G-Technology unveils new G-Dock ev and G-Drive Pro featuring Thunderbolt

Shane McGlaun - Apr 9, 2013
G-Technology unveils new G-Dock ev and G-Drive Pro featuring Thunderbolt

G-Technology has unveiled new storage solutions at NAB 2013. The first storage solution that the company has unveiled is called the G-Dock ev and it fits into the new Evolution Series family. The storage solution is the only two-bay docking station with interchangeable and expandable storage modules that can be used as standalone external hard drives.

That feature makes it easy to transfer, edit, and distribute content in a digital workflow environment in a more efficient nature. In addition to the G-Dock ev with Thunderbolt, the Evolution Series also includes the G-Drive EV Plus external hard drive modules using USB 3.0. The removable and interchangeable storage modules are designed to be taken into the field and used as standalone external drives for the storage of raw content.

The storage devices support JBOD, RAID 1, and RAID 0 configurations. The individual storage modules are offered in two capacities allowing users to expand their storage space as needed. The G-Dock ev is available with with a pair of 1 TB modules installed. The G-Dock ev including to 1 TB modules will be available in May for $749.95. Additional 500 GB modules will cost $149.95 with additional 1 TB modules costing $199.95. The G-Drive ev Plus modules will also be available this summer for $349.95.

The other new storage solution company has unveiled is the G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt. That particular storage solution promises hard drive capacity with SSD-like performance. The manufacturer says that using the Thunderbolt interface the external storage solution is able to deliver sustained data transfer rates of up to 480 MB/s. The drive features dual Thunderbolt ports for storage expansion and the ability to daisy chain with other Thunderbolt devices. The drive will be available in a 4 TB version for $849.95 and a 2 TB version for $699.95 this summer.

[via G-Technology and G-Technology]

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