The new 2big Thunderbolt series delivers speed, flexibility and capacity, while the eSATA Hub Thunderbolt series allows users to connect external eSATA drives to their new Macs
The new 2big Thunderbolt series delivers speed, flexibility and capacity, while the eSATA Hub Thunderbolt series allows users to connect external eSATA drives to their new Macs, says a release.
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"LaCie is proud to offer the widest range of storage solutions featuring Thunderbolt technology," said Erwan Girard, professional business unit manager, LaCie. "These products are some of the fastest and most flexible storage solutions on the market. They will dramatically accelerate the workflow of even the most demanding digital users."
The new LaCie 2big is capable of speeds up to three times faster than FireWire 800 and also features RAID security, disks, 8TB storage capacity and data transfer rates up to 311MB/s.
The eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series features a second Thunderbolt port that lets the user connect other Thunderbolt peripherals.
This means up to 12 eSATA drives (6x Dock, 2x eSATA links per Hub) can be connected via a single connection to a Mac with full eSATA 3Gb/s speeds, adds the release.
The 2big Thunderbolt series and eSATA Hub Thunderbolt series will be available in the first quarter of 2012. Thunderbolt cables can be purchased separately on Apple.com.