Tag: Drobo

Drobo Dashboard 2.0 Continued: Tools, Drobo Copy, Dashboard Preferences and Some Final Thoughts

I have been reviewing a Drobo in some form or fashion since December 2010.  Some reviews over at the Home Server Show and some here at the Average Guy.  The first part of this review can be found at Drobo Has a New Dashboard! Welcome Version 2.0 with a Drobo S and 5 Drives  In recent months, Drobo has released a new version of their dashboard (v2.0.3 updated for this review) for both their consumer and enterprise products.  For a company that is taking steps in the right direction when it comes to back up hardware, this software upgrade replaces

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Drobo Has a New Dashboard! Welcome Version 2.0 with a Drobo S and 5 Drives.

I have been reviewing a Drobo in some form or fashion since December 2010.  Some reviews over at the Home Server Show and some here at the Average Guy.  In recent months, Drobo has released a new version of their dashboard (v2.0.2 for this review) for both their consumer and enterprise products.  For a company that is taking steps in the right direction when it comes to back up hardware, this software upgrade replaces a fairly vanilla offering from the last several years.  It’s a definite upgrade and one that users of a Drobo should test out quickly.  I found

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The Drobo with Windows 7 / Head to Head with a WHS?

Have you been looking for a better way to back up your data other than an external hard drive?  So have many others.  Over the last 3 years, Microsoft has been developing and supporting a product to help you with not only backing up your PCs, but assist you with some network file sharing.  It’s called a Windows Home Server (WHS). Admittedly, I am a WHS enthusiast, blogger and podcaster and have a vested interested in the product.  In November, Microsoft pulled the Drive Extender (DE) functionality from the product and left the WHS community reeling.  Much of this has

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The Home Server Show Podcast CES 2011

We are back from CES and Las Vega with a few stories to tell!  If it happened in Vegas, you will know about it!  This Home Server Show podcast is a CES 2011 special with Dave, Jim and special guest star Chris Lux.   We have recorded interviews with Drobo, Microsoft, and the CEO of Eye-Fi from Las Vegas.   Full show and show notes are at http://homeservershow.com/the-home-server-show-ces-2011-edition.html

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Tech Christmas Gifts, Windows Live Photo Gallery, Tascam DR-07 and Drobo – HT005

Brian, Christian and Jim talk Tech Christmas Gifts, what to do with the iTunes Gift card you received, how to store your music files, Windows Live Photo Gallery and of course, the Drobo.  It’s a post Christmas extravaganza! Don’t forget to go all the way to the end of the podcast!  Some additional content. Join… Continue reading