SanDisk Corporation announced that it is offering encryption and online backup features across its entire retail USB portfolio. SanDisk SecureAccess software protects files against unauthorized access by creating an encrypted, password-protected folder or “vault” on the USB drive. The software also includes up to 2 gigabytes (GB) of secure online backup storage offered by Dmailer.
SanDisk introduces two new USB flash drives-the SanDisk Ultra USB drive and the SanDisk Cruzer Edge USB drive.
Encryption and online backup features will be shipping on SanDisk’s entire retail USB portfolio later in the first quarter of this year.
SanDisk SecureAccess Software
- Password-protected “vault” automatically secures files with 128-bit AES encryption, protecting against unauthorized access in case the drive is lost or stolen.
- Secure partition lets consumers determine which files remain private when sharing a USB drive with colleagues or friends.
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- Easy to use drag and drop functionality; the vault’s capacity on the USB flash drive adjusts automatically as content is added or removed.
- Currently shipping on select SanDisk USB drives.
SanDisk is also expanding its USB product portfolio with two new drives to meet the needs of a broad set of customers. The SanDisk Ultra USB flash drive features faster transfer rates and the SanDisk Cruzer Edge USB drive offers easy portability.
SanDisk Ultra USB Flash Drive
The SanDisk Ultra USB flash drive features faster transfer speeds of up to 15 megabytes per second (MB/sec) and large storage capacities that help consumers conveniently manage libraries of multimedia content. The drive carries a five year limited warranty and comes in 8GB to 32GB capacities carrying suggested retail prices ranging from Rs. 1199/- to Rs. 3799/-.
SanDisk Cruzer Edge USB Flash Drive
Featuring a compact slider design for easy portability, the SanDisk Cruzer Edge USB flash drive allows consumers to bring their photos, music and videos with them wherever they go. The drive carries a two year limited warranty and is available in 2GB to 16GB capacities carrying suggested retail prices ranging from Rs 499/- to Rs 1499/-.
The SanDisk Cruzer Edge USB flash drive is available to retailers worldwide now and will be available at www.sandisk.com later this month. The SanDisk Ultra USB flash drive will be available to retailers worldwide and at www.sandisk.com later this quarter.