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My Drobo Has Been Ordered

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I’ve been mulling over for some time whether to purchase/evaluate the Drobo storage device. Up to now I’ve been put off by the lack of NAS support, as the device only supports USB2.0. However all that has changed; I read today that there’s now the DroboShare, which converts the Drobo into a NAS device. I’ve yet to see the full details (and I doubt the DroboShare will not be available some time in the UK) however this now justifies my purchase (as no-one has offered me one so far!).

The order is in – for Drobo and two 1TB drives. I can’t wait…

About Chris M Evans

Chris M Evans has worked in the technology industry since 1987, starting as a systems programmer on the IBM mainframe platform, while retaining an interest in storage. After working abroad, he co-founded an Internet-based music distribution company during the .com era, returning to consultancy in the new millennium. In 2009 Chris co-founded Langton Blue Ltd (www.langtonblue.com), a boutique consultancy firm focused on delivering business benefit through efficient technology deployments. Chris writes a popular blog at http://blog.architecting.it, attends many conferences and invitation-only events and can be found providing regular industry contributions through Twitter (@chrismevans) and other social media outlets.
  • Stephen Foskett


    Right on with the Drobo. It looks great! I noted the DroboShare in my blog today, too – hope you grabbed that discount code!


  • Chip


    I have a Drobo and I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Hope you do too! -Chip Paswater

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