SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Hammer Storage, a division of Bell Microproducts Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BELM), one of the world's largest value-added distributors of storage and computing technology, today announced the release of its latest storage solution: morespace™. Hammer's morespace is an external hard drive that provides a plug and play storage solution with USB 2.0, allowing users to instantly add more space to both PCs and Macs. Available now, morespace is priced under 25 cents per gigabyte (GB) for models above 500 GBs in capacity, and can be found at select retail stores and online retailers listed at

Today's increasingly digital lifestyles and multiple computer households use hard disk drives to store not just data files, but also irreplaceable digital memories including treasured family photos, home movies, and music downloads. External USB drives are a perfect solution for storing the massive quantities of data accumulated onto home or office computers.

"Simple and easy to use, morespace is an ideal addition to the home or office and is designed to be stacked should the user want to add multiple morespace units. Best of all, we have utilized Bell Microproducts' market leadership in hard disk drives and storage to offer a highly affordable solution," commented Andy Dorian, product manager for Bell Microproducts.

Featuring