News Line – 2014/2/3
Targus® Announces Its Universal USB 3.0 Docking Station Is The First and Only Dock That Is Trade Agreement Act Compliant
Becoming TAA Compliant Expands Targus’ Sales Opportunities Within U.S. Government Agencies and Businesses
ANAHEIM, Calif. – January XX, 2014 – Targus® Inc., maker of the world’s top-selling mobile device cases and accessories, today announced its award-winning Universal USB 3.0 DV Docking Station (ACP70USZ) is the first and only USB 3.0 docking station that is Trade Agreement Act (TAA) compliant. The TAA requires all U.S. government agencies to purchase only goods that are made in the USA or manufactured in a country that is part of the agreement. Becoming TAA compliant allows Targus to expand its opportunities within government agencies and businesses. It also expands Targus’ opportunities for international trade.
“We live in a global marketplace so it is important to have transparency in procurement of products by government agencies, which the TAA assures,” said Ron DeCamp, senior product manager of accessories at Targus. Targus leads the Universal Docking Station market with over 30% of Fortune 1000 companies using its docks. “Now that our universal dock is TAA compliant, we are excited to open the door to government businesses in need of a compliant solution for complete desktop and workspace flexibility via a single USB cable, delivering the ultimate connectivity convenience.”
Targus’ Universal USB 3.0 DV Docking Station allows users to connect to a range of PC and Mac peripherals while capitalizing on the speed and performance of USB 3.0. The device includes four USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports for connecting portable accessories such as HD drives, storage solutions, cameras and more. It supports resolutions of up to 2048 x 1152. The docking station also includes two high-powered USB ports, providing extra power and stays on even when the laptop is disconnected.
Targus’ Universal USB 3.0 DV Docking Station (ACP70USZ) is currently available with an industry leading limited three-year warranty at an MSRP of $169.99. All Targus Docking Stations along with other Targus accessories can be purchased at Targus.com as well as through leading retailers, e-tailers, direct marketers and resellers.
Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case over 30 years ago. The company continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today’s mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to use their mobile devices in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus’ headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 100 countries.
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