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WiebeTech, a Brand of CRU-DataPort Says "No" to NAS With New RTX(TM)400-QRRAID Huge Volumes in a Portable Direct Attached Storage (DAS) Enclosure (January 06, 2009)
VANCOUVER, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/09 -- WiebeTech, a brand of CRU-DataPort® and global leader in data security and data mobility solutions releases the new RTX(TM)400-QR, a portable desktop storage enclosure with built-in RAID. The RTX400-QR features a quad interface (FireWire 400/800, USB 2.0 or eSATA) supporting up to 100MB/s data transfer rates, making this direct attached storage (DAS) device up to 10X faster than many network attached storage (NAS) devices while being easier to manage. The RTX400-QR is available pre-configured for Mac or Windows in 2TB and 4TB configurations, with a base unit available starting at just $899.95.
"The RTX400-QR is unique because of its small size and portability in relation to its large storage capacity and multiple interface options," says Jon Johnson, Executive Director of Marketing for CRU-DataPort. "High performance storage and localized RAID at such an affordable price makes the RTX400-QR an excellent choice for many markets, including digital photography, video editing, small business storage, server-attached storage, enterprise workgroups, forensic professionals and home users."
Additionally, RTX400-QR features include a lightweight and sturdy aluminum case, an LCD display, TrayFree(TM) drive bays for easy drive installation and removal, ultra-quiet fans and a rugged handle for portability. Using 1.5 Terabyte hard drives, the RTX400-QR delivers up to six Terabytes of storage in a very small footprint. The state-of-the-art RAID controller is capable of RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 3, and 5. Pre-configured units ship in RAID 5, require no initialization, ensure data safety and continue to function in the event of a hard drive failure. If a hard drive should fail, you can continue using the unit without losing your data. To regain full functionality, simply hot-swap the failed drive to initiate the automatic rebuild process.
The new RTX400-QR portable desktop enclosure will be on display at the DoD Cybercrime Conference, January 26-30 in St. Louis, MO. You may also enter at www.wiebetech.com/photo_contest to win a FREE RTX400-QR by entering the WiebeTech photo contest running through March 31, 2009. For more information, please visit www.CRU-DataPort.com and www.WiebeTech.com.
Founded in 2000, the focus of WiebeTech is delivering high performance portable storage solutions for consumer, business and government markets. WiebeTech also offers computer forensic devices which are critical tools used by criminal investigators collecting suspect data. In 2008, CRU-DataPort acquired WiebeTech to become a global leader in data security and data mobility solutions.
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