January 24, 2011 12:00 ET

Drobo Names Kevin Epstein to Serve as Vice President of Marketing

Award-Winning Storage Company's Growth Driving Organizational Expansion

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - January 24, 2011) - Drobo, makers of "Big Storage in a Small Box"; the Drobo family of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced that Kevin Epstein has been appointed the new Vice President of Marketing. Kevin will lead all of Drobo's global marketing and product management initiatives.

"Drobo's critical acclaim and growth in sales have been driven by our world-class products and people, and to maintain that trajectory we need to continue to scale on both dimensions," said Tom Buiocchi, CEO at Drobo. "With a solid history of delivering results through outstanding marketing leadership and product strategy, Kevin is an invaluable addition to the Drobo executive team."

Kevin brings over 15 years of marketing and product management experience to Data Robotics. Previously, Kevin served as VP Marketing at CloudShare and Scalent, and founded and ran the field marketing team at VMware, Inc. in support of the company's sales growth from $20M to more than $500M annually. Prior to VMware, Kevin led Product Management for Inktomi, and held various leadership roles at RealNetworks and Netscape, as well as a founding role in CDnow. Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Brown University and an MBA from Stanford University, and is the author of Marketing Made Easy, a popular trade book from Entrepreneur Magazine Press / McGraw Hill.

"I'm honored and excited to join a company with such an exceptional management team, product family and demonstrated success," said Epstein. "Drobo's innovative and unique approach to storage -- placing equal emphasis on user experience and technical sophistication -- offers significant value and opportunity in both the professional and business market."

About Data Robotics
Drobo makes award-winning data storage products for Small & Medium Businesses and Individual professionals that provide an unprecedented combination of sophisticated data protection and management features, affordable capacity, and ease-of-use. Based on the patented and proven BeyondRAID™ technology, Drobo's ability to deliver "Big Storage in a Small Box" creates the best storage experience ever for small & medium businesses and hundreds of thousands of individual professionals worldwide, who use it to support their file backup & media archiving, server virtualization, and email application needs. To learn more, visit

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Contact Information

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