drobo and more. It provides reliable, high-performance, and self-optimizing storage for server virtualization, email, and data protection. It is optimized for businesses, delivering a level of automation and technical sophistication traditionally found only in more expensive enterprise solutions.
Regardless of which Drobo you choose, you will be able to enjoy an unprecedented combination of sophisticated data protection and management features. Drobo is simple enough for personal use, but powerful enough for business.