Story image

Multimedia Technology bulks up storage portfolio with Drobo

21 Aug 2017

Multimedia Technology has inked a deal to distribute storage vendor Drobo’s offerings in Australia.

The distributor says the addition of Drobo to its range of network attached storage solutions provides resellers with access to the latest range of direct attached storage (DAS), featuring Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.0 Type-C interface options.

Multimedia Technology will carry Drobo’s full DAS range, including the recently announced Drobo 5D3, which features Thunderbolt 3 and which the vendor says provides up to two times performance boost over its best selling Drobo 5D.

The distributor will also be carrying select models from Drobo’s NAS and SAN ranges.

Multimedia Technology says the offerings will cater for the demands of SMB resellers looking for ‘superior’ performance and high capacity storage for fast media creation and editing, as well as a central backup location.

Mark Eichler, Multimedia Technology purchasing manager, says the distributor’s portfolio includes a complementary products from Samsung NVME high performance SSDs and professional workstation graphics cards from NVidia and AMD which enable Multimedia Technology to deliver complete and varying solutions to resellers.

The Drobo 5D3 features two Thunderbolt 3 ports along with one USB 3.0 Type-C port with Drobo’s BeyondRaid technology

BeyondRaid adds a layer of virtualisation that chooses the correct protection algorithm based on data availabily needs at any given moment.

Zoom’s new Rooms and Meetings features
Zoom has released information about the upcoming releases for its Rooms and Meeting offerings for 2019.
Aussie company set to democratise direct-to-orbit IoT access
Adelaide-based Myriota has released a developer toolkit that has been trialled and tested by a smart waste management platform.
Apple's AirPods now come with 'Hey Siri' functionality
The new AirPods come with a standard case or a Wireless Charging Case that holds additional charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.
Dynatrace takes pole position in APM Magic Quadrant
It placed highest on Ability to Execute and furthest on Completeness of Vision in the 2019 Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM).
HCL and Xerox expand strategic partnership
Under the terms of the agreement, HCL will manage portions of Xerox’s shared services, including global administrative and support functions.
Avaya expands integration with Google Cloud AI
This includes embedding Google’s machine learning within conversation services for the contact centre, enabling integration of AI capabilities.
Forrester names Crowdstrike leader in incident response
The report provides an in-depth evaluation of the top 15 IR service providers across 11 criteria.
Poly appoints new A/NZ managing director, Andy Hurt
“We’re excited to be bringing together two established pioneers in audio and video technology to be moving forward and one business – Poly."