Iomega Corp is carrying on the legal battle started by the now defunct Syquest
Inc against removable storage systems company Castlewood Systems Inc.
Pricing and Availability People can now purchase both SyQuest
SCSI and SparQ USB 1 Gigabyte drives and cartridges at retail outlets nationwide, including CompUSA, Fry's Electronics and Best Buy.
Technology (Nasdaq NM:SYQT), Fremont, Calif.
When a competitor created a smaller, more aesthetically pleasing drive in 1993, SyQuest
decided to revamp its look.
In this kind of business, you don't like to throw away anything," says Bakshi, who archives all completed client work on Syquest
removable 45 megabyte cartridges.
Everett also served as executive vice president of sales and marketing for SyQuest
Technology, and earlier he was senior vice president, sales and corporate marketing, at Wyse Technology.
Iomega acquired the fixed assets and intellectual property from its bankrupt competitor Syquest
Inc at the start of the year (CI No 3,575).
Because of an overwhelming demand for iMac peripherals and sub-$1,000 PC sales, SyQuest
will encourage customers to secure the purchase of a SparQ USB 1 Gigabyte drive -- compatible with the iMac or a Windows-based PC -- from major catalogers and direct Internet providers.
95 from Iomega, (800) 697-8833/(801) 778-1000), or with the SyQuest
EZ135 drive, which has removable 135MB disks ($199 IDE, $239 external, from SyQuest
, (800) 245-2278/(510) 226-4000).
Iomega Corp has turned out to be the mystery buyer of the assets of its one-time proudest competitor, Syquest
Inc, and yesterday revealed that it had agreed to pay $9.
He has held a number of executive positions with a number of notable technology and other companies over the past 30 years, including Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation, Memorex Corporation, New Media Corporation and SyQuest
Technology Inc, the struggling removable storage manufacturer which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last November (CI No 3,542), says it has commenced limited sales operations of its removable cartridges hard drives, and is once again offering troubleshooting and driver download support from its web site.