LaCie launches 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 with up to 48TB storage

LaCie launches the fastest and highest-capacity Thunderbolt 2 option on the market, featuring up to 48 TB of storage space.

Published Wed, Aug 27 2014 3:37 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:15 PM CST

Storage company LaCie unveiled its fastest and highest-capacity Thunderbolt 2 storage option, the 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 with up to 48 TB storage capacity. Providing speeds up to 1330 MB/s paired with eight Seagate 6 TB 7200 RPM hard drives, this rack is designed for professional media editors, such as videographers and video editors working with 4K video. The 8big Rack can fit into a standard 1U rack space.

"Thunderbolt delivers unparalleled performance, flexibility and simplicity to 4K video workflows," said Jason Ziller, Intel Director of Thunderbolt Marketing, in a press statement. "Products like the LaCie 8big Rack help highlight what Thunderbolt makes possible for video editors."

The LaCie 8big Rack 48 TB is available now with a $4,999 MSRP price tag, with four-disk 12TB ($1,699) and eight-disk 24 TB ($2,7999) configurations also available.

LaCie launches 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 with up to 48TB storage |

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