Degausser erases data from magnetically recorded media.

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Mag EraSURE(TM) Professional Value Desktop Degausser utilizes rare earth permanent magnet to degauss magnetically recorded information, making data permanently unrecoverable by commercial means. Able to destroy most read/write heads, unit accepts 3.5 in. hard disk drives up to 5,000 Oe, removable disks up to 5,000 Oe, and backup tapes up to 2,600 Oe. Unit is suited for field or remote office applications in financial, legal, medical, and data center markets.

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Fujitsu Delivers Mag EraSURE(TM) Degausser for Commercial Applications

Leading-Edge Product Offers Fast and Reliable Data Disposal From Magnetically Recorded Media

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 30 / -- 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 proudly announced the Mag EraSURE(TM) Professional Value (P2V) desktop degausser. The product is an effective, economical solution for industries that require fast and secure removal of magnetically recorded data from hard disk drives, removable disks and backup tapes.

The Fujitsu Mag EraSURE family of products utilizes a rare earth permanent magnet to degauss magnetically recorded information. Data becomes permanently unrecoverable by commercial means(1) once exposed to the powerful magnet in the device. In addition to purging recorded information on the storage device, including servo and calibration data, the degausser also destroys most read/write heads.

"The rise of the digital age was accompanied by a dramatic increase in the creation and storage of sensitive customer data," said Dan Dalton, director, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "From an operational perspective this can cause challenges, one of which is how to securely dispose of confidential information after it has served its useful purpose. Mag EraSURE is the solution to that problem offering users a fast, easy and reliable way to know that their information won't fall into the wrong hands."

Another key feature of the Fujitsu Mag EraSURE is its user-friendly operation. Users simply insert the drive into the degausser and push the button; the device handles the rest. With its convenient desktop size, Mag EraSURE is extremely well-suited for field or remote office applications in a wide variety of industries that deal in highly sensitive information, including: financial, legal, medical and data center markets.

Other key product specifications include:
-- Desktop model
-- 24x7 operation with no-wait duty cycle
-- Permanent magnet for long service
-- Accepts a wide variety of media
- Hard disk drives -- up to 3.5" and 1.6" height
- Removable disks -- Floppy, Zip(R), Rev(R) and Jazz(R)
- Backup tapes -- SDLT, DLT, LTO/LTO2, DAT, TRAVAN, AIT, QIC, 8mm
-- Supported technology
- Hard disk drives (longitudinal recording) up to 5000 Oe
- Tapes up to 2600 Oe
- Removable magnetic disks up to 5000 Oe

The Mag EraSURE P2V is the newest product in the Fujitsu family of degaussers. Its sister product, the Mag EraSURE P3E for High Security applications, was introduced in January 2006 and offers data erasing capabilities up to 5300 Oe. In addition, the P3E is listed in the National Security Agency (NSA) Degausser Evaluated Products List.

With over thirty 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 P2V is priced at $13,500 (U.S. List). It will be available through Fujitsu distributors including Bell Micro ( and Avnet ( at the end of May.

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. See for further information.

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:

(1) Data is unrecoverable by commercial data recovery services.

NOTE: Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and The Possibilities are Infinite and Mag EraSURE are trademarks of Fujitsu Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Statements herein are based on normal operating conditions and are not intended to create any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. reserves the right to modify at any time without notice these statements, our services, products, and their warranty and performance specifications.

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