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Iomega launches External USB 3.0 SSD drive

Posted in Iomega by Conner Flynn on October 15th, 2010

Iomega just announced an external USB 3.0 SSD (Solid state Drive) aimed at professionals and those who need lots of storage. This 1.8″ storage device is encased in aluminum and since it is solid state storage is shock resistant. It’s available in 64GB ($229), 128GB ($399) or 256GB ($749).

The Iomega External USB 3.0 SSD has built-in encryption with no software to install, but it comes with other software included like: v.Clone, al PC cloning system, QuikProtect, a Backup software, and Retrospect, another backup software for Mac and PC.

Iomega offers USB 3.0 drives at USB 2.0 prices

Posted in Iomega by Conner Flynn on August 24th, 2010

Iomega has already started its transition to USB 3.0 hard drives, and now it’s announced plans to keep all its USB 3.0 hard drives at USB 2.0 prices. Great news for our wallets. The eGo line of portable hard drives will be available this October in 500GB and 1TB capacities.

Each will include Iomega’s Drop Guard Xtreme to protect against drops up to seven feet. These will be followed by Iomega’s Prestige line of portable hard drives, which will go USB 3.0 in the first quarter of 2011.

Iomega unveils USB 3.0 external HDDs

Posted in Iomega by Shane McGlaun on June 3rd, 2010

External storage solutions are a big deal and USB 3.0 made them much more usable for those with lots of data they want to back up. The extra bandwidth makes a backup with multiple gigabytes of data much faster.

Iomega has announced a couple new external storage solutions that use the USB 3.0 port. The first of the new solution is the eGo Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0. The device has 10x the speed of a USB 2.0 HDD and is compatible with USB 2.0 ports as well. The device has 500GB of storage and sells for $129.99.

Iomega unveils new StorCenter ix2-200

Posted in Iomega by Shane McGlaun on October 12th, 2009

iomegastorcenterix2-sbIomega has a full line of network attached storage products that it offers. The company has recently added a new version to its line called the StorCenter ix2-200 with dual removable drive bays. The device is aimed at the home office and small office user.

Iomega offers the device in 2TB capacity right now for $369.99. A 4TB version is coming soon at $699.99 and a 1TB edition is available now for $269.99. All versions have the same compact form factor designed to sit on your desk without taking up much space.

Iomega unveils quad drive NAS appliance

Posted in Iomega by Shane McGlaun on August 28th, 2009

iomegastorcenter-sbA few years ago the need for network storage really only existed in the business world. Today businesses still need network storage, but many consumers also need network storage devices to hold the glut of digital files the average consumer has today.

Iomega has announced a new high-performance four bay NAS enclosure called the StorCenter ix4-200d. The device is based on the EMS storage technology and offers users up to 8TB of storage space. The device features multiple RAID configurations, remote access and management, and IP security camera support.

Iomega eGo drive

Posted in Iomega by Conner Flynn on May 18th, 2009

Iomega eGo driveIomega has added a few models to its eGo line of portable hard drives. The 250GB and 500GB versions will retail for $85 and $135. Each of these new Iomega eGo drives will be powered by a single USB port and comes in red, silver, blue and black colors.

You know, if the usual white and black of gadget colors has you wanting some change. Aside from that, there’s not a whole lot to see here.

Iomega DVR expander turns Pace cable boxes into DVRs

Posted in Iomega by Shane McGlaun on February 27th, 2009

Iomega DVR ExpanderLast summer Iomega unveiled a product providing what many DVR owners find themselves needing much sooner than they thought — more storage space. The Iomega DVR Extender is an external 500GB hard drive that connects to DVRs via eSATA.

Iomega announced today that users of Pace set-top cable boxes can now use the DVR Expander to add up to 300 hours of storage for standard def programs and up to 60 hours of HD content. The most interesting part of the announcement is that if users have Pace boxes that lack a hard drive, the DVR Expander will turn them into full featured DVRs.

Iomega adds 2TB and 4TB network storage devices to lineup

Posted in Iomega by Shane McGlaun on February 6th, 2009

Iomega ix4-100When it comes to providing storage for multiple computers on a network in an office or home, the easiest way to do that is with a network storage device. These devices connect directly to a network and offer external storage for any computer on the network.

Iomega has announced a pair of new network storage devices in different capacities called the StorCenter Pro ix4-100. The ix4-100 comes in either 2TB or 4TB capacity and both versions use four internal hard drives that are hot swappable.

