by Brian Beeler

Rocstor Announces New Mobile Storage Products

Rocstor has announced five new additions to its product line at CES 2010.

Airhawk A9i Series External Hard Drive

The Airhawk A-series are portable storage devices designed for high performance and reliability. The pocket-sized drives have capacities ranging from 250GB – 500GB in capacity with up to a 7,200RPM spindle speed. 750GB and 1TB drives will be available in Q2/Q3 2010. The A9i series feature USB 2.0, FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a) and 800 (IEEE 1394b) connections and a shock-resistant external case. The Airhawk drives are covered by a special 3-year limited warranty; if the outer casing breaks/cracks for any reason, Rocstor will replace the unit for free.

Airhawk A9 Product Page

RocSafe MX Encrypted External Hard Drive

The Rocsafe MX Mobile is an encrypted portable hard drive with FIPS level 2/3 Smartcard protection. It features real-time AES 256-bit hardware encryption (with no performance loss) and uses Smartcard technology for authentication. The encryption operates independently of the operating system – no software is required. The drive also features a keypad for entering a PIN directly on the unit, adding another layer of protection.

The Rocsafe MX Mobile drives are available in capacities up to 500GB; 750GB and 1TB drives will arrive in Q2/Q3 2010. They feature USB 2.0 and Firewire 400/800 connections.

Rocsafe MX Mobile Product Page

Commander 2UE Encrypted Rugged External Hard Drive

The Commander 2UE is a ruggedized encrypted portable hard drive with AES 256-bit hardware encryption. The drive is housed in an anti-shock chamber and shock-absorbent aluminum casing. It features USB 2.0 and eSATA connections.

Commander 2UE Product Page

Blazer B9 Aluminum External Hard Drive

The Blazer B9 line of portable hard drives is designed for consumer use. They feature a rugged, shock absorbent aluminum case. B9 drives are available in 160GB – 500GB capacities and feature USB 2.0 and FireWire 400/800 connections. Mac and Windows operating systems are supported.

Blazer B9 Product Page

Eagleroc E9 External Desktop Hard Drives

Eagleroc E9 external hard drives contain a 3.5-inch desktop drive and have USB 2.0 and two FireWire 800 connections. They are available in four colors (black, yellow, red, and silver) and have capacities ranging from 250GB – 2TB.

Eagleroc E9 Product Page