NEW: The LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series is the perfect solution for heavy data users who require complete mobility. With USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt ports, it delivers more than enough speed for the most demanding applications. With the SSD version, the LaCie Rugged delivers up to 387 MB/s – one of the fastest bus-powered products available. Since USB 3.0 is backwards compatible, the LaCie Rugged can also connect to any standard computer on the planet via USB 2.0. It additionally protects data from drops up to 2 meters (6.6 feet) and from prying eyes with AES 256-bit software encryption. During transit, connect the removable cover to provide IP 54-level protection against dust and water. Whether the LaCie Rugged takes a jarring bicycle ride or gets splashed by a mud puddle, you stay confident that your data is still accessible.