Rocstor Unveils New Family Of Encryption Products

COMMANDER 2 designed to meet the needs of secure mobile data storage market

January 5, 2010

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Canoga Park, (Los Angeles County) California " January 4, 2010 " Rocsecure a division of Rocstor, a leading provider of fast, high-capacity data storage and encryption solutions, is announcing its new line of COMMANDER 2 encrypted external hard drives. The COMMANDER 2 Pocket Drives deliver exceptional security, performance, and reliability. Designed and engineered in USA to meet the needs of secure mobile data storage market, The COMMANDER 2UE 2.5" external hard drive is also compatible with both Windows' and Macintosh' Operating Systems.

"The COMMANDER 2 series contains unique features over the last generation of our Rocbit series TDES drives with the AES-265 bit Hardware, Real-Time encryption and key-token authentication," according to Mr. Asher, Director of Business Developments. "Additionally, the encryption contains "ECB", which is one of the most secure encryption modes. This drive is both buspowered and bootable." The new COMMANDER 2UE with Key-Token authentication Pocket Drives contain a fast, high capacity 2.5" SATA drive mechanism, with up to 3,000Mbits/sec transfer speeds and silent operation.

Design Technology:

The first of its kind in Ruggedized design; The COMMANDER 2 series Pocket Drives are designed to satisfy the sophisticated Military and Government requirements, and they provide unprecedented quality for the consumer as well. The COMMANDER 2UE, with its High Speed USB 2.0 and eSATA is cross platform compatible with Mac and Microsoft' Windows'" OS.

The ruggedized and enduring Aluminum chamber and shockabsorbent (patent in process) casing protect the drive against impact damage, accidental drops and bumps. These outstanding design features prolong product life and protect data integrity under toughest working environments.

Wide Range of Applications

Operating with Mac OS, Linux', and Windows', this external drive offers storage capacities ranging from 160GB to 640GB. In addition to encryption security, this will allow users the ability to quickly, and with no down time in encryption or decryption, archive valuable data, large video or audio files or simply backing up important data. The bootable features of this hard drive allows the user to boot, access and operate all programs and data via any another computer under the same OS environments.

Special Features:

Ruggedized Pocket size external storage drive


AES-256 bit, ECB Mode

Hardware based (not a software imbeded in a chip)

Real-Time (No, down time in encryption or decryption)

No software is required

Independent of Operationg Systems

Robust and tough Aluminum Casing

Enhanced Shock-Absorbent casing despite its small size

Incorporates SATA Hard Drive

USB and eSATA connections

Enables USB bus powered and bootable

Speeds up to 3,000 Mega Bytes per second

Crossplatform compatibility (Mac or Windows' or Linux' )

Includes all necessary cables


Capacities: 250GB, 320GB and 500GB (750GB and 1TB will be available in 2nd and 3rd Quarter, 2010)

Rotational Speed available with 5,400 or 7200 rpm

Interface: High Speed USB 2.0 (1.1 Compatible) and eSATA

Transfer Rates: Up to 480Mbits/s USB and up to 3,000Mbits/s eSATA

Dimension: ~2.95 x 5x 0.63 (0.75) inch ~75 x 12.7 x 16 (19) mm

Weight: ~0.5 lb (~0.2Kg)

System Requirements

Mac or PC computers with USB (1.1 or 2.0) or eSATA

Apple: PowerPC 'or Intel' Core Duo' processor

PC: 266MHz or faster Intel or equivalent processor

Recommended Memory: 512MB RAM

Operating System requirements:

Apple: PowerPC 'or Intel Core Duo' processor running Mac OS 9, X or Snow "Leopard'"

PC: Microsoft', Windows', 2000, Me, XP, Vista or Windows 7'

Power Requirements: USB Bus Power

Availability: Commander 2 series will be available at the end of January 2010, through our distribution and reseller channel domestically and internationally. For more product information, visit

Designed, assembled and integrated in the U.S.A. using domestic and/or foreign components. Rocstor is a California company, U.S.A.

About Rocstor:

Rocstor offers the most extensive range of desktop and rack-mounted RAID storage hardware, at the most competitive prices. Rocstor's product line features cutting-edge technologies that are tested rigorously and proven for solid reliability. By coupling new designs with state-of-the-art technology, Rocstor continues to be one of the major players in the world of digital security.

Rocsecure—a division of Rocstor—is the industry leader in Secure Encrypted digital data content storage. With their Rocbit and Rocsafe product lines, Rocsecure offers secure realtime hardware data encryption AES 256-Bit and up to 192-Bit Triple DES encryption with multiple interfaces and cross- platform compatibility in both external and notebookcentered solutions. For more information, visit


Ian Cohen

IGC Public Relations

[email protected]

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