Seagate unveils two new consumer NAS solutions

New wireless storage products set to provide unparalleled ease in content streaming

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Seagate unveils two new consumer NAS solutions The new Seagate Wireless Plus drive retails for AED799 in the UAE.
By  Manda Banda Published  March 11, 2013

Seagate Technology, a manufacturer of NAS solutions has unveiled two new wireless NAS devices - the Seagate Wireless Plus and Seagate Central to consumers across the UAE.

The release said Seagate, is part of the company's expansion plans of its NAS array and will help to enhance the brand in the consumer electronics market in the Middle East.

According to the vendor, the new Seagate Wireless Plus builds on the company's first-generation product, the GoFlex Satellite drive. The latest release is designed to wirelessly stream content for up to eight smartphones or tablets with enough space for up to 500 high-definition movies, extending the limits of today's mobile lifestyle, said the storage vendor.

The Seagate Central on the other hand, delivers automatic backup for the entire home, access to digital movies and music from networked devices, as well as remote access from outside a home network.

Ayman Al-Ajouz, sales manager, MENA for Seagate BrandedSolutions, said: "In an increasingly mobile world, smartphones and tablets are offering amazing opportunities for us to provide new storage solutions to consumers in the Middle East. Automatic backups, Wi-Fi streaming, advanced mobile apps and integration with other media services are the key features that underscore our latest offerings. The new devices allow users in the region to enjoy their content anytime without wires or even Internet access."

Dimitri Galle, Seagate's senior director, Sales and Marketing EMEA region, said the company will continue to manage its Middle East business more precisely to market demand, focusing on profitability while investing for future market leadership in storage mobility, cloud and open source.

The Seagate Wireless Plus mobile storage device is currently available from all major retailers in the UAE for a recommended retail price of AED799.

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