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2016

Drobo Releases DroboAccess for Secure and Simple Remote File Access

Remote File Access and File Sharing With end-to-end Encryption Ensures Complete Privacy SANTA CLARA, CA. – April 5th, 2016 – DroboTM, the maker of award winning storage arrays for businesses, professionals and consumers, today launched Drobo...

Drobo Unveils Best in Class 8 Bay iSCSI SAN Array With Data-Aware Tiering

Hybrid Drive Enabled B810i Delivers 5x Performance Increase over B800i, Ideal Solution for SMBs SANTA CLARA, CA. – February 23, 2016 – DroboTM, the maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals, today launched the Drobo B810i,...

Tech Company Drobo Hosts Change The Game High School Video Game Competition

January 30, 2016 (San Francisco, CA) - Students from all over the SF Bay Area participated in the Drobo Change the Game competition by playing SomaSim’s 1849 city simulation game. The event was sponsored by Drobo, a simple-to-use data storage compa...

Drobo and CONtv Partner to Bring Giveaways to Comic Con Fans

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - January 07, 2016) - Drobo and CONtv announced today a partnership to give away Drobo 4 Bay devices to a few lucky fans. Drobo, the leader in safe, easy to use expandable data storage and CONtv, the world's first Comic ...

2015

Drobo Announces the ‘What’s Your Favorite Holiday Moment’ Contest

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Drobo, the award-winning smart storage solutions company, announced today that they will be hosting its annual 'What's Your favorite Holiday Moment' photo contest. It will be a photo competition wh...

Drobo Announces Two New Executive Hires

Management Team Expanded to Support Rapid Growth in Sales and Employee Base SANTA CLARA, CA. – November 11, 2015 - DroboTM, the award-winning maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals, announced today recent additions to the...

Drobo Launches the World’s First 64TB NAS With Data Aware Tiering

SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwired – October 20, 2015) –DroboTM, the maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals launched the B810n hybrid storage system today. Built on the award-winning BeyondRAIDTM technology, coupled with hybri...

Drobo Closes Financing Round, Secures Line of Credit and Looks Forward to Enhancing and Expanding Its Data Storage Products

SANTA CLARA – September 29, 2015 – DroboTM, the award-winning maker of safe, expandable, and simple storage arrays for businesses, professionals and consumers, announced today the completion of its equity financing round led by Empire Capital Man...

Drobo Acquired by Investment Group Comprised of Seasoned Tech Executives

Leading Storage Array Company Spins Off from Connected Data to Fuel Next-Phase of Strong Growth SANTA CLARA – May 20, 2015 – DroboTM, the award-winning maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals, today announced that an inv...

Drobo Unleashes Its Largest, Most Powerful Hybrid Storage Array

Certified for VMware vSphere 6, Major Enhancements Boost B1200i Storage Capacity by 400% and Performance up to 800% SANTA CLARA – March 17, 2015 – DroboTM, the award-winning maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals, today...

2014

Drobo Launches World’s Highest Capacity Portable Storage Array

Drobo Launches World’s Highest Capacity Portable Storage Array New Drobo Mini 8TB bundle delivers an industry first for protected storage on-the-go SAN FRANCISCO – September 30, 2014 – Connected Data, the creator of the award-winning Drob...

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Revolutionary Drobo Update Combines User Data and Time Machine Backups

Revolutionary Drobo Update Combines User Data and Time Machine Backups New feature eliminates the clutter and cost of a separate Time Machine drive SAN FRANCISCO – August 13, 2014 – Connected Data, the creator of the award-winning Drobo lin...

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Drobo Redefines Storage for Creative Professionals with First Ruggedized and Portable all Flash Array

Drobo Mini with SSDs Delivers Maximum Speed and Data Protection SAN FRANCISCO – July 29, 2014 – Connected Data, the creator of the award-winning Drobo line of smart storage solutions, today announces the launch of its Drobo Mini with Solid Sta...

New Drobo 4-Bay Storage System is Now Available for Immediate Shipment

Customer Loyalty Program also Available SAN FRANCISCO – June 3, 2014 – Connected Data, the creator of the award-winning Drobo line of smart storage solutions, announces its newest 4-Bay Drobo is now shipping for the new low price of $349 USD...

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Best Selling 4-Bay Drobo Storage System Gets 3x Performance Boost, New Features and Affordable Low Price

Customer Loyalty Discount Program and Seamless Upgrade Path for First and Second Generation Drobo Owners Also Announced. SAN FRANCISCO – March 26, 2014 – Connected Data, the creator of the award-winning Drobo line of smart storage solutions, t...

2013

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Drobo Launches New DroboApp Platform to Expand Functionality with Third Party Applications

Platform Features 15 Popular Applications Including Plex, Barracuda Copy and ElephantDrive SAN JOSE, Calif. – Dec. 17, 2013 – Drobo – maker of award-winning smart storage arrays – has launched a new DroboApp platform to deliver added funct...

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New Drobos Address Evolving Digital Storage Needs for Leading Video Professionals, Film Producers and Multimedia Production Studios

More than 10,000 Video Professionals Now Using Drobo to Ease the Storage, Protection, Access and Editing of Video as the Industry Rapidly Evolves San Jose, CA - May 9, 2013 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses an...

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Music Choice Selects Drobo to Protect Audio and Video Files Streamed to Millions Nationwide

Drobo B1200i Delivers Easy and Robust Backup Solution for Large Scale Operation San Jose, CA - April 18, 2013 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced that Music Choice®, the multi...

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Drobo Delivers Media, Mobile and Cloud Storage Capabilities with New Application Platform and Partnerships

Drobo Ease-of-Use and Affordability Extended to Cloud for Easier Data Protection and Sharing, and to On-Premise and Mobile Devices for Media Access and Streaming San Jose, CA - March 28, 2013 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage produ...

