I-O DATA New Line of USB HDDs Powered by Tuxera NTFS for Mac

Plug-and-Play Interoperability Between Windows and Mac


Helsinki, Finland and Kanazawa, Japan – October 28, 2014 – Tuxera Inc., the market leader in interoperable file system solutions, announced today that I-O DATA licenses Tuxera NTFS for Mac to provide the users of the recently released, stylish line of portable hard drives with full Mac compatibility.

Mac OS X comes with limited, read-only support for Microsoft Windows NTFS formatted volumes out of the box. Tuxera NTFS for Mac solves the problem providing much needed read-write interoperability across Windows and Mac OS X platforms. Advanced Tuxera-only features include fast file transfer speeds and complete data integrity with a smart caching layer. The software supports all versions of Mac OS X including the latest ones, and is being continuously improved in sync with Apple’s technology.

“We focus on providing our customers with a variety of user-friendly, high-quality and reliable products for every need. Tuxera NTFS for Mac enables everyone to easily access, swap, edit and store all the data between PC and Mac hassle-free. Tuxera solutions fit perfectly into our strategy, meeting personalized expectations of the consumer,” commented Koichi Teramae, Section Manager of Product Planning Section3 from I-O DATA.

I-O DATA is a top-tier Japanese peripheral equipment company known for outstanding quality and environmentally friendly design. With customer convenience in mind, its focus is in the technology innovation, seamless performance and ease of use. I-O DATA broad offering includes more than 3000 different storage products.

“Our expert engineering team is actively contributing to I-O DATA’s ongoing projects to improve the overall digital experience,” noted Kanae Kubota, Director of Software Solutions at Tuxera. “We strongly believe that Tuxera’s technical expertise and considerable experience on the market supports our partners’ efforts in their ongoing and future businesses.”

Tuxera solves complex interoperability challenges leveraging on deep know-how in file system and media streaming technologies, recognized open source leadership and long-standing capabilities in Android, Mac OS X and Linux software development among others.

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Karolina Mosiadz
Marketing and Communications


I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. is a top-tier manufacturer and provider of high-quality computer peripherals and interface products to the global consumer and OEM markets. Founded in 1976, by Mr. Akio Hosono, I-O DATA has received recognition as Japan’s undisputed market leader within the PC Peripheral industry. I-O DATA is not only a manufacturer of such devices, but handles the design, development, and production of the products.  I-O DATA DEVICE,INC. is located at 3-10, Sakurada-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, 920-8512, JAPAN.  For more information, please visit: www.iodata.com

About Tuxera:

Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across mobiles, tablets, home entertainment, consumer, industrial or any other electronics. Tuxera’s industry-standard file system solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have hundreds of millions installations. Close collaboration with industry leaders ensures reliable compatibility and helps to set high standard in performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.