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All Drobos are excellent destinations for backup data. Not only are Drobos remarkably easy to use, but you can instantly and infinitely grow storage capacity, ensuring that you always have enough space to back up important data.
Backing up your PC to your Drobo is as easy as using Drobo. Now bundled with Drobo, Drobo S, Drobo FS, and Drobo B800fs. Consult the Drobo PC Backup How-To Guide for details.
If you have just one computer that you need to back up, you can connect your Drobo or Drobo S directly to the computer using a USB, FireWire, or eSATA cable. Drobo PC Backup ensures that all of your valuable data is automatically backed up to your Drobo.
If you have a Drobo FS or a Drobo B800fs connected to your network, you can back up your computer to an available network share. A networked Drobo allows you to back up multiple computers to their own shares.
Fully Automated to Ensure You're Always Protected
Drobo PC Backup automatically detects and backs up incremental file changes. A real plus for people on the move, the Plug & Protect feature detects when you connect your PC to your Drobo and automatically backs up all changes that occurred since the last connection.
Drobo PC Backup lets you automatically keep a secondary backup to protect against theft, fire, flood, or other natural disaster. You can easily choose to back up to one Drobo and simultaneously back up to a second Drobo or other external drive.
What About Backing Up my Mac?
Time Machine is the easiest backup solution for the Mac—it's built into the operating system. Direct-attached and file sharing Drobos support Time Machine.
To find out more about getting Drobo PC Backup, consult the FAQ.
Licenses Bundled with Drobos
Customers who purchased a Drobo, Drobo S, Drobo FS, or Drobo B800fs after July 6, 2011, are entitled to free licenses as follows:
Note: Additional Drobo PC Backup licenses can be purchased at DroboStore.com.
Supported Operating Systems
Minimum System Requirements