PRESS RELEASE: Verbatim® Connects Consumers with SuperSpeed USB 3.0
New PCI Card Bundled Hard Drive Offers Seamless Solution For Lightning-Fast Data Upload and Transfer
Verbatim – Booth #36523, South Hall 4 - Charlotte, NC – January 7, 2010 – Verbatim®, the information storage pioneer now celebrating its 40th anniversary, today announced its entry into the emerging USB 3.0 category. In Q1 2010, the company will introduce a brand-new 3.5” desktop USB hard drive to come equipped with a PCI card for seamless USB 3.0 connectivity. Verbatim’s complete 2010 line-up will be on display at Booth #36523 in South Hall 4 of the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 7-10, 2010.
“We’re extremely excited to introduce our first USB 3.0 compatible product for desktops that will ensure complete interoperability and the best out-of-box experience for our customers,” said Charles Klinker, Verbatim’s Director of Marketing, HDD Products. “As a leader in the hard drive market with our finger firmly on the pulse of consumers’ evolving needs, we’re pleased to deliver an easy-to-use option that allows them to experience the significant improvement of SuperSpeed 3.0 connectivity when transferring and storing their data.”
Verbatim’s new USB 3.0 PCI card bundled hard drive is ideal for both home- and office-based users who want to transfer large files with the newest and quickest technology available. The company’s USB 3.0 compatible hard drive – which will be available in multiple capacities up to 2 TB – allows consumers to backup and upload content in a matter of seconds.
As a follow up to its first offering in the USB 3.0 category, in Q2 2010 Verbatim will launch a portable USB 3.0 hard drive solution.
Verbatim’s businesses in the Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia Pacific regions are wholly owned subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd. MKM’s parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), is Japan's largest chemical company. Verbatim develops and markets innovative, high-quality products for storing, moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership in the optical, magnetic and flash storage and related accessories markets, the company provides reliable, unique technologies and products that are highly sought after and broadly distributed worldwide. For more information, contact Verbatim Americas, LLC, 1200 W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28262, (800) 421-4188. In Europe, Verbatim Ltd., Prestige House, 23-26 High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9DU, UK, (+44) 1784 439 781. In Japan, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd., 4-1-23, Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8415, Japan (+81) 3-5454-3972. Or visit the web site at www.verbatim.com and select the country of your location.
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(First posted on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 14:10 EST)