Iomega unveils updated eGo hard drives

Posted in External Hard Drives,Iomega by Nino Marchetti on January 14th, 2008

Iomega eGo Portable Hard DriveIomega announced today some higher capacity and dual interface models for its Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive line. This new hard drives range in price from around $140 to $230.

The Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drives include 160GB and 250GB models with dual USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 ports. They are available in red, black and white body colors. Iomega also released a new 250GB USB 2.0 model in red, blue and black body colors.

Iomega 1.5TB drive offers fancy backup option

Posted in External Hard Drives,Iomega by Nino Marchetti on December 20th, 2007

Iomega 1.5TB UltraMax Pro Desktop Hard Drive eSATA 3GBits/USB 2.0Iomega recently revealed some new eSATA desktop hard drives with a new system protection program that combines total system backups with instant system recovery. The drive catching our eye the most is the 1.5TB UltraMax Pro Desktop Hard Drive eSATA 3GBits/USB 2.0, priced at around $600.

The Iomega 1.5TB UltraMax Pro Desktop Hard Drive eSATA 3GBits/USB 2.0 features both eSATA 3GBits and USB 2.0 interfaces. The eSATA 3GBits interface is the preferred for data backup, as Iomega says it is up to six times faster than the USB 2.0 interface. This product also “features a two-drive configuration with hot-swappable SATA II hard drives that are formatted with the FAT32 file system for use in Mac or PC environments.”

Iomega adds new home network storage products

Posted in Iomega,NAS by Nino Marchetti on August 27th, 2007

Iomega Home Network Hard DriveIomega is back in tech news today announcing a new line of network hard drives designed for network storage at home. The Iomega Home Network Hard Drives come in 320GB ($200), 360GB ($150) and 500GB ($200) storage sizes.

The Iomega Home Network Hard Drives make use of 10/100 Ethernet technology to enable network storage. A Windows utility is included to get the drive connected to each PC which will share the drive. The drives inside are 7200 RPM SATA-II hard drives with an 8MB cache.

Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drive

Posted in Computer Components,Hard Drives,Iomega,Networking,Storage by Nino Marchetti on July 31st, 2007

Iomega StorCenter Network Hard DriveIomega has definitely come a long way since the days of the Zip drive. Today the long time data storage equipment provider unveiled a new line of Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drives, available in 1TB ($389), 750GB ($359) and 500GB ($269).

The Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drives are designed for home office and small business networks. They offer features like media and print server capabilities, backup and disaster recovery software and compatibility with both Mac and Windows based computers. All three products use 3.5-inch 7200 RPM SATA-II hard drives with an 8MB cache and the 1TB unit is a two-drive product supporting RAID 0 (striping), RAID 1 (mirroring) and JBOD (which treats both drives as a large single drive).

Shiny Red Iomega eGo USB Hard Drive Debuts

Posted in Accessories,Iomega,Storage,USB by Nino Marchetti on June 26th, 2007

iomega-ego-160.jpgIomega has quietly been kicking out all sorts of data storage products over the years. One of its newest, the Iomega eGo Drive, looks to continue the tradition in a stylish way.

The most striking thing about this USB 2.0 drive is its looks. It sports a curved cherry-red chassis with chrome endcaps. That’s a nice change from more generic external USB drives. I also like the fact this drive is USB powered – no more needing to pull out yet another power brick and search for a free outlet.

Iomega 320GB eSATA/USB 2.0 Desktop Hard Drive

Posted in Hard Drives,Iomega by Paul Patterson on September 8th, 2006

Iomega 320GB Desktop Hard DriveIomega recently announced the availability of the new eSATA/USB 2.0 320 GB Desktop Hard Drive. This drive is specifically designed for those power users who want to close the gap between internal hard drives and the fastest external hard drives.

The new eSATA interface features three times the transfer rate of USB 2.0. This kind of performance makes this drive a viable option for any application, from video editing to super-fast backups. Iomega’s eSATA drive gets its speed advantage by utilizing the same type of high-speed interface as an internal hard drive.

The drive ships with a eSATA PCI card and cable that can upgrade most PC motherboards to eSATA capability, giving existing computers the same high-speed interface that now appears on new high-end personal computers.

Users can easily add multiple Iomega eSATA drives by stacking or mounting the …