Charlotte, NC – January 7, 2010 – Verbatim®, the information storage pioneer and computer peripherals leader now celebrating its 40th anniversary, introduces the groundbreaking MyMedia Server, an easy-to-use, do-it-all device that lets consumers effortlessly and seamlessly centralize, preserve and share all their files.
“We are very excited to unveil our much-anticipated MyMedia Server at this year’s CES,” said Ron Hanafin, Verbatim Product Manager. “The brand-new unit is truly a stand-out in this important CE category. The MyMedia Server not only allows for exceptionally reliable backup and storage, but it also delivers the most desirable features for consumers to access, manage, save and share their documents, photos, videos and music every day.”
Verbatim’s MyMedia Server is an exciting home network storage solution designed to meet the needs of today’s consumers – from technophobes to technophiles – helping them consolidate all their content onto one consistently dependable, high-performance device. Whether it’s wirelessly uploading vacation photos directly onto the server or accessing an important document remotely, MyMedia Server brings storage and networking devices to the next level.
The unit packs a lot of bang into a compact device and stands apart from other consumer network storage products with its innovative and intuitive design and software that meets users’ needs in several key areas:
o Anytime, Anywhere Access – Unparalleled remote access for retrieving and uploading files from any laptop, desktop, Blackberry™ and iPhone™
o Share Your Stuff – Seamless uploading and sharing photo albums directly to social networking sites such as Facebook and Flickr, through RSS feeds or Album links, an innovative feature that allows users to create links to share photo albums directly from the server
o Multimedia Streaming – From the server, easily stream music to iTunes on any computer, display photos on a TV through a PS3 or XBox360, use CoolIris™ to view photos as a moving 3D wall or wirelessly print any file
o Store and Save – One-touch transfers from external storage devices with the push of a button as well as server mirroring software and Time Machine™ Support for Mac users
o User Interface – The simplest and most user-friendly system available, providing a flawless experience in retrieving, storing and sharing files
o Home Appeal – Stylish aluminum casing and high-end processor with a quiet, fanless design, ideal for home use. The device also includes an eSata port, two USB ports and Gigabit Ethernet port.
MyMedia Server launches at retail in March 2010 with an SRP of $229.99, for standard service, which gives users remote access, Facebook access, the ability to create Album folders to share photos directly and more. Premium service, which provides unlimited user accounts and added features such as mobile phone, Flickr access and the use of RSS Feeds, is $19.99 per year following a 30-day free trial.
Verbatim’s businesses in the Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia Pacific regions are wholly owned subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd. MKM’s parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), is Japan’s largest chemical company. Verbatim develops and markets innovative, high-quality products for storing, moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership in the optical, magnetic and flash storage and related accessories markets, the company provides reliable, unique technologies and products that are highly sought after and broadly distributed worldwide. For more information, contact Verbatim Americas, LLC, 1200 W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28262, (800) 421-4188. In Europe, Verbatim Ltd., Prestige House, 23-26 High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9DU, UK, (+44) 1784 439 781. In Japan, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd., 4-1-23, Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8415, Japan (+81) 3-5454-3972. Or visit the web site at www.verbatim.com and select the country of your location.