Drobo DR-B1200I-1A31 B1200i 18TB (6 x 3TB WD RE) 12 Bay SAN

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  • 18TB (6 x 3TB WD RE)
  • Enclosure Type: Rack-mountable 3U
  • Interface: Gigabit Ethernet

Product Description

Drobo DR-B1200I-1A31 B1200i 18TB (6 x 3TB WD RE) 12 Bay SAN

Built on proven BeyondRAID™ technology, coupled with new and innovative Automated Data-Aware Tiering the Drobo B1200i delivers a level of automation and technical sophistication usually reserved for more expensive enterprise solutions. All in a product as easy to use as a Drobo. Contains the WD Enterprise RE (RAID Edition) Hard Disk Drives.

  • Up to 12 x 3.5" SATA I/II/III - SAS-1/2 hard disk drives (HDD's) and solid state drives (SSD's) (sold separately)
  • Seamless integration into TCP/IP network infrastructure
  • BeyondRAID™ Technology with single- or dual-drive redundancy
  • Certified for Symantec Backup Exec, Veeam Backup, VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer environments
  • Ethernet features connection failover and jumbo frames (up to 9000 bytes MTU)
  • Innovative and time saving smart volume management
  • Integrated thin provisioning
  • Dual redundant, hot swappable power supplies and redundant, hot swappable cooling fan unit
  • Supports NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, ext3, VMFS, and LVM file systems 
  • Contains the WD Enterprise RE (RAID Edition) Hard Disk Drives

Technical Specification

Drobo DR-B1200I-1A31 B1200i 18TB (6 x 3TB WD RE) 12 Bay SAN

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays 12 (total) / 6 (free) x hot-swap - 3.5"
Interfaces 3 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x Ethernet 1000Base-T (management) - RJ-45

Storage Controller

Type SAS (Gigabit Ethernet)
Channel Qty 12
Interface Type SATA 6Gb/s / SAS 6Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
Max Storage Devices Qty 12


Device Type Hard drive array
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable - 3U


Installed Devices / Modules Qty 6
Supported Devices / Modules Qty 12
Supported Drives SATA-600 / SAS-2


Total Array Capacity 18 TB
HDD Array External Interface Gigabit Ethernet

Hard Drive

Type HDD - hot-swap
Capacity 6 x 3 TB
Interface Type SAS

System Requirements

OS Required Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition SP1, Apple MacOS X Server 10.5.8 or later, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (32/64-bits) SP1, Citrix XenServer 5.6


Software Included Drobo Dashboard
Compliant Standards UL, TUV, VCCI, BSMI, CISPR 22 Class B, cUL, CB, ICES-003 Class B, MIC, RoHS, WEEE, FCC Part 15 A, ACA, REACH


Power Device 2 x internal power supply - hot-plug
Max Supported Qty 2
Power Redundancy Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme 1+1
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz

Dimensions & Weight

Width 43.61 cm
Depth 55.5 cm
Height 13.21 cm
Weight 21.3 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 10 °C
Max Operating Temperature 35 °C
Humidity Range Operating 20 - 80%

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