Summary: The general set-up was very easy. Same for the RAID setup, just follow the instruction manual. The build quality, performance and features are very good. I would definitely recommend this unit.
Pros: aluminum casing, Easy To Setup, easy to use, Genie & Intego software, On/Off scheduling option
Summary: I have been using my LaCie 5big Network 2 server for almost a year now. The device is excellent for storing a large amount of data with a guarantee that you won't lose any of it if a drive crashes. It works very well. I'm very happy with it, and I have certainly gotten my money's worth from it.
Pros: active directory support, Easy To Setup, easy to use, good value for money, On/Off scheduling option
Summary: First of all, this device is just great. After 10 month of use, I have nothing to complain about. This is a very well designed, robust and easy to use system, that comes at a good price and with an excellent choice of features.
Pros: Easy To Setup, easy to use, excellent design, failover & load balancing, good value for money
Conclusion: I use LaCie 5big Network 2 to store data safely, knowing I'm insured against hard disk failures. I use my NAS in a Raid 5 configuration. The user interface is very well done and the set up it easy too. If you decide to configure the unit to a different RAID or no RAID at all it is very easy to do. All in all I love the device, it comes at a great price considering all the options and the overall quality.
Conclusion: I've read a lot of product reviews before deciding to buy this server. This product offers plenty of great features, stable performance, excellent built quality, stylish design, and a very interesting price for all that. I'm glad i got it!
Summary: I have been using this NAS server for several months now and it works very well! I travel a lot so remote access through a secure tunnel is a must for me. This works very well with 5big and doesn't require a complex setup, domain name registration, etc. The setup for this unit is very easy. It applies to everything: RAID configuration, network features, UPS, etc. The bottom line is that this is a wonderful product, high quality with a lot of useful features.
Pros: customizable interface, dynamic DNS remote access, Easy To Setup, easy to use, Genie & Intego software
Summary: After losing data caused by a hard drive failure, we decided to make sure that something like that would not happen again and bought a RAID server. LaCie 5big Network 2 is incredibly easy to setup. It's not the first RAID system that I had to deal with, and I'm amazed how easy it is to setup and manage this unit. LaCie has made my life so much easier.
Summary: I bought the 5big network 2 as a primary storage solution for the office. The setup is extremely easy, the drive basically worked out of the box. The device is a beautiful piece of technology and if you really care for the safety of your, it could easily be the best investment you make for it.
Pros: Easy To Manage, Easy To Setup, Fast, High capacity, Highly Compatible, Plenty of features, RAID