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Aleratec Launches 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA

Aleratec Inc. announced its new 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA standalone duplicator for USB flash drives, hard disks and SSDs.

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Aleratec Launches 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™ with Sanitization

The stand-alone Copy Tower quickly duplicates up to 23 USB flash drives or external 2.5-inch hard drives/SSD drives with USB, and includes sanitization functions.

Chatsworth, CA — June 24, 2014 — Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, solid state drives, USB flash drives, and Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs, introduces the 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™, a stand-alone duplicator for cloning up to 23 USB flash drives or external 2.5-inch hard drives/SSD drives with USB.

Part of a new family of stand-alone USB HDD duplicators, Aleratec’s 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™ dramatically reduces the time required to clone large quantities of USB storage devices and can copy USB flash drives, external 2.5-inch hard drives or SSD drives with USB. Advanced functions include copy or compare, copy system and data only, copy complete drive, and format FAT and FAT 32 file systems.

“Listening to our customers is a vital part of Aleratec’s product development process,” says Perry Solomon, Aleratec President and CEO. “There was clearly a need for a flash drive duplicator that would also work with 2.5-inch hard drives and solid state drives with USB, so our engineers got to work and designed a very versatile product line.”

In addition to duplication, Aleratec’s 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™ sanitizes 2.5” external hard drives with USB. The sanitization function removes all traces of information from 2.5” external hard drives, and users can choose from 1-Pass, 3-Pass or DoD 7-Pass Overwrite functions. Hard drives sanitized by Aleratec’s 7-Pass wipe have been verified by a leader in forensic data recovery as being “forensically unrecoverable” and meeting the criteria set forth in NIST 800-88 guidelines for media sanitization.

The 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™ supports most popular brands of USB 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 flash drives and external 2.5-inch USB HDDs/SSDs, and includes:

• A stand-alone design that does not require a computer

• An easy-to-read, intuitive interface with back-lighted LCD display

• Certified Sanitization on the DOD 7-Pass overwrite for USB-connected 2.5” external hard drives

The 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™ is part of Aleratec’s new series of USB HDD Copy Cruisers and Copy Towers.

Price and Availability:
The 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™ will be available for shipment in the second quarter of 2014, with an Estimated Retail Price (ERP) of $2399 from Aleratec’s dedicated resellers and distribution partners.

The full line of Aleratec solutions and accessories is also featured at Adorama,, B&H Photo Video, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, CDW, Dell, HP, Insight, MacMall, Media Supply, Newegg, Office Depot, PC Connection, PC Mall, Quill, RadioShack, Rakuten, Sears, Staples, Tech Depot, Tiger Direct, and Wal-Mart, in addition to other leading US retailers. Government and education customers may purchase from Government and Education Specialists including B&H Photo Video Gov, Best Buy for Business Gov/Ed, CDW-G, EnPointe, Global, GovConnection, GOVPLACE, Insight Gov, PC Mall Gov, SARCOM,, Softchoice, SoftMart,, TIG, and Unicom Government. All products are available to resellers in the U.S. through D&H Distributing, Ingram Micro, and Tech Data; in Canada through Ingram Micro Canada and Tech Data Canada; in Latin America and the Caribbean through Tech Data Miami; in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region through Ingram-Micro UK.

The Aleratec 1:23 USB HDD Copy Tower SA™ (Aleratec P/N 330121, D&H Distributing SKU 330121, Ingram Micro SKU VQ8617, and Tech Data SKU 11417539).

About Aleratec Inc.:
Aleratec designs, develops, and manufactures high-performance products acclaimed for their reliability and ease of use. Beginning in 2000, California-based Aleratec has met the needs of professionals in education, government, and corporate markets with a diverse product line that includes professional-grade portable device management (PDM) charge/sync products for tablets and other mobile devices, duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs, as well as blank media, shredders, disc repair and related accessories.

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