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LaCie Ethernet Disk

Designed for small and medium business needs, the Ethernet Disk Read more

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LaCie Ethernet Disk RAID Review: No-frills small-biz RAID

28 July 2005
  • Conclusion: Four SATA drive NAS with two Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Pros: Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 5+ spare and 10, USB print server, Two Gigabit Ethernet ports with jumbo frame support, Hot-swappable drives, Active Directory support
  • Cons: Lower performance than other RAID 5 NASes, No FTP server logging, no syslog support, Email Alerts didn’t work in our tests, No link aggregation
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LaCie Ethernet Big Disk: Super size me

26 April 2005
  • Conclusion: Larger version (physically and disk capacity) of Ethernet Disk mini (V2). Also available in 640 GB.
  • Pros: Can be used as a NAS, external USB 2.0 drive or, Easy to use and set up, AFP and Bonjour support for Mac users, Gigabit Ethernet with 4K and 8K Jumbo frames supported
  • Cons: Windows network browsing problems, Relatively slow USB-connected performance, Frustratingly slow admin interface
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Overall 7

LaCie Ethernet Disk

PC Magazine
12 May 2004
  • Conclusion: This large-footprint NAS device supports file sharing for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS as well as via HTTP and FTP.
  • Pros: Rack mountable; supports additional drives via FireWire.
  • Cons: Large footprint; supports additional drives via USB 1.1; not a print server; 25-user limit; no logging or reporting features.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
31 January 2005
  • Summary: This large-capacity, easy-to-use drive is expandable and fairly fast. We had only small quibbles with it.
  • Pros: Good performance, quick setup
  • Cons: No USB 2.0 connectivity (only 1.1), documentation
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