Drobo 5N was initially designed to deliver the stunning experience in sharing storage and accessing data on your network. Right after you plug it in, you will have an instant access and start sharing data. It features Gigabit Ethernet port, making Drobo 5N an awesome device for any connected home, office, or any place where a safe, simple device is needed, that will share and back up every piece of your data over network. All you have to do is just to plug it into any switch or a wireless router. If you need an awesome performance for uploading relatively large media files, you can even connect it right into your Ethernet port on your PC, without any kind of configuration. Drobo 5N is expandable, flexible, very simple to use, and also, most importantly – keeps your data safe, without any problems. This model comes with every feature that you expect from a Drobo. You have a chance to safely store and afterwards edit photos, videos, audio files, or other kinds of media files. You also have an option to store and back up all the computers on your network. This device features Data-Aware Tiering Technology, which usually is reserved for business-class storage solutions. It is using the high-performance flash in SSDs in order to make performance of the storage array faster, which allows applications such as Adobe Premiere, Apple Aperture, etc., to access data in a matter of seconds. Drobo gives you all the features you are expecting from a network attached storage.