Buffalo DriveStation Ultra holds ten drives

Buffalo has trotted out a new storage device aimed at professional users and anyone who needs fast storage for large file types. The storage device is called the DriveStation Ultra and it has space inside to hold then different storage drives. That means it can hold up to 80TB of storage in desktop form factor. Buffalo aims the storage device at video production, gaming development, CAD design and other environments where fast transfer of large files is needed.

Data transfers are fast thanks to the Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, making the drive aimed at Mac users. When connected to a Mac with a Thunderbolt 2 port the DriveStation Ultra can provide write speeds up to 1243 MB/s using RAID 0.

The DriveStation Ultra is available with drives already installed in a 40TB or an 80TB version. The 40TB version of the storage device has ten NAS hard drives inside. The 80TB version has ten helium filled enterprise grade hard drives inside.

If you need to connect the DriveStation Ultra to non-Mac hardware, it does have an eSATA port and a USB 3.0 port and ships with cables for each. RAID options supported include RAID 0, 1, and 6. The 40TB version sells for $4,799.99 with the 80TB version selling for $9,999.99. Both versions are available right now.

SOURCE: Buffalo