Press Release

Iomega DVR Expander Drive Now Certified With Pace Set-Top Boxes

500GB DVR Expander Drive Adds Viewing Hours for Set-Top Boxes and Digital Video Recorders From Leading Cable Providers.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 26, 2009 - 

Iomega, an EMC Company (NYSE:EMC) and a global leader in data protection, today announced that the Iomega® DVR Expander Drive is certified for compatibility with Pace Americas cable set-top boxes and digital video recorders.

Hailed by WIRED.com as “the perfect solution to your HD storage problem,” the 500GB* Iomega DVR Expander Drive adds storage capacity for eSATA-enabled DVRs, allowing cable TV customers to record and enjoy more of their favorite cable TV and movie broadcasts.

The Iomega DVR Expander Drive expands users’ digital video recorder (DVR) storage capacity by as much as 300 hours of standard-definition TV or 60 hours of high-definition TV. The Iomega DVR Expander Drive also enables certain Pace Americas cable set-top boxes without an internal hard drive to function as a full featured DVR.

Pace is the latest set-top box manufacturer to certify compatibility with Iomega’s DVR Expander Drive. Pace provides millions of cable set-top boxes to operators throughout North, Central and South America.

“The certification of the industry-leading Iomega DVR Expander Drive for use with Pace set top boxes is fantastic news for millions of cable subscribers,” said Jonathan Huberman, President of Iomega and the Consumer and Small Business Products Division of EMC. “Everyone loves their DVRs, but no one likes to delete programming to record something new. With the Iomega DVR Expander Drive, you get a massive capacity increase for recording new content with absolutely no installation hassles.”

Tim O’Loughin, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pace Americas, said, “It’s a pleasure to work with Iomega on the certification of the DVR Expander Drive, which will benefit Pace Americas’ cable operators and their millions of subscribers. Compatibility with the Iomega DVR Expander Drive means cable subscribers with compatible Pace set-top boxes can greatly expand their ability to securely record movies, sports and television programs in SD or HD format.”

Compatibility

The Iomega DVR Expander Drive connects to the eSATA port on Pace set-top boxes. After an initial setup the DVR automatically streams new recordings to either its internal hard drive or the external SATA drive, whichever has more space available.

The Iomega DVR Expander Drive is specifically designed to operate cool without a fan for quiet operation. The drive has a small footprint – almost half the size of similar products – so that it can fit into small spaces in an entertainment center. Because the DVR Expander Drive is always turned on to record selected programming, the product is Energy Star® compliant for power conservation and a better environment.

Included with the Iomega DVR Expander Drive is the required eSATA cable, quick start guide and power supply, along with a stand for vertical or horizontal placement of the Iomega DVR Expander Drive in an entertainment center.

The Iomega DVR Expander is also certified for compatibility with Scientific Atlanta standard and high definition DVRs. Iomega expects to announce more certified compatibility with other eSATA enabled DVRs in the near future.

Price and Availability

The new Iomega® DVR Expander Drive, eSATA 500GB, is now available for $149.99 (pricing is suggested U.S. retail) from etailers, retailers and from the Iomega Web site, www.iomega.com.

About EMC

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. Information about EMC's products and services can be found at www.EMC.com.

Pace (LSC: PIC) is a leading technology developer of the global pay TV industry, working across satellite, cable, IPTV and terrestrial platforms.

Pace has one of the world’s most experienced specialist engineering teams, developing intelligent and innovative products and services for both pay TV operators and retail markets across the world.

Following the acquisition of the set-top box and connectivity solutions business of Royal Philips Electronics in April 2008, Pace employs over 900 people in locations around the world, including France, the USA, India and Hong Kong. Pace’s international headquarters are in Saltaire, West Yorkshire, UK.

Iomega Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation headquartered in San Diego, is a worldwide leader in innovative storage and network security solutions for small businesses, home offices, consumers and others. The Company has sold more than 400 million digital storage drives and disks since its inception in 1980. Today, Iomega’s product portfolio includes industry leading network attached storage products, external hard drives, multimedia drives, and our award-winning removable storage technology, the REV® Backup Drive. To learn about all of Iomega’s digital storage products and managed services solutions, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com. Resellers can visit Iomega at www.iomega.com/ipartner.

Press Contacts

Chris Romoser
Iomega Corporation
858-314-7148
romoser@iomega.com

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* 1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes.

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