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SIIG Scores SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Certification

(Fremont, California; January 5, 2010) SIIG, the market leader in I/O connectivity products (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire®, USB, and legacy I/O adapters), earned recognition as one of the world’s first manufacturers to achieve the SuperSpeed USB consumer device certification by the USB-IF (Universal Serial Bus-Implementers Forum) for its SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2-Port PCIe add-in card.  The USB-IF Compliance and Certification Program was launched in September 2009 and is the gold standard for testing USB products.

The certification of SIIG’s SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2-Port PCIe add-in card enables SIIG to display the official SuperSpeed USB logo on its product ensuring interoperability with USB enabled devices currently deployed in the market. SuperSpeed USB delivers a backward-compatible interconnect that delivers improved data transfer rates up to 10x faster than Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) as well as offering optimized power management.

“We are excited to announce USB-IF certification for our SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2-port PCIe add-in card, and having it now delivered to market”, said Mike Woodmansee, Director of Sales and Marketing at SIIG.   “We are thankful for all the hard work – internally and with staff at the USB-IF – in making this possible”.

Company Profile

Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of IT connectivity solutions (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire, USB, and legacy I/O adapters) that bridge the connection between Desktop/Notebook systems and external peripherals. SIIG continues to grow by adding A/V and Digital Signage connectivity solutions to our extensive portfolio. All centered around the distribution and switching of A/V signals over CAT5/6, these products include matrix switches, distribution amplifiers, extenders, converters, splitters, cabling, and more.

SIIG is the premier one-stop source of upgrades and is committed to providing high quality products while keeping economical and competitive prices. High-quality control standards are evident by one of the lowest defective return rates in the industry. Our products offer comprehensive user manuals, user-friendly features, and most products are backed by a lifetime warranty.

SIIG products can be found in many computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, and e-commerce sites in the Americas, as well as through major distributors, system integrators, and VARs.