Network Backup System has 4 TB capacity.

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Providing network backup for small businesses and workgroups, Ethernet Disk RAID Windows® data backup solution is powered by 400 MHz Intel® 80219 processor. Automatic disk rebuilding offers security for archived data when configured to RAID 5 + spare. Featuring 4 hot-swappable SATA disks and 2 USB 2.0 and 2 GE ports, system can be used as FTP server, so users can access and transfer data from outside office on any machine with Internet connection.



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LaCie Delivers 4TB Network RAID for Small Business IT and Workgroups



o Powerful 4-bay network RAID solution
o Massive 4TB capacity with hot-swappable SATA disks
o Two Gigabit Ethernet and two USB ports
o Supports RAID 0, 1, 10 and 5 + spare

PORTLAND, OR (June 12 2007) - Today LaCie announced it has boosted capacity of its Ethernet Disk RAID to a massive 4TB in a single, powerful solution. LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID is the most flexible choice in network backup for small business and workgroups, powered by a 400MHz Intel® 80219 processor. LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID is a complete Windows® data backup solution with advanced recovery features such as remote booting.

"The LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID is a #1 provider in its class, the first in this price category to reach a massive 4TB capacity," said Marie Renouard, LaCie Product Manager. "Our powerful solution combines the security of RAID and backup/recovery software with network accessibility to offer small business and workgroups the most flexible solution on the market."

The LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID offers best security for archived data when configured to RAID 5 + spare thanks to automatic disk rebuilding. LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID can also be used as a FTP server, so users can access and transfer data from outside the office on any machine with an Internet connection. For more ease of use, it offers UPnP(TM) discovery for automatic recognition on the network. The LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID supports Active Directory by working as a client member in a Windows domain to easily view domain users and groups.

LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID includes full-featured Windows® Backup & Recovery Software for automatic incremental backups from localized client machines. If a machine should fail, the user can boot into Windows® over the network and continue working while their system is being rebuilt. LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID offers a full set of user/group management tools for creating specialized access privileges for each workgroup or user, and an email notification feature will keep them informed of basic activity, backup jobs and critical system errors.

LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID includes four hot-swappable disks, and two USB 2.0 ports for easily adding storage to the network. It's also equipped with two Gigabit LAN ports for setting up a DHCP server with auto-IP assignment and creating a local Gigabit network.

Availability

The LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID 4TB is available in June at the suggested retail price of $2,999. The 1TB and 2TB models are currently available via our specialized online and retail dealer network, or through LaCie direct. Disks ship with all cables necessary for immediate use. Product details can be found at www.lacie.com.

About LaCie

Located in the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, LaCie is the leading manufacturer of computer peripherals for PC, Apple and Linux users. LaCie creates external storage solutions and color monitors that help professionals and everyday people easily manage their digital lives. LaCie has differentiated its products through original designs and leading-edge technology. Established in France in 1989, LaCie is listed on Euronext under FR0000054314 (LAC). For more information, visit www.lacie.com.

Contact LaCie
Press Inquiries:
Melissa Logan,
503-844-4500,
mlogan@lacie.com

Sales Inquiries:
Direct Sales,
503-844-4502,
sales@lacie.com

Reseller Sales,
503-844-4500,
sales@lacie.com

1GB (gigabyte) = 1,000,000,000 (1 billion) bytes. 1TB (terabyte) = 1000GB. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (up to 10-15% less). Available storage capacity also depends on the RAID level: RAID 0 = 100%, RAID 0+1 = 50%, RAID 5 = 75%, and RAID 5+spare = 50%.

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