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Drobo B800i
7.1 out of 10

Drobo B800i

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Drobo B800i Review

StorageReview.com
21 January 2012
  • Summary: When it comes to ease of use and gigabit-saturating transfer speeds, the Drobo B800i doesn't disappoint. It took just minutes to get the system up and running and when disk failure was simulated, it was back at full operating speeds in no time.
  • Pros: Very good performance, even when in degraded modes, Fresh out of the box to online in a handful of minutes, Data-aware BeyondRAID can rebuild an array in a fraction of the time of normal RAID, Symantec Backup Exec, Veeam Backup, VMware vSphere, and Citrix XenServer support
  • Cons: Very good performance, even when in degraded modes, Fresh out of the box to online in a handful of minutes, Data-aware BeyondRAID can rebuild an array in a fraction of the time of normal RAID, Symantec Backup Exec, Veeam Backup, VMware vSphere, and Citrix XenServer support, High price tag, No 10G...
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 7
6.7
Performance 8
8.3

Drobo B800i

PC Pro
15 June 2011
  • Conclusion: Simplifies IP SAN deployment immensely and offers good performance, but it’s expensive and no longer unique
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