USB Flash Drive includes preloaded disaster recovery disk.

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Available in 2, 4, and 8 Gb capacities, DataTraveler® 400 Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit enables IT administrators and tech support teams at SMBs to restore individual files or folders from Windows desktop, laptop, or server in event of system or hardware failure. Preloaded Symantec Recovery Disk includes full Windows OS command functionality that gives user access to important Windows disk tools and network utilities.



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Kingston Technology Introduces DataTraveler 400 Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit



USB Flash Drive Preloaded with Symantec Recovery Disk Provides On-the-Go Windows Protection

FOUNTAIN VALLEY Calif., Aug. 7 /-- Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today introduced the DataTraveler(R) 400 (DT400) Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit, a USB Flash drive preloaded with the Symantec Recovery Disk software. The drive allows IT administrators and tech support teams at small to medium-sized businesses to quickly restore individual files or folders from a Windows desktop, laptop or server in the event of a system or hardware failure.

A component of Symantec's award-winning Backup Exec System Recovery product, Symantec Recovery Disk is preloaded on the DT400 and provides many unique features that aid in the recovery of a system failure. These features include full Windows OS command functionality that allows the user quick access to important Windows disk tools and network utilities. The drive is also embedded with Symantec pcAnywhere technology to allow remote access should a system crash on the road.

"With the DT400 Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit, Kingston and Symantec are giving small- and medium-sized businesses confidence in their disaster recovery strategy," said Randy Cochran, vice president of channel sales, Symantec. "Users will literally have Windows protection in their pocket and can be up and running in minutes should they encounter a hardware failure, thus saving valuable time and money."

"Kingston's USB Flash drives have long been a trusted way to safely and securely transport important documents and files," said Mark Akoubian, Flash memory business manager, Kingston(R). "Symantec is a world leader in system and data protection for Windows and we're honored to partner with them by combining our drive with their top-notch recovery disk interface program."

Users who purchase the Kingston DataTraveler 400 Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit will also receive discounted pricing for Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery. When combined with Backup Exec System Recovery, the kit provides a complete, disk-based system recovery solution. It allows users to quickly restore their entire system including customized Windows Operating System configurations, applications and files even to dissimilar hardware and virtual environments.

Kingston's DT400 Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit is available in capacities up to 8GB and is supported by a five-year warranty and free 24/7 technical support.

Kingston DataTraveler 400 Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit USB Drive
Capacities and Pricing

Part Number             Capacity and Features        MSRP (U.S. only)
Subject to change.
KW-U122G-2DAQ (2GB) 2GB DT400 USB Drive $ 19.00
KW-U124G-2DAQ (4GB) 4GB DT400 USB Drive $ 36.00
KW-U128G-2DAQ (8GB) 8GB DT400 USB Drive $ 67.00


Kingston DataTraveler 400 Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit USB Drive Features and Specifications:

-- Capacities*: 2GB, 4GB, 8GB

-- Dimensions: 2.58" x 0.71" x 0.41" (65.76mm x 17.98mm x 10.7mm)

-- Operating Temperature: 32 degrees F to 140 degrees F (0 degrees C to 60 degrees C)

-- Storage Temperature: -4 degrees F to 185 degrees F (-20 degrees C - 85 degrees C)

-- Easy: plug and play

-- Compliant: Designed to hi-speed USB 2.0 specifications

-- Practical: No cap to lose, USB connector protected within case

-- Compatible Operating Systems: Windows Vista, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP (SP1 and SP2), Mac OS 10.2x and higher (SRD not functional)

-- Guaranteed: Five-year warranty

* Please note: Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston's Flash Memory Guide at Kingston.com/Flash_Memory_Guide.

For more detailed information visit the Kingston Web site at: http://www.kingston.com/.

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and sales representatives in the United States, Europe, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Australia, New Zealand, India, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit http://www.kingston.com/.

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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