LaCie ( and Symwave, a supplier of systems
solutions for SuperSpeed USB devices, have 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, according to John O’Neill, vice president
of marketing at Symwave. 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 users.

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 simultaneously.
The LaCie 2big USB 3.0 will be available in early 2010 and will be
showcased at CES 2010, Jan. 7-10.