Akitio Introduces Innovative Cloud Hybrid to Growing Product Line

The Cloud Hybrid features a combination of network attached storage and direct attached storage, boasting USB 3.0 to provide convenience and speed

Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - May 14, 2012 - Akitio, a leading manufacturer of storage solutions, announced today the addition of the Cloud Hybrid to the company's expanding personal cloud server product line. This innovative hybrid enclosure combines a personal cloud network attached storage and USB 3.0 direct access storage for optimal speed without sacrificing convenience.


Akitio's Cloud Hybrid attaches directly to the home network, providing convenient access to all data within the home network. Equipped with an UPnP-AV media server, users can stream content within their local network to any available UPnP-AV and DLNA compatible devices. Data can also be uploaded to the network drive and shared from multiple workstations via SMB, WebDAV or FTP connection.

This new hybrid enclosure offers remote Web-based access for users on the road. With the help of WebDAV, users can manage and view files in the Web browser or through Akitio's free mobile app on an iPhone or iPad. No matter the user's location, users will have immediate access to files by simply logging into the Web portal or the mobile app.

Akitio's Cloud Hybrid features the following:

• Hybrid interface with USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet connection
• Built-in UPnP-AV media server for digital media players
• High speed data access over Samba
• File browser for WebDAV access
• iTunes music server
• Web portal for remote login
• Free App for iOS and Android-based mobile devices


Akitio's Cloud Hybrid is available for purchase starting at $99 and 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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