LaCie has just announced their Thunderbolt 2 storage solution that enables 4K post production in a jiffy. Here is a quick breakdown on LaCie – it happens to be the premium brand from Seagate Technology, where a trio of new storage solutions that feature Thunderbolt 2 technology were announced – the LaCie 8big Rack, 5big and 2big that will feature industry-leading speeds as well as the latest 6TB hard drives from Seagate. This amalgamation of speed and capacity would make them perfect for 4K workflows, and when you throw in integrated hardware such as RAID, data remains safe without compromising on user efficiency and appearance.
The LaCie 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 happens to be the first Thunderbolt 2 rackmount storage solution from LaCie, where it is not only compact but stylish to boot, boasting of up to eight 6TB 7200RPM hard drives from Seagate, which delivers an impressive 48TB in a mere 1U size. One will be able to, theoretically speaking, be able to enjoy speeds of up to 1330MB/s, making it the most powerful plug and play rackmount solution for 4K video editing at press time.
As for the new LaCie 5big, you get Thunderbolt 2 technology, hardware RAID 5 and industry-leading capacity, achieving speeds of up to 1050MB/s. Courtesy of Seagate’s new 6TB 7200RPM hard drives, it boasts of a 20% capacity increase, which would make it the most compact 30TB storage device right now. Video professionals would be able to enjoy huge capacity and ample bandwidth on the desktop itself.
As for the new LaCie 2big, it boasts a host of features such as Thunderbolt 2 technology, hardware RAID and a new industrial design, where you can enjoy speeds of up to 420MB/s, in addition to a pair of 6TB 7200RPM hard drives from Seagate.
The LaCie 8big Rack, 5big and 2big will be out later this quarter via LaCie online store and LaCie resellers, and pricing details will be announced in due time. [Press Release]
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