USB 3.0 Dual-Drive RAID Storage Solution with LaCie Partners with Symwave

LaCie 2Big USB 3.0 delivers record speed with performance up to 275 MB/s

LaCie, a leading provider of professional storage solutions, in
collaboration with Symwave Inc., a leading silicon supplier of system
solutions for SuperSpeed USB devices, today announced the industry’s
first dual hard disk RAID storage solution based on the new SuperSpeed
USB (3.0) standard. LaCie’s 2Big USB 3.0, a dual-disk RAID 0/1 storage
solution, powered by Symwave’s USB 3.0 standard-compliant dual SATA and
RAID bridge controller, reaches the highest throughput ever achieved in
a USB 3.0 external storage product – setting a new standard in the dual
disk market. The 2Big USB 3.0 will be available in up to 4TB capacities
and is bundled with award-winning backup software for both Mac and PC

"LaCie has a strong worldwide brand and a proven track record for
developing high-performance and innovative storage solutions. This
collaboration with LaCie, which coincides with our SW6318 USB 3.0
dual-SATA product announcement is yet another first in the industry and
for Symwave," said John O’Neill, Vice President of Marketing at
Symwave. "The end user experience of external storage is undergoing a
very significant upgrade with the launch of USB 3.0 products. We are
pleased to be leading the market transition with such a strong partner
like LaCie."

"Offering fast speeds is a major priority for LaCie. Our
customers have long awaited a robust, super fast interface to enable a
better workflow. Symwave’s industry-leading dual SATA bridge controller
enabled us to address this demand, and to achieve the highest speed
ever obtained with a dual-disk solution," said Minh Lê, Marketing
Director at LaCie. "LaCie intends to lead the market transition to USB
3.0 technology and will launch a full range of products in the coming

Now professionals who require a large data flow can leverage the USB
3.0 interface. Developed for users that require sizeable data flow and
fast storage products – such as video professionals who needs high
bandwidth, the 2Big USB 3.0 will let users transfer a high-definition
uncompressed video at speeds up to 275MB/s burst read transfer speed,
or perform real time streaming and editing of multiple HD files


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