PROMISE Technology Shipping World’s Fastest Ultra-Portable Thunderbolt Storage Device
10/8/2012

Revolutionary Pegasus J2 Flash-based Storage Device Delivers up to 750 MB/s

MILPITAS, Calif./ HSINCHU, Taiwan – October 8, 2012– PROMISE Technology Inc., a leader in providing high-performance storage solutions for the rich media market and the leader in designing cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ enabled devices today announced the immediate availability of the Pegasus J2, the world’s smallest and fastest ultra-portable Thunderbolt storage device. Powered in AC mode the J2 will be able to achieve a blistering 750MB/s in a device the size of a smartphone.  Pegasus J2 brings an unparalleled level of performance in a small form factor to the market enabling both consumers and media professionals to manage the explosion of unstructured data and digital assets critical to their creative projects.

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Compatible with all Thunderbolt enabled Macs, the PROMISE Pegasus J2 is a pocket-sized, blazing fast external storage device that offers up to half a Terabyte of storage and is available in 256GB and 512GB capacities. The Pegasus J2 is flash-based making it the ideal solution for anyone who craves extreme performance in the consumer and professional post-production markets. This addition to its internationally award winning Pegasus line boasts a cutting edge, compact product design with an emphasis on reducing the footprint coupled with reduced environmental noise. The J2 is the perfect complement for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.

“We are very excited to deliver this new expansion peripheral that helps continue our leadership of Thunderbolt enabled storage devices,” said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. “The new Pegasus J2 brings unprecedented performance and flexibility to consumers and creative media professionals seeking a high-performance video storage solution. Designed for extreme speed and portability, these products provide a dynamic expansion of our award winning Pegasus family of high-performance storage solutions developed for the rich media markets.”

Pegasus J2 Availability
Pegasus J2 JBOD expansion units are now available for order from the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) and through the PROMISE global network of distributors and value added resellers.

To achieve maximum throughput of over 750MB/s requires using the Pegasus J2 power adapter plugged into a power outlet. For more information and specifications about PROMISE Pegasus J2, please visit: www.promise.com/J2

 

ABOUT PROMISE TECHNOLOGY, INC.
PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader in storage industry and the leading innovator in RAID technology providing a complete range of vertically integrated storage solutions targeting at data center, cloud, surveillance, rich media markets and much more. Catering to enterprise, mid-range, entry-level and consumer data management needs, PROMISE products are distinguished by their Unified Common RAID Core, management software and unparalleled support. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with sales and support teams and operations throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions providing unparalleled service and support to customers around the globe. For more information, visit PROMISE Technology's website at www.promise.com.

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“Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.”

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Media Contacts

 

The Americas

EMEA

Douglas W. Gruehl
PROMISE Technology
(1) 408 228 1432
douglas.gruehl@promise.com

Sophie Sun
PROMISE Technology
+31 (0) 40 235 2604
sophie.sun@eu.promise.com

Dennis Lamers
PROMISE Technology
+31 (0) 40 235 2614
dennis.lamers@eu.promise.com

 Asia Pac

Japan

Ya-Ping 
PROMISE Technology, Inc.
(03) 5782395 ext. 8836
ya-ping.hsu@tw.promise.com

 

 

Ushio Koida
PROMISE Technology, Inc.
(03) 6801-8064 
ushio.koida@jp.promise.com