LaCie has announced its new 5big Storage Server which is the latest from its line up of storage servers. The new 5big Storage Server comes equipped with up to 5TB of storage capacity plus if that isn’t enough users has the option to order one with up to 10TB. It comes bundled with Windows Storage Software pre-installed, it is protected by a compact aluminum enclosure with a dual-core Intel 1.6GHz processor inside and offers support for both Mac and PC users. According to LaCie, the new 5big is a full-featured solution that is ideal for businesses and is up to twenty percent faster speeds than traditional NAS solutions. It offers file-transfers up to 180MB/s which makes it the fastest file transfers and system restoration in a desktop storage solution. It comes complete with RAID 0, 1, 5,or 5+ modes for data reliability and comes equipped with Microsoft’s Single Instance Storage (SIS) which provides file-level deduplication, so duplicate files will only be stored once. The LaCie 5big Storage Server is available in 1TB, 5TB and 10TB capacities through the LaCie Online Store and starts at $1199.00.