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Kingston Introduces Optional TCG Opal 1.0 Compliant SSD

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a version of its SSDNow KC300 that allows corporations and organizations the ability to manage the drive. The custom Kingston® KC300 SSD is fully compliant with the Opal specification of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).

The TCG Opal 1.0 compliant KC300 is ideal for companies implementing centralized management software to manage security policies, password recovery, compliance logging, automatic updates and user creation/deletion. The self-encrypting drive provides organizations with strong, easy-to-use and high performance built-in security. The custom KC300 SSD is designed to work with popular enterprise management applications including WinMagic SecureDoc, Wave Embassy and McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC (EEPC)*.

“As SSDs become more common in businesses and organizations, many of our enterprise customers are now looking into managing these drives in the workforce,” said Ariel Perez, SSD business manager, Kingston. “We are proud to offer a version of our top-selling KC300 SSD with the ability to be managed by the most popular endpoint software applications to give companies flexibility and peace of mind to keep work data secure.”

The Kingston KC300 with TCG Opal is available in 60GB, 120GB and 240GB capacities. Enterprise customers looking for the custom TCG Opal 1.0 compliant KC300 solid-state drive should contact their local Kingston sales representative for more information. KC300 is backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visit www.kingston.com.

* Kingston has internally tested interoperability on the following platforms:

WinMagic:
· Server - SecureDoc Enterprise Server 6.2.0.179
· Client - SecureDoc Control Center 6.2.0.179

Wave Embassy:
· Server - Embassy Remote Administration Server 2.9.5.108
· Client - Embassy Security Center 2.10.2.135

McAfee:
· Server - ePolicy Orchestrator 5.0.1
· Client - Endpoint Encryption for PC 7.0

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About Kingston Digital, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit kingston.com.

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact David Leong, Kingston Digital, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-1817 (Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room.

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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