This 8D was created to meet the need for data intensive workflows. With lightning speed ThunderboltTM 3, the Drobo 8D is the fastest, and largest capacity direct attached Drobo yet. The Drobo 8D allows for the creation of 16 volumes with up to 128TB, with a total storage pool of 256TB.
Drobo 8D comes with an Accelerator Bay in a rear mounted slot for an SSD to enable the patented Drobo Accelerator Cache technology. The Drobo Hot Data Cache keeps a copy of your most frequently accessed transactional data so that it can be delivered at blazing fast speeds. The Drobo 8D is also the only Drobo with the new Intelligent Volume Management technology, which allows for the flexibility of manual and automated management of storage pools.
Creative professionals will experience the editing power for media rich, high resolution workflows with the protection of Drobo’s patented BeyondRAID technology. The 8D is also ideal as primary storage for SMBs requiring reliable, easy to use, high capacity solutions.
- 8 Bay direct-attached storage (3.5” SATA HDD & 2.5″ SSD)
- Power of dual, Thunderbolt™ 3 ports (macOS only)
- NEW Intelligent Volume Management
- SSD Accelerator Bay for a performance boost
- 128TB Volume support, 256TB Storage Pool
- Supports a 5K display or 2, 4K displays
Laptops and computers with Thunderbolt 2 ports will require a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 adapter.