Iomega Makes the Move From Gigabytes to a New One Terabyte 'Super eGo' External Hard Drive A Big Beauty in Three Striking Colors Arrives on the Desktop: The New eGo

1TB Desktop Hard Drive



    SAN DIEGO, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iomega Corporation (NYSE:  
 IOM), a global leader in data protection and security, today announced that
 stylish data security has reached the 1TB* plateau with the worldwide
 introduction of the Iomega(R) eGo(TM) 1TB Desktop Hard Drive.
 
     This new single-drive HDD "Super eGo" is now available worldwide in
 ruby red, midnight blue, and jet black. Its design is based on the popular
 Iomega(R) eGo(TM) Portable Hard Drive, one of Iomega's best-selling line of
 hard drives. The eGo Portable is currently available in 160GB, 250GB and
 320GB capacities, and in several different colors, including new camouflage
 and leather-wrapped models. The new eGo Desktop model houses a 1TB,
 3.5-inch hard drive with USB 2.0 connectivity that holds up to 4,000,000
 photos, over 18,500 hours of music or 1,500 hours of video.**
 
     "By applying the award-winning style of the eGo design to a desktop
 hard drive, Iomega is giving users a one-terabyte Super eGo that's all
 about form and function, a beautiful and pleasing design for even the most
 data-intensive applications," said Peter Wharton, vice president marketing,
 Iomega Corporation. "Today's computer users want more style, capacity, and
 data security out of their computer hardware; the colorful, dependable and
 colossal one terabyte eGo Desktop Hard Drive delivers on all counts."
 
     The new 1TB eGo Desktop Hard Drive is a complete storage solution out
 of the box, including a license for EMC(R) Retrospect HD software (PC-only
 download) for automatic backups, scheduled backups, or on-demand backups.
 
     Compatibility
 
     The Iomega(R) eGo(TM) Desktop Hard Drive is compatible with Mac OS X
 10.1 or higher and with Microsoft(R) Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP,
 and Windows Vista(TM). EMC(R) Retrospect HD backup software is available
 for free download (PC only).
 
     Price and Availability
 
     The Iomega(R) eGo(TM) Desktop Hard Drive, USB 2.0, 1TB is now available
 worldwide for $269.95 (pricing is U.S. suggested retail) from online
 retailers, VARs, resellers and select retailers, as well as at
 http://www.iomega.com.
 
     About Iomega
 
     Iomega Corporation, headquartered in San Diego, is a worldwide leader
 in innovative storage and network security solutions for small and
 mid-sized businesses, consumers and others. The Company has sold more than
 400 million digital storage drives and disks since its inception in 1980.
 Today, Iomega's product portfolio includes industry leading network
 attached storage products, external hard drives, and our award-winning
 removable storage technology, the REV(R) Backup Drive. OfficeScreen(R),
 Iomega's managed security services, available in the U.S. and select
 markets in Europe, provides enterprise quality perimeter security and
 secure remote network access for SMBs, which help protect small enterprises
 from data theft and liability. To learn about all of Iomega's digital
 storage products and managed services solutions, please go to the Web at
 http://www.iomega.com. Resellers can visit Iomega at
 http://www.iomega.com/ipartner.
 
     NOTE: The statements contained in this release regarding development,
 production and distribution of the Iomega(R) eGo(TM) Desktop Hard Drive,
 USB 2.0, 1TB, anticipated product pricing and availability, expected
 product performance and specifications, future applications for the new
 product and all other statements that are not purely historical, are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
 Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All such forward-looking statements are
 based upon information available to Iomega as of the date hereof, and
 Iomega disclaims any intention or obligation to update any such
 forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from
 current expectations. Factors that could cause or contribute to such
 differences include, but are not limited to, the successful completion of
 product development and testing, market acceptance of, and demand for, the
 Iomega product, any difficulties encountered in ramping up production or
 other manufacturing issues, including component availability and pricing,
 co-development, production, and distribution issues, product pricing and
 conformity to specifications, dependence upon third party suppliers,
 competition, intellectual property rights and other risks and uncertainties
 identified in the reports filed from time to time by Iomega with the U.S.
 Securities and Exchange Commission, including Iomega's Annual Report on
 Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, and its most recent
 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.
 
 
* 1 TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. ** 4 photos/MB - highly compressed 3-megapixel JPG photos; 1.1 min/MB - 128 kbps MP3 audio; 11 MB/Min - DVD MPEG 2 (720 x 480). Copyright(C) 2008 Iomega Corporation. All rights reserved. Iomega, eGo, REV, and OfficeScreen are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Iomega Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.
Media please contact: Chris Romoser, Iomega Corporation, (858) 314-7148 romoser@iomega.com Analyst/Investors, please contact: Preston Romm, Iomega Corporation, (858) 314-7188

SOURCE Iomega Corporation

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

 

PR Newswire Membership

Fill out a PR Newswire membership form or contact us at (888) 776-0942.

Learn about PR Newswire services

Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.