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Drobo Reaches Milestone by Surpassing One Exabyte of Storage

Drobo’s Customers in the SMB and Creative Professional Markets Benefit from the Company’s Years of Developing Fast, Easy and Efficient Storage San Jose, CA - March 13, 2013 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for ...

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Barracuda Networks and Drobo Partner to Provide Ubiquitous Data Access for Drobo Users with Barracuda’s Copy

Copy, a Barracuda Service, to be Integrated with the Drobo 5N Storage Device, Enabling Cloud Accessibility and Storage Campbell, CA, and San Jose, CA - February 20, 2013 – Barracuda Networks Inc., a leading provider of security and storage sol...

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Drobo Announces ‘What Would You Do With 100 Drobos?’ Contest Success

Drobo 'What Would You Do With 100 Drobos' Contest Winner, GoodMakers Films, Shares Drobos with Charitable Causes in Africa SAN JOSE, CA – January 24, 2013 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals,...

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Drobo 5N Now Shipping – More Advanced and Speedy Networked Drobo Further Extends New Product Family and Technologies

The Industry's First Networked Storage with Advanced SSD and Tiering Support and Enterprise-Grade Data Protection Features, The New Drobo 5N Delivers Easy, Affordable Capacity and Performance for the Connected Home or Small Office SAN JOSE, CA –...

2012

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Drobo Continues to Launch “The Future of Storage” with New Networked Drobo 5N

More speed, greater data protection, and seamless SSD support build on Drobo's ease-of-use and flexibility SAN JOSE, CA – December 13, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced ...

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Drobo Survey Reveals Small Businesses Slow to Adopt Public Cloud Storage in 2013

More than half of respondents choose hybrid storage with auto-tiering to meet requirements; performance remains a key challenge for data protection SAN JOSE, CA – December 5, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for bus...

“Big, Big Drobo Giveaway” of Drobo Mini and 5D Systems plus Grand Prize

Winners every week and then a grand prize of $2013 to celebrate on New Year's Eve! SAN JOSE, CA – November 27, 2012 – The holiday season brings family and friends together and they take lots of photos and videos to capture fond memories. These ...

Drobo Invites Fans to “Take a Drobo to Work” and Win a New Drobo

Fans of Drobo refer their IT friends and both of them are rewarded SAN JOSE, CA – November 27, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, announces the “Take a Drobo to Work” pr...

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Highly Anticipated Drobo Mini and Drobo 5D Storage Arrays Now Available

New products embrace SSD and Thunderbolt speed - ideal for creative professionals, media and Mac enthusiasts SAN JOSE, CA – November 2, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announce...

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Demand for Drobo Continues to Grow with New Customers and Technology that Raise the Performance Bar

Accelerated speeds, new automated SSD tiering fuel business product growth and record backlog for world’s easiest storage SAN JOSE, CA – October 23, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professi...

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Drobo Further Extends Auto-Tiering Capabilities with New Hybrid Storage Systems

Industry-first Drobos for Business automate the best of hard drives and SSDs in one box at an unprecedented price SAN JOSE, CA – October 10, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today i...

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Drobo B1200i Wins Gold at 2012 ABA Stevie Awards

Drobo honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in 2012 American Business Awards SAN JOSE, CA – September 18, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, was selected as the Gold Stevie® Award win...

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Drobo Refreshes Flagship Drobo B1200i SSD

New Drobo B1200i SSD refresh dramatically boosts performance by affordably combining SSDs with high-capacity drives SAN JOSE, CA – August 21, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today ...

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Drobo Announces that Highly Anticipated Drobo Mini and 5D Pre-Orders Begin Today

Faster, smaller, more flexible Drobos include Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, SSD support, and new extended warranty SAN JOSE, CA – July 24, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced t...

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ESG Lab Report Confirms Drobo B1200i Performance, Ease-of-Use, and Advanced Features for SMBs

Speed and scale impress as automated SSD-tiering boosts performance SAN JOSE, CA – July 10, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced the results of an Enterprise Strategy Gr...

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Next-Generation Drobos Once Again Redefine Personal and Professional Data Storage

New Drobo 5D and Drobo Mini to deliver industry firsts with automated SSD integration, Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 interfaces, and world’s smallest, full-featured storage array SAN JOSE, CA – June 21, 2012 – Drobo, maker of award-winning d...

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Thunderbolt-Enabled Drobo Storage To Be Shown in Intel Booth at COMPUTEX TAIPEI

Drobo adding support for both Apple and Windows computers in future Drobo storage arrays SAN JOSE, CA – June 5, 2012 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, will be demonstrating future Drobo ...

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Drobo B1200i System Achieves VMware Ready Status

The Drobo B1200i with its unique combination of SSD-accelerated performance and automated tiering now has VMware vSphere 5.0 certification SAN JOSE, CA – May 24, 2012 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and ...

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Drobo Announces Automated Data-Aware Tiering with “No IT Required”

Industry-first technology allows small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to easily and affordably utilize solid state drives (SSD) SAN JOSE, CA – April 26, 2012 – Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and prof...

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Drobo Delivers Proven Business Storage Solutions Through Industry-Leading Partnerships and Web-Based Resources

Customers cite significant time and money savings using Drobo-based virtualization, cloud and backup solutions SAN JOSE, CA – March 29, 2012 – Drobo, maker of the award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today anno...

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Drobo and Acronis To Provide Optimized Data Protection Solutions

Industry leaders combine to offer easy-to-use, affordable, enterprise-class technology to organizations managing physical, virtual or cloud environments with limited IT resources SAN JOSE, CA – March 29, 2012 – Drobo, maker of the award-winn...

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