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New Dual-bay RAID enclosure perfect for port-limited laptops

July 17, 2015

PR: New Raid Enclosure

Lockbourne, OH - July 15, 2015 - has announced the release of their latest external storage solution, a dual-bay RAID enclosure for 2.5” SATA drives (SKU: S252BU33R). The enclosure makes it easy for laptop users to expand their system storage options with the speed of solid-state drives and a single USB 3.0 host connection which is especially valuable for ultra-portable laptops that only offer a limited number of USB ports.

The new RAID enclosure takes advantage of the compact build of 2.5” SATA drives, with a small-footprint design that takes up minimal desk space. The enclosure also features USB-powered performance and features a sleek design that matches the appearance of modern laptops. An optional power adapter is included with the enclosure, for configurations requiring more power.

“With its compact design, flexible power options and excellent performance, this enclosure is a perfect external storage for both stationery workstations and mobile environment,” said Juliet Wei, Senior Product Manager at StarTech.com.
Features of StarTech.com’s new dual-bay RAID enclosure for 2.5” SATA drives include:
  • Fast file transfers, UASP-enabled USB 3.0 performance
  • Versatile RAID storage, with built-in support for RAID 0, RAID 1, Spanning and JBOD
  • Flexible power options, requiring only 5V of power
  • Broad operating system support, compatible with Windows®, Mac®, Chrome OS™ and Linux® (2.4.x and up)
  • Easy setup, with no additional driver or software requirements

MSRP for StarTech.com’s dual-bay RAID enclosure for 2.5” SATA drives (SKU: S252BU33R) is $102.99 (USD) in the United States, $105.99 (CAN) in Canada, £81.99 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK.

StarTech.com’s S252BU33R RAID enclosure will be available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.


About StarTech.com

StarTech.com is an ISO9001:2015 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Australia, servicing a worldwide market.

Danielle Mayea

Marketing Communications Specialist

519-455-9675 - Ext. 1873

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