Excerpt: Reasons not to buy drobo: 1. In the coarse of 2 year I had several RMA's for it going down. 4 days after the warranty ran out it died again. 2. Drobocare is highway robbery. People only pay $[$]a year because they know it's going to break again and they feel stuck. 3.
Pros: Nice Packaging
Cons: Customer support, Difficult To Use, False Advertizing, Unreliable
Summary: I've had a drobo fs for quite some time and I've really love it.... I would have given this no star if it was possible, but drobo has been good for the time I've had it. Only reason fur the low score is because of there SUPPORT, ONCE YOUR WARRANTY IS UP AND YOUR DROBO IS END OF LIFE SO IS YOUR...
Excerpt: We have had a Drobo Pro for over 6 years as a near line storage solution. While it does not have high speed transfer capabilities, it's design of a dynamic storage environment allowing easy expansion is phenomenal. As drive sizes increase you can just add single drives to increase capacity.
Pros: Easy To Set Up, Easy to use, High Capacity, Quiet
Summary: Our law firm purchased two of these and we have one in each of our two geographically separated offices. We are using Drobo Sync to synchronize the two devices. It was very simple to set up and manage.
If this was faster, it would be a five star product
Michael Hoffmeister, Amazon
7 January 2015
Summary: It was easy enough to set up and get going. I loaded 8 4TB NAS drives. It seems to be reliable but SLOW. You could use it for most applications but for disk intensive things like backup or video editing, it isn't cutting it. They supply a software dashboard but aside from setup, it doesn't do much.