Data Robotics Drobo FS Cloud Storage Device
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The Drobo, from Data Robotics, stores lots of files externally. The small black cube is loaded with up
to five HDDs, and they all work in tandem to keep your files safe. Data Robotic's new Drobo FS does
the same thing through the Internet cloud.
The DroboFS features the same five-drive setup, but the device’s only input is an Ethernet port, like a
server, so you don't hook this up to your laptop.
Your files can be viewed from PC, Mac, or Linux machines through remote access. An application
called Oxygen Cloud provides easy and secure access, and using the DroboFS with other cloud storage
companies is also possible.
The DroboFS is now available for $700 with no HDDs included, or at varying higher prices with the
Here's their full press release-
"SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire – April 6, 2010) – Data Robotics, Inc., the company that delivers
the best data storage experience, today introduced Drobo FS, a breakthrough Drobo designed for
simple, expandable file sharing. By providing network file sharing capabilities along with automated
data protection, the Drobo FS greatly simplifies shared storage for connected home, home office and
small office users. Based on the revolutionary BeyondRAID technology and a flexible platform for
adding features and capacity as needed, the Drobo FS can quickly and easily be customized and scaled
to meet current or future storage requirements.
“Adding to Data Robotics’ offeri