Get ready to join the forces of Drobo storage and home media entertainment with our latest update that supports the new native Plex App for Xbox. With the Plex media server installed on your Drobo NAS (like our 5N model) and linked to your PlexPass and Xbox Live accounts, experience a superior interface for viewing content and streaming video from Xbox One and Xbox 360, making it even easier to share and access your entire video collection from anywhere on any device.
Plex is a media management system that makes your entire collection of digital files available to all media devices in your home, and is an excellent way to centralize and share your rich media content on a Drobo while redundantly protecting all your content from data loss in case of hard drive failure. The current Plex app update includes streaming high definition video on Xbox, with support for music streaming and photo sharing being announced in the future.
Plex app for Drobo is easy to use and utilizes standards-based DLNA technology to offer out of the box support by nearly all network enabled televisions and media devices. If you’re on the go, MyPlex offers access to all content stored on the Drobo to stream on mobile IOS and Android devices using a standard broadband internet connections.
Aiming to make your life easier, DroboApps add even more features and extend your Drobo NAS capabilities, not to mention are simple to use and easy to manage. The updated app is now available to download on your DroboDashboard, and be sure to check out this helpful blog post from Plex with more release info and a list of FAQ.