The new LaCie Rugged drive is the perfect solution for heavy data users who require extreme data security and mobility. With USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt ports, it is also one of the fastest bus-powered products ever. Now featuring two-meter drop resistance and IP 54-level protection against dust and water, the new LaCie Rugged drive goes even further to protect precious data.
LaCie is a computer hardware company that specialises in external hard drives, flash drives, optical drives and computer monitors. The company is a subsidiary of Seagate technology. The Company LaCie was founded in 1987 in Oregon but was founded in 1989 in Paris. Their headquarters is located in Paris, France. Their website is www.lacie.com.
LaCie was once two separate companies. The names of the companies are Electronique d2 and LaCie. Electronique d2 was originally in Paris, France while LaCie was originally in Portland, Oregon, USA. LaCie was purchased by Plus Development in 1990. This Plus Development was a subsidiary of Quantum. Later in March 2012, Seagate Technology announced that it would purchase the company for $186 million. The transaction was closed in 2014 and Seagate gained control of it since then.