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Press Release - USB 3.0 Flash-Drive Duplicator


Significant gains in market share and cutting-edge design of Aleratec's 1:16 USB 3.0 Copy Tower Flash Drive Duplicator results in increased distribution and major price reduction.
Chatsworth, CA – March 21, 2013 - Aleratec Inc., announced an economies-of-scale price reduction on its hugely successful, computer-connected SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Flash Drive Duplicator. The intense distribution and higher sales volume prompted the company to reduce the price from its original ERP of $1,049 to a new ERP of $499.

According to Aleratec, success of the 1:16 USB 3.0 Copy Tower can be attributed to its cutting-edge, yet backward-compatible, design. Although USB 3.0 is rapidly becoming an industry-standard over USB 2.0, not every organization has made the switch. Aleratec's duplicator is compatible with both formats. "We designed a duplicator that meets the future but preserves investments in previous formats," notes Aleratec President and CEO Perry Solomon. "The unit is still compatible with USB 2.0 for those who have not upgraded but it will be ready when they do."

Solomon points out that USB flash drives are becoming an increasingly popular means of storage for large amounts of data. Businesses and organizations that share and store data appreciate the convenience, security, and universal compatibility of USB flash drives for sales presentations, data storage, artwork, and photography files. Aleratec's 1:16 USB 3.0 Copy Tower drastically cuts the labor-intensive chore of data duplication and can copy USB flash drives from a single source up to 16 at a time. "Saving time and labor costs is critical in today's environment," says Solomon. "A high-speed USB duplicator goes a long way in promoting productivity and gives professionals a quick and reliable way to duplicate flash drives."

The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Flash Drive Duplicator also includes the Aleratec's USB Duplication Software Suite. The proprietary software lets users choose the way they collect data from a source and duplicate directly from image files or a flash drive. The software also includes a timesaving feature that allows users to easily format flash drives, providing an easy fix for unformatted USB drives. Users can also duplicate from selected files and folders on their hard drive, and name the volumes they create for easier data content identification.

The 1:16 USB 3.0 Copy Tower is compatible with Microsoft Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Microsoft Windows® Vista™ and Microsoft Windows® XP and includes a USB 3.0 cable and USB 3.0 PCIe host adapter.

Price and Availability
The Aleratec 1:16 USB 3.0 Copy Tower is now available from Aleratec’s dedicated resellers and distribution partners for an estimated retail price of $499.

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, Micro Center, 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.

The Aleratec 1:16 USB 3.0 Copy Tower (Aleratec P/N 330110, D&H Distributing SKU 330110, Ingram Micro SKU NF0569, Tech Data SKU 74833W)

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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