In addition to the SimpleTOUGH and SimpleDRIVE Mini hard drives, Hitachi brings the SimpleNET USB drive network adapter. The device allows you to share and access your existing USB hard drive over network. Just plug the USB hard drive into the SimpleNet and connect the device to an Ethernet network, then you can access the hard drive on the network.
The Hitachi SimpleNET is an easy-to-install solution for PC, Mac and Linux users. It can connect up to two USB hard drives. The price is $79.