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James Wiebe, President
WiebeTech LLC
8200 E. 34th Street North #1404
Wichita, KS 67226
316 744 8722 (main) 316 744 1398 (fax)
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WiebeTech announces RedPort™: a new way to write-block

Wichita, KS — November 7, 2006 — WiebeTech announces a new computer forensic product line that write-blocks an attached device internally at the host computer port instead of externally with a docking device.

RedPort™, WiebeTech's new line of forensic host cards, adds write-blocked ports to a Windows or Linux computer assuring that attached devices have read-only capability. RedPort works much like a forensic docking product by preventing writes to drives; but instead of being an external docking device, RedPort works within the host.

The ports are literally red in color. Connecting to RedPort on the back of a computer means the attached enclosure is write-blocked.

"A primary design task," said James Wiebe, president and CEO of WiebeTech, "was to ensure that an investigator would not be able to turn a RedPort card into a read/write card by accidentally installing the wrong software drivers. Thus, either RedPort works write-blocked, or it doesn't work at all."

WiebeTech's first RedPort host cards are developed in partnership with ATTO Technology, a global leader in storage interface connectivity. "We've leveraged their years of experience with SCSI and Fibre Channel technology with our knowledge of our customers work environment and requirements," said Wiebe.

RedPort SCSI or Fibre Channel work with PCIe slots and provide either a SCSI or Fibre Channel interface.

RedPort SCSI offers a SCSI Ultra320 interface and delivers data transfer rates up to 320MB/s. The product retails for $1,295.95 and is in stock and ready to ship. (Part # RP-PCIE-SCSI).

RedPort Fibre Channel delivers up to 800 MB/s throughput per channel in full-duplex mode. The product retails for $3,185.95 and is in stock and ready to ship. (Part #RP-PCIE-FC).

- Automatically write-blocks any attached SCSI device for safe read-only data retrieval
- Fast SCSI Ultra320 interface (with support for legacy SCSI products)
- Up to 320 MB/s per channel data transfer rates
- Dual independent SCSI channels
- x4 PCI Express host connectivity
- Exclusive Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology
- Driver support for Windows and Linux
- Supports up to 30 SCSI bus IDs
- Up to 12 meter cable lengths
- RoHS compliant

RedPort Fibre Channel (RP-PCIE-FC)
- Automatically write-blocks any attached Fibre Channel device for safe read-only data retrieval
- Dual-channel 4-Gigabit Fibre Channel Host Adapter
- Up to 800 MB/s throughput per channel in full-duplex mode
- Features a 2 GB/s, high performance x8 PCI Express (PCIe) host connection
- Exclusive Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology
- Proven industry interoperability with support for SNIA HBA API
- Driver support for Windows and Linux
- Backward compatible with 2-Gb and 1-Gb legacy Fibre Channel products
- Includes two 4-Gigabit LC SFP's
- RoHS Compliant

For complete specifications on RedPort, please click here.

Dealers may purchase WiebeTech products from Synnex or Dr. Bott. End users may purchase from PCMall, MacMall or PC Connection. Government customers are encouraged to purchase from Lyme Computer, CDW-G or PCMallGov. All products are available directly from WiebeTech at

RedPort SCSI and RedPort Fibre Channel

About WiebeTech
WiebeTech LLC was founded in July 2000 by James Wiebe and has focused on marketing high performance, highly portable storage solutions for consumer and government markets.

About ATTO

ATTO Technology, Inc., is a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments. ATTO provides a wide range of end-to-end solutions to help customers' better store, manage and deliver their data. Visit

Note: RedPort is a trademark of WiebeTech LLC. Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology is an ATTO Technology trademark. Other marks are trademarks of their respective owners. All specifications and pricing are subject to change without notice.