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Local vs.
Cloud Storage

Saving files to the cloud is easy and convenient, however, taking the extra step to back up your files to a local storage device like a USB or Portable SSD allows your files to be readily available if you do not have access to Internet, if you're travelling, and will keep your files safe from security breaches.

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  • Since using a device such as a USB or SSD does not require an Internet connection, transfer speeds can be significantly increased when compared to downloading from cloud storage
  • USB's, Portable SSD's and other local storage devices are small in size, so you can take them with you anywhere for easy file access
  • Local storage devices come in a variety of densities and interfaces, which means there is a device for everyone
  • You have complete control over who has access to your files

How to Choose a Local Storage Device

In order to determine which local storage device is best, you should answer the following questions:

Portable SSD

Pro Elite V2 USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 Type-C Portable SSD

  • Available In: 500GB-1TB
  • Drive Type: USB 3.2 Gen 2x1
  • Speed: Up to 1,100MB/s read and up to 1,000MB/s write, respectively Compact and sleek design delivering high performance portable storagey
  • Included In Box:
    • USB-C 3.2 to USB-C 3.2 Cable
    • USB-C 3.2 to USB-A 3.2 Cable
    • Acronis True Image Data Protection Software

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Portable SSD

Elite USB 3.1 Gen 1 Portable SSD

  • Available In: 240GB-960GB
  • Speed: Up to 430MB/s read, up to 400MB/s write, respectively
  • Reliable storage
  • Durable, ultra-compact aluminum housing
  • Compatible with Windows, and Mac OS X

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USB Flash Drives

PRO Elite USB 3.0 Flash Drive

  • Available In: 256GB-1TB
  • Up to 80x faster than USB 2.0 flash drives
  • Speed: Up to 400MB/s read, and up to 250MB/s write, respectively
  • Store and transfer large documents, high-resolution photos, HD videos, and more
  • Durable, metal design for the professional with an aggressive workload

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Turbo Attaché 3 USB 3.0 Flash Drive

  • Available In: 32GB-256GB
  • Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0 flash drives
  • Store and transfer large documents, high-resolution photos, HD videos, and more
  • Features a sliding collar, cap-less design

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PRO Elite Class 10 U3 V30 microSD Flash Memory Card

  • Available In: 256GB-1TB
  • Expand storage on mobile devices
  • Speed: Up to 100MB/s read, and up to 90MB/s write
  • Capture and store photos and videos directly to the microSD card

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