February 01, 2015 8:17 AM ET

Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals

Company Overview of Drobo, Inc.

Company Overview

Drobo, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells data storage products for small and medium businesses, and individual professionals worldwide. It offers data storage products for data protection, capacity adjustment, and application service level optimization. The company’s products include drives, desktop storage solution, and personal storage arrays. It also offers solutions for backup, replication, virtualization, media, and cloud services. The company sells its products through retail stores. Drobo, Inc. was formerly known as Data Robotics, Inc. and changed its name to Drobo, Inc. in July 2011. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in San Jose, California. As of June 2013, Drobo, In...

2460 North First Street

San Jose, CA 95131

United States

Founded in 2004





Key Executives for Drobo, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Architect
Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Operations
Senior Director of APAC Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Drobo, Inc. Key Developments

Music Choice Selects Drobo to Protect Audio and Video Files Streamed to Millions Nationwide

Drobo announced that Music Choice has leveraged Drobo's B1200i series to back up and protect more than 200 Terabytes of audio and video content so that it can better keep pace with the growing demand for its music while ensuring high availability and data protection. The B1200i proved a strategic plus for Music Choice's business because the company was able to install the high-density units easily and manage them from a single interface at a low cost per terabyte in addition to accelerating the access to the music and video data. Built on proven BeyondRAID technology, and now coupled with new and innovative SSD-accelerated storage and Automated Data-Aware Tiering, the Drobo B1200i delivers a level of automation and technical sophistication usually reserved for more expensive enterprise solutions. In an independent test by ESG Labs, the B1200i proved strong streaming performance of nearly 300 MB/sec for data protection, video on demand, and other capacity-oriented applications.

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