Drobo Wins “Best Business Storage” Category at the 2011 Macworld Awards


22nd of June, 2011 Bookmark and Share
LONDON, UK – June 22, 2011 - Drobo, the maker of multi award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, announced today that its DroboPros FS, now known in its next-generation as the Drobo model B800fs, has won the “Best Business Storage” category at the 2011 MacWorld Awards.

The Macworld Awards, now in its 16th year, recognises the finest products released to the Mac community over the past year. Winners were chosen by the Macworld editorial team and Macworld readers.

The Macworld judging panel said: “The high capacity of the DroboPro FS and the option of having a second unit for off-site backup, will appeal to organisations that need the maximum possible protection for their important data.”

Tom Buiocchi, CEO at Drobo, added: “The editors and readers of Macworld recognise that Drobo is completely reinventing the way businesses use storage. With Drobo B800fs, businesses can bypass the legacy storage limitations of RAID and benefit from a radically simpler, more flexible and more affordable storage experience.”

Drobo B800fs is currently available from Insight UK at a starting price of £1,466.99 excluding VAT. For a complete list of partners, please visit www.drobo.com/where_to_buy.

About Drobo
Drobo makes award-winning data storage products for Small and Medium Businesses and Individual professionals that provide an unprecedented combination of sophisticated data protection and management features, affordable capacity, and ease-of-use. Based on the patented and proven BeyondRAID™ technology, Drobo's ability to deliver 'Big Storage in a Small Box' creates the best storage experience ever for small and medium businesses and hundreds of thousands of individual professionals worldwide, who use it to support their file backup and media archiving, server virtualisation, and email application needs. To learn more, visit http://www.drobo.co.uk or follow us on Twitter @drobo.
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