Press Release

StarTech.com’s 4-bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Enclosure Delivers Speed and Scalability for Graphics-Intensive Applications

December 08, 2014

Press Release: S354SMTB2R

Lockbourne, OH - December 8, 2014 - StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the release of their new (SKU: S354SMTB2R), which enables users to create an external 4-drive RAID array while harnessing the immense bandwidth of Thunderbolt 2 for seamless performance. At nearly twice the speed of Thunderbolt, Thunderbolt 2 eliminates data bottlenecks between the RAID enclosure and host workstation, which is especially valuable to users who routinely work with large external files, such as photographers, videographers and editors.

“Our Thunderbolt 2 Quad-bay RAID Enclosure is the ideal external storage solution for creative professionals” said Juliet Wei, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com. “It not only offers blazing-fast performance, and a sleek, sturdy housing, but also supports multiple hardware RAID modes and HyperDuo to optimize data protection, performance and drive capacity.”

Features of StarTech.com’s new 4-bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Enclosure include:

  • Unprecedented external data throughput, with Thunderbolt 2
  • Secure data redundancy and increased performance with support for hardware RAID (0,1, 10)
  • HyperDuo Support for near-SSD performance at HDD capacities
  • Includes 2m Thunderbolt cable
  • Added drive protection with aluminum housing
  • Built-in Thunderbolt daisy chain port
  • Compatible with SATA revisions I/II/III

MSRP for StarTech.com’s (SKU: S354SMTB2R) is $692.99 (USD) in the United States, $712.99 (CAN) in Canada, £450.00 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK. These products will be 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.

For questions about this announcement, please contact Andrew Stephen at 1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248 or [email protected].

About StarTech.com
StarTech.com is an ISO 9001:2000 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, The United Kingdom, Europe and Japan, servicing a worldwide market.


About StarTech.com

StarTech.com is an ISO9001:2015 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Australia, servicing a worldwide market.

Danielle Mayea

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