LaCie Tries WHS 2011 In New Rackmount NAS

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Tim Higgins

LaCie logoLaCie has announced a rackmount NAS running Windows Home Server 2011.

The four-drive NAS runs on a single-core 1.6 GHz Intel D425 Atom with 2 GB of RAM.

Port complement includes one each Gigabit Ethernet LAN, PS/2 keyboard/mouse, COM and VGA, six USB 2.0 and 6-channel audio I/O.

The NAS runs Windows Home Server 2011 supporting a single volume in RAID 1 or 5 accessible via SMB, NFS and FTP. WHS 2011 supports up to 10 Windows and three MacOS users for backup and file sharing.

LaCie 4big Rack Office

LaCie 4big Rack Office

Other features include bare-metal PC recovery, versioning management, remote desktop access and printer sharing. The NAS comes bundled with a free three-month trial of 100 GB of Wuala Secure Cloud Storage for backup, sync and sharing.

The 4big Rack Office is covered by a three-year limited warranty and offered in a single 8 TB diskful configuration listing at $1199 and available shortly.

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