Seagate Technology has announced a whole range of new products, which focus on data security and increased capacity to meet the "explosive worldwide demand" for all types of digital content.

Of interest to consumers is Seagate's new Maxtor OneTouch 4 family of external solutions feature a new industrial design and claim to provide an enhanced interface for greater consistency and ease of use.

The Maxtor OneTouch 4 storage solution is easy to set up and manages data backup, file archiving and system settings. The Maxtor OneTouch 4 is available for Mac or PC platforms in 250GB, 500GB or 750GB capacities.

The Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus is described as a simple, full-featured backup and storage solution, that includes Maxtor SafetyDrill software to prepare, boot, and recover your PC's entire internal hard drive contents in case of system failure or virus/spyware infection.

Available in capacities up to 750GB it includes two levels of security to guard against unauthorized use of a lost or stolen drive. You can sync data between two or more computers on the same operating system, backup all your files with one touch of a button, or can schedule automated back up.

Offering the same protection as the desktop model in a travel friendly, compact design, the Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini is the first mobile storage solution that ships with a full suite of software protection tools.