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With the small and medium business user in mind, ProStor Systems, a leading developer of removable disk storage solutions, today announced the launch of RDXstorage.com, a web site designed as a central hub for the latest news and information on RDX technology. The site is an educational destination for end users of what the company says is becoming a new multi-vendor standard for backup, archive and portable data applications in small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

Users who click to the site will find background on RDX technology, technical specifications, and support documentation, in addition to links to RDX partner sites and a newsroom with current headlines, product reviews and press releases. Just as RDX is making data protection easy for businesses, the RDXstorage.com website may make it easier for potential and existing users of removable disk technology to find the latest updates, FAQs, user guides and product links in a centralized clearinghouse.

ôWe built this site to support the hundreds of SMB users who have expressed an interest in learning more about removable disk technology to protect their vulnerable business data,ö said Steve Georgis, CEO and president of ProStor Systems. ôVisitors to the site will learn about the latest strides in data protection for the SMB and the benefits of RDX removable disk technology.ö

Compatible RDX solutions are available from several companies, including Tandberg Data, Imation, and a leading PC and server manufacturer. Small businesses can customize their backup strategies using RDX media with cartridge capacities of 40 GB, 80 GB, 120 GB and 160 GB. The palm-sized cartridges can be stacked, labeled, bar-coded and managed onsite or stored offsite for added protection.

Georgis noted, ôThe RDX storage solution is 10 times faster and more reliable than any tape storage product used in the past by small and mid-sized businesses. We developed RDX technology to provide business owners with professional-grade data protection at an affordable price point.ö

The recent announcements of the availability of a 160 GB RDX cartridge and the launch of the RDX website demonstrate ProStor SystemsÆ ongoing commitment to establish the RDX format as the single removable media solution that spans applications from desktop to enterprise data centers.

About RDX

The RDX system backs up like a tape drive while providing the performance advantages of a disk-to-disk system, with a range of cartridge capacities. Because the RDX cartridge uses the same 2.5-inch hard disk drives found in notebook computers, capacities will increase at the same rate. RDX technology provides forward and backward compatibility û enabling users to upgrade to higher capacity cartridges without having to buy a new drive û resulting in a higher return on investment for SMB users. RDX drives have been certified with most popular SMB backup software and can operate with simple drag-and-drop functionality.

About ProStor Systems

ProStor Systems develops and markets RDX removable disk storage technology. The technology brings enterprise-class reliability and data protection to servers, networks and professional workstations at an affordable price. ProStor Systems recently signed licensing agreements with two storage industry leaders, Tandberg Data and Imation. The agreements allow Tandberg Data and Imation to manufacture, market, and sell RDX drives and cartridges under their respective brands.

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