Degausser enables high security data disposal.

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Deployed on rack mount or table top, Mag EraSURE® P3M Degausser uses rare earth permanent magnets for secure removal of magnetically recorded data from HDDs, removable disks, and backup tapes in environments where electricity may be inaccessible. With fully manual, single-pass operation, device offers cycle times as quick as 10 sec. It ensures complete erasure of all data, including servo and calibration data, leaving no recoverable trace or residue.



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Fujitsu Announces Fully Manual and Deployable Mag EraSURE® P3M Degausser for High Security Data Disposal



Latest Product in the Fujitsu Family of Degaussers to Debut at RSA 2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 5 /-- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world's leading suppliers of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today announced its new Mag EraSURE(R) P3M degausser. The latest offering in the degausser family, the small form factor Fujitsu Mag EraSURE P3M device can be deployed on a rack mount or table top, and is a viable solution for industries and government agencies that require fast and secure removal of magnetically recorded data from hard disk drives (HDDs), removable disks and backup tapes in environments where electricity may be inaccessible.

The Fujitsu Mag EraSURE family of products utilizes patented rare earth magnet technology to permanently degauss magnetically recorded information. The P3M product ensures complete erasure of all data, including servo and calibration data, leaving no recoverable trace or residue. With its fully manual, single pass operation and speedy erasure cycle time, the device is ideal for quick and secure degaussing of hard disk drives, backup tapes and other magnetic media containing confidential or highly sensitive information.

"Industries and government agencies everywhere face operational challenges of storing and securing sensitive data," said Dan Dalton, director, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "At the same time, there is a growing need to securely dispose of confidential information to meet strict regulations and maintain industry compliance. The Mag EraSURE P3M degausser is a cost-effective, deployable solution for the swift, easy, and reliable elimination of sensitive data."

The Fujitsu Mag EraSURE P3M degausser includes the following specifications and features:
-- Meets Department of Defense requirements for degaussing all magnetically recorded data on HDDs (up to 5300 Oe for longitudinal recording and up to 5000 Oe for perpendicular recording)
-- Full manual operation (no power required)
-- Utilizes patented rare earth-permanent magnets for long life
-- Cycle times as quick as 10 seconds
-- Install on table top or 19" rack mount
-- Operates continuously without degradation

The Mag EraSURE P3M device is the newest product in the Fujitsu family of degaussers. Its sister products, the Mag EraSURE P2V degausser for commercial applications and the Mag EraSURE P3E degausser for high security applications, were introduced in early 2006. With over thirty-five years of experience in hard disk drive manufacturing, Fujitsu has the unique knowledge and expertise to deliver best-in-class, high-performance commercial degaussers.

Pricing and Availability
The Mag EraSURE P3M device is priced at $46,900 (U.S. List). It will be available through Fujitsu government distributor (GSA contract) Security Engineered Machinery (http://www.fedshred.com/), as well through Fujitsu commercial distributors Avnet Technology Solutions (http://www.ats.avnet.com/) and Bell Microproducts, Inc. (http://www.bellmicro.com/).

RSA Conference 2007
The Mag EraSURE P3M model, along with the entire Mag EraSURE family of degaussers, will be displayed in the Security Engineered Machinery booth #2750 at the RSA Conference, Moscone Center, San Francisco, on Feb 5-9, 2007.

About Fujitsu
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com/

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner maintenance, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein recognition technology, 10Gb Ethernet switches and degaussers. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000. For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/fcpa.

Copyright 2007 Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. All rights reserved. Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo and Mag EraSURE are registered trademarks and The Possibilities are Infinite is a trademark of Fujitsu Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Eileen Young of Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., +1-408-746-7297, eyoung@us.fujitsu.com

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