July 9, 2004 By Miriam Jones
Iomega's REV 35 GB/90 GB USB 2.0 external drive is a removable hard disk system compatible with both desktop and notebook computers. The small, lightweight drive can be transported to different locations, allowing for backup at work or home. Users can access files in seconds with drag-and-drop, and secure data with password protection and encryption. The external drive is bootable on systems that support booting from an external USB device.
Interlink Electronics debuted its RemotePoint Navigator 2.4 PC-based remote control for PowerPoint presentations. Large icon-studded arrow keys let users advance, reverse or hide slides. Navigator's built-in laser pointer also lets presenters focus on the fine points. The device's 2.4 MHz RF wireless technology allows the device to function as far as 50 feet from the USB receiver.
Breece Hill's iStoRA 4000 is a 4U rack-mountable, combined-media data protection appliance for backup, recovery and archiving. iStoRA delivers disk-to-disk-to-tape functionality to meet the needs of departments within enterprise organizations. It features a 1.5 TB Serial-ATA disk array and a tape autoloader with a choice of tape formats and capacities up to 13 TB. Staged backup from network clients and network-attached storage allows frequently accessed data to be stored on disk while reference data is archived on tape. The device also integrates an Intel-based server and data protection software that performs rules-based data traffic and storage management.
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