Drobo B810i DR-B810I-3A21-16H NAS Array

DROBO Part #/MPN: DR-B810I-3A21-16H

DiscTech Item #: DRO-DR-B810I-3A21-16H-BN-1Y

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Capacity: 16TB

Interface Types: 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: 64MB

Bays/Ports/Slots: 8

U Height: 3U

Wattage/VA: 25W

Voltage: 110-240V Multi

Drobo B810i DR-B810I-3A21-16H 8-Bay 16TB Hybrid (4x 4TB SATA drives + 1x 240GB SSD) Gigabit Ethernet iSCSI NAS Storage Array - Brand New

Includes: 4x 4TB SATA drives + 1x 240GB SSD

Best in Class 8 Bay iSCSI SAN Array With Data-Aware Tiering
Built on award winning BeyondRAID technology, the Drobo B810i disrupts IT economics by delivering SAN storage and advanced capabilities usually reserved for more expensive solutions. These features are delivered in a Drobo that preserves simplicity.

The Drobo B810i is optimized for small businesses to provide reliable and high performance storage to servers running applications like file services, data protection, email, and server virtualization. It integrates seamlessly into your TCP/IP network infrastructure and utilizes the industry-standard iSCSI protocol to provide simple, consolidated storage for your servers.

BeyondRAID Technology
A Drobo B810i iSCSI array can hold up to 8 SATA hard drives of any capacity. To expand the storage capacity of an array, BeyondRAID enables additional disk drives to be inserted into empty drive bays. These new drives are automatically and transparently 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 SATA drives become available. With Drobo, access to data is always maintained while it protects against simultaneous drive failures

Smart Volumes and Thin Provisioning
Create new volumes up to 64TB in seconds and manage them over time with ease. The innovative and time saving Smart Volume management technology with Thin Provisioning integrated into the Drobo B810i allows volumes to pull storage from the common pool of disks rather than a specific physical disk allocation. The labor of resizing and migrating volumes is replaced with the simplicity of intelligent engineering. Drobo B810i supports 255 Smart Volumes of up to 64TB each.

Hybrid Storage and Tiering
The Drobo B810i 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 clients and their applications.

When using the hybrid storage option, Drobo’s Data-Aware Tiering leverages high-capacity hard disk drives (HDDs) for bulk storage, and high-performance solid state drives (SSDs) for both read and write acceleration. Drobo B810i can use the same SSDs to deliver both a Data-Aware Transactional Tier and Hot Data cache at the same time. The result is fast redundant storage with a fast read cache for an application-optimized solution that requires no manual tuning.

Optimizing Business Applications
Drobo is ideal for building your first scalable backup server or server virtualization cluster. Drobo technology is often used with many well known backup products including Veem Backup, VMware vSphere, Acronis and Symantec Backup Exec 15.

Rack Mount Ready, Desktop Quiet
Drobo B810i can be deployed in a server room for IT use or on a desktop for work group sharing of storage, thanks to its compact design and quiet operation. Dual smart fans automatically manage their speeds to optimize cooling and minimize operating noise (Drobo B810i rack mount sold separately).

Drobo Dashboard
Drobo Dashboard is an easy-to-use administration tool to centrally manage all your Drobos. It displays the status of all of your Drobos as if they were right in front of you.

In fact, it provides the same status lights and storage capacity usage gauge that are on the front panel of each of your Drobos. So wherever you are, you can check the health of all your disk drives and know that Drobo has your back, keeping all your data safe. Plus the dashboard handles all administration tasks simply and easily without you needing to become a storage expert. Quite simply, this is the easiest way to configure and manage business-class storage.

Drobo products are engineered to the highest standards, but occasionally something goes wrong and that’s when we kick into high gear. DroboCare is simple, powerful protection for your Drobo storage. The DroboCare support program extends your peace of mind beyond the standard warranty term and the phone support included with your Drobo purchase. DroboCare gives you more, even during your standard warranty period.

Drobo B810i
Standard Model NumbersDR-B810I-3A21-16H
Device TypeHard Drive Array
Enclosure Type3U
Built-in DevicesLED panel
Supported Devices / Modules Qty8
Supported DrivesSATA-600
Total Array Capacity16 TB
HDD Array External InterfaceGigabit Ethernet
Storage Controller
Interface TypeSATA 6Gb/s
Max Storage Device Qty8
Hard Drive
Interfaces4 x 4 TB
Hard Drive 2
Interfaces1x 240GB
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Bays8 (total) / 4 (free) - 3.5" - hot-swap
  • 2 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45
  • 1 x Ethernet 1000Base-T ( management ) - RJ-45
  • System Requirements
    OS Required
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32/64-bits)
  • Windows 8 (32/64 bits)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (32/64-bits)
  • Apple MacOS X 10.8 or later
  • Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits)
  • Windows 10 (32/64 bits)
  • Miscellaneous
    FeaturesSecurity lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
    Cables Included3 x network cable - 6 ft
    Software IncludedDrobo Dashboard
    Compliant Standards
  • UL
  • TUV
  • VCCI
  • CISPR 22 Class B
  • cUL
  • CB
  • ICES-003 Class B
  • FCC Part 15 B
  • AS/NZS 3548
  • RoHS
  • WEEE
  • ACA
  • Power
    Power DeviceInternal power supply
    Voltage RequiredAC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz
    Dimensions & Weight
    Width12.2 in
    Depth14.1 in
    Height5.5 in
    Environmental Parameters
    Min Operating Temperature50°F
    Max Operating Temperature95°F
    Humidity Range Operating5 - 80%
    Sound Emission30.4 dB

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    ROHS Compliant

    Weight: 41 lb

    Warranty: 1 Year Manufacturer

    Brand New

    Condition Levels Explained

    The product is brand new.

    1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

    Product Warranties Explained

    The product has a manufacturer warranty for the time period specified.