Fujitsu today launched its new travel-ready and world’s highest capacity 2.5″ External Hard Disk Drive for the U.S. market. Featuring up to 300GB of storage space in a sleek, compact design, the new External HDDs are built on the Fujitsu mobile hard disk technology, providing an ideal solution for users looking for a portable HDD with industry-leading capacity.
Designed for the busy mobile professional, the Fujitsu External Hard Disk Drive comes equipped with all of the necessary components to enable users to take their data wherever they go. The slim device includes an integrated USB 2.0 cable to allow for quick and easy connectivity. Additionally, because the product is USB bus-powered, a laptop can lend the device the necessary power without external resources required. Users can also be assured that their data will be protected with the distinctive 16-point omnidirectional shock mounting design, which helps to reduce the effect of impact.
For extra security and backup convenience, the Fujitsu External HDDs are also bundled with a comprehensive Data Protection Suite for PC. Apricorn Inc.’s EZ Gig IIfor Windowsenables a system to be backed up as an image or an exact clone, while at the same time permitting backups to be compressed into a single file, allowing individual files to be restored, and providing security with password protection. There is also the Cryptainerencryption program that helps guarantee privacy, with the AES 256 or Blowfish(R)448 bit encryption.
Finally, to ensure data integrity, Second Copy2000 synchronizing software coordinates file sharing and backup between multiple computers.
The Fujitsu External Hard Disk Drive 300GB/4200RPM is available for $229 (U.S. MSRP) and is also available in a 120GB/5400RPM version for $129 (U.S. MSRP) through Fujitsu authorized distributors and retail channels in the third quarter of 2007 in the U.S. market.