Arsenal FC Uses Buffalo Technology to Protect Data

Premiership Football Club buys storage solution to store, access and share critical information

London UK, Jan 28, 2011 –/– Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, today announces it has been selected by Arsenal FC to supply a full storage solution at the Hertfordshire based training ground.

Arsenal FC had been faced with an increasing need for a solution that could keep player information and analysis data protected. After thoroughly investigating all storage solutions, Arsenal installed two of Buffalo’s TeraStation ES Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices.

In addition to the two NAS devices, Arsenal purchased eight MiniStation hard drives with hardware encryption to be used by the football analysis team, the medical staff and the coaches. Buffalo’s high-tech encryption ensures that confidential data remains safe and secure if the drives are ever misplaced or stolen.

Sean O’Connor, Facilities Manager at the Arsenal Training Ground says: “My job is not to manage IT so I really needed a solution that just worked; the TeraStation was easy to set up and configure and was up and running immediately.” The MiniStation’s were also easy to use, he says. “The team love that the portable hard drives are plug-and-play as they can literally just plug them into their laptops and instantly access and upload data. The hardware encryption means that confidential information is fully protected by personal passwords. They are compact and lightweight so data can easily be transported and best of all, they come in red. It was like they were made just for Arsenal.”

Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe at Buffalo Technology comments: “We are pleased to be able to supply yet another organisation with a tangible storage solution. This is a prime example of the importance of data security and how we can meet specific customer requirements in any industry.”


About Buffalo Technology
Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was the worldwide consumer NAS market leader in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 (In-Stat).

The company’s storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.

Buffalo’s product portfolio includes its TeraStationâ„¢ NAS devices which are specifically designed to bring Enterprise Storage to the SMB. The LinkStationâ„¢ range of NAS products, takes multimedia NAS to the home, and enables you to create a central location to share information, store files, photos and music, and save all your digital content, simply and easily. The AirStationâ„¢ range of easy-to-use, high performance wireless networking products for the SMB/SoHo and home user, with industry-leading AOSSâ„¢ (AirStation One-Touch Secure System) technology, allows users to build and manage secure wireless networks at home or in the office at the push of a button.

Buffalo’s strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, Broadcomâ„¢, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home.

Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit

For further information, please contact:
Champion Communications
Tel: 0207 268 3076

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