LaCie Releases SATA RAID solution and Ethernet Disk with new Gigabit Interface
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 www.lacie.com and later this month through LaCie's dealer network.