Tagged: network attached storage

FreeNAS and TrueNAS from IXSystems

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI talked with the folks over at iXSystems about FreeNAS, and TrueNAS, along with their line of hardware at VMWorld. For a SMB, the ability to re-purpose old hardware for something as important as network storage, is a great way to keep costs low. To also have a community of help is an important part. What is FreeNAS With Enterprise-grade features, and an Open source license to create a RAID storage array for backups, replication, and file sharing. You will be able to set it up for internal, or external use. FreeNAS is meant for small home business, or anyone that would like to back up their devices onto one machine. From work documents, to movies, music, and more. You can even share with family and friends. What is TrueNAS TrueNAS is for businesses where accessing information is more critical. TrueNAS...

LaCie D2, Rugged Mini Drives with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhat is so impressive is how LaCie has one of the most noticeable hard drives our there and they’ve been making it for over 10 years. Now, the Rugged Mini is getting a new upgrade to the fast transfer USB-C Thunderbolt 3. Along with a desktop HD model in the D2, you will be able to transfer files at lightning speed. I talk with Lance Ohara, senior direct product Manager at LaCie/Seagate About the LaCie D2 Hard Drive LaCie D2 is a Hard Drive caddy that can hold up to 10GB drives – with 6 and 8 TB models also available. The D2 also allows for daisy-chaining other USB-C devices, such as other D2 drives. It will not RAID the drive, but if you need more than 10 TB, or just want to plug your Rugged Mini in for transfer,  the...


Seagate Acquires LaCie for $186 Million, Increases Consumer Market Offerings

LaCie and Seagate have done business before. So it’s no surprise that Seagate has scooped up this company. Seagate has offered to purchase 64.5% of the outstanding shares of LaCie. Following approval, Seagate will add a bigger consumer line of portable hard drives to their lineup. “Seagate has a strong commitment to the growing consumer storage market and bringing the most dynamic products to market. LaCie has built an exceptional consumer brand by delivering exciting and innovative high-end products for many years. This transaction would bring a highly complementary set of capabilities to Seagate, significantly expand our consumer product offerings, add a premium-branded direct-attached storage line, strengthen our network-attached storage business line and enhance our capabilities in software development,” said Steve Luczo, Seagate chairman, president and CEO. “We are also excited that Philippe, who is a true visionary and leader in the consumer storage business, would join Seagate...

Iomega Brings NAS Through USB Drives with the Iomega i-Connect – CES 2010

Iomega Brings NAS Through USB Drives with the Iomega i-Connect – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS IOMega i-Connect Wireless Data Station gets in the Network Attached Storage (NAS) game with this new device. It takes your USB drives and turns it into storage over the network. You will also be able to connect USB printers or other devices, and it will turn into a new drive for you to pull from. Andy McCaskey talks with Bill on this great new product from Iomega. The i-Connect Data Station is only $99 and has a 3 year warranty. Of course, it is wireless, so you will be able to place it anywhere you have a WiFI signal. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv