LaCie upgrades NAS RAID devices; 10TB capacity now possible

LaCie gave their NAS RAID product line up a significant overhaul today by upgrading their LaCie 2big Network and 5big Network. With this upgrade, you can expect a performance boost, additional features, backup support and a serious expansion of capacity.

The most notable improvement is the fact that the 5big Network can now handle up to 10TB of information. It also can hold 5 swappable drives with 7 RAID modes. Other features include the ability to stream multimedia files to UPnP players and Time Machine compatibility.

The 2big Network, on the other hand, has two bays and can hold up to 4TB of information. Added features include local backup, Windows Active Directory Support and network domain integration. Genie Backup Manager Pro for Windows and Intego Backup Manager Pro for Mac are included. It's also Time Machine compatible. Both the LaCie 2big and the 5big Network will be available soon for starting prices of $319.99 and $799.99, respectively.