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Vantec NexStar Vault NST-V290S2 2.5-inch HDD Enclosure (Page 1)

Data without protection is worthless. Portability without security is asking for trouble.
By Chris Ramseyer from Nov 12, 2009 @ 22:33 CST
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Vantec

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Introduction

Portable storage products have come a long way. When the first USB portable drives were launched it was larger than the first Motorola cell phone. Just like cell phones, portable drives have shrank in size, but the features have grown to levels that we would have never thought of just a few years ago.

Just like your company Blackberry, the data you keep on your portable storage can do great harm in the hands of unauthorized persons. For the most part portable storage is unsecure risky business if you keep anything personal or company related. Other than music, what other data would you want to have accessible other than important data?

Vantec recently released their answer for secure portable storage, the NexStar Vault. This portable secure 2.5 inch drive enclosure makes accessing your data easy with its simple to use built in keyboard that allows the drive to unlock your secure data. The drive is divided into two partitions, the open Public side and the secure Vault. The entire system is fairly sneaky; if you didn't realize what the system was the drive would be plugged in and the public option would be shown with no mention of the private data.

Let's take a look at the full specifications of the Vantec NexStar Vault.

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