If you’re an IT Technician or part of your companies hardware deployment team, nothing takes longer then setting up the software for each and every individual workstation. If your on a service call at a of clients remote location and they run into drive problems, its never an easy situation to backup all of their data before popping in a new drive.
Just released this week, Aleratec’s 1:1 HDD PortaCruiser is a portable, lightweight external hard disk drive duplicator that allows you to easily clone a 2.5″ and 3.5″ SATA I/II hard disk drives for backing up. You can even clone from IDE to SATA or vice-versa. It includes a Dual Disk RAID Controller which allows for 2 drives to be hooked up simultaneously, connect it to your PC via USB and it becomes an external storage adapter. With support for Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Mac 10.3+, and Linux, you will have most of your bases covered.
A 2-line LCD display gives you access to the features, and important status information and processes. With one push of the button, the 1:1 HDD PortaCruiser start to clone the drive sector-by-sector process that includes disk partition and boot sector information.
Aleratec’a 1:1 HDD PortaCruiser weighs only 8 oz and has a pricetag of $249.