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Talk about maintaining a pace. Nearly a year to the day after the introduction of the original Drobo S comes this: the Drobo S. Er, the second generation Drobo S. As you could probably surmise from the title above, the only notable difference in Data Robotics' newest storage robot is the addition o...

November 16th 2010 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Did you buy one of those "quasi-RAID" storage devices over the last few years? You know, the ones that tried to squeeze a few hard disks into a shiny silver box and call it RAID? In many cases, those devices simply implemented RAID 0 (block-level striping without parity or mirroring) as a way to cre...

September 13th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

How would you like your choice of a brand-new Drobo S or Drobo FS? The Drobo S (valued at US$799) is a 5-bay storage solution featuring the Data Robotics BeyondRAID technology, with eSATA, FireWire 800, and USB 2.0 ports, The Drobo FS (valued at $699) includes 5 bays and a Gigabit Ethernet port for...

July 26th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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If you're an amateur or professional videographer and you'll be attending Macworld Expo 2010 in San Francisco this week, Data Robotics has a contest just for you. Come up with an original video (less than 60 seconds in length) that best captures the spirit of Macworld 2010, submit it to a special...

February 9th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Data Robotics has been quietly raking in the dough (and trying to match up supply with demand) ever since it launched its 8-bay DroboPro back in April, and now the company is making yet another bold move: doubling its product line. Starting today, the traditional 4-bay Drobo will be joined by the q...

November 23rd 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments