Seagate debuts Backup Plus FAST portable drive for mobile creative pros

Storage solutions company Seagate unveiled recently its Backup Plus FAST portable drive aimed at providing mobile or “work anywhere” creative professionals a go-to backup device.

Seagate said the product is the world’s first portable 4TB storage device, providing twice the capacity and speed of existing external portable drives. It features a superspeed USB 3.0 interface to deliver transfer speeds up to 220MB per second.

Claimed to be fast, compact, high capacity storage device, Seagate said the Backup FAST Plus will cater well for field photographers or filmmakers looking to quickly move large files to backup.

The drive is configured as RAID 0, which stripes the data across both drives increasing the volume capacity and transfer speed.

With a suggested retail price of P15,900, the new offering also includes the company’s popular Seagate Dashboard backup software, an easy one-click backup solution, but can also be set as a scheduled backup up as needed.


“œWith Backup Plus FAST, Seagate has taken a very mature product category and has delivered innovative enhancements to address the real world challenges of our customers,” said BanSeng Teh, senior vice president and managing director of Seagate Asia Pacific and Japan. “œThe performance and capacity of this new portable drive is beyond that of any other external offering to date. We believe that the Backup Plus FAST drive will be widely adopted by creative professionals as the go-to back up device for the field.”

The 4TB Seagate Backup Plus FAST portable drive is available at selected retailers for a MSRP of PHP 15,900.

Visit Seagate’s website and Facebook page for more.


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