The LaCie Ethernet Disk offers high performance storage with Gigabit Ethernet for sharing important files, storing web servers, backing up critical data, and archiving folders. The Active Directory support enables easy integration into your office's networks. The Ethernet Disk frees up file servers by providing independent, stand-alone storage accessible to anyone on the network. Share it with as many as 25 users simultaneously and access your data remotely via the web (HTTP or FTP). The LaCie Ethernet Agent is included for automatic drive mapping and direct access to shares. The web-based management tool, which comes in multiple languages, makes for easy configuration. Use the four Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports for backup on external hard drives or capacity expansion. Its sturdy, slender aluminum design can be stacked or fit into a 19" rack.