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Kingston's logo. Click to visit Kingston's website! PRESS RELEASE: Kingston Technology 8GB DataTraveler II Plus Migo Edition Allows for Large Data Storage and Transfer

Increased Capacity Makes Drive Ideal for Road Warriors and Power Users

Fountain Valley CA, - July 16, 2007 - Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced its release of the 8GB DataTraveler® II Plus - Migo Edition USB Flash drive (Kingston part # DTII+M/8GB). The robust capacity, along with data synchronization software from Migo® makes this the perfect solution for business professionals and consumers who need to share, store and transport large quantities of data.

Migo software gives users the freedom to work on multiple PCs in different locations, using the contents of their own desktop's email, internet settings, favorites, cookies and history, plus files and folders. Upon return to the user's host PC, Migo synchronizes the files and settings to keep data current. The password-protected drive thus allows users to view their desktop and access data on almost any guest PC. The drive's newest feature, Universal Mail Format, allows users to access email among different clients such as Windows® Mail, Outlook®, and Outlook Express®.

"With the growing number of business professionals and consumers working away from their office and home, the need is greater than ever to securely transport and synchronize large quantities of data," said Robert Halligan, chief operating officer, Migo Software, Inc. "Kingston's new 8GB DataTraveler II Plus - Migo Edition now provides the complete solution of high capacity storage with Migo's state-of-the-art software to keep the data secure and fully synchronized. Users can work effectively along with the comfort and security of using features from their own desktop everywhere they go," added Halligan.

"We're proud to continue working with Migo on this drive, the latest addition to Kingston's family of DataTravelers," said Mark Akoubian, Flash memory product manager, Kingston. "Migo's innovative software and our large capacity drive make for an ideal partnership and a win-win for consumers," Akoubian added.

All Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash drives are backed by a five-year warranty and Kingston's legendary service and support.

Features and Specifications:

  • Capacities - 8GB1
  • Migo Supported Clients - Internet Browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer (5.0 and above), Mozilla Firefox (1.5 and above); Email: Windows Mail, Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2007 (with POP/SMTP and Exchange server2), Outlook Express (5.0 and above), Mozilla Thunderbird (1.5 and above).
  • Operating Systems - Microsoft Vista3, Windows XP (SP1 and above), and 2000 (SP4)
  • Guarantee - Five-year warranty
  1. Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage.
  2. Supports Exchange Server® (remote systems require a VPN connection) and POP3/SMTP.
  3. Windows Vista ReadyBoost not supported.
Kingston DataTraveler II Plus - Migo Edition
Part NumberMSRP (U.S. only)
DTII+M/8GB$ 154.00
For more detailed information visit the Kingston Web site at: www.kingston.com/flash.

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and sales representatives in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, India, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call (800) 337-8410 or visit www.kingston.com.

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Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

(First posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at 10:24 EDT)

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