First 1TB Portable Hardware Encrypted Drive launched

(PresseBox) ( London, )
Origin Storage, a leading manufacturer and distributor of IT storage solutions, has today announced the launch of their 1TB and 750GB Data Locker. The new capacities will be in addition to the 320GB and 500GB which are already available. The Data Locker Secure Drive gives users peace of mind in the event that that their data storage device is lost or stolen. The data is secured by AES hardware encryption and a 6-18 digit PIN number which is entered directly on the device itself. The Data Locker will be demonstrated on stand 560 at Storage Expo from 14th - 15th October 2009 at Kensington Olympia, London.

Nick Alaway, Sales & Marketing Manager at VSPL, a reseller for Data Locker, comments, "As data grows within all industries, our customers have been looking for larger capacities to be able to move all their sensitive data around. The 1TeraByte fills this requirement at a price that is highly attractive. This is a great sales opportunity for us as this is exactly the solution our customers are looking for to enable them to move their data around securely"

According to KPMG's Data loss Barometer, 11% of data losses are due to the theft of portable devices and 14% from the theft/loss of hard copies. With data loss stories frequently appearing in headlines, the need to secure data has become essential in order to avoid being the next victim of an incident. Data Locker only allows the portable drive to mount an operating system when the correct PIN has been entered on the LCD keypad. You can also use the LCD screen to change the Data Locker PIN, dismount the drive, toggle the keytone on or off, or wipe the drive clean.

The Data Locker offers state of the art features which include:
- Brute Force Attack Detect / Self Destruct
- One touch drive erase for rapid re-deployment
- Hardware Based Malware Detection / Deflection
- Random keypad to prevent shoulder hacking
- 100% Platform Independent Security and Authentication
- Military grade AES Encryption (CBC mode)
- Zero footprint and no pop-up password entry screens

The Data Locker will allow you to store and protect all of your highly sensitive data, and personal files. In addition to the 1TB and 750GB, Data Locker is available in 320GB and 500GB and will be a vital piece of equipment for local governments and businesses alike.

Andy Cordial, Managing Director at Origin Storage comments, "We are proud to be first to market with a 1TB portable hardware encrypted drive that offers our customers the flexibility required in today's mobile world. Data Locker is gaining a lot of recognition and the increase in capacity coupled with the new pricing structure will ensure customers demands continue to be exceeded."

Three different levels of security are available:

Data Locker Personal: Consumer and Education (only in 160GB, 320GB and 500GB)
Data Locker Pro AES: Corporate and Local Government
Data Locker Enterprise: Military and transportation of mission critical data

Sample pricing on Pin Protected Pro AES 128bit:

1TB Drive - £399.00 RRP (excl. VAT)
750GB Drive - £299.00 RRP (excl. VAT)
500GB Drive - £239.00 RRP (excl. VAT)
320GB Drive - £180.00 RRP (excl. VAT)

The Data Locker® measures 3.13" x 5.11" x 0.91" (W x D x H)
Power Supply: Bus Powered Via USB Port
HDD: 2.5’’ SATA
Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 7,XP, Vista & Mac OS 10+
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