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Drobo B800i 8-bay iSCSI Storage Array, Gigabit Ethernet

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  • DR-B800I-2A21
  • 2 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports
  • USB 2.0 port for management
  • 3.5"
  • 2 years limited

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Drobo delivers "big storage in a small box" to create the best storage experience ever for small and medium sized businesses and departments at larger enterprises. Built on proven BeyondRAID technology, Drobo redefines IT economics by delivering award-winning iSCSI SAN storage and advanced capabilities usually reserved for more expensive enterprise solutions. Drobo iSCSI SAN storage is designed to provide reliable and high performance storage to servers running business-critical applications like data protection, email, and server virtualization. It connects seamlessly to your existing TCP/IP network and utilizes the industry-standard iSCSI protocol to provide simple, consolidated storage for your servers.

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Port RJ-45
2 x 10/100/1000M
Port eSATA
USB 2.0
HDD Interface
3.5" 8 x SATA (8 x Bay)


Form Factor
Operating System
Operating System Support
-Windows 7
-Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)
-Windows XP (Service Pack 3)
-Windows 2008 Server
-Windows 2003 Server
-Mac OS X 10.5.6 or greater(Intel Only)
-Mac OS X Server 10.5.6 or greater(Intel Only)
-Linus (support is currently in Beta)
-VMware vSphere 4.x
-XenServer 5.6


Supported Protocols
Network Protocols
-CHAP Authentication
Drive bay indicator lights, capacity gauge, status light
Drobo Dashboard version 2.0 or later


Single, fixed power supply
Idle system (standby, drives off): 13 watts
Typical idle system (idle, drive spin down mode, eight drives): 25 watts
Typical busy system (eight drives): 82 watts


BeyondRAID Features
-Thin Provisioning
-Instant Expansion
-Mixed Drive Size Utilization
-Automatic Protection Levels
-Dual Disk Redundancy
-Virtual Hot Spare
-Data Aware
-Drive Re-ordering

Additional Features
-Smart Volumes(LUNs, up to 255)
-Drive Spin Down
-Drobo Copy

Ethernet Features
-Connection failover
-Jumbo Frames (up to 9000 Kb MTU)

Dimensions & Weight

14.10"(D) x 12.17"(W) x 5.46"(H)

Package Contents

Package Contents
Drobo model B800i
2 x 6' Ethernet cables
6' power cord
Quick Start Instructions
User Guide
Resource CD indludes: Drobo Dashboard application, Help files, Electronic Documentation

Plug Standards

Electrical Outlet Plug Type
SAN Array
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
  • This item is covered by's Standard Return Policy.
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