Drobo gets networking add-on

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Tim Higgins

Data Robotics today announced the launch of DroboShare, a companion product for its Drobo "storage robot" that enables users to share files over a Local Area Network.

DroboShare allows clients to access its shares on Windows, Apple or Linux networks and supports NTFS, HFS+, EXT3, FAT32 file systems.

The Drobo device can still be disconnected from DroboShare and then connected directly to a host computer.

Other features include gigabit Ethernet support, auto mounting on Windows and Mac OS X and support for up to 8 TB of storage. DroboShare is available immediately for $199 MSRP.

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