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View Full Version : LaCie Releases Backup Server Powered By Windows Home Server

Andy Dixon
08-09-2010, 02:00 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.wegotserved.com/2010/08/03/lacie-unwraps-windows-home-server-powered-5big-backup-server-mac-pc/' target='_blank'>http://www.wegotserved.com/2010/08/...-server-mac-pc/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Following a brief preview at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in January, LaCie today announced the availability of the Windows Home Server-powered 5big Backup Server, a 5-bay appliance targeted at the small business market, offering centralised file-sharing, backup and restore for up to 10 PCs and 25 Apple Macs."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1281301803.usr11334.jpg" style="border: 0;" /></p><p>This&nbsp;beast which comes with 5TB or 10TB of storage is firmly aimed at the small business market, but can quite easily be used for the home if you want.&nbsp; It has LaCie's own backup software rather than relying on the WHS inbuilt backup, and this also&nbsp;includes the&nbsp;unusual feature of&nbsp;Apple Mac&nbsp;Time Machine backups&nbsp;for&nbsp;up to 25 Mac machines.&nbsp; Prices are in the range of small businesses rather than the home with a 5TB option including 3 year warranty costing $1,199.99 (US) or &euro;1074.99.</p>