In 2009, Apple stopped actively working on AppleRAID and eventually removed full support for the feature completely in OS X El Capitan. This means that if your existing AppleRAID volumes develop a problem, Apple can’t help you. Fortunately, with the help of SoftRAID, there’s a solution.
Lossless Conversion of Your AppleRAID Volumes to SoftRAID
With SoftRAID, AppleRAID stripe (RAID 0) and mirror (RAID 1) volumes can quickly and easily be converted to SoftRAID volumes without losing any of your valuable data. SoftRAID volumes are up to 86% faster than equivalent AppleRAID volumes, and SoftRAID also offers an extensive feature set, renowned reliability and speed, as well as excellent technical support. SoftRAID is available free for 30 days and use can be continued for as little as $49.
Detect a Problem Before It Becomes a Problem
Among the features SoftRAID offers are Certify Disk – which checks that disks are reliable before you start to store precious data on them – and SoftRAID Monitor, which constantly checks disks and volumes for potential problems and can email you if it detects a problem such as a disk which is about to fail.* Not only is your data well-protected, but you’ll know in advance of any problems a disk might be having. Unless you’re using RAID 0 volumes (which are unprotected), you’ll never have to run the risk of losing your valuable data through sudden disk failure again.
Personalized Technical Support
With the full version of SoftRAID, you get access to SoftRAID’s personalized email support with support engineers available to work with users to solve any issues. With SoftRAID Lite, standard support is provided for free via SoftRAID’s moderated user forum, or get the same personalized support as the full version for a small annual or per-case fee.
SSD Support and Five RAID Levels
Both SoftRAID and SoftRAID Lite have full support for SSDs, with the full version offering five RAID levels to choose from – RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 4, RAID 5 and RAID 1+0. With SoftRAID Lite, available for $49 after a free trial, all of the features of SoftRAID (apart from email support and notifications) are available for RAID 0 or RAID 1 volumes.
Download Your Free Trial Today
Download and try either the full version of SoftRAID or SoftRAID Lite FREE for 30 days – with no credit card required. After your trial period, if you do decide not to purchase SoftRAID, you can simply convert your volumes back to AppleRAID exactly where they started.
*Personal email support and emailed alerts available only with the full version of SoftRAID