Toshiba Announces Comprehensive Storage Place Solution
"New Service Combines Ease Of Use With Powerful And Secure Cross-Service Access, Search, Share and Remote Access"
IRVINE, Calif. - June 26, 2014
Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today unveiled a new storage service, Storage Place™, which provides consumers with both cloud and local storage capabilities in a single offering. Designed to provide secure mobile access anytime, anywhere and the ability to share files with any Internet-connected device without requiring data uploads to a cloud environment, Storage Place is the first storage service that doesn’t rely solely on the cloud to provide secure and private file sharing that seamlessly works across devices.
"Given our long experience in building consumer-friendly offerings and the key role that storage plays within Toshiba's heritage, we've been able to design a storage solution that addresses consumers' need to access their content on every single one of their devices, at any given time and location, and offers more comprehensive functionality than what's currently available," said Dang Nguyen, Brand Manager, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "Storage Place is a critical piece of Toshiba's emerging cloud strategy that includes other content hubs, including Book Place and Travel Place, and showcases our commitment to helping consumers take control of their own digital content."
Store, Share and Access Content Anytime and Anywhere, Across Devices
Offering remote access anytime, anywhere, across devices, including iOS, Android and Windows 8, Storage Place enables seamless, fast peer-to-peer file access and supports multiple device installations for easy remote access. Storage Place provides consumers with both cloud and local file storage and sync capabilities, eliminating the need for syncing to the cloud, because consumers personal computers act as their servers. All Storage Place users will start with 10GB of free cloud storage.
Today's digital consumers have content stored across multiple devices and networks, and often have difficulty finding, accessing and sharing files. Storage Place eliminates that issue, as consumers are granted complete control of and access to their digital files and permitted mobile access to their digital world. They are able to stream their music libraries, share photos directly with family and post to their Facebook pages.
Additionally, Storage Place permits large file linking and sharing with recipients beyond the Storage Place network, removing the need for a Storage Place account to view and download content from other Storage Place users.
Available now, new users of Storage Place will receive 10GB of free, trial cloud storage for a 30-day time period. After the trial period, users can subscribe to the service for $39.99 per year.
Storage Place is available online at: www.toshibastorageplace.com/
- Lyda Velez
- Access Communications
About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of five business units: Business Solutions Division, Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Telecommunication Systems Division and Industrial Solutions & Services Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including award-winning notebook computers, tablets, branded storage products, digital display solutions and cloud services; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications; and IoT solution development, data analytics and IT services. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future," Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 580 consolidated companies employing 199,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.6 trillion yen (US$5 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit us.toshiba.co.jp
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