Verbatim Appoints Clive Alberts as President

  Posted on April 2, 2019

Verbatim, the leading data storage company and part of the Mitsubishi Chemical Group, has appointed Clive Alberts as President for its EUMEA operation.  The position was previously held by Hidetaka Yabe who returns to Tokyo, Japan to undertake a General Manager’s role within the Corporate Marketing Department at Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.

“I am excited and honoured to be taking on this pivotal role at Verbatim, a company with a rich and globally renowned 50 year heritage in data storage,” said Clive Alberts.  “We will aim to continue to build on our leadership in storage where we are the number one in optical media, but also offer a wide range of other products including Hard Drives, SSDs, Memory Cards and USB drives.  In addition, we will strengthen particular focus areas for the company such as secure encrypted data storage products, high quality computer accessories and Freecom, our high-end Hard Drive and SSD brand.  We also have a great opportunity accessing and marketing unique technologies developed by our parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical, such as materials for 3D printing, and will seek to continue growing significantly in these categories over the coming years.”


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What would YOU do if you lost everything? World Backup Day – 31st March 2019

  Posted on March 21, 2019

So, what is backup?

Creating a backup refers to making a ‘copy’ of the data (e.g. images, videos, important documents) or ideally two copies, and keeping both copies in case something happens to the original. Transferring your holiday or wedding pictures from your camera to your memory card or hard drive to free up space in your camera is not backing up – the idea of a back­up is to have spare copies saved on other storage devices in case something happens to the master files.


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Verbatim signs Nemesis Distribution to develop growth into specialist and vertical channels

  Posted on March 1, 2019

To expand its reach into new and exciting UK channels Verbatim GmbH is pleased to announce its new partner Nemesis Distribution based in Worcester, United Kingdom. Nemesis will have access to the storage, accessories and 3D printing consumables range to supply its UK resellers, specialist and vertical customer base

Tim Stevenson Verbatim’s Regional Manager UK, Ireland and Nordics said, "We are thrilled to announce in what is our 50th year anniversary our new and exciting partnership with Nemesis Distribution which will help deliver Verbatim and its sister B2B/Apple brand Freecom into a wider range of specialist channels. Nemesis demonstrate an excellent approach to ownership and accountability serving specialist areas such as the automotive and lifestyle sectors where they have become world leaders over the past 20 years."


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IFA Focus: Thunderbolt3 SSD and Encrypted Data Storage

  Posted on August 7, 2018

Visit Verbatim’s Stand at IFA – Hall 3.2 / Booth 206

IFA, Berlin – 31 August – 5 Sept 2018:  With the enforcement of GDPR and the general heightened awareness of personal data security, Verbatim has dedicated its presence at IFA to products that keep your data safe and secure and will showcase for the first time its extended range of encrypted USB drives, external hard disk drives and SSDs.  


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Verbatim ToughMAX USB Drive resists extreme environments for ultimate data protection

  Posted on March 7, 2018

The new Verbatim ToughMAX USB 2.0 Drive has been made with KyronMAX™ compounds, a metal replacement thermoplastic material which is able to withstand seriously punishing conditions and has been used in the most demanding of applications from fighter jets to mountain bikes.

KyronMAX™ compounds are manufactured by Piper Plastics which, like Verbatim, is a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical.  This incredible material has been adopted by many industries including aerospace, medical, industrial and automotive, and has a tensile strength to weight ratio that is higher than steel.


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Keeping your data secure with Verbatim’s keypad entry encrypted HDDs and SSDs

  Posted on January 29, 2018

In today's world, the security of your confidential data is of the utmost importance. Imagine losing your personal files or highly confidential information from work and knowing that anyone can access the data because it was saved on a standard unencrypted storage device. To prevent this from happening, Verbatim has launched two military-grade hardware encrypted storage devices – the Store‘n’Go Secure Portable HDD (1TB) and the Store‘n’Go Secure Portable SSD (256GB).

Using AES 256-bit hardware encryption, the Verbatim drives mandatorily encrypt all the files loaded onto the drives in real time. With a built-in keypad for PIN code input, the drives do not store passcodes in the system's volatile memory making them far more secure than drives using software encryption.


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Choosing the right memory card for your camera

  Posted on November 8, 2017

SD cards are used in a wide range of devices – digital cameras, smartphones, laptop computers, tablets, game consoles, 3D printers, drones, and many more. However, they come in various sizes, types, capacities, transfer speeds and prices, which can make it tricky to buy the correct one. Here is a quick guide from Verbatim to help you pick the right SD card!

What is a memory card?


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Falcon Technologies International and Verbatim sign exclusive Distribution Agreement for the Middle Eastern region.

  Posted on May 29, 2017

Optical Media storage specialist Falcon Technologies International (FTI) has announced the signing of an exclusive agreement with Verbatim, the storage media giant owned by Mitsubishi Chemical Media, to distribute Verbatim products in the countries of Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

This agreement comes after several years of mutual collaboration between the two companies, and allows FTI to distribute the full range of Verbatim SAM_0896.JPGproducts as well as products from Freecom, a brand also owned by Mitsubishi Chemical Media that specialises in high-end external SSDs and hard drives. The deal was finalized and signed during the recent FTI Customer Seminar 2017, which was hosted in Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) on April 4th and 5th and attended by many leading players within the global optical media industry.


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You could save 400 Blu-ray movies on Verbatim’s new 10TB External HDD

  Posted on May 21, 2017

In response to ever-increasing creation of data and thirst for storage, Verbatim announces its highest capacity desktop and mobile hard drives to date – the Store 'n' Save USB 3.0 10TB Desktop and the Store’n’Go 5TB Portable Hard Drive.  The new devices are styled with a smart woven pattern and are available to buy in Europe with a manufacturer’s warranty of two years.  

Store 'n' Save 10TB USB3.0 Desktop Hard Drive


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