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Press Release - PDM Beta Test Program

Aleratec Announces Beta Test Program for Educators Using Tablets in the Classroom

Chatsworth, CA, March 27, 2014 – Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs, is publicizing an open beta test of their Charge and Guard Secure Charge/Sync Cabinet. The Beta Testing program is application-based and open to all educators who regularly deploy tablets in a classroom setting.

“Direct end-user feedback is an important part of our continuous evaluation of how well our products are satisfying customers," says Perry Solomon, Aleratec President and CEO. "Our Charge and Guard cabinet is designed to meet the needs of educators deploying tablets in their classrooms, and we will benefit greatly from their valuable input.”

The Charge and Guard Secure Charge/Sync Cabinet 16 charges, syncs and securely stores up to 16 iOS, Android or other tablets and includes added security features well suited for the classroom environment. The heavy-duty, lockable all-metal cabinet includes padlock loops to guard against unauthorized access, while a welded anchor loop allows users to chain the unit to a secure structure. Other features of Aleratec's new Charge and Guard cabinet include:

  • 300W of power and a full 2.4 amps per port for rapid charging times
  • Active Smart Charge technology
  • Charge and sync status LED indicators
  • Spacious tablet compartments to accommodate large tablets and protective cases
  • Internal cooling fan

  • Aleratec invites all teachers or school administrators to apply to the beta test program. If selected, the school will receive a Charge and Guard Secure Charge/Sync Cabinet for use during the beta test program in return for feedback and testimonials on how the product performs for their application. To apply to Aleratec’s Beta Test Program, visit http://www.aleratec.com/pdm-beta-test.html

    Aleratec's Charge and Guard USB Charge/Sync Station is part of Aleratec's expanding line of Portable Device Management (PDM) products. For more information, contact Aleratec at (866) 882-5372.

    Price and Availability
    The Charge and Guard Secure Charge/Sync Cabinet 16 will be available for shipment in Q2 2014 with an Estimated Retail Price (ERP) of $1599 from Aleratec's dedicated resellers and distribution partners.

    The full line of Aleratec solutions and accessories is featured at Adorama, Amazon.com, B&H Photo Video, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Buy.com, CDW, Dell, HP, Insight, MacMall, Media Supply, Newegg, Office Depot, PC Connection, PC Mall, Quill, RadioShack, Sears, Staples, 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 B&H Photo Video Gov, Best Buy for Business Gov/Ed, CDW-G, EnPointe, GovConnection, GOVPLACE, Insight Gov, PC Mall Gov, SARCOM, Shi.com, Softchoice, SoftMart, Sparco.com, TIG, Unicom Government and Unisys. All products are available to resellers in the U.S. through 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 Charge and Guard Secure Charge/Sync Cabinet 16 (Aleratec P/N 400104)

    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 professionals in education, government and corporate markets with a diverse product line that includes professional-grade portable device management (PDM) charge/sync products for tablets and other mobile devices, duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs, as well as disc printers, blank media, shredders, disc repair and related accessories. 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 google.com/+AleratecInc, YouTube.com/Aleratec, Twitter.com/Aleratec, Facebook.com/Aleratec and Blog.Aleratec.com.
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