The ultra-portable Mini Pro Thunderbolt SSD drive comes in sizes up to 480GB ($500) and measures at only 5.1 x 3.1 x 1.0 inches. It’s big brother the DataTale Thunderbolt RAID offers up to 16TB of storage for $1895.
The unique design of the new Mac Pro will look great on your desktop, but trying to put them into your server room efficiently might be a challenge. KAE Corporation has some ingenious products to help solve that problem to mount in a rack or even under your desk.
The newly announced 2big Thunderbolt™ 2 desk RAID offers speeds up to 420MB/s with dual Thunderbolt™ 2 ports and is ready for 4k workflows. No date for release has been announced.
At $1300, the super small and super fast Little Big Disk Thunderbolt™ 2 drive from LaCie packs amazing SSD performance in a size made for field production. The drive should be available in mid-June.
What got LaCie on my best in show list was the new LaCie Fuel. This “wireless NAS” comes in 1 or 2TB versions and allows mobile devices such as the iPad to access network storage without connecting to the Internet or the local network. It can share files with up to 5 devices at once and can stream directly to an Apple TV or other AirPlay devices. Oh, and the 1TB model is only $199!
G-Technology’s G Speed eS PRO offers a 12Gbit, mini-SAS connection which requires a PCI card for connectivity to your computer. The RAIDs are available from 4TB ($1000) to 16TB ($2200) and a card will cost between $750 to $1100
ATTO ThunderLink Desklink Devices connects your Thunderbolt capable computer to other storage systems such via SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel or Ethernet up to 20GB/second. Depending on your interface needs, the devices run from just over $800 to around $1200.