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Increased Capacity for QA

“We have increased our capacity for development and QA with Drobo.”

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Senior IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Reduce backup time by 25%

“[Drobo] reduced backup time by 25%. [It is] easy to use. Set it and forget it.”

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Bill Olmesdahl, IT Manager, Stelter Co. Inc.

Dual-Disk Redundancy Safely Consolidates Your Storage

“We have dual-disk redundancy with Drobo now. In the past, our data was stored on individual drives across multiple machines.”

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Engineer, S&P 500 Electronics Company

No data loss from failed drives, and easy drive replacement

“We have zero loss from failed drives; Drobo’s easy hot-swap makes replacing failed drives something anybody can do.”

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Network Administrator, Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Easy to Implement on a Daily Basis

“We have confidence and ease of mind that our data is safe. With its simple and efficient management, it’s just easy to use and easy to implement on a daily basis. We love Drobo.”

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IT Professional, Small Business Computer Services Company

Increased Data Retention

“We have increased video and backup retention with Drobo. "

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System Administrator, State & Local Government

Fast expansion time vs. other systems

“The time to expand Drobo is very low compared to other systems.”

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IT Specialist, Non Profit

Robust solution to comply to clients' demands

“Drobo is the robust back-up solution for our data needs. Scalable and resilient, it has allowed us to comply with clients’ demands for safe data.”

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Project Manager, Small Business Media & Entertainment Company

Low OS and Management Overhead

“Drobo allows us to have low OS and management overhead; we are able to have lots of affordable storage in an inexpensive Mac-Mini.”

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Chief Information Officer, Small Business Media & Entertainment Company

Online Access to File Collection

“[Drobo grants us] online access to a vast and expanding collection of sound files.”

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Edmund Eagan, Audio Producer, Twelfth Root

Sync Your Drobos Worldwide

“We like the ability to sync our Drobo to another Drobo worldwide”

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Business Professional, Small Business Electronics Company

Works with Little to No Intervention

“We like Drobo’s ease of use. It simply works – with little or no intervention.”

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Learning & Technology Media Services, IT Manager, University College London

Reduced Storage Footprint

“We reduced our server + storage footprint from rack system with RAID to desktop and Drobo only. "

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IT Manager, Small Business Media & Entertainment Company

Reliable Backup with Expanded Options

“Drobo gives us reliable backup with expanded storage options.”

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Senior IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Many benefits from one machine

“Drobo provides us with:

  • Speed of backup
  • Reliablility
  • Mix and match drives
  • Beyond raid capability"
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Kawa Rahimi, IT Manager, Anesco Limited

Reliable Backup over a Network

“With Drobo, we now have reliable backup and are able to share large amounts of data over a network”

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IT Professional, Small Business Media & Entertainment Company

Reduce Restore Time from Days to Minutes

“Local Drobo storage reduces data restore time from days to minutes.”

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Engineer, Global 500 Aerospace & Defense Company

Easy to deploy and expand

“Drobo made it easy to deploy new storage quickly. It is even quicker to expand!”

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IT Manager, Small Business Telecommunications Services Company

Stable, centralized video archive

“Drobo is a stable, centralized video editing archive shared by multiple of our editors.”

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IT Manager, Educational Institution

Real-time data access

“Automated backup/replication from DVD to live access. Which means not having to comb through thousands of DVDs to just browsing a directory for the needed recording.”

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IT Specialist, State & Local Government

Improved Security without Sacrificing Speed

“Drobo improved the security and accessibility of data without sacrificing the speed of setup and ease of maintenance.”

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Chief Technology Officer, Small Business Media & Entertainment Company

Expand Network Storage by TBs

“[We] easily expanded our network storage capacity by 6TB [with Drobo].”

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Martin Huijgen, Network Administrator, Beco

Peace of Mind for Storage

“Drobo gives us peace of mind of storage of archival projects, and quick access to past projects.”

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Dan Powers, Owner, Dan Powers Sound+Vision

Hot Swap Saves Time and Data

“Hot swap with Drobo has saved us many hours of lost data recovery.”

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IT Manager, Educational Institution

Capacity enough for Veeam backup

“Drobo provides enough large capacity for long VEEAM backup rotations.”

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Network Administrator, Small Business Energy & Utilities Company

Significant Reduction in Downtime

“[We] reduced down time exponentially (our previous NAS required 7 RMA’s and 13 support calls in its 4 year life span). The only downtime with Drobo was a setup issue on our first one.”

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Matt Hornsby, IT Manager, Fotoprint

Flexible storage changes as needs change

“[We] gained flexible storage [with Drobo] which can fill our immediate need for additional space on one server, and be used in other ways as our needs change.”

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William Hopper, Network Administrator, Southern College of Optometry

Allowed for migration to Hyper-V VM environment

“Allowed me to move our fileserver into a Hyper-V VM environment running on the Drobo; greatly expanding our usable storage space.”

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Network Administrator, Educational Institution

Mix and Match HDDs to Easily Increase Storage

“We love the possibility of easily mixing and matching HDD’s and increasing our storage if necessary.”

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Business Professional, Small Business Media & Entertainment Company

Easy to Set Up and Manage

“Drobo is easy to setup and easy to manage.”

Source:
IT Professional, Educational Institution


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