LaCie Announces Three Rugged SSD Devices for Media and Entertainment Professionals

One of the biggest announcements to come out of IBC 2019 was LaCie's line of Rugged SSD drives. Lacie announced three new storage solutions built for media and entertainment professionals.

This family of drives included the LaCie Rugged SSD Pro, LaCie Rugged SSD and LaCie Rugged BOSS SSD. These drives deliver world class solution to M&E professionals. They also allow creators to easily manage their content, ensuring their data is secure.

With the release of these drives, the amount of data captured and replicated by the M&E industry is expected to grow at a 25% annual growth rate- from 2018 to 2025.

The LaCie Rugged SSD Pro

The Rugged SSD Pro is built for filmmakers and digital imaging professionals. It is a scratch disk with high-speed transfers and editing power able to handle up to 8K picture. The capabilities cater to high-res and super slow motion footage as well.

These features make the LaCie Ruged SSD Pro the most robust Thunderbolt 3 portable storage solution on the market.

“Media and entertainment companies are facing increasingly competitive markets. Combining 40 years of Seagate’s passion and 30 years of LaCie’s creativity, the new Rugged solutions are designed to help M&E professionals move their data and ideas forward; turning projects into industry-recognized accomplishments.”

Jeff Fochtman, vice president of Consumer Solution and Global Marketing for Seagate and LaCie brands.

The Rugged SSD Pro is priced at $399.99 (1TB) and $699.99 (2TB) MSRP.

Level Up Your 4K Video Project

The Rugged SSD is another great solution for filmmakers in need of a great portable rugged drive. The Rugged SSD provides filmmakers with high-speed transfers as well as strong editing power. Of course, it is also extremely rugged. It also includes encrypted technology and password protection for extra safety.

With Seagate FireCuda NVMe SSD packed into the drive, users can experience speeds up to 950MB/s. For those editing RAW 4K video, this drive is a no-brainer.

The Rugged SSD hosts a storage capacity up to 2TB. It is also rated IP67 for water resistance and three meter drop tolerant.

The Rugged SSD is priced at !179.99 (500 GB), $299.99 (1TB) and $499.99 (2TB) MSRP.

BOSS Lets You Go Laptop Free

The LaCie Rugged BOSS SSD is beyond efficient and satisfies the needs of both filmmakers and photographers. These professionals need fast, easy and computer free methods of copying, reviewing and managing their data- and the Rugged BOSS SSD is the solution they're looking for.

The Rugged BOSS SSD comes with 1TB of storage capacity, allowing for fast SSD speeds up to 430MB.s. This means direct transfers are possible via the integrated SD card slot and USB port.

For those looking to monitor closely, the BOSS SSD has a status screen for real time updates on transfers, capacity and battery life.

The Rugged BOSS SSD is priced at $499.99 MSRP.

Check out LaCie's full release article HERE.

Learn more about LaCie Rugged Drives HERE

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