Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce that four of its cutting-edge products have been awarded the 2018 Taiwan Excellence Award for their innovation. The winners include the StoreJet 25M3E and StoreJet 25C3 portable hard drives, CM42 M.2 SSD enclosure kit, and ESD220C portable SSD.
The Taiwan Excellence Awards are granted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) on behalf of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Nominees are put through a rigorous evaluation based on four major criteria – R&D, design, quality, and marketing to be identified outstanding and offer “Innovative Value”. According to TAITRA, 503 products from 226 companies received awards this year.
With industry-leading technical experience and expertise, Transcend has received the 14th consecutive year of Taiwan Excellence Awards. As a leading global storage brand, Transcend will continuously provide varied storage solutions tailored to the needs of consumer market and embedded applications.
StoreJet 25M3E and StoreJet 25C3 Portable Hard Drive
Transcend’s portable hard drives have been the best selling products over years. The award-winning StoreJet 25M3E is equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 / USB 3.0 interface that allows users to store and back up their files with incredible transfer rates. Featuring three-stage shock protection system that meets U.S. military drop-test standards, the StoreJet 25M3E offers a fully data protection stored in the drive. The other winning portable hard drive, StoreJet 25C3, features an extra-slim design at just 9.95mm, taking up little space in users’ briefcase on business. Despite its slim dimensions, the StoreJet 25C3 is available in high capacities of up to 2TB and high-speed transfer rates, allowing users to easily store and backup all of their files to a single location.
CM42 M.2 SSD Enclosure Kit
Transcend’s CM42 M.2 SSD enclosure kit is designed specifically for M.2 SATA SSDs. By following the quick and easy installation guide, users can transform an M.2 SATA SSD into a portable USB 3.1 Gen 1 external drive to maximize utilization. The M.2 SSD enclosure features a lightweight aluminum construction, making it both portable and durable while on the move. The M.2 SSD enclosure uses the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface incorporated with UASP that enhances its transfer speeds. To accommodate devices with different USB ports, the M.2 SSD enclosure is engineered to convert to a USB Type-C port, offering flexibility of being used on different platforms with either USB Type-A or Type-C port. In addition to the Taiwan Excellence Award, the CM42 M.2 SSD enclosure kit also received Japan’s Good Design Award 2017.
ESD220C Portable SSD
Transcend's ESD220C portable SSD features both portability and reliability. Taking full advantage of the SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface and built-in SLC caching technology, the ESD220C achieves exceptional transfer speeds faster than external hard drives. Engineered with a RAID engine and LDPC (Low-Density Parity Check) coding, a powerful ECC algorithm, and built-in wear-leveling technology, the ESD220C is a reliable data storage that ensures data integrity during transmission. Besides, the ESD220C is designed with a USB Type-C port and can be used with on-the-go mobile devices, offering the flexibility of being used on different platforms. Its credit-card size can also fit in user's wallet for businesspeople to take important files on their travels.