Hardware manufacturer Akitio has announced a new addition to their range of storage options this week with the unveiling of the all-new Akitio Thunder3 RAID Station which is available either with or without storage already installed. If you would prefer to have your storage already installed, two Seagate 2TB Iron Wolf Pro drives are provided at the current time, but Akitio is already planning to offer higher capacity storage hard rive option sin the near future.
The 4TB Akitio RAID Station fitted with two 2TB Seagate Iron Wolf Pro hard drives will be available to purchase this month, February 2018 priced at $619.99. If you would prefer the enclosure empty to fit your own drives than the price would be $369.99.
The launch of the new Thunder3 RAID Station marked the start of a new line of products for Akitio, previously only supplying enclosures rather than ready to use plug and play storage solutions. Richard Wright, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Akitio explains more about the move into suppling ready to use storage: “We are very excited about this new offering as many of our customers have asked us to offer complete storage solutions with drives optimized for maximum performance and reliability. Offering the customer expanded options helps Akitio be more competitive in the ever-growing external storage market,” For more details, full specifications and purchasing options jump over to the official Akitio website