|[April 06, 2014]
LaCie Enables 4K Post-Production with Latest Thunderbolt 2 Storage Solutions
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: STX),
announced at the 2014 NAB Show three new storage solutions featuring
Thunderbolt™ 2 technology. The LaCie 8big Rack, 5big and 2big feature
industry-leading speeds and the latest 6TB hard drives from Seagate.
This combination of speed and capacity make these products ideal for 4K
workflows. Built-in hardware RAID keeps data safe, while cutting-edge
industrial design delivers user efficiency and stunning appearance.
LaCie (News - Alert) Thunderbolt 2 Range: 8big Rack, 2big, 5big (Photo: Business Wire)
LACIE 8BIG RACK
The LaCie 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 is the company's first Thunderbolt 2
rackmount storage solution. Compact and stylish, the LaCie 8big Rack
features up to eight 6TB 7200RPM hard drives from Seagate, for an
impressive 48TB in a mere 1U size. Delivering speeds of up to 1330MB/s*,
it is the most powerful plug and play rackmount solution for 4K video
Now featuring Thunderbolt 2 technology, hardware RAID 5 and
industry-leading capacity, the new LaCie 5big is nearly two times faster
- delivering speeds of up to 1050MB/s*. Thanks to Seagate's new 6TB
7200RPM hard drives, it boasts a 20% capacity increase, which makes it
the most compact 30TB storage device on the market. With these advances,
the new LaCie 5big gives video professionals huge capacity and ample
bandwidth for improving 4K workflows - right on the desktop.
The new LaCie 2big boasts a host of features including Thunderbolt 2
technology, hardware RAID and a new industrial design. Speeds of up to
420MB/s* along with two 6TB 7200RPM hard drives from Seagate make the
new LaCie 2big the fastest, highest capacity dual-bay external storage
solution on the market. It eatures USB 3.0 for compatibility with
nearly any computer. Plus, its all-new industrial design sets a new
standard for versatility and reliability.
The new LaCie 8big Rack, 5big and 2big join the Little Big Disk
(shipping since February 2014) to create the most comprehensive
Thunderbolt 2 storage range on the market. LaCie will demonstrate these
products at the NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 7-10, 2014. Customers
attending the show are encouraged to stop by the LaCie booth (SL9927) to
see first hand how these products excel in 4K workflows. For an
exclusive sneak peek of these demonstrations, watch this video filmed
earlier today: www.lacie.com/nab2014
The LaCie 8big Rack, 5big and 2big, featuring Thunderbolt 2, will be
available this quarter through the LaCie online store and LaCie
resellers. Pricing will be announced when the product is available for
LaCie professional products are protected by a three-year limited
warranty. The warranty includes complimentary web-based resources,
expert in-house technical support and worldwide repair and/or
replacement coverage. Warranty extension and Advance Care Option can
also be purchased. For details, visit www.lacie.com/warranties.
For product press releases and images, visit http://www.lacie.com/us/company/news/.
LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX), designs
world-class external storage products for Apple (News - Alert)®, Linux and PC users.
LaCie differentiates itself with sleek design and unmatched technical
performance. Find out more at www.lacie.com.
* These transfer rates were achieved using AJA System Test when
connected to a 13" MacBook Pro® with a 2.8GHz Intel (News - Alert)® Core™ i7 processor
and 8GB RAM. Actual data rates may vary depending on operating
environment and other factors, such as RAID mode, RAID configuration,
and disk capacity.
© 2014 Seagate Technology LLC. All rights reserved. LaCie and the LaCie
logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC
or of its affiliated companies. Thunderbolt is a trademark of Intel
Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks or
registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. When
referring to hard drive capacity, one terabyte, or TB, equals one
thousand billion bytes. Your computer's operating system may use a
different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In
addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other
functions and will not be available for data storage. Seagate reserves
the right to change, without notice, product offerings or specifications.
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