Thunderbolt external hard drives are still rare on the ground, even though there have been announcements from the likes of La Cie. You know they are coming… it’s just a question of ‘when’.
Well, it seems that Promise has beat their competitors to the punch – offering a gob-smacking 12TB of storage in a portable RAID array.
Here’s how you take 12TB of RAID storage with you on the go and get 800MB/sec throughput for your most demanding video editing applications.
The Promise Pegasus RAID Array tower has two Thunderbolt ports, promising 20x the speed of USB 2.0. It supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 50, 6, 60 and 10 for the most advanced data protection on offer.
At only roughly 8 x 7 x 10 inches in size, this fits comfortably into a backpack, while allowing Final Cut Pro editors to work with uncompressed video files without breaking a sweat.
Now, all we need is a battery pack for it…