Press Release Summary:
Designed for business professionals, Imation Pivot Flash Drive offers password protection and 256-Bit AES Encryption to secure up to 4 GB of data. To protect against outside environments, drive has jackknife design and rubberized casing. Imation Clip Flash Drive, also encased in rubberized shell, has carabiner clip for attachment to laptop bags, shoulder bags, or belt loops. It is available in 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, or 4 GB capacities.
Original Press Release:
Imation Adds Security, Capacity to USB Flash Drives
Enhancements to Imation Pivot Flash Drive and Clip Flash Drive make them the 'smart choice' for business professionals
OAKDALE, Minn., Feb. 7 -- Imation Corp (NYSE:IMN), a worldwide leader in removable data storage media, today announced enhancements to its durable and reliable family of USB flash drives. The Imation Pivot Flash Drive features an upgrade to 256-Bit AES Encryption for added security, while the Imation Clip Flash Drive now sports up to 4GB of capacity for even more storage of important data files. Whether seeking a sleek or rugged portable storage device, Imation delivers the latest technology for business professionals to protect essential data.
"USB flash drives have become more than just a convenience -- they're an important productivity tool," said James Milligan, General Manager, Commercial/OEM Division for the Americas, Imation Corp. "Capacity and security are essential features for busy professionals, and we've added these benefits to two of our best-selling flash drives, making Imation the smart choice to store presentations, photos and other critical data on the go."
To deliver extreme protection for critical business and personal data, Imation improved the security of the Pivot Flash Drive by upgrading to 256-bit AES Encryption. The added security of the new Pivot Flash Drive makes it the ideal solution for today's mobile business professional. With its innovative jackknife design, tough rubberized casing, password protection and up to 4GB of capacity, the compact drive protects important files and applications on the go. Current Pivot Flash Drive users can upgrade from 128- to 256-bit encryption by registering online at www.imation.com/flash .
For those seeking a sportier flash drive, the Imation Clip Flash Drive is now available with up to 4GB of capacity. Featuring the smallest of USB flash drives safely encased in a durable, rubberized shell, the Clip Flash Drive 4GB can store more than 8,000 digital photos, 1,200 songs in MP3 format, or tens of thousands of text files. A genuine carabiner clip lets you attach the drive quickly and easily to laptop bags, shoulder bags or belt loops. The Clip Flash Drive also is available with 256MB, 512MB, 1GB and 2GB of capacity.
The Imation Pivot Flash Drives with 256-Bit AES Encryption and Clip Flash Drive 4GB are now shipping to authorized distributors and select retailers. For more details, visit www.imation.com/wheretobuy . The Pivot Flash Drive has a suggested retail price of $19.99 to $119.99, depending on capacity, while the Clip Flash Drive 4GB has a suggested retail price of $99.99. Smaller capacities range in price from $14.99 to $59.99.
About Imation Corp
Imation Corp is the only company in the world solely focused on the development, manufacture and supply of removable data storage products spanning the four pillars of magnetic, optical, flash and removable hard disk storage. With more than 50 years of data storage leadership beginning with the development of the world's first computer tape, in 2006 Imation proudly marked its tenth anniversary as an independent company. In addition to the Imation brand, Imation Corp's global brand portfolio includes the Memorex brand, one of the most widely recognized names in the consumer electronics industry, famous for the slogan, "Is it live or is it Memorex?(TM)" Additional information about Imation is available at www.imation.com/ or by calling 1-888-466-3456.
Imation, the Imation logo, Memorex, the Memorex logo, and 'Is it live or is it Memorex?' are trademarks of Imation Corp and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
Storage capacity claims are based on the following average file sizes: MS Word/Excel document (40KB), Excel spreadsheet (528KB), PowerPoint presentation (1.6MB), 128bps quality digital audio files (4MB), 3.2 megapixel photos at 1024x768 resolution.
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