StarTech.com has announced the release of a new Dual-Bay 3.5” Drive Enclosure (SKU: S352BU313R) which enables a high-performance USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) data storage solution with multiple RAID functions. Users can access, back up and manage files through their USB-C™ or USB-A equipped laptop.
The dual-drive enclosure features multiple RAID modes which can help increase performance add redundancy or combine volumes. The RAID modes supported are: RAID 0, RAID 1, SPAN(BIG) and JBOD. The dual-drive enclosure comes with a USB-C cable and a USB-A cable for connecting the enclosure to a laptop.
This dual-drive enclosure is an ideal data storage solution for small businesses or anyone looking to manage files efficiently and securely. Creative and business professionals can easily access, back up and transfer their large files without relying on a network connection. An enthusiast building a personal data storage setup will appreciate this product’s multiple RAID modes and flexible connectivity.
Additional features and benefits of the dual-bay drive enclosure are:
Supports up to two (2) 3.5” hard disk drives (HDDs)
Compatible with all laptops, Ultrabooks, and desktops that support USB 3.1 (10 Gbps)/3.0/2.0/1.1 with a USB Type-A or Type-C port
Maintain an optimum operating environment for drive protection and dissipate heat with the built-in fan
Plug-and-play functionality; no driver or software installation required
“This dual-bay 3.5” drive enclosure offers users an easy way to add high-performance external data storage to their laptop or desktop computer. With the enclosure’s hardware RAID support, users can configure their drives to best suit their application and performance requirements” said Scott Burton, Product Manager, StarTech.com.
The new dual-drive enclosure is available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.