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Digital storage company Imation is adding NAS appliances to its portfolio, according to a Computerworld report. Appliances are in the InfiniVault or DataGuard lines, both of which Imation acquired when the company bought ProStor Systems’s assets in August. InfiniVault is a tiered storage system that uses fixed RAID and RDX removable HDDs to handle digital content; disks can be removed and used off site or stored for archival purposes. The appliance will run the VaultCenter software. Assuming the DataGuard product line mantle, the other appliance is designed for on site backup and cloud infrastructure... Read more...
Imation is expanding its Apollo family of external hard disk drives by adding the new Apollo Expert D300, Apollo Expert D200, Apollo Expert M200, and Apollo M100 hard drives to its lineup. As the flagship drive in the portfolio, the Apollo Expert D300 uses USB 3.0 technology to move data up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0-based drives. The Apollo Expert D300 is available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities. The Apollo Expert D200 External Hard Drive comes in capacities ranging from 500GB to 2TB. This drive is a USB 2.0-powered model with a brushed silver, industrial design and a removable stand. The... Read more...
Imation's new Link Wireless A/V Extender can turn any computer into a digital entertainment server with its ability to stream high-definition video (up to 720p), high-resolution photos (up to 1080p) and stereo audio. Imation Link is both PC- and Mac-compatible and uses ultra-wideband wireless USB 2.0. The Link’s fin-shaped receiver connects to your TV or conference room projector using HDMI or VGA input. The wireless transmitter connects to a standard USB port on a laptop or desktop. Thanks to the Link's directional antenna, you'll be able to enjoy up to 30-feet of wireless line-of-site range.... Read more...
Imation has become the first company to break the 1TB barrier in magnetic tape storage with a new LTO Ultrium Generation 5 tape cartridge capable of storing 1.5TB of uncompressed data or up to 3TB if compressed. Imation has been at the forefront of tape storage research for about a decade; the US National Institute of Standards and Technology gave the company $11.9 million back in 2002 to drive data capacity. "Imation is pleased to be one of the first to provide customers the advantages of next-generation LTO 5 tape cartridges. Magnetic tape remains the most cost-efficient way for businesses to... Read more...
SSD upgrade kits aren't as rare as you'd probably expect, and while Kingston has been dominating the space for the past few months, it looks as if Imation is joining the fray. Known more for its optical storage media than anything else, the company is pushing to become a household name in the solid state drive arena by making things simple for people looking to upgrade. Quite a few folks would love to transition from HDD to SSD, but the fear of the unknown is a real problem in following through.Imation's SSD Upgrade Kit aims to make the process simple, and according to the company, this one provides... Read more...
Imation's new Pro WX Wireless USB hard drive is now available in the U.S. This hard drive is built on Imation’s external hard drive products and is said to be the world's first Wireless USB external hard drive. The Imation Pro WX drive offers a Wireless USB data transfer rate of up to 15MBs/second and 1.5TB of storage capacity. The Imation Pro WX wireless USB hard drive comes with an MSRP of $449.99. Imation Ships World's First Wireless USB External Hard Drive Pro WX hard drive offers secure, continuous backup and data protection with 1.5TB of capacity NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2009--... Read more...
Another week, another news clipping involving SSD shipments. As the demand for solid state drives creeps up, more and more companies are joining in to snag a piece of the increasingly lucrative pie. This go around, we're seeing Imation -- you know, that company that makes all those CD-Rs you never got around to using -- ship its M-Class and S-Class SSD drivers to US customers.The second-generation devices boast fast boot times and reliability that can't be matched by traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), and if you're looking to upgrade, the company is also offering both devices with Upgrade Kits.... Read more...