|By Business Wire
|June 26, 2014 08:02 AM EDT
Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information
Systems, Inc., today unveiled a new storage service, Storage
Place™, which provides consumers with both cloud and local storage
capabilities in a single offering. Designed to provide secure mobile
access anytime, anywhere and the ability to share files with any
Internet-connected device without requiring data uploads to a cloud
environment, Storage Place is the first storage service that doesn’t
rely solely on the cloud to provide secure and private file sharing that
seamlessly works across devices.
“Given our long experience in building consumer-friendly offerings and
the key role that storage plays within Toshiba’s heritage, we’ve been
able to design a storage solution that addresses consumers’ need to
access their content on every single one of their devices, at any given
time and location, and offers more comprehensive functionality than
what’s currently available,” said Dang Nguyen, Brand Manager, Toshiba
America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “Storage
Place is a critical piece of Toshiba’s emerging cloud strategy that
includes other content hubs, including Book Place and Travel Place, and
showcases our commitment to helping consumers take control of their own
Store, Share and Access Content Anytime and Anywhere, Across Devices
Offering remote access anytime, anywhere, across devices, including iOS,
Android and Windows 8, Storage Place enables seamless, fast peer-to-peer
file access and supports multiple device installations for easy remote
access. Storage Place provides consumers with both cloud and local file
storage and sync capabilities, eliminating the need for syncing to the
cloud, because consumers’ personal computers act as their servers. All
Storage Place users will start with 10GB of free cloud storage.
Today’s digital consumers have content stored across multiple devices
and networks, and often have difficulty finding, accessing and sharing
files. Storage Place eliminates that issue, as consumers are granted
complete control of and access to their digital files and permitted
mobile access to their digital world. They are able to stream their
music libraries, share photos directly with family and post to their
Additionally, Storage Place permits large file linking and sharing with
recipients beyond the Storage Place network, removing the need for a
Storage Place account to view and download content from other Storage
Available now, new users of Storage Place will receive 10GB of free,
trial cloud storage for a 30-day time period. After the trial period,
users can subscribe to the service for $39.99 per year.
Storage Place is available online at: www.toshibastorageplace.com
Connect with Toshiba on Facebook at www.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
portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray
Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the
security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for
computers; 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 us.toshiba.com.
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.
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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
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