Drobo Expands Storage for SMBs – with a little help from LInux

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“The actual Drobo itself leverages Linux as part of the
underlying operating system.

“”The underlying OS combines an existing a commercial real-time
OS environment (VXworks) for BeyondRAID and a hardened, optimized
Linux kernel for network services,” Epstein said.

“With the new eight- and 12-bay devices, Epstein noted that
Drobo will be delivering its highest performing devices yet. The
company’s not just adding more bays to the consumer device, it’s
also adding new features as well.”

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