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It has a Gigabit Ethernet Interface. I use it over my network. A Drobo as Unique as you Are Select from a wide selection of free DroboApps designed to give you the freedom to configure and customize your Drobo FS to meet your own unique set of requirements.

It’s all done with a single-click and you never lose access to your data. Rated 3 out of 5 by Kiwiphotog, from Drobo FS, so far so good. Switch back to single-drive redundancy at any time. Virtualization is what enables BeyondRAID to effortlessly change the data arrangement on the drives, for example, changing data stored as a mirror into data stored as parity stripe, without interrupting the user access to data. I’m using OSX 7.

Since Drobo is “Data Aware”, it tracks where data is on each disk, so it can differentiate between used and unused portions of disk. When sitting idle, Drobo FS will proactively examine the blocks and sectors on every drive, flagging questionable areas. Mixed Drive Capacity Utilization Grow storage to meet your data capacity needs with minimal effort.


So far so good, bit noisier than I expected, but easy to set-up, plug in and get going. Could do with another one as I have all the drive bays full! Rated 4 out of 5 by Milez from Works great, love the flexibility Love having a Drobo on the network, although speed is a bit slow. See any errors on this page? Overall it works really well with Bonjour Mounter, full rip dvd’s stream with no lag or jitter. Feeds movie files with no problems, and I think that when I am editing video it won’t be a problem.

Drobo BFS Manuals

You can add hard drives as needed, either to increase capacity, or in the event of disk guire, one of the raid disks can be dtobo independently from the others. The new drive just provides additional places to store data. The unique enclosure supports hot-swapping hard drives, letting you upgrade your setup on the fly, based on your increasing storage needs.

I am not sure why the drobo is so picky on drives. Thin Provisioning Thin provisioning is a technical term that describes how the BeyondRAID technology communicates with your operating system.

Drobo FS Manuals

Whatever system you have, it’s likely you’ll be able to connect to it over your network quickly and easily. Easy Expansion to 16TB Drobo FS holds up to five drives allowing you to effortlessly grow your storage to meet your data capacity needs. With Drobo FS, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is always maintained.



With most machines running Lion and Mountain Lion, out of Box setting up Drobo FS was nightmare but thanks to help from customer service from Drobo, after firmware update on Drobo FS and after download of the latest Dashboard interface applicationit has been working pretty good.

I tried to buy yser new PS over the counter.

I recommend this product wholeheartedly. To add capacity, simply insert a new hard disk or replace the smallest disk with a larger one, even when all five disk bays are full.

It gave up all of a sudden BeyondRAID automatically also reclaims space as you delete files. Since Drobo is a block level system, it easily adapts to almost any environment. This expedites gujde times and reduces your risk of losing data to an additional disk failure.

For more features have called CS and got a knowledgeable person to guide me through. This preemptive “scrubbing” helps ensure your data is being written only to the healthy areas of your drives.

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