LaCie RAID, NAS & Ethernet Disk Solutions

By: Matt Klinke - Revised: 2009-05-11 richard

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LaCie RAID, NAS & Ethernet Disk Solutions by Matt Klinke of LaCie
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LaCie 2big Quadra

This quadruple interface professional 2-disk RAID delivers fast speed, large capacity and data security. With eSATA 3Gbits, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 & Hi-Speed USB 2.0, it provides complete universal compatibility with any PC or Mac. The easy-to-use 2big Quadra comes with two extractable, lockable and hot-swappable disks for a user- controlled solution. With four RAID levels, it meets your storage needs, whether it’s security, capacity, speed or a combination.

LaCie 4big Quadra

The LaCie 4big Quadra is the most complete 4-bay RAID solution for small servers, creative pro workstations, or offices that need large storage/backup capacity, superior speed, and advanced security. Offering capacities up to 6TB, the 4big features seven RAID modes, including RAID 0 and RAID 5—which is highlighted by a versatile hot- swappable feature—to customize its performance and data protection level.

LaCie 2big NAS

The 2big Network can act as a file-sharing server, a backup server or an FTP server. Easily share important files and make them accessible from your network via FTP or any web browser. With this affordable 2- disk RAID solution with Ethernet interface, get maximum storage capacity in BIG mode or maximum security in SAFE mode (RAID 1).  The user-friendly LaCie Ethernet Agent enables direct access to shares, drive mapping, and easy administrator configuration.

LaCie 5big NAS

The 5big Network is the most complete five-bay RAID solution for small and medium workgroups or offices that need large storage and backup capacity, improved performance and advanced security. Offering capacities of up to 7.5TB* (7500GB) and a versatile hot-swap feature, the 5big Network supports seven RAID modes including RAID 5 and RAID 6 for more flexibility and superior data protection. Designed with the modern professional office in mind, the 5big Network is housed in a sleek and durable aluminum tower with five lockable, removable drive trays.

LaCie Ethernet Disk

Designed for small and medium business needs, the Ethernet Disk is powered by the field-proven Windows XP embedded operating system that provides what you need for data backup, storage, and file-sharing through its Gigabit Ethernet interface. Thanks to its Active Directory compatibility, the LaCie Ethernet Disk supports a total of 100 users with customizable access rights to different shares, with up to 25 concurrent users. The LaCie Ethernet Disk has been specifically developed to provide data protection for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Unix- based workstations, and as such ships with three licenses of both Genie Backup Manager Pro™ for Windows and Intego Backup Manager Pro™ for Mac, which can perform scheduled file backups for workstations as well as computer recovery in the event of a major disaster. For Mac users, it’s also Time Machine compatible.