Which LaCie Drive Should I use?

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LaCie has announced three new storage options for media, entertainment and creative professionals (M&E). LaCie Rugged SSD Pro and LaCie Rugged SSD Pro are world-class storage solutions that allow M&E professionals to manage their valuable content. This ensures their data is always accessible and secure.
A recent IDC whitepaper sponsored Seagate shows that the global M&E industry is forecast to see a 25% compound annual growth rate. Creative professionals should think about implementing a data strategy to support this level of mobility. Choose a solution that can handle the increased volume of data and simplify the management of their workflow.

The new LaCie Rugged SSD Pro and LaCie Rugged SSD BOSS SSD are designed to assist M&E professionals in managing the large amounts of data that their workflows generate. They celebrate 30 years of LaCie’s creativity, as the industry continues to change.
Top Speeds Solution: Designed for Extreme 8K Filming, Editing

LaCie Rugged SSD Pro is the perfect scratch disk for filmmakers and digital imaging professionals (DITs). It can be used to transfer high-speed files and edit up to 8K of super slow-motion footage.

The Seagate FireCuda NVMe SSD in this drive allows for Thunderbolt 3 speeds of up to 2800MB/s. It also offers extreme durability, so DITs and filmmakers can playback 6K and 8K source files from anywhere, without transcoding. Thunderbolt 3 devices could only be used with Thunderbolt 3 machines; the LaCie Rugged SSD Pro is compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1.

The palm-sized drive is capable of handling any terrain thanks to its IP67-rated dust resistance and water resistance, three-meter drop tolerance and two-ton crush resistance. This is the first Thunderbolt 3 storage system that can be submerged in water for up to 30 mins. You can also enjoy five-year limited warranty protection that includes Rescue Data Recovery Services. Customers can also enjoy a free one-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps Plan to access amazing photo and video editing tools.

These features make the LaCie Rugged SSD Pro one of the most versatile and robust Thunderbolt 3 portable storage options on the market. The MSRP of the LaCie Rugged SSD Pro is $399.99 (1TB), and $699.99 (2TB).

Jeff Fochtman, Vice President of Consumer Solution and Global Marketing at Seagate and LaCie brands, stated that media and entertainment companies face increasingly competitive markets. The new Rugged solutions combine 40 years of Seagate passion with 30 years of LaCie creativity. They are designed to assist M&E professionals in moving their data and ideas forward, transforming projects into industry-recognized achievements.

Jason Ziller, General Manager ClientConnectivity Division at Intel stated that the LaCie Rugged SSD Pro was the first portable device to use the latest Thunderbolt 3 technology. LaCie’s JHL7440 controller allows them to provide industry-leading performance with Thunderbolt 3-based PCs, as well as compatibility with legacy computer systems.
Your 4K Video Project can be elevated

LaCie Rugged SSD offers filmmakers and DITs high-speed editing and transfer speeds, extreme ruggedness, and Seagate Secure self encryption technology with password protection to protect project confidentiality. Seagate FireCuda SSD NVMe SSD is inside. Users will enjoy USB 3.1 Gen2 speeds up to 950MB/s. This allows them to easily transfer and edit RAW4K video.

The hand-held, portable solution has a large storage capacity of up to 2TB. It is also rated IP67 for water resistance and three-meter drop tolerance. Seagate also offers a five-year limited warranty, Rescue Data Recovery Services and a one month complimentary membership to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps Plan. The MSRP for the LaCie Rugged SSD is $179.99 (500GB), $299.99 (1TB), and $499.99 (2TB).
BOSS – Get your laptop free

The LaCie Rugged SSD SSD is fast and efficient. It’s ideal for filmmakers and photographers who need a quick, easy and computer-free way to review, copy and manage content while on the move.

LaCie Rugged SSD has a large 1TB capacity. This SSD allows users to access SSD speeds up to 430MB/s and file transfers via the SD card slot or USB port. You can manage your workflow effortlessly with the built-in status screen that provides real-time updates about transfers, capacity and battery life. For the ultimate mobile experience, you can use your smartphone to view, name and remove footage with the LaCie BOSS App on iOS and Android.

The LaCie Rugged SSD SSD is designed to withstand any terrain and can also be used as a portable battery pack for USB devices such as phones and mirrorless cameras. Seagate’s Rescue Data Recovery Services are included and the drive comes with a 3-year limited warranty. The drive also includes a 1-month complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps, which includes Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop. LaCie Rugged SSDs will be available at a MSRP of $449.99.