Fujitsu Delivers Mag EraSURE(TM) Degausser for Commercial Applications

Leading-Edge Product Offers Fast and Reliable Data Disposal From

Magnetically Recorded Media

May 30, 2006, 01:00 ET from Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of
 America, Inc., one of the world's leading suppliers of innovative computer
 products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security
 solutions, today proudly announced the Mag EraSURE(TM) Professional Value
 (P2V) desktop degausser. The product is an effective, economical solution
 for industries that require fast and secure removal of magnetically
 recorded data from hard disk drives, removable disks and backup tapes.
     The Fujitsu Mag EraSURE family of products utilizes a rare earth
 permanent magnet to degauss magnetically recorded information. Data becomes
 permanently unrecoverable by commercial means(1) once exposed to the
 powerful magnet in the device. In addition to purging recorded information
 on the storage device, including servo and calibration data, the degausser
 also destroys most read/write heads.
     "The rise of the digital age was accompanied by a dramatic increase in
 the creation and storage of sensitive customer data," said Dan Dalton,
 director, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "From an operational
 perspective this can cause challenges, one of which is how to securely
 dispose of confidential information after it has served its useful purpose.
 Mag EraSURE is the solution to that problem offering users a fast, easy and
 reliable way to know that their information won't fall into the wrong
     Another key feature of the Fujitsu Mag EraSURE is its user-friendly
 operation. Users simply insert the drive into the degausser and push the
 button; the device handles the rest. With its convenient desktop size, Mag
 EraSURE is extremely well-suited for field or remote office applications in
 a wide variety of industries that deal in highly sensitive information,
 including: financial, legal, medical and data center markets.
     Other key product specifications include:
     -- Desktop model
     -- 24x7 operation with no-wait duty cycle
     -- Permanent magnet for long service
     -- Accepts a wide variety of media
         - Hard disk drives -- up to 3.5" and 1.6" height
         - Removable disks -- Floppy, Zip(R), Rev(R) and Jazz(R)
         - Backup tapes -- SDLT, DLT, LTO/LTO2, DAT, TRAVAN, AIT, QIC, 8mm
     -- Supported technology
         - Hard disk drives (longitudinal recording) up to 5000 Oe
         - Tapes up to 2600 Oe
         - Removable magnetic disks up to 5000 Oe
     The Mag EraSURE P2V is the newest product in the Fujitsu family of
 degaussers. Its sister product, the Mag EraSURE P3E for High Security
 applications, was introduced in January 2006 and offers data erasing
 capabilities up to 5300 Oe. In addition, the P3E is listed in the National
 Security Agency (NSA) Degausser Evaluated Products List.
     With over thirty years of experience in hard disk drive manufacturing,
 Fujitsu has the unique knowledge and expertise to deliver best-in-class,
 high-performance commercial degaussers.
     Pricing and Availability
     The Mag EraSURE P2V is priced at $13,500 (U.S. List). It will be
 available through Fujitsu distributors including Bell Micro
 ( and Avnet ( at the end of
     About Fujitsu
     Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications
 solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies,
 highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide
 corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver
 comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its
 customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702)
 reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US $40.6 billion)
 for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. See for further
     About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
     Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and
 marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the
 United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers
 products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner
 maintenance, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein recognition technology, 10Gb
 Ethernet switches and degaussers. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is
 located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more
 information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or
 408-746-7000. For more information, please see:
     (1) Data is unrecoverable by commercial data recovery services.
     NOTE: Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and The
 Possibilities are Infinite and Mag EraSURE are trademarks of Fujitsu Ltd.
 All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 Statements herein are based on normal operating conditions and are not
 intended to create any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a
 particular purpose. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. reserves the
 right to modify at any time without notice these statements, our services,
 products, and their warranty and performance specifications.
     Eileen Young
     Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
     Matthew Podboy
     Voce Communications, Inc.

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