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Drobo will be releasing an updated version of the Drobo 5D that will add an Ethernet connection to the storage device, much like the Drobo FS did for the Drobo S. Dubbed the Drobo 5N, it will contain the same technology running inside the Drobo 5D and Mini, but will be able to connect to a network instead of a Thunderbolt or USB connection.
Drobo has unveiled two new Thunderbolt-enabled storage systems aimed at professional users. The Drobo 5D is a desktop-based unit that can store five drives with an additional SSD bay for caching, while the Drobo Mini is a smaller version of the storage line designed for mobile use.