Akitio Releases Taurus Mini Super -S to Professional Storage Product Line

Taurus Mini Super-S features increased file transfer speed, reliable data backup, and optimal performance and compatibility in compact size

Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - Aug. 1, 2011 - Akitio, a leading manufacturer of storage solutions, announced today the addition of the Taurus Mini Super -S to the company's innovative line of products. Ideal for audio/video enthusiasts, the Taurus Mini Super -S is a 2.5" dual bay SATA enclosure, compact in size, and is complete with a built -in LCD display and two FW800 ports for daisy chaining.

The Taurus Mini Super -S is equipped with a verstaile interface, featuring eSATA, FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 High Speed. To maximize performance and data throughput, "RAID 0 -Striping" is a resourceful solution for daily backups and other data transfers. In addition, the "RAID 1 -Mirroring" function will automatically create a copy of all data in the event a drive may fail.

Akitio's professional storage solution also comes equipped with a built -in LCD display for simple device configuration, event messages and access to detailed information about the external hard drives. Critical parameters, such as HDD temperature, can be monitored effortlessly with the help of the LCD display. Lastly, the storage solution utilizes Self -Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology to obtain data directly from the HDD.

Akitio's Taurus Mini Super -S features the following:

• Configurable hardware RAID controller (RAID 1 -Mirroring and RAID 0 -Striping)
• Removable tray system
• Two FW800 ports for daisy chaining
• LCD display for simple device configuration and access to detailed drive information
• Critical parameters, such as HDD temperature, for monitoring
• Self -Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology
• Hardware acceleration of RAID rebuild

Available for purchase with an MSRP of $199.99, the Taurus Mini Super -S can be found at Akitio.com, as well as various Akitio retailers and distributors.

About Akitio
Akitio is focused on creating cutting -edge storage solutions that are both easy to use and reliable. With a full range of direct attached and network attached storage products since its founding in 1992, Akitio strives to create products that parallel its core values, products that are affordable, easy to use, reliable, innovative and environmentally friendly. For more information about Akitio, please visit the company's Web site at http://www.Akitio.com.


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