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Drobo B800i
7.1 out of 10

Drobo B800i

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Reviews and Problems with Drobo B800i

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Overall 10
10

After 1 year

K. Wiles "OCD TECH", Amazon
3 October 2014
  • Summary: Read the "Does what it was designed to do" from the Dell Pre-sales Engineer for a technical unbiased review. Have 4x of the B800i's. Running Server and Workstation Backup destinations, Live Data, and Replicated Live Data. Between all, there is around 85TB of RAW storage.
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Overall 10
10

Grade: A+

KMAC PRODUCTIONS, B&H Photo
30 September 2014
  • Excerpt: The B800i is a top notch unit capable of meeting the data storage needs of our organization, queit and easy to configure. used as a archive for student projects in our highschool level Film & Television course which has been reconized with many awards both state and national including from the...
  • Pros: Compact, Easy To Manage, Easy To Set Up, Fast, Highly Compatible
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Overall 2
2.0

Useful while it worked, but mine stopped working.

J. Scott "iocomposer", Amazon
18 August 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this 18 months ago and all was fine until the PSU failed, which apparently, they usually do. Data Robotics offered me a support plan to purchase which was just slightly less than the purchase of a new brand new unit.
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Overall 6
6.0

B800i good budget SAN for home or Small Business use

David Norman, Amazon
22 July 2014
  • Summary: Have owned the b800i for a coupe of not that now and I can say that their "beyondRAID" is the reason you buy a drobo. You can mix and match consumer drives if different sizes, speeds and brands without issues. That comes at a price..... And that price isn't money... It is speed.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Matthew Grant, Amazon
17 July 2014
Overall 10
10

Love It

Pegleg09, B&H Photo
7 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Setup is a easy. install drives and turn on. Setup iSCSI on my server and good to go. Very quick. Cut backups times from 13 hours to 5. Will alert me of any problems. Very Nice
  • Pros: Easy To Manage, Fast, Setup Is A Easy, Very Quick
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Overall 2
2.0

Steer clear of Drobo

Brent, Amazon
2 December 2013
  • Summary: Horrible customer service at Drobo. On top of that, It is over priced, and unreliable. I wouldn't use one of these even if it was given to me for free.
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Overall 10
10

Does what it was designed to do

justin russo, Amazon
23 November 2013
  • Summary: Please read this entire review for it contains with my actual use case in the home/small office via Mac, Windows and VMware virtualization. To begin, I’d like to mention that I am currently a Presales Engineer for a major partner of Dell computers and I sell all MD, EqualLogic and Compellent line of...
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Overall 2
2.0

A big pile...

I Review, Amazon
12 June 2013
  • Summary: I've worked in the IT field since 1997, I've done a little bit of everything over the years, from software development to desktop management. Nowadays my primary responsibilities lie in managing servers and networking equipment.
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Overall 10
10

Keeps dropping offline

lizstl, Amazon
12 June 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this device purely for FTP. I've got a computer running FTP that drops files into my 800i. Before this, I had 2 computers each with a raid 0 and 5+ drives each. I then mirrored the two machines together. I wanted to switch to something that was less of a hassle and drobo looked great.
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