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Press Release - HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed Family (1:5, 1:11)

Aleratec Ushers in Next Generation of High Performance Industrial Hard Disk Duplicators with Certified Sanitization

Chatsworth, CA – June 27, 2013 – Aleratec Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and optical discs, introduced the next generation of HDD duplicators and sanitizers today. The HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed family of products is an industrial line of hard disk drive duplicators and sanitizers that features blazing hard disk copy rates of up to 120 MB per second, as well as the first-ever, third-party certified 7-pass sanitization function.

A leading provider of data recovery services has independently verified that the data on hard drives wiped by the 7-pass Overwrite function in these new models have been “permanently destroyed” and meet the criteria of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) 800-88. Other options in hard disk drive sanitation that prevent any attempts to recover information from the drive include a one-pass wipe and a three-pass wipe with verify. Finally, the HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed line offers the fast and efficient Secure Erase, a NIST 800-88 accepted technique for purging hard drives.

Of course, Aleratec's HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed models can sanitize multiple hard drives simultaneously, saving the valuable time of companies and IT professionals, especially on large, time-sensitive projects. Like duplication, sanitization is on the forefront of design at Aleratec, and the HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed incorporates the latest protocols and technologies for data protection. "Our development team loves to push the boundaries of high speed duplication, but sanitization is never neglected," says Perry Solomon, Aleratec President and CEO. "We set the standard on strict protocols to ensure that all traces of information are completely erased."

Other key features of the HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed line include:

  • Hard disk drive bays that allow users to load and unload drives in seconds;
  • Specially designed non-scratch SATA connectors rated to last more than 50,000 swap cycles; and
  • Total processing control with Copy All Partitions, HDD Data Copy Only, Skip Errors and Compare.

  • In addition, the HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed line operates as a standalone device that does not require a computer for disk duplicating or sanitization. Ideally suited for manufacturers, IT departments, businesses, and government agencies, models in the HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed family are compatible with 3.5 inch SATA hard disk drives and solid state drives (SSDs), and can also accept 2.5 inch SATA drives when combined with Aleratec’s 2.5 inch SATA hard drive adapters (Aleratec part number 350106) that are available separately for purchase.

    There are two models in this new industrial line:
    1:5 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed - 5 HDD duplicator and 6 HDD sanitizer
    1:11 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed - 11 HDD duplicator and 12 HDD sanitizer

    Price and Availability
    HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed duplicators are available from Aleratec dedicated resellers and distribution partners.

    Estimated retail prices:
    1:5 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed (part number 350125) - $1,299
    1:11 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed (part number 350126) - $2,699

    The full line of Aleratec solutions and accessories is featured at AAFES, Adorama, Amazon.com, ANTOnline.com, B&H Photo Video, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Buy.com, CDW, Data Vision, Dell, HP, Insight, J & R, MacMall, Newegg, Office Depot, PC Connection, PC Mall, Quill, RadioShack, Sears, Tech Depot, Tiger Direct, and Wal-Mart in addition to other leading US retailers. Government and Education customers may purchase from Government and Education Specialists including AAFES, B&H Photo Video Gov, Best Buy for Business Gov/Ed, CDW-G, EnPointe, GovConnection, GOVPLACE, GTSI, Insight Gov, PC Mall Gov, SARCOM, Shi.com, Softchoice, SoftMart, Sparco.com, TIG, and Unisys. All products are available to resellers in the U.S. through D&H Distributing, Ingram Micro, and Tech Data; in Canada through Ingram Micro Canada and Tech Data Canada; in Latin America and the Caribbean through Tech Data Miami; in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region through Ingram Micro UK.

    1:5 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed (Aleratec P/N 350125, D&H Distributing SKU 350125, Ingram Micro SKU RJ6188, Tech Data SKU 11139905 and UPC 808068-00866-8)
    1:11 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed (Aleratec P/N 350126, D&H Distributing SKU 350126, Ingram Micro SKU RJ6187, Tech Data SKU 11139906 and UPC 808068-00867-5)

    About Aleratec Inc.
    Aleratec designs and manufactures high-performance products acclaimed for their reliability and ease-of-use.

    Beginning in 2000, California-based Aleratec has met the needs of government, education and commercial markets with professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and BD/DVD/CD discs. Aleratec also produces disc printers, blank media, shredders, disc repair and related accessories with the “Prosumer” in mind. For more information, please visit www.Aleratec.com or contact us toll free at 866-77-ALERATEC (866-772-5372). You can also follow Aleratec at Blog.Aleratec.com, Facebook.com/Aleratec, Twitter.com/Aleratec and on YouTube.com/Aleratec.
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