Press Release

LaCie Network Space MAX: Easy and Secure Network Storage for the Home


May 17, 2010

LaCie today announced a dual-disk Gigabit network storage and media server – the LaCie Network Space MAX, design by Neil Poulton. Now, users can easily store and share their most important files throughout the home with complete data security.

The Network Space MAX includes two large-capacity hard drives that can be configured for maximum security (RAID 1) or maximum capacity (RAID 0). If protecting your data is a priority, the RAID 1 mode will ensure automatic disk mirroring – meaning all files will be copied onto each of the disks. If one drive fails, data will not be lost.

The Network Space MAX is designed for ultimate usability. LaCie Network Assistant software helps you set up the product within a few minutes. It provides the best user experience for quick detection and access to the Network Space MAX. LaCie’s user-friendly dashboard allows you to easily manage files, backups, private accounts, and download torrents.

Additionally, with the Network Space MAX, the files stored on the hard drive are fully accessible outside your home from any connected computer using the remote access service.

"Even for networking beginners, LaCie Network hard drives offer a simple way to share one’s media between multiple computers in the home,” said Patrick Salin, LaCie Digital Home Business Unit Manager. “The RAID 1 capability of LaCie’s Network Space MAX means users can be assured their valuable data is always safe and accessible.”

The Network Space MAX features a media server, making it easy to stream files to any connected computer or any UPnPTM/DLNA® compliant device (such as a PlayStation®3 or Xbox®). Computers with iTunes® installed can also stream the music stored on the Network Space MAX.

Availability
The LaCie Network Space MAX starts in 2TB capacity through the LaCie Online Store, LaCie Corner, LaCie Reseller+ starting at $279.99. For more product information, visit www.lacie.com.

About Neil Poulton
Neil Poulton was born in Thurso, Scotland. A graduate in Industrial Design from Edinburgh University and Milan's Domus Academy, Poulton first came into public view in 1989 as the creator of "the ageing pens,” pens made from a "living," wearing plastic that changes color and form with use. Today, Neil Poulton designs and develops best-selling, award-winning products for a variety of international clients including LaCie & Artemide. Since 1991, Poulton has lived and worked in Paris, France. www.neilpoulton.com.



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1TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less).

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