Kingston Technology’s KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD Named Security Today 2020 New Product of the Year Winner

Kingston Technology’s KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD Named
Security Today 2020 New Product of the Year Winner

• KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD Wins Cyber Defense Solutions Category

Fountain Valley, CA – December, 2020 – Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, announces its KC2500 NVMe™ PCIe SSD has been named Security Today 2020 New Product of the Year winner in the Cyber Defense Solutions category. The awards, sponsored by Security Today, honor noteworthy product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers.

     KC2500, with its compact M.2 form factor, features a broad range of security and encryption options combined with outstanding performance and endurance to greatly improve workflow for desktop, workstation and power users. The self-encrypting KC2500 SSD supports a full-security suite for end-to-end data protection using AES-XTS 256-bit hardware-based encryption. It allows the usage of independent software vendors with TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions such as Symantec™, McAfee™, WinMagic® and others. It also has built-in Microsoft eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.

     “KC2500 offers award-winning features and speeds up to 3,500MB/s read1 and 2,900MB/s1 write, giving users the high performance they need with the reassurance that their work and data is safe,” said Justin Karasek, SSD business manager, Kingston. “We continue to push for the best products for our customers, so we’re honored to have this next-gen NVMe PCIe SSD recognized by Security Today as the best of the best.”

     Whether looking for a simple, yet significant system upgrade or seeking a security standard to ensure encrypted data protection, Kingston Is With You. For more information visit

1 Based on “out-of-box performance” using a PCIe 3.0 motherboard. Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, and usage. IOMETER Random 4K Read/Write is based on 8GB partition.

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About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is a world leader in memory products and technology solutions. Through its global network of subsidiaries, affiliates and manufacturing facilities, Kingston designs, manufactures, tests and distributes DRAM, Flash and Embedded memory solutions as well as peripheral products via its HyperX gaming brand. Kingston has sales offices and representatives worldwide including in the United States, Canada, China, Europe, Eastern Europe, India, Latin America, Russia and Taiwan. For more information, please call 877-546-4786 or visit

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact David Leong, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-1817 (Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.
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About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

From big data, to laptops and PCs, to IoT-based devices like smart and wearable technology, to design-in and contract manufacturing, Kingston helps deliver the solutions used to live, work and play. The world’s largest PC makers and cloud-hosting companies depend on Kingston for their manufacturing needs, and our passion fuels the technology the world uses every day. We strive beyond our products to see the bigger picture, to meet the needs of our customers and offer solutions that make a difference. To learn more about how Kingston Is With You, visit

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