Drobo 8D Wins Stevie® Award for Hardware Storage Product

Drobo Recognized for Third Consecutive Year at the American Business Awards®

SANTA CLARA, CA. – May 7, 2019 — Drobo, the maker of award-winning storage solutions for businesses, professionals and consumers, is pleased to announce that the Drobo 8D, direct attached storage (DAS) solution, has won a Gold Stevie® Award in the Hardware Storage category at the 17th Annual American Business Awards. This is the third consecutive year that Drobo has won a Stevie® for its line of simple, safe, and secure storage solutions.

The American Business Awards are one of the world’s premier business awards programs. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 3,800 nominations were submitted this year for consideration.

The 8D is the fastest Drobo yet with two lightning speed Thunderbolt™ 3 ports and a feature set to supercharge creative workflows for media professionals, professional home users and small businesses.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized three years in a row by the judges of the American Business Awards. The 8D together with the 5N2 and 5C Stevie® winners in previous years, are a testament to our unerring focus on customer needs and our long-term pledge to keep them at the forefront of all product innovation and development,” said Mihir Shah, CEO of StorCentric, Parent Company of Drobo. “StorCentric is positioned to provide storage solutions for the complete workflow. We will achieve this vision with acquisitions being a key component of our strategy. We will incorporate software, hardware and service companies in order to build a platform to further support our customers.”

“The nominations submitted to The 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding. They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “The 8D in particular was recognized by the judges for its ability to provide an end to end storage hardware solution that helps customers easily access and manage their IT assets.”

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 11th. Tickets are now on sale.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2019 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.   

About Drobo

Drobo makes award-winning storage solutions that provide an unprecedented combination of data protection, expandability, and ease of use. Based on the patented and proven BeyondRAID™ technology, Drobo delivers the best storage experience ever for hundreds of thousands of consumers, professionals, and businesses. For more information, please visit: www.drobo.com

About StorCentric

StorCentric provides world-class and award-winning storage solutions for prosumers, SMBs and enterprise customers. Between its Drobo and Nexsan divisions, the company has shipped over 450,000 storage solutions and has won over 100 awards for innovation and solution excellence. StorCentric innovation is centered around customers and their specific data requirements, and delivers quality solutions with unprecedented flexibility, data protection and expandability. For more information, please visit https://storcentric.com

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com

Press Contact Information

Emily Gallagher

Touchdown PR

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