LaCie doubles rugged drive’s capacity

LaCie doubles rugged drive’s capacity

May 6, 2015

LaCie, the premium brand of Seagate Technology, has announced the availability of its Rugged Thunderbolt hard drive in a 1Tb solid state drive (SSD) capacity.The LaCie Rugged delivers speeds of up to 387Mbps, allowing creative professionals to transfer 100Gb in less than five minutes and providing enough bandwidth to review and edit photos or video in the field

The LaCie Rugged is MIL-compliant, which means that data is protected even during accidental drops of up to 2m. With its cap in place, the LaCie Rugged is also IP 54-rated for superior protection against dust and water splashing – even during operation. Plus, it is resistant to vibration and shock and is tough enough to be shipped for reliable delivery to clients or partners.

With both Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 interfaces, the LaCie Rugged is suitable for Mac and PC users. It is fully bus powered through the Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 cables. Plus, the integrated Thunderbolt cable stows neatly when not in use, ensuring that it will never get lost or left behind.

The LaCie Rugged includes a backup software suite and compatibility with Time Machine and Windows Backup, as well as LaCie Private-Public software, which lets users password-protect the entire drive or only certain volumes with AES 256-bit encryption.