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FireWireDirect Updates Vanguard FireWire RAIDsVanguard II supports striping and mirroring
According to the company, the Vanguard II is the first hardware-controlled FireWire RAID system on the market. Now the models also add RAID level 0 (striping) and RAID level 1 (mirroring), as well as support for higher-capacity drives. With striping, the units can now support capacities up to 500 GB.
The new Vanguard models are available now for $1,299 for the 500 GB model (two 250 GB drives); $959 for the 400 GB model; $699 for the 240 GB model; $659 for the 160 GB model; and $399 for the enclosure alone. For more information, visit http://www.firewiredirect.com.
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