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All you can win with Drobo 5D3 Gold Edition

DAS (Direct-Attached Storage) devices have become an extremely necessary tool for those people who, for work reasons, need a lot of storage space, but also high levels of speed, expansion and protection for their files.

There are many professionals who use a DAS, especially those related to content creation, media professionals and collectors of multimedia files.

In DAS, applications and programs make data requests to the file system directly, so storage is local to the file system. In addition, with these devices it is possible to offer extra storage capacities, without renouncing to the bandwidth.

Drobo 5D3 Gold Edition

With the purpose of saving you searching and analysis time, today we present you one of the best performing DAS devices in the market in the last years: Drobo 5D3 Gold Edition, with Thunderbolt 3 compatible with USB 3.0 type-C port and 5 bays. It also includes premium DroboCare and 128 GB mSATA SSD. It supports up to (5) 3.5″ SATA hard disk drives and optional mSATA SSD boosts performance. Hard drives include Seagate IronWolf Pro Hard Drives with 64TB volume support.

This model is ideal for users who need agile working environments, and has been especially useful for high-definition video editors or those who need to store a large photo library.

With Drobo 5D3 Gold Edition you get multiple advantages:

Great capabilities: With multiple 5D3 arrays in a chain, you can have up to 300 TB of usable capacity and achieve maximum throughput by enabling the bi-directional 40 Gb/s performance of Thunderbolt 3.

A design thought to optimize performance: In the Drobo 5D3 hard disks can be inserted without carriers or screws and has a variable-speed cooling fan. This device was also designed to work on desks as it does in an office environment. If you like, you can dim the lights and configure drives to spin down when not in use.  

Automated Security: Thanks to the BeyondRAID technology, the Drobo 5D3 can offer all the guarantees of security with single- or dual-drive redundancy, and, to reassure you, can make backups of your personal and business data.

High Speed Power: To ensure this point, Drobo 5D3 offers high speed Thunderbolt and the latest generation USB 3.0 Type-C which is both fast and backwards compatible. It has dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, but up to six Thunderbolt devices can be connected to it and the bi-directional performance of Thunderbolt 3 allows all devices in the chain to achieve maximum throughput. It can support one 5K or two 4K displays (with a Thunderbolt base). It has 15W of power to slowly charge a Thunderbolt 3 laptop.

SSD Acceleration: Many devices of this type use either hard disk drives or SSDs to get high capacity and accelerated performance. However, the Drobo 5D3 Gold Edition uses both to guarantee great performance. By using a small form-factor mSATA SSD (card not included), it boosts performance of popular applications such as Apple Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Lightroom by up to 3X. In addition, the accelerator cache will dramatically speed up loading of large photo libraries and other I/O intensive operations, smoothing out your workflow and optimizing your productivity.

Power Failure Protection: Don’t worry if there is a power failure, your data will remain safe because the Drobo 5D3 includes a battery that protects all data, whether active or at rest. Even if the power system fails, the battery will protect everything until it restores power. 

Technical details of this product

Item model number                                  DRDR6A21-G10TB
Hardware platform                          PC, Mac
Item weight                                   8.5 pounds
Item dimensions                      10.3 x 5.9 x 7.3 inches
Item dimensions, length x width x height     10.3 x 5.9 x 7.3 inches
Batteries                                                                                   1 Lithium ion batteries required,                                                  included
Manufacturer   Drobo                        
ASIN                                                             B07TMBGQCV                                             
Date first available                                                                                                  June 28, 2019                                             

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