SOURCE: Data Robotics, Inc.

Data Robotics, Inc.

May 18, 2010 08:35 ET

Data Robotics' DroboElite Named New Product of the Year Finalist in 2010 American Business Awards(SM)

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  Data Robotics, the company that delivers the best data storage experience, today announced that DroboElite was named a "New Product or Service of the Year" Finalist in the "Best New Computer Hardware" category. Created to honor the achievements and positive contributions of exemplary organizations and business people worldwide, the Stevie Awards have become a world-renowned accolade coveted by businesses internationally.

"We are very honored that DroboElite -- the easiest-to-use storage for small and medium businesses -- has been named a finalist for the well-esteemed Stevie Awards," said Tom Buiocchi, CEO, Data Robotics. "The selection of DroboElite as a best new product finalist validates Data Robotics' vision to deliver innovative and radically simplified data storage solutions to businesses around the world."

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit entries -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

This year's Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 21 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than six-hundred executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The event will benefit Oceana (, the largest international organization focused on ocean conservation. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.

Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and specialized final judging committees will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in final judging that will continue through May 28. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at The complete lists of Finalists by category are available at

About Data Robotics
Data Robotics, Inc., the company that delivers the best storage experience ever, develops automated storage products designed to ensure data is always protected, accessible, and simple to manage. The award-winning Drobo storage arrays are the first to provide the protection of traditional RAID without the complexity. The revolutionary BeyondRAID technology frees users from making the difficult and confining choice of "Which RAID level to deploy?" by providing an unprecedented combination of advanced features and automation, including single- and dual-drive redundancy, instant expansion, self-monitoring, data awareness, self-healing, and an easy-to-understand visual status and alert panel. For more information, visit Data Robotics at

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

Data Robotics, Drobo, DroboElite and BeyondRAID are trademarks of Data Robotics, Inc., that may be registered in some jurisdictions. All other trademarks used are owned by their respective owners.

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