Drobo Stories August 14

expiredDrobo 8D wields Thunderbolt 3 and a huge 128TB capacity: $999 (Reg. $1,299)

Amazon is offering the Drobo 8D 8-Drive Thunderbolt 3 DAS for $999 shipped. Matched at Newegg. That’s $300 off the going rate found at retailers like Adorama and is a match for the lowest Amazon offer we have tracked. This massive direct attached storage device can hold up to 8 drives. This means users can fill it with up to an incredible 128TB of storage. Hot-swapping is an option, allowing you to quickly swap out drives without a fuss. It wields Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and comes with a cable that supports mind-bending 20GBps transfer speeds although it does support 40GBps if you upgrade later on. Rated 4.3/5 stars. Swing by our roundup of other storage deals today to find a variety of internal SSDs and external drives.

Drobo Stories July 31

expiredGive your Mac up to 64TBs w/ Drobo’s 5-Bay Thunderbolt 3 DAS: $584 (Save $115)

Today only, Newegg is offering the Drobo 5D3 5-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Direct Attached Storage for $584 shipped when coupon code 72GSTA11 has been applied during checkout. That’s $115 off what is typically charged there, a $90 savings compared to Amazon, and is the lowest offer we’ve seen in over a year. This massive storage array sports Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, making it a solid Mac companion. Additionally, it works with USB-C so that you’ll be able to plug in using iPad Pro or Windows devices. Support for BeyondRAID ensures that your data will be protected along with a backup battery for when power interruptions occur. Rated 4+ stars from over 60% of reviewers. If you’re simply looking for a way to start backing up with Time Machine, check out the deal we found on Seagate’s 6TB Backup Plus Hub.

Drobo Stories May 9

expiredThe USB-C Drobo 5C supports 64TB of storage, hot-swapping, more: $269 (Reg. $330+)

Amazon is offering the Drobo 5C USB-C DAS for $269 shipped. Matched at B&H. That’s $61 off the going rate found at retailers like Best Buy and beats the lowest price we have tracked by $10. Whether you’re looking to expand your Plex server, PC game collection, or simply want to add an extra layer of backup protection, the Drobo 5C is an excellent choice. It’s USB-C equipped, making it a fantastic Mac or modern PC companion. Support for hot-swapping lets users change out HDDs without interrupting operation. Rated 4+ stars from over 60% of reviewers.

Drobo Stories April 24

expiredDrobo 5C sports USB-C and 5 bays, making it an excellent MacBook companion: $288 (Amazon low)

Amazon is offering the Drobo 5C USB-C DAS for $288 shipped. Matched at B&H. That’s $42 off the sale price at Best Buy and is the lowest we’ve seen from Amazon. With support for USB-C, Drobo 5C is ready to connect to your MacBook. It has 5 bays and supports a 64TB volume size, allowing you to grow your storage capacity over time. Upgrading is a cinch considering that hot-swapping is supported. Rated 4+ stars from over 60% of reviewers. 

Drobo Stories July 26, 2018

expiredDrobo’s Five-Bay NAS returns to Amazon all-time low at $399 (Reg. $500)

Amazon offers the Drobo 5N2 Five-Bay Network Attached Storage for $399 shipped. Normally selling for $500, today’s offer is good for a $100 price drop and matches the previous Amazon all-time low from Black Friday last year. For comparison it sells for $490 at B&H. This NAS has five hard drive bays and can handle up to 64TB of storage. Rated 3.9/5 stars.

Drobo Stories November 23, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box — Routers & NAS up to 50% off: WD 4TB My Cloud $150, Drobo 4-Bay $200, more

Today only, as one of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off select networking and storage products. All of the discounted items are from trusted brands including WD, TP-LINK, Linksys, Seagate, and Drobo. Prime members (free trial) and anyone spending at least $35 will receive free shipping.

Our top pick from this sale is the WD 4TB My Cloud Personal Network Attached Storage for $149.99 with free shipping. That’s well under its list price of $220, about $20 better than the next lowest price we can find, and the cheapest ever on Amazon. However, there was a one-time deal on eBay a few months back where it was $10 less. This WD NAS features automatic backups, a USB 3.0 expansion port, and mobile device access via iOS/Android apps. Rated 3.6 out of 5 stars from 2,782 Amazon reviewers.

Other notable deals from today’s sale include:

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