OneTouch III Storage Solutions Announced By Maxtor India

Maxtor Corporation has launched their new family of Maxtor OneTouch III external (portable) data storage and data backup solutions in India that offer a range of features, capacities and performance for home and SOHO users.

maxtor-one-touch-storageMaxtor OneTouch III storage solutions offers storage capacities from 100 GB to one Terabyte (1,000 GB) with easy-to-use, automated backup and restore capabilities for PC and Mac users.

Integrated into the new Maxtor OneTouch III family of products is the package of new software tools, including the ability to synchronize data between two or more computers and a System Rollback feature that helps return PC systems to a healthier state after a damaging spyware attack.

The new Maxtor OneTouch III line of solution is designed with a triple FireWire 800/ FireWire 400/ USB 2.0 interface which features improved acoustics, an inner disk drive casing and shock mounts for additional durability and drive protection. The upgraded user interface is simple to navigate for both Mac and PC users, making it easier to set up and manage data backup, file archiving and system settings.

The Maxtor OneTouch III solution, was selected as a CES 2006 Innovations Design and Engineering Honoree in the Computer Accessories category. To meet the needs of mainstream creative and business professionals, Maxtor is offering the Maxtor OneTouch III with dual interfaces, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0, for quickly and easily backing up photos, music and data. For the home PC users, the company is offering a USB 2.0 interface which provides basic file-level backup capabilities.

PC Magazine editors while selecting Maxtor OneTouch III external backup solution as one of the best products launched in 2006 explained; “The Maxtor OneTouch III, Turbo Edition’s compactness and copious amount of storage raises the bar for storage systems. Video editors, heavy downloaders, and any users needing large capacity should be very happy with the 1TB it provides in RAID 0 configuration. Set up as RAID 1, the system still offers 500GB, and can keep the data safe even if one internal drive fails.”

In addition to push-button or automated backup, the new Maxtor OneTouch III includes data syncronization software to automatically synchronize files between two or more systems on the same operating platform to ensure users are always working with the most current data. Increasingly, customers want to share data easily and automatically between home and office by synching files and folders in both computers. This demand has been effectively addressed by new Maxtor storage solution.

For added security, Maxtor DriveLock password protects the contents of the drives. It  sports a new industrial design, an improved consumer friendly easy-to-use interface simplifies drive management, security and backup scheduling for either PCs or Macs.

With the Maxtor OneTouch III, Turbo Edition, users can add a terabyte of capacity almost instantly, enough space to store 750,000 photos, 16,500 hours of music or up to 70 hours of DV video.

Maxtor OneTouch III solution would be available throughout India starting June 06 with prices ranging from Rs. 10,500 for the 200GB, Rs. 14,000 for the 300GB and Rs. 20,000 for the 500 GB Combo drives. The OneTouch III USB 2.0 drives (for home user version) are priced at Rs. 9300 for the 200 GB, Rs. 13,000 for the 300 GB and Rs. 16,500 for the 500 GB solution. The estimated price for the 600 GB Turbo Edition is Rs. 26,000 and Rs. 40,000 for the 1 TB (1000 GB) drives.

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