MacVoices #18223: Mihir Shah of Drobo Introduces The New Drobo 8D

Drobo CEO Mihir Shah is back on the launch day of  the newest member of the Drobo family and successor to the Drobo Pro, the Drobo 8D. Boasting eight drive bays that can accommodate both SSD and rotational drives, the 8D can support volume sizes up to 148TB, making it perfect for prosumer and creative professionals. Mihir outlines all the improvements to this, the fastest Drobo yet, that include two Thunderbolt 3 ports, an Accelerator Bay, and some new software management tools*.

 

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Mihir Shah  is the CEO of Drobo. He has held positions at BlueFin Technologies, Brocade and iBM before coming to Drobo. He has served as advisor to a number of startups, and is a football fan. You can follow him on Twitter.

*Correction: Intelligent Volume Management allows for the automatic creation of additional volumes when needed. Drobo will analyze the selected volume configuration and automatically create additional volumes when required.