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Case Study: State & Local Government


  • Purchased their Drobo SAN for the following reasons:
    • Reduce storage management complexity
    • Improve backup reliability

Use Case

  • Has 1,001-5000 employees.
  • Generates most of the data stored on their Drobo SAN with the following applications:
    • Microsoft-based File Server
    • Symantec Backup Exec
  • Selected their Drobo SAN over the following storage solutions:
    • Dell EqualLogic
    • Dell PowerVault


  • Rated the importance unique BeyondRAID features as a 10 (extremely important) on a scale from 1-10 in their decision to purchase their Drobo SAN.
  • Saved $25,000 – $50,000 with Drobo SAN versus traditional SAN storage alternatives.
  • Saves 25 hours per week by managing storage using their Drobo SAN.


“We’ve improved backup reliability and flexibility at a very economical price point.”

“Do not hesitate, buy one. At the cost this is a no-brainer for the piece of mind you will enjoy.”


TechValidate Survey of a State & Local Government

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