updated 01:35 pm EDT, Tue August 21, 2001
LaCie today announced it is shipping its Ultra 160 RAID Tower, the TX12000. The driver-less storage solution offers transfer rates of up to 75 MB/sec. and a 2ms average access time when configured with LaCie's new 7200 rpm 180GB hard drives. It supports between 3 and 12 hotswappable drives for up to 2.16TB of storage using the 180GB drives and is also available with half-height SCSI SCA 36GB and 73GB 10,000 rpm drives.