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Press Release - CEA Sustainability Report

CEA Recognizes Aleratec for Sustainability Efforts Alongside Google, Microsoft, Intel, Dell, and Hewlett Packard Among Others

Chatsworth, CA – September 18, 2013 – Aleratec Inc., a leading digital duplication technology manufacturer with customers worldwide, today announced that the company has been included in the CEA 2013 Sustainability Report, a comprehensive report generated by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® that illustrates the consumer electronic industry's overall progress in advancing environmental initiatives. Aleratec is one of several industry leaders named in the prestigious report for their sustainability efforts, including Google, Microsoft, Intel, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Sony, Samsung Electronics, Panasonic, LG Electronics, Best Buy, and Nintendo.

Aleratec has redefined sustainability by allowing consumers to safely shred electronic data while also protecting sensitive information such as financial records, social security numbers, and medical files. As the report states:

"Aleratec's hard disk drive duplicators permanently delete sensitive information from used hard drives. Using Secure Erase or third-party-certified overwrite technology, the data are completely sanitized, thus preventing confidential information from falling into the wrong hands. And the duplicators offer a more sustainable alternative to hard disk drive destruction."

With both sustainability and data security in mind, Aleratec first began building disk drive sanitizers in 2004 and is the only manufacturer of such solutions to have third-party certification of data destruction by one of the leading independent computer forensic organizations. This method of data destruction and erasure also meets the criteria of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Computer Security Center 800-88 initiative which was sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security.

"Our company's commitment to sustainability and security has always been and will continue to be one of our top priorities," said Perry Solomon, president and CEO of Aleratec. "We are incredibly honored that the Consumer Electronics Association has recognized our continuous efforts to create green alternatives for consumers, and we take great pride in our environmentally progressive solutions."

Price and Availability
Aleratec hard disk drive duplicator and sanitizers are available direct and through a variety of channel partners globally:

(#350128) 1:24 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed 24 HDD Duplicator and 25 HDD Sanitizer - $5,799
(#350127) 1:16 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed – 16 HDD Duplicator and 17 HDD Sanitizer - $3,899
(#350126) 1:11 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed – 11 HDD Duplicator and 17 HDD Sanitizer - $2,699
(#350125) 1:5 HDD Copy Cruiser High-Speed- 5 HDD Duplicator and 6 HDD Sanitizer - $1,299
(#350124) 1:11 HDD Copy Cruiser IDE/SATA – 11 HDD Duplicator and 12 HDD Sanitizer - $2,729
(#350109) 1:11 HDD Copy Cruiser – 11 Hard Disk Drive Duplicator and 12 HDD Sanitizer - $2,299
(#350112) 1:5 HDD Copy Cruiser IDE/SATA Hard Disk Duplicator - $1,249
(#350104) 1:5 HDD Cruiser Hard Disk Drive Duplicator and Sanitizer - $1,049
(#350103) 1:1 HDD Cruiser Hard Disk Drive Duplicator and Sanitizer - $315

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.

About Aleratec Inc.
Aleratec designs, develops 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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