Seagate BlackArmor lines also strengthen its self-encrypted hard drives, announced an external PC sector, as amended, Network Attached Storage (NAS), as well as the follow-up to a portable drive.
Last year's portable BlackArmor - the old market Maxtor brand - is a first time, but has been criticized as a weak performance in some quarters, so that the new BlackArmor 110 2.5-inch model to some work to do.
The drive to adopt a new look, free agent from the product, but the norm, the prohibition of the use of high capacity up to 500GB, seems to be similar to the old USB 2.0 shares. The key is in the internal hardware and drivers, the speed of the unit it automatically encrypts and decrypts data. Performance is the key here, because security is essential to drive the portable may be lost, but if it means that the slow transfer.
The company has upgraded its new desktop external drive for the 110, now sports the eSATA interface, in addition to USB interface 2.0. The drive is also equipped with the company's SafetyDrill + 'bare metal' drive imaging software, this may be a useful step in the reduction from the normal backup process, ship and other products.
Finally, Seagate slight update its relatively new NAS line with the NAS 220, it is equipped with up to 4TB dual hard disk configuration capacity, Gigabit Ethernet, RAID 1 mirroring, and the same imaging Desktop disaster recovery mode. It also as an FTP server and print server, and with a 3-year protection, should be applied to all parts of the world.
"BlackArmor Series products of small enterprises, those with home office, entertainment and more advanced users with powerful easy-to-use storage solutions at reasonable prices, and said:" Seagate's senior vice president Security to determine the low-end as the goal of small and medium-sized drive.
The three players will be available from July, with the portable PS 110 (500GB), the desktop for the 110 (1TB), and the NAS 220 (4TB).