Maxtor Gives Mac Community Extra Holiday Cheer

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MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 21 – Maxtor Corporation

(NYSE: MXO) announced today that demonstrations of its award-winning Maxtor
OneTouch II, FireWire 800 Edition are now being featured at 115 Apple retail
stores across the U.S. Ideal for computer power users, digital content
creators and creative professionals alike, the Mac-friendly storage and backup
solution is available for purchase at Apple retail and online stores
(, making it easier for Mac users to easily protect their
digital memories, professional creations and personal documents.

The Maxtor OneTouch II, FireWire 800 Edition storage solution features a
triple interface for universal connectivity and ease of use. Consumers can
connect the drive to their system using one of its FireWire 800, FireWire 400
or USB 2.0 interfaces, depending on application performance needs. FireWire
800, the highest performing FireWire external drive interface on the market
today, provides twice the bandwidth of FireWire 400 and is more than 50 times
faster than USB 1.1. By selecting the Maxtor OneTouch solution, users have
peace of mind knowing that their photos, music, videos and other important
files are stored on the industry’s leading brand of external hard drives. The
storage solution also features a sleek, slim design and cool operation. Using
the FireWire interface, the Maxtor OneTouch II drive is fully bootable on a
Mac computer running OS X system software. No additional software or hardware
is required.

“Digital photographers and users of iMovie(R) and Final Cut Pro(R) need
enough space to safely store their large photo and video files,” said Stacey
Lund, vice president of marketing, Maxtor Branded Products Group. “This large-
capacity, blazingly fast storage solution fits the bill perfectly, and backs
up all your digital content automatically or with the single push of a button.
We’re pleased that Apple recognizes the Maxtor OneTouch II, FireWire 800
Edition as a ‘must have’ on this year’s annual holiday wish list.”

With every Maxtor OneTouch II, FireWire 800 Edition storage solution,
consumers receive Maxtor’s award-winning backup package. This includes the
Maxtor DriveLock(TM) feature for added security and an exclusive version of
EMC(R) Dantz(R) Retrospect(R) Express HD software for simple backup and
restore. The storage system features a simple user-friendly interface for easy
setup and navigation.

The manufacturer’s suggested retail pricing (MSRP) is $229.95 for the
200GB capacity and $299.95 for the 300GB capacity. Maxtor OneTouch storage
solutions are available worldwide.