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Ireland Fujitsu Europe Ltd launch new degausser product and bring Verity Systems on board to distribute.

Today Fujitsu Europe Ltd launch the Mag EraSURE™ ME-P3/P3E designed to speedily and efficiently erase data from magnetically recorded media. They will be working alongside Verity Systems as their core distributor.

October 23, 2006

Today Fujitsu Europe Ltd launch the Mag EraSURE™ ME-P3/P3E designed to speedily and efficiently erase data from magnetically recorded media. They will be working alongside Verity Systems as their core distributor to draw on their wealth of sales, marketing and technical experience with this product and within this channel to establish themselves and boost sales. MagEraSURE ME-P3/P3E is on both the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Defense (DoD) approved lists of degausser products.

Mag EraSURE ME-P3/P3E is an ideal solution for industries who have a requirement for erasing and destroying data that is of paramount importance whether it be stored on 2.5” or 3.5” hard disk drives, removable disks or backup tapes. Typical markets with highly sensitive and confidential information include the financial, medical, education, government and legal arenas.

The Fujitsu Mag EraSURE utilizes a rare earth permanent magnet to erase magnetically recorded information. Data becomes permanently unrecoverable by commercial means once exposed to the powerful magnet in the device. In addition to purging recorded information on the storage device, including servo and calibration data, the degausser also destroys most read/write heads. This process can either be done through an electronic one button approach or in the case of a power failure a crank is supplied with the ME-P3E for manual operation. The unit is supplied on a trolley for convenient use and storage when not in use.

The rise of the digital age was accompanied by a dramatic increase in the creation and storage of sensitive customer data," said Mike Nelson, General Manager, Fujitsu Europe Limited. "From an operational perspective this can cause challenges, one of which is how to securely dispose of confidential information after it has served its useful purpose. Mag EraSURE is the solution to that problem offering users a fast, easy and reliable way to know that their information won't fall into the wrong hands. Verity Systems are a key partner for Fujitsu Europe and we look forward to working with them with this product particularly in these data sensitive critical times.

David Tucker, Verity Systems Managing Director, said “Being able to offer the MagEraSURE in addition to our range of erasers will offer true value to our customers in this data protective market. The unit offers permanent erasure and benefits from 24/7 operation and can be operated without a power supply, unusual in such products yet essential to many applications.”

  • 24x7 operation with no-wait duty cycle
  • Permanent magnet for long service
  • Accepts a wide variety of media
    Space
    • Hard disk drives -- up to 3.5" and 1.6" height
    • Removable disks -- Floppy, Zip(R), Rev(R) and Jazz(R)
    • Backup tapes -- SDLT, DLT, LTO/LTO2, DAT, TRAVAN, AIT, QIC, 8mm
  • Hard disk drives (longitudinal recording) up to 5300 Oe
  • Tapes up to 2600 Oe
  • Removable magnetic disks up to 5000 Oe

About Erasing:

Data is stored in magnetic media, such as hard drives, floppy disks and magnetic tape. This is achieved by very small areas on the data surface called magnetic domains which change their magnetic alignment to be in the direction of an applied magnetic field. Degaussing, commonly called erasure, leaves the domains in random patterns with no preference to orientation, thereby rendering previous data unrecoverable. There are some domains whose magnetic alignment is not randomized after degaussing and the information that these domains represent is commonly called magnetic remanence. Proper degaussing will ensure that there is insufficient magnetic remanence to reconstruct the data. Fujitsu's MagErasure ME-P3/P3E is a device that can generate a magnetic field for degaussing magnetic storage media.

About Verity Systems

Verity Systems are the world's leading degausser and tape eraser manufacturers with units to erase data from every type of magnetic media including hard drives, video and audio tapes and all types of backup tapes. Verity Systems also manufacture complete solutions for on-demand CD and DVD publishing including duplicators, disc printers and a unique range of desktop packaging equipment. Please visit http://www.veritysystems.co.uk or call them on 01252 317000 for further information or how to buy.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of information and communication technology (ICT)-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in over 100 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 11,400 people with an annual revenue of £1.7 billion. Its business is in enabling its customers to realise their objectives by exploiting information technology through its integrated product and service portfolio. This includes consulting, applications, systems integration, managed services and product for customers in the private and public sectors including retail, financial services, telecoms, government, defence and consumer sectors. For more information, please see: uk.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Europe Limited

Operating in Europe/Middle East/Africa, Fujitsu Europe Limited is a market leading provider of document image scanners for professional desktop, workgroup and high volume production environments; Enterprise SCSI, FCAL and SAS, and Mobile ATA and SATA hard disk drives; high capacity external 2.5-inch drives; KVM devices including switches, CAT-5 extenders and pull-out drawers; biometric authentication sensors as well as dot-matrix printers.Established in the United Kingdom in 1981, Fujitsu Europe Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the global electronics giant Fujitsu Limited and has its head office in the UK as well as subsidiary offices in Germany, Italy and Spain. http://emea.fujitsu.com/felg

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Date: 23 October, 2006