London UK, 06 October 2011 –/– Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, is today announcing the launch of the DriveStationâ„¢ Velocity – an ultra high-speed 7,200 RPM desktop hard drive with TurboPC Ex utility for Windows.

The DriveStation Velocity is the latest USB 3.0 product in Buffalo’s portfolio, transferring data at a rate of 5Gbps, making it ideal for transferring video and other data intensive digital content at blazing speeds. The sleek, piano-black device can transfer 1,000 digital photographs in 6.8 seconds – 5X faster than USB 2.0 – and includes 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) to protect your data from unauthorised access. For users that haven’t moved up to USB 3.0 yet, the DriveStation Velocity is also backward compatible with USB 2.0.

The newest member of the DriveStation family comes with a 7,200 RPM drive and Buffalo’s enhanced TurboPC Ex data transfer and copy utility, which adds more performance, speeding up the process of saving, copying and transferring files.

Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe at Buffalo Technology comments: “The DriveStation Velocity is the perfect solution for those who need to transfer files quickly and easily. The DriveStation Velocity’s ultra-high speeds, combined with 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) and a unique, sleek, piano-black chassis make the DriveStation Velocity the ideal product for customers who want a fast, secure and stylish way to store their data and protect it from un-authorised access.”


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, 2009 and 2010 (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 TeraStation™ NAS devices which are specifically designed to bring Enterprise Storage to the SMB. The LinkStation™ 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 AirStation™ range of easy-to-use, high performance wireless networking products for the SMB/SoHo and home user, with industry-leading AOSS™ (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, Broadcom™, 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:
Matt Robinson
Champion Communications
Tel: 0207 637 2587

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