|By Business Wire
|March 27, 2014 11:30 AM EDT
Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information
Systems, Inc., today introduced the Toshiba Canvio® Desk Desktop
External Hard Drive, a high capacity storage device that saves
significant work space with its small compact design. In addition, the
company unveiled a 2.5-inch internal Solid State Hybrid Drive, offering
an easy upgrade for notebook owners looking to speed up their PC.
“The Canvio Desk Desktop External Hard Drive offers enhanced features,
great performance and generous storage capacity in a versatile and
compact design set to match any office space,” said Maciek Brzeski, vice
president of product marketing and development, Branded Storage
Products, Toshiba Digital Products Division. “In addition, our new
2.5-inch Solid State Hybrid Drive for notebooks is a perfect upgrade for
people looking to extend the life of their laptop with more storage and
With up to 5TB of storage capacity1, this device allows users
to store up to 1,315,000 songs, 1,428,000 photos or 4,110 movies.
Featuring a built-in USB 3.0 interface2, the Canvio Desk
Desktop External Hard Drive significantly improves file transfer
performance for large media files while minimalizing the wait time for
back-up. The Canvio Desk is supported both in horizontal and vertical
orientation – allowing it to fit perfectly in any home or office space.
With NTI® Backup Now EZ™ software, the Toshiba Canvio Desk Desktop
External Hard Drive has the ability to scan computer systems and
recommend the best comprehensive coverage. This also allows users the
ability to restore any file that is saved on their computers. In
addition, this device provides password-protected data encryption to
ensure that backup files are safe from unauthorized access.
Backed by a three-year limited warranty3, Toshiba Canvio Desk
Desktop External Hard Drive delivers Toshiba’s high quality standard
offering reliable high capacity add-on storage and backup solution with
the latest USB technology.
2.5-inch Internal Solid State Hybrid Drive Offers Easy and Speedy
Upgrade to Existing Notebooks
Toshiba’s notebook 2.5-inch Internal Solid State Hybrid Drives provide a
convenient and reliable way to upgrade every major brand of notebook
computer. Toshiba combines its proven and reliable hard drive and NAND
technology with a Serial ATA interface to provide increased performance,
capacity and compatibility.
The Toshiba Solid State Hybrid Drive delivers SSD-like performance and
responsiveness by combining NAND flash and innovative, self-learning
algorithms with up to 1TB of storage capacity in a compact series of
2.5-inch hard drives. Compatible with most notebooks, Toshiba’s internal
solid-state hybrid drive offers a fast, convenient and reliable way to
upgrade a notebook’s capacity and performance.
This device provides both the speed and performance of a SSD and the
large storage capacity of a HDD. It is the perfect device for gamers
looking to significantly decrease their loading game time or for the
application intensive user.
Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba Canvio Desk Desktop External Hard Drive is currently
available for purchase at select retailers and on toshiba.com/us/storage
for $249.99 MRSP4 for the 4TB model and $299.99 MSRP for the
The Toshiba Notebook 2.5” Internal Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently
available for purchase at select retailers and on toshiba.com/us/storage
for $129.99 MSRP for the 500GB model and $179.99 MSRP for the 1TB model.
Connect with Toshiba on Facebook at facebook.com/ToshibaUSA,
on Twitter at twitter.com/ToshibaUSA
and on YouTube at youtube.com/ToshibaUS.
About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business
units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and
Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide
digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading
laptops, tablets, HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc® and media streaming products;
physical and cloud storage solutions; virtual desktop infrastructure;
imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets;
and IP business telephone systems with unified communications,
collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing
and services for its wide range of products in the United States and
Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba
America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information
on TAIS visit toshiba.com/us.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems.
Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of
businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail
solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors,
storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure
systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions,
medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba
was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than
590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual
sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web
site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
© 2014 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All product, service
and company names are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks
of their respective owners. Information including without limitation
product prices, specifications, availability, content of services, and
contact information is subject to change without notice. All rights
1 Hard Disk Drive Capacity. Hard drive capacity may vary. 1
Gigabyte (GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of
10. See Hard Disk Drive Capacity Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
2 USB 3.0. 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface
transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0.
Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration
and other factors.
3 Warranty. The terms and conditions of Toshiba's standard
limited warranty, and extended warranty and service upgrade plans are
available at www.warranty.toshiba.com
4 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means “Manufacturer’s
Suggested Retail Price.”
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