Cracking Open the Drobo B800i SAN Storage Device

Cracking Open the Drobo B800i: Drive bays

The Drobo B800i has eight bays, which support 3.5" SATA I / SATA II drives. It can handle up to 24TB of raw storage, and Drobo's BeyondRAID technology lets you combine drives of different capacities.

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