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New Tableau™ Forensic Imaging Bay Adds Fast, Cable-free SATA Imaging Capacity to Forensic Workstations

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Innovative New Write Blocker Offers Exceptional SATA Forensic Imaging, Support for Multiple Drive Sizes, and USB 3.0 Integration</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> </p>

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

New Tableau™ Forensic Imaging Bay Adds Fast, Cable-free SATA Imaging Capacity to Forensic Workstations

08:05 EDT Wednesday, August 28, 2013

PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID), the World Leader in Digital Investigations™, announced today the availability of its Tableau™ T3iu Forensic SATA Imaging Bay, which adds SATA imaging capacity to forensic workstations via USB 3.0 bandwidth with no drive cables required.

“Storage devices continue to increase in size and data transfer speeds. The need for faster write blockers to help reduce imaging backlogs has never been greater,” said Jim Borecki, vice president of the forensic business unit for Guidance Software. “We built the new Forensic SATA Imaging Bay to enable very fast and efficient SATA hard-drive acquisitions. USB 3.0 offers the data transfer bandwidth that supports the integration and use of multiple T3iu's into a single forensic workstation. This product provides a practical path to adding SATA imaging power to either new or existing forensic workstations.”

The Tableau T3iu is effectively three products packaged into one half-height, bay-mount package: a write-blocker, a drive cooler, and a suspect drive tray. Its unique design supports cable-free imaging of either 3.5 inch or 2.5 inch SATA hard drives. The Tableau T3iu enables forensic investigators to:

  • Parallelize SATA imaging using USB 3.0 bandwidth
  • Integrate with Tableau T35689iu products
  • Work faster with outstanding SATA imaging speeds
  • Perform reliable “hot swaps” of hard disk drives
  • Use the available USB bandwidth to integrate multiple write-blockers with a single forensic workstation

The innovative Tableau T3iu addresses principal needs of investigators in a lab environment by reducing the effort and time investigators spend removing and replacing hard drives while increasing the speed at which drives are duplicated.

About Guidance Software, Inc.

Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® Enterprise platform is used by numerous government agencies, more than 65 percent of the Fortune 100, and more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500, to conduct digital investigations of servers, laptops, desktops and mobile devices. Built on the EnCase Enterprise platform are market-leading electronic discovery and cyber security solutions, EnCase eDiscovery, EnCase Cybersecurity, and EnCase Analytics. They empower organizations to respond to litigation discovery requests, perform sensitive data discovery for compliance purposes, conduct speedy and thorough security incident response, and reveal previously hidden advanced persistent threats or malicious insider activity. For more information about Guidance Software, visit

EnCase®, EnScript®, FastBloc®, EnCE®, EnCEP®, Guidance Software™ and Tableau™ are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Guidance Software in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks and copyrights referenced in this press release are the property of their respective owners.


Guidance Software
Brigitte Engel, 626-229-9191
Ross Levanto/Davida Dinerman

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