Verbatim Offers Digital Data Storage and Backup Solutions This Tax Season

Death and Taxes – oh how we hear that phrase overused, and for my purposes here I plead guilty. Fortunately I am here to talk about the latter and not the former.
Our friends over at Verbatim, maker of digital data storage and backup products, want loyal US taxpayers (or at least tax filers) to remember to back up all your data.

Recent springtime storms across the center of the country bring that suggestion even more to light as this will be one less thing to worry about when Mother Nature turns nasty and you are faced with putting your life back in order.

Uncle Sam (ain’t it cute how we nickname all the things we fear) has seen fit to extend filing deadlines until Monday, April 18, so there is still time to become bleary-eyed in a sea of forms, figures and receipts.

While the terrible weather and the annual tax deadline should have you thinking about backing up your digital data, remember to do it year ‘round. Spring may bring stormy weather but there is still earth, wind and fire that can wreak havoc the rest of the year.

Here are a few digital storage suggestions from Verbatim:

Verbatim: TUFF-‘N’-TINY™ USB Drive
Ultra-portable, ultra-rugged USB drive resistant to water, dust and static discharge
SIP (System In Package) Technology packs more data in less space
Handy lanyard keeps USB conveniently on key chains
Password protection software included
Available in 2GB – 32GB storage capacities
Available in Red, Orange, Green, Purple and Black
Lifetime limited warranty
Available at: Verbatim.com (Now)
Prices: $12.99 (2GB); $22.99 (4GB); $42.99 (8GB); $82.99 (16GB); $142.99 (32GB)

Verbatim: USB 2.0 Wallet Drive™
Executive-inspired leather encased portable hard drive offers distinctive style and premium storage
Hand-stitched, genuine brown leather enclosure keeps data safe, and stylish
Portable hard drive features USB 2.0 interface
Includes Nero BackItUp & Burn software (compatible with Windows OS) for data back-up and recovery
Available in 640GB storage capacity
7 year warranty
Windows and Mac compatible

Available at: Verbatim.com (available now)
Prices: $109.99

Verbatim: Store ‘n’ Go® Clip-It USB Drive
Award-winning multi-functional paperclip USB drive comes in 5 stylish colors
Combines the speed and simplicity of flash storage with the usability of a paperclip
SIP (System In Package) Technology packs more data in less space
Resistant to dust, water, dirt and static discharges
Red Dot Award Winner
Available in 4GB storage capacity
Available in Blue, Orange, Green, Pink and Black
Limited lifetime warranty
Available at: Verbatim.com (Now)
Prices: $22.99 (1-pack); $59.99 (3-pack)

Verbatim: Store ‘n’ Go® USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
High-performance hard drive, high-speed USB transfer offers large storage capacity, easy plug-and-play installation
Portable hard drive features USB 3.0 interface for ultra-fast data transfer
Fully compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
Includes Nero BackItUp & Burn software (compatible with Windows OS) for automatic back-up/storage recovery
Comes in piano black finish
Available in 500GB, 750GB and 1TB
7-year warranty
Windows, Mac and Linux compatible
Available at: Verbatim.com
Price: $139.99 (1TB); $119.99 (750GB); $89.99 (500GB)

Verbatim: Store ‘n’ Go® for Mac USB 3.0/FW 800 Portable Hard Drive
Sleek, portable hard drive is the ultimate companion for Mac users
Compatible with all MacBook models
Two interfaces – Firewire 800 and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 for ultra-fast transfer speeds
HFS+ formatted specifically for Mac operating system
Comes Time Machine Ready: special back-up/recovery software unique to Macs
USB 3.0 connection is Fully compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
Available in 500GB (now) and 1TB (Q2) storage capacity
2-year warranty
Available at: Verbatim.com
Prices: TBD (1TB); $109.99 (500GB)

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About the Author

David Goodspeed
David was editor of AutoworldToday at Today Newspapers in the Dallas suburbs until its closing in 2009. He was also webmaster and photographer/videographer. He got started doing photography for the newspaper while working as a firefighter/paramedic in one of his towns, and began working for the newspaper group full-time in 1992. David entered automotive journalism in 1998 and became AutoworldToday editor in 2002. On the average, he drives some 100 new vehicles each year. He enjoys the great outdoors and as an avid fly fisherman, as is his spouse Tish. He especially enjoys nature photography and is inspired by the works of Ansel Adams.