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Drobo Debuts Gold Edition for Power Users in Europe

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SUNNYVALE, CA. – 28th August 2018 – Drobo, the award winning maker of intuitive, safe and expandable storage solutions for creative professionals, small businesses and consumers, is now launching new special editions of the popular Drobo 5N2 NAS and 5D3 DAS in Europe.  The premium models offer creative professionals, SMBs, and prosumers higher performance, and extended support for their data-intensive workflows. These special editions are best-in-class complements to Drobo’s stellar history of delivering award-winning intuitive, safe, and smart storage solutions.

5N2 and 5D3 Gold Editions Include:

  • 5-Year DroboCare Warranty, which includes 24x7 support and hardware replacement
  • mSATA card for Accelerator Bay – up to 30% performance boost

All Gold Edition Drobos include five years of premium DroboCare, replacing the standard two-year warranty coverage for uninterrupted protection on Drobo products. The included 128GB mSATA SSD provides for up to 30% faster access to frequently used files.

Extending Simplicity With Special Editions

Feedback from Drobo’s power users has shown one thing – they want increased performance and peace of mind. This customer feedback is the inspiration for the new special editions, making the best-selling 5D3 and 5N2 models even better. Every Drobo includes premium features such as a battery-powered drive failure protection, flexible expandability, and a self- healing file system.
“Our power users drive our technology improvements, which is a testament to our customer centricity,” said Mihir Shah, CEO of Drobo. “What power users need now is an important indicator of what our other customers will want in the future.”

Pricing and Availability

Drobo 5N2: Gold Edition MSRP £ 719.99  
Drobo 5D3: Gold Edition MSRP £ 918,99
Available on and with selected partners today.

More info about DroboCare can be found here.

DroboCare is also available separately on the Drobo-Shop.

About Drobo

Drobo makes award-winning storage solutions that provide an unprecedented combination of data protection, expandability, and ease of use. Based on the patented and proven BeyondRAID™ technology, Drobo delivers the best storage experience ever for hundreds of thousands of consumers, professionals, and businesses. For more information, visit