LaCie Releases SATA RAID solution and Ethernet Disk with new Gigabit Interface
Posted Sep 13, 2005

LaCie has announced the release of the Biggest S1S, a mid-range 4-bay RAID solution with SATA speed of 80MB/s at RAID 0. It's designed for protecting large files and databases, audio/video editing, animation, and digital imaging.

Key features, according to LaCie, include the following: 
- 1TB or 2TB storage capacity 
- RAID 5 hardware combined with SATA technology 
- Driverless installation and user-friendly operation 
- Four hot-swappable drives and hot-spare options 
- Supports RAID levels 0, 0+1, 5 and 5+hot spare 
- Automatic on-line rebuilding in RAID 5 
- Event notification through audible alarm 
- LCD panel for operation status display

Pricing is $1699 USD MSRP (1TB), and $3199 USD MSRP (2TB). Both products available for pre-order at and later this month through LaCie's dealer network.