Iomega Corporation is a manufacturer of removable disk drives, portable storage devices and network storage (NAS). The company is headquartered in San Diego, USA, was founded in 1980. In June 2008, Iomega was acquired by EMC Corporation for 213 million U.S. dollars and has since become a subsidiary.
In 2012, EMC and Lenovo formed a joint venture, among other things, for Network Storage Systems. These are no longer offered since July 2013 under the brand Iomega, but as LenovoEMC.
The most famous product was Iomega Zip drive, a removable disk drive with 100 MB initially, and later 250 and 750 MB capacity. In addition to the Zip drive were products such as BUZ - one of the first multimedia interface cards for video editing - which HipZip - a portable MP3 player based on Clik disks -, the Jaz drive - one of the first removable disk drives with up to 2 GB brought and the Ditto tape drive on the market - capacity.
The Iomega's product portfolio currently includes devices for home use as well as NAS products for large companies.
Mobile hard drive