No matter cloud storage service and RAID storage solutions are available for keeping your data safe, but the problem with these is that sooner or later you’ve to rely on high-capacity external drives on a computer. Plus, RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is difficult to set up so most people look for simpler storage devices. Here enters, the Drobo 5C USB-C storage array, a five-bay self-managing drive that’s obviously meant to be plugged into your computer system’s USB-C port.
Drobo’s award-winning BeyondRAID technology is incorporated into the Drobo 5C to keep stored data safe without any user intervention, even in the case of multiple drive failures. It even takes a single click to switch from single to dual disk redundancy, ensuring dual parity data protection whenever needed. Basically, the device is designed to self-manage itself without your help.
Drobo 5C takes care of all the setup as well as housekeeping tasks for users. This means it does all the rearranging for you, allowing you use the device even if it’s in progress. This newest storage device uses a USB-C connection that’s compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.
It is now available for purchase with prices ranging from $349 for an empty box to $1,799 for the device with four 6 TB drives. If you already own 2nd and 3rd generation Drobo 4-Bay products, you may avail of $50 discount when buying Drobo 5C through the company’s official website.