LaCie 64TB 8big Thunderbolt 2 Rack RAID (Enterprise Class)

The powerful easy plug and play LaCie 64TB 8big Thunderbolt 2 Rack RAID features a 1U rackmount with an all around metal enclosure with an aluminum front that holds up to eight 8TB drives with a total tally of 64TB storage capacity where you can save all your data files and precious moments such as photos, 4K video, audio and personal documents with fast speeds up to 1330MB/s and it also supports hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD with 7200 rpm speeds thanks to the Thunderbolt 2 cable. Even better - You can daisy chain to achieve up to 1728TB expansion storage and more than 3000MB/s of bandwidth. With all this said - The Enterprise Class drives are designed to last for a longer lifespan than your ordinary consumable drives with 1.2 million hours that can handle excessive workloads.

The LaCie 64TB 8big Thunderbolt 2 Rack RAID also features a power saving mode which means that you can save energy by simply pressing a button to spin down the disks without interrupting daisy chain transfers or you can hold the button in for a while to shut it down completely, you can easily target a rack for maintenance via the ID buttons.

The 8big Thunderbolt 2 Rack RAID is preconfigured in RAID 5 for MAC, however it can be configured for windows systems via the LaCie RAID Manager software.

Please note that hot-swapping in RAID 0 will lead to a loss in data

  • 64TB Storage Capacity
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 2 Ports
  • Up to 1330 MB/s Data Transfer Speeds
  • Preconfigured in RAID 5 Mode
  • RAID 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD Configurations
  • 1U Rackmount
  • Support for DisplayPort 1.2 Connectivity
  • Full Component Redundancy
  • AES 256-Bit Encryption Standard
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R78,595.00
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Thunderbolt 2 Speeds for the 4K Era

With Thunderbolt 2 technology, the interface is no longer the performance bottleneck. For the 8big Rack, LaCie harnessed the breakthrough performance potential of the Thunderbolt 2 I/O, squeezing the absolute best speeds out of the hard disks. Add a hardware RAID controller and 7200 RPM disks, and the result is incredible, sustained speeds of up to 1330MB/s that turbocharge 4K workflows, file transfers, or backups.

With this kind of speed, videographers can work directly from RAW files in Apple® Final Cut Pro® or Adobe® Premiere®, get maximum quality from footage, and see edits in real time. No need to first convert footage into a lower resolution. Avid® Pro Tools® users will notice incredibly smooth audio mixing, even when working with hundreds of tracks simultaneously. Professional photography agencies and other Adobe Lightroom® or Apple Aperture® users can browse through archived libraries of thousands of RAW and edited images, with zero lag.

Bulletproof Reliability

With full component redundancy, the LaCie 8big Rack gives professionals superb reliability and data security. Fans, disks, and PSU** are fully redundant, hot swappable**, and user-serviceable. And hardware RAID 5/6 provides security against disk failure and data loss, without compromising on transfer speeds. Whatever the contingency, zero data loss, and zero downtime.

Opt for the version with Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 hard disks for superb accessibility, reliability, and robust performance. Designed to operate 24×7 on 16-bay racks, these HDDs feature 2 million hours MTBF (mean time between failure) for extraordinary availability. The LaCie 8big with enterprise-class drives also comes with a five-year warranty that covers drives, enclosure, and spare parts, ensuring a solid long-term investment. These drives feature 128MB cache, 7200RPM, and rack environment optimization, offering the ideal solution for handling aggressive workloads. For maximum reliability of your critical data, depend on the LaCie 8big with enterprise-class drives.

The 8big Rack’s innovative cooling system prolongs component lifespan, featuring three efficient, thermoregulated cooling fans to drive airflow. A metal sheet beneath the disks dissipates heat, and cool air flows under the sheet to drain hot air away. Above and between the two rows of disks, air flows from front to back, conducting heat away from sensitive components.

The Most Powerful I/O, Reinvented

Thunderbolt technology redefined external storage with its speed and versatility for bandwidth-intensive applications. Thunderbolt 2 builds on those advances by doubling the speed potential to 20Gb/s and enabling simultaneous RAW 4K video editing and display. And thanks to support for DisplayPort 1.2, it’s now possible to daisy chain higher-resolution displays such as 4K monitors.

