Buffalo Pairs USB 3.0 ExpressCard with the First SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

USB 3.0 ExpressCard Supports the Fastest USB Transfer Speeds Ever with Backward Compatibility for Legacy USB Products

Jan 07, 2010, 08:00 ET from Buffalo Technology

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES) -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced the USB 3.0 ExpressCard IFC-EC2U3/UC. The new USB 3.0 ExpressCard accompanies Buffalo's DriveStation(TM) HD-HXU3, the first USB 3.0 external storage solution, for a complete SuperSpeed storage solution. Together, the pair is ideal for creative professionals, computer power users, and digital content creators, who require high-speed data transfers for the quick access, storage, and backup of digital assets.

"Buffalo's core of innovation has always been a driving force inside our company," said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. "Our family of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 devices displays the commitment we have to company values by offering consumers a massive jump in performance, and delivering the fastest, most reliable solutions on the market.

The USB 3.0 ExpressCard adapter offers consumers extreme transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps on two available ports, serving as an easy upgrade to most laptops. Perfectly paired with the new DriveStation USB 3.0 storage solution to maximize performance, the USB 3.0 Express Card is backward compatible with all USB 2.0 enabled devices, as well as future USB 3.0 products. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 DriveStation is available in 1.0TB, 1.5TB and 2.0TB capacities and provides quick back-up and storage for important data and other digital assets.

Pricing and Availability

The USB 3.0 ExpressCard IFC-EC2U3/UC HXU3 is backed by a limited one-year warranty that includes toll-free 24/7 technical support and is available now at estimated street prices of $59.99.

The DriveStation USB 3.0 HD-HXU3 is backed by a limited one-year warranty that includes toll-free 24/7 technical support and is available now at estimated street prices of $199.99 for 1TB (HD-HX1.0TU3), $249.99 for 1.5TB (HD-HX1.5TU3) and $399.99 for 2.0TB (HD-HX2.0TU3).

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading global provider of award-winning networking, storage and multimedia solutions for the home and small business environments as well as for system builders and integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its commitment to delivering innovative, best-of-breed solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology. For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit www.buffalotech.com.

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