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Iomega Corporation definition

company, storage
A storage device manufacturer whose major products are the Zip and Jaz removable disk drives and Ditto tape drives. They became popular with an early product called the Bernoulli Box.
These products fall in line with their focus set in 1994 "to help people manage their stuff". The company's stated aim is to create portable, fast, large and cheap storage solutions. Iomega's major competitor in the growing market for removable disks is SyQuest, who seem to always be a few weeks behind them.
In general, Iomega target the Small Office/Home Office. They are also investigating the growing digital photography market which also needs large removable storage devices.
Iomega's president and CEO is Kim Edwards. They have nearly 2000 employees in offices world-wide. Revenue for the quarter ending Dec 1996 was $371 million and net income was $20 million.
Headquarters: Roy, Utah, USA.
(http://iomega.com/index.html).
(1997-04-15)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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