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    So you have heard us talking about them, now you can win one!

    is the world's most advanced USB 3.0 array. In addition to blazing fast transfer speeds for creative professionals and small businesses, the all-new Drobo S features USB 3.0 technology that delivers the most expandable, future-proof solution available today. Drobo S offers an unbeatable combination of automated protection, instant and perpetual expansion, and high-performance making it ideal for all of your primary and backup storage needs.

    In case you didn’t win during the first Drobo Giveaway at the HomeServerShow.com, we’re giving you yet another chance to win one! We’ll also be giving away more during the upcoming months so make sure you’re following Dave(@homeservershow), John (@dieharder) and Jim (@jcollison) on Twitter and Google+ to hear the details.  This Drobo S giveaway is open worldwide!

    How to Win a FREE Drobo S

    1. REQUIRED:   Simply fill-out and submit the form found HERE.
    2. Increase your chances of winning with Twitter.  Copy-and-paste this into your Twitter feed:  Follow @HomeServerShow and @Drobo and win a Drobo S!  Details at: http://homeservershow.com #DroboHSSContest

      Note: For the second chance you must be following @homeservershow. and @Drobo on Twitter.
    3. Then, post your comments right here and tell us why you need a Drobo! The best ones will get read on the show on September 8th, LIVE!Contest runs from 8/29 to midnight eastern time on 9/4/2011.  No purchase necessary and a winner will be picked live on September 8th during the show.  You can listen live each week at http://homeservershow.com/live at 8:00pmCT/9:00pmET

    Lastly, don't forget to catch up on all the Drobo coverage here at HomeServerShow.  @jcollison has a ton of posts for you here.

     

    Thanks to our friends at Drobo!

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    Why i need a Drobo ? Let me tell you... me and my wife have a 5 year old and so far we have 7500 photos of her, we need a safe place to keep them. Thank you, Greg Welch aka Welchwerks
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    I have a great home PC and media backup/storage solution with Windows Home Server 2011 and 8+TB of RAID5 goodness, but that has just led to even more need for a large secondary, movable, but near-line backup. The Drobo S is perfect - especially now that my new WHS2011 box has USB3!
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    i already have a NAS server but it holds only 2 harddrives and i can't have any more stuff on it.. So it would be nice to have a drobo as my main nas and the one i have now can be used as back up for my pc or drobo
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    My recorded TV collection is getting out of hand! I have 4 different shares on WHS 2011 for archived TV shows (thanks to no drive extender) a Drobo sounds like a great way to consolidate all of that into one volume.
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    Have filled out & submitted the contest form. Followed & tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/88k8y/status/10818967818379... I've had too many hard drive failures recently and looking for a better solution. Drobo is just perfect for my data security and storage needs. I like the features of Drobo especially the ability to expand the storage whenever I need it without having to reload the data. Other features I like are the option to change storage strategies on the fly using the drobo dashboard utility and the seal healing feature that maintains data integrity. I would highly recommend everyone to get a Drobo for peace of mind! Thanks.
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    I need it because WHS2011 is a major fail at this point. I would like to upgrade but there are too many bugs/issues. So I would like the Drobo to work in tandem with my WHS v1 and to eventually replace it all together. I believe Jim has converted me to a Drobo fanboy; well, Jim and the fact that MS released such a horrible product.
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    I need it because I currently have an HP Mediasmart Server and with more and more Macs in my home, WHS just doesn't work that well with them. I want to use the Drobo to replace my MSS.
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    I need it to give be a better onsite backup, currently I am backing up onsite to LTO4 and via a vpn to a SAN at work, this would let me back everything up once then dup to the SAN at work once a week.
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    I am in need of a Drobo to provide the beyond raid large storage that I need for my WHS 2011. As all of us dads know we have lots of pictures of our kids and need to provide a safe and secure means of storing them and making them available to share in a large quantity. With our third child on the way I am sure to need the storage space to overcome the 2TB limit. I look forward to writing a review once I receive the Drobo :)
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    The old PC that I used to use to backup my WHS v1 shares and BDBB backups finally gave up the ghost recently. I now have a space in my server room (well, “wardrobe” really) that would be just right for a Drobo! It would mean that I can start backing up my WHS again and therefore be able to sleep soundly at night.
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