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Industry Fastest Flash Drive – Lexar JumpDrive® Lightning 4GB – Is Available in Australia

  • 28 February, 2007 13:03

<p>Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a leader in advanced digital media and accessories, today announced that the industry fastest USB flash drive – JumpDrive® Lightning 4GB – is available from resellers in Australia now.</p>
<p>This premium product combines powerful read and write speeds and massive (4GB) storage capacities to provide first class portable data storage and transfer capabilities. JumpDrive Lightning 4GB is capable of 140X (21MB/sec) minimum sustained write speed capability and 200X (30MB/sec) minimum sustained read speed capability.</p>
<p>"JumpDrive Lightning clearly stands out as the flagship product among Lexar's USB flash drive offering, providing the best we have to offer in read/write speeds with additional memory capacity and more advanced software. It incorporates the very best in portable data storage and transfer technologies," said Mathew Luu, Marketing Manager of Lexar Media ANZ &amp; South Asia.</p>
<p>According to Mathew Luu, one of the key features of Lexar JumpDrive Lightning 4GB is that it includes PowerToGo Virtual Applications Platform. PowerToGo is innovative software that creates a portable operating environment, which enables users to install many standard Windows applications on Lexar JumpDrive USB flash drive and run them from virtually any PC.</p>
<p>“It's ideal for business travelers and mobile professionals on the go who want to run applications and access files without carrying a laptop, as well as university students using a library computer or working in a computer lab who do not have administrative privileges,” said Mathew.</p>
<p>Like all other Lexar products, JumpDrive Lightning 4GB is Windows Vista certified and Ready Boost compliant. It also provides advanced 256bit encryption software with file shredder to permanently delete for added security even if the drive is lost or stolen.</p>
<p><b>Availability and Pricing</b></p>
<p>The suggested retail price of Lexar JumpDrive Lightning 4GB is $180. From February, all Lexar products are available from Officeworks, Myer, Harvey Norman and other major retailers.</p>
<p><b>About Lexar</b></p>
<p>Lexar, a subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc., is a leading marketer and manufacturer of NAND flash memory products including memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers, and ATA controller technology for the digital photography, consumer electronics, industrial, and communications markets. Lexar also sells memory cards under the Kodak brand.</p>
<p>About Micron Technology, Inc
Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures and markets DRAMs, NAND flash memory, CMOS image sensors, other semiconductor components, and memory modules for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, and mobile products. Micron's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.</p>
<p><b>For more information contact:</b></p>
<p>Jessie Jin</p>
<p>Kinetics PR</p>
<p>T: (02)9212-3848</p>
<p>E: jessie@kinetics.com.au</p>

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