In addition to higher performances, the Thunderbolt 2 I/O offers dramatically simpler connections than Fibre Channel. Connect the LaCie 8big Rack to a computer via the Thunderbolt cable—no HBA (host bus adapter) necessary—and instantly the volume mounts on your OS. And unlike Fibre Channel, Thunderbolt 2 is truly a plug and play and single-vendor solution. No port mapping or multipathing is required to achieve this performance. Thunderbolt technology even supports optical cables, which means you could connect a LaCie 8big Rack to a computer located up to 60 meters (197 feet) away.

Thanks to dual Thunderbolt 2 ports, you can daisy chain up to six devices to a computer via a single cable (included in the box). For example, you could connect a total of 36 LaCie 8big Racks via the six Thunderbolt 2 ports on a single Mac Pro®, enabling more than 1.7PB (1728TB) and more than 3000MB/s—in a mere 36U. Compared with Fibre Channel solutions, the LaCie 8big Rack delivers outstanding scalability in half the space, a much simpler setup, and unprecedented performance.

Packed with Value for Pros.

LaCie RAID Manager software gives you a centralized, powerful way to configure and monitor all the LaCie 8big Racks that are connected to a single workstation. From one application, you can control the RAID mode, system monitoring, and email alerts. Select RAID 0▲, 1 (two-disk configuration only), 5, 6, 10, or JBOD. RAID Manager even supports RAID migration, so you can move from RAID 5 on 4 disks to RAID 5 on 8 disks—without data loss. And system monitoring can alert you of problems or potential problems via desktop notifications or email, so you can address issues before they result in data loss. 

For the ultimate in peace of mind and value, the LaCie 8big Rack features a three-year limited warranty or five-year for the enterprise-class version. It includes comprehensive, complimentary web-based resources, expert in-house technical support, and worldwide repair and/or replacement coverage. You can even upgrade this service with warranty extensions, fast product replacement, and even data recovery services. Learn more at www.lacie.com/warranties/

These transfer rates were achieved using AJA System Test when connected to a Mac computer via the Thunderbolt 2 interface. Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as RAID mode, RAID configuration, and disk capacity.
The 4-disk version ships with a single PSU, and is therefore not hot-swappable. Purchase an additional PSU Kit to ensure full redundancy.
The 4-disk version includes 4 empty disk drawers with screws.
 Hot swapping will result in data loss in a RAID 0 array. 

Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

1. One-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan is redeemable during product registration. Internet connection and Adobe ID required. Available only to users 13 and older. Not available in all countries. See www.adobe.com/legal.html for applicable terms and privacy Policy.

2. For any LaCie product purchased on or after April 1, 2018 and did not contain the Adobe activation code flyer in the box, please contact Customer Support at https://support2.lacie.com/with a valid proof of purchase for your code

  • LaCie 64TB 8big Thunderbolt 2 Rack RAID
  • Thunderbolt Cable
  • Rack Mounting Kit
  • Empty Hard Disk Trays and Screws
  • Cable Management Arm Kit

LaCie 8Big Specs

General
Number of Bays 8 x 3.5"
Connections 2 x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 2)
Form Factor Rackmount (1 RU)
Maximum RAID Transfer Rate 1330 MB/s (Read in RAID 0)
1060 MB/s (Write in RAID 0)
1130 MB/s (Read in RAID 5)
1020 MB/s (Write in RAID 5)
RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
Hot-Swap Support Yes
OS Compatibility macOS 10.9 or Later
Windows 7 or Later
Drives
Total Raw Capacity 64 TB (8 x 8 TB)
Type Hard Disk Drive
Rotational Speed 7200 rpm
Cache Memory per Drive 128 MB
Initial RAID Configuration RAID 5
Pre-Format HFS+
Electrical
Power Source Internal Power Supply
PSU Wattage 2 x 250 W
AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Security
Encryption 256-Bit AES
Security Features Not Specified by Manufacturer
Physical
Material of Construction Aluminum
Cooling 2 x Fans
Noise Level 50 to 69 dBA
Status Monitoring Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions (W x H x D) 18.9 x 1.7 x 30.4" / 477.0 x 44.0 x 772.0 mm
Weight 20 kg
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