Storage Robot

What Does Storage Robot Mean?

A storage robot is an external and automated USB 2.0 storage and backup device. An example is Data Robotics’ Second Generation Drobo, which is described by the company as the World’s First Storage Robot. A storage robot is vulnerable to destruction or theft because of its small and easily portable design.


A storage robot is also known as a backup robot.

Techopedia Explains Storage Robot

Common technical terms are often blended to create new or technically interesting phrases. An example is the storage robot – a fully automated device with no setup or configuration requirements. Storage robots and home servers share certain features, but storage robots are marketed via different techniques.

A storage robot has the following advantages:

  • No configuration
  • The benefits of Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) without the complexity
  • Compatible with Microsoft Windows OS and MAC OS X 10.4 or higher
  • Linux friendly

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