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That's it - with IBM joining the RDX party, there is now effectively only one business-class removable disk drive technology in town for backup, and that's ProStor. RDX is a USB-connect dock and removable 160, 320 or 500GB disk drives, that comes with backup software - Backup Exec or Yosemite FileKeeper. You back up to it like …


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  1. E


    Do these drives have explosive performance?

  2. Anonymous Coward

    Bringing a whole new meaning to the "harddisk going bang"

    I keep reading the headline as IBM to ship explosive removable drives. I wouldn't do so much percussive maintenance to old workstations and servers if the drives were made with RDX.

  3. Steve Wehrle

    Excellent Construction Material

    According to Wikipedia, RDX "burns rather than explodes and detonates only with a detonator, being unaffected even by small arms fire"

    So if you want a hard drive that can hand a 9mm slug, this is just what you need.

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