Mobility Electronics Selects Spectra Logic for Backup and Encryption

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BOULDER, Colo., August 7, 2006— Mobility Electronics, Inc. recently purchased a Spectra® T120 with BlueScale™ Encryption to store sensitive employee data, e-mail and accounting information , which demands an extra layer of security. Mobility selected the Spectra Logic solution because it was reliable, scalable, easy-to-maintain and had the ability to effortlessly encrypt data with AES-256 bit encryption.

“The Spectra T120 met our existing backup and future encryption needs,” said Frank Tanner, systems engineer of Mobility Electronics. “The integrated encryption capabilities are simple to use and instantly integrate with my backup environment. Mobility would definitely recommend Spectra Logic data backup and encryption products to our peers.”

As Mobility Electronics’ data grew, the company decided to replace an older DLT library with updated technology. Mobility reviewed products from several major vendors, and chose the Spectra T120 BlueScale Encryption tape library with LTO-3 drives. Spectra Logic offered the right price and the industry’s only encryption embedded in the tape library, letting Mobility store, encrypt and compress data—all in a single step. 

Custom Storage Inc. is Spectra Logic’s value-added reseller who recommended the T120 with BlueScale Encryption solution. “Our team worked closely with Mobility Electronics to configure a tape backup and data protection solution that simplifies their backup process, provides built-in data encryption and meets the growing needs of their business,” said Chris Anderson of Custom Storage. 

Mobility backs up and replicates its corporate data to the T120, which resides in the company’s Scottsdale, Ariz.-based data center. Data from three secondary sites is replicated back to the company’s headquarters.

About Custom Storage, Inc.

Custom Storage  is dedicated to tailoring data storage, WAN optimization and data backup & recovery solutions to the unique needs of its customers.  Custom Storage leverages best-of-breed solutions from industry leaders like NetApp, Riverbed, Symantec, Spectra Logic and others, to help clients maximize the returns from their current infrastructure investment.  Custom Storage professionals assist with every aspect of a client’s storage strategy, from inception and design to procurement and implementation, creating a custom tailored storage infrastructure. Visit www.cstor.com.

About Mobility Electronics, Inc.

Mobility Electronics, Inc., based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a developer of universal power adapters for portable computers and mobile electronic devices (e.g., mobile phones, PDAs, digital cameras, etc.) and creator of the patented intelligent tip (“iTips”) technology. Mobility Electronics’ iGo brand offers a full line of AC, DC and combination AC/DC power adapters for portable computers and mobile electronic devices. All these adapters leverage the Company’s iTips Technology, which enables one power adapter to power/charge hundreds of brands and thousands of models of mobile electronic devices through the use of interchangeable tips. The Company also offers hardware products for handheld devices, expansion and docking products for servers, desktop and portable computers, and other accessories for the mobile  electronic device market. Mobility Electronics’ products are available at www.iGo.com as well as through leading resellers, retailers and OEM partners. For additional information call 480-596-0061, or visit www.mobilityelectronics.com. Mobility Electronics, and iGo are registered trademarks, and …improving your mobile experience is a trademark of Mobility Electronics, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Spectra Logic Corporation

Spectra Logic Corporation is the leader in innovative hardware-driven data backup and archival solutions for companies worldwide. Spectra Logic’s tape, disk and encryption libraries help organizations save time, lower costs and reduce risks while protecting and storing data. Spectra® products support AIT, LTO, SAIT and SDLT tape, provide capacities ranging from 60 gigabytes to multiple petabytes, and integrate encryption and RAID. Today, the company has tens of thousands of libraries installed with customers that include NASA and Verizon Wireless. Spectra Logic has introduced many industry first products including: first to automate AIT in a library; first with all-native Fibre Channel and iSCSI libraries; first to integrate tape and disk in a single-frame library; first to offer hardware-based, encryption-enabled libraries. Spectra Logic’s data protection products are available through a global network of resellers and OEMs.  For more information, contact Spectra Logic at (800) 833-1132, or visit http://www.SpectraLogic.com.