LaCie launches high capacity network storage devices

by Dhiram Shah

LaCie has launched two new high capacity NAS solutions – the Big Disk Network and d2 Network. The d2 Network supports up to 1.5TB capacity, while the Big Disk Network combines two drives in a RAID 0 setting, for up to 4TBs of storage. Both units support workgroup environments for up to 50 users and that too 15 users at a time and network administrators can choose from various security levels for user profiles, groups, and public or guest access. An external USB drive can be connected to increase security through scheduled backups and also for expanding capacity. The d2 Network also includes an eSATA connection for storage expansion. Both supports Apple’s Time Machine backup software and come with the LaCie Network Assistant for easy set up, back up and administration. Both storage devices has an aluminum body with a heat sink design that offers natural heat dissipation by providing 60% more surface area. The LaCie NAS solutions are available now, with prices starting at USD$189.99 for the d2 Network and USD$379.99 for the Big Disk Network.