Iomega, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC) and a global leader in data protection, today announced the worldwide availability of a new generation of the exciting Iomega® eGo™ Portable Hard Drive, featuring a new look USB 2.0-powered model with superior ruggedness and the broadest suite of bundled data protection software in the industry, all backed with a three-year limited warranty. Available in four different colors and up to 500GB* in capacity, the new Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive is the ultimate embodiment of style and function in portable drives today.
Iomega will be exhibiting at GITEX technology week from October 18 – 22, 2009, on stand #309 in Hall 3.
“The new Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drives are the perfect companions for home users and professionals in the region who want to take their files anywhere with the assurance of a superior rugged portable drive that has style to spare and a compact form with flair,” said Cizar Nazeeh Abughazaleh, Regional Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Iomega Corporation. “After two very successful years with the previous model, the new eGo drive sports a compact, sleek new aluminum enclosure in eye-catching colors and comes complete with a suite of backup and anti-virus software to protect your data and your laptop, netbook or personal computer. Top it all off with the best drop spec in the industry and the new eGo drive is the portable hard drive this summer for dads and grads and everyone else.”
A key element of the Iomega Protection Suite is McAfee® VirusScan Plus, the market-leading anti-virus, anti-spyware software.
“In today's world of increasing attacks on consumers' data by the bad guys, it's as important to protect your external hard drive data as it is to protect your PC's local data,” said Todd Gebhart, President, Consumer Products, McAfee, Inc. “Iomega is the first to recognize this fact and we're pleased to be partnering with them in this fight."
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