Seagate: High-Performance, Compact Storage
At CES, Cupertino, Calif.-based Seagate unveiled its Backup Plus FAST portable drive. The device, which Seagate touts as the world's first portable 4-TB storage device, uses a USB 3.0 interface for data transfer speeds of up to 220 MBps.
The Seagate Backup Plus FAST drive features a metal-topped case, and requires no external power. The two internal drives are configured for RAID 0. It includes the Seagate Dashboard one-click backup software, as well as a mobile backup application for protecting data on mobile devices. It is available with a price of $300.
Also new is the Seagate Backup Plus Slim, a 12.1-mm thin external drive with up to 2 TB for backing up mobile device data. It features a USB 3.0 connector and a red, blue, black or silver metal-top case. It is priced at $180.