Drobo and Veeam Software teams up

Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has collaborated with Veeam Software, innovative provider of VMware data protection, disaster recovery and VMware management solutions for virtual datacenter environments, to deliver a simple and affordable data protection solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs).

The joint solution between Drobo’s SAN storage for business product line and Veeam’s Backup and Replication software provides SMB customers with a comprehensive storage, backup and replication solution for production VMware environments.

“Drobo is committed to ensuring customers have access to the best software solutions for VMware backup and replication, and Veeam has clear industry recognition as a leader in the space. We’re excited to be a part of such a compelling solution that many of our mutual customers have already deployed and endorsed.” said Tom Buiocchi, CEO of Drobo.

Drobo’s business products are currently the storage of choice for over 25,000 business customers, and Veeam’s Backup and Replication software protects more than 1.5 million virtual machines worldwide.

Drobo products, known for being uniquely automated, application-driven and affordable, are based on patented BeyondRAID™ technology and certified for use with VMware, Veeam, and other leading technology products. Drobo’s most recent SAN Storage for Business product, the model B1200i, further extends the company’s technological innovation with the introduction of automated data-aware tiering.