Drobo B1200I DR-B1200I-1A21 NAS Array

DROBO Part #/MPN: DR-B1200I-1A21

DiscTech Item #: DRO-DR-B1200I-1A21-BN-1Y

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Interface Types: SAS Serial Attached SCSI, SATA, SCSI 80pin SCA-2 Hot-Swap, Ethernet RJ45

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Electrical Interface: Ethernet Gigabit - 1Gbps

On-Board Cache: 32MB

Bays/Ports/Slots: 12

U Height: 3U

Wattage/VA: 255W

Voltage: 110-240V Multi

Drobo B1200i DR-B1200I-1A21 12-Bay Gigabit Ethernet iSCSI NAS Storage Array - Diskless - Brand New

Built on proven BeyondRAID technology, this is application optimized storage for small and medium sized businesses
Built on proven BeyondRAIDTM technology, coupled with hybrid storage and innovative data tiering, the Drobo B1200i delivers a level of automation and technical sophistication usually reserved for more expensive enterprise solutions. And, this product is as easy to use as a personal Drobo.

The Drobo B1200i is perfect for small and medium sized businesses. It provides reliable, high-performance, and self-optimizing storage for server virtualization, email, and data protection. It integrates seamlessly into a TCP/IP network infrastructure and utilizes the industry-standard iSCSI protocol to provide powerful, yet simple, consolidated storage for your IT environment.

BeyondRAID Technology
A Drobo B1200i iSCSI array can hold up to 96TB of raw storage. To expand the storage capacity of an array, BeyondRAID enables additional disk drives to be inserted into empty drive bays. These new drives will automatically and transparently be configured for use in the array without user intervention. However, if all drive bays are occupied, simply replace the smallest capacity drive with a higher capacity one and BeyondRAID will do the rest.

Unlike traditional RAID arrays, the BeyondRAID technology in Drobo enables different drive capacities to work in the same unit. This enables future expansion as larger SAS and SATA drives become available. With Drobo, access to data is always maintained while it protects against simultaneous drive failures.

Hybrid Storage & Tiering
The Drobo B1200i moves beyond manually tuning an array for applications that have different storage requirements. Its ability to automatically tier frequently used transactional data from stored data that’s seldom used enables businesses to consolidate storage resources, and share that storage across all connected servers and their applications.

When using the hybrid storage option, Drobo leverages high-capacity hard disk drives (HDDs) and high-performance solid state drives (SSDs) to deliver application-optimized storage solution that requires no manual tuning.

Storage Pool
Drobo B1200i storage pools have increased as disk drive suppliers have grown the capacity of their Enterprise quality SAS and SATA drives. This Drobo supports a storage pool of 256TBs.

Smart Volumes & Thin Provisioning
Quickly create new volumes, up to 64TB in size, and manage them with ease. The innovative and time saving Smart VolumesTM management technology with Thin Provisioning integrated into the Drobo B1200i allows the creation of up to 255 volumes. These volumes pull storage from the common pool of disks rather than silo’s of physical disks.

Optimizing Business Applications
Similar to business applications, Drobo is ideal for building a server virtualization cluster, highly available email server, or scalable backup server. Drobo technology has been certified for VMware vSphere, Symantec Backup Exec, and Veeam Backup environments.

Designed for IT Environments
The B1200i is the first Drobo with serviceable modular components: removable controller card; dual-redundant, hot-swappable power supplies; and a hot-swappable cooling fan unit. You can source field replaceable units in advance, to protect against a single hardware component Built on proven BeyondRAID technology, this is application optimized storage for small and medium sized businesses failure. This ensures maximum uptimes and delivers a higher level of availability demanded by virtualized IT environments.

Drobo B1200i
Standard Model NumbersDR-B1200I-1A21
Device TypeHard Drive Array
Enclosure TypeRack-mountable - 3U
Installed Devices / Modules Qty0
Supported Devices / Modules Qty12
Supported DevicesSATA-600 / SAS-2
HDD Array External InterfaceGigabit Ethernet
Host Channels3
Maximum LUNs255
Storage Controller
TypeSAS - integrated (Gigabit Ethernet)
Channel Qty12
Interface TypeSATA 6Gb/s / SAS 6Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate600
Max Storage Devices Qty12
Hard Drive
TypeHDD - hot-swap
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Bays12 (total) / 12 (free) - 3.5" - hot-swap
Interfaces3 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45 1 x Ethernet 1000Base-T ( management ) - RJ-45
System Requirements
OS RequiredMicrosoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition SP1, Apple MacOS X Server 10.5.8 or later, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (32/64-bits) SP1, Citrix XenServer 5.6e
Software IncludedDrobo Dashboard
Compliant StandardsUL, TUV, VCCI, BSMI, CISPR 22 Class B, cUL, CB, ICES-003 Class B, MIC, RoHS, WEEE, FCC Part 15 A, ACA, REACH
Power Device2 X internal power supply - hot-plug
Max Supported Qty2
Power RedundancyYes
Power Redundancy Scheme1+1
Voltage RequiredAC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature50°F
Max Operating Temperature95°F
Humidity Operating20 - 80%
Dimensions & Weight
Width17.2 in
Depth21.9 in
Height5.2 in
Weight47 lbs

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ROHS Compliant

Weight: 55 lb

Warranty: 1 Year Manufacturer

Brand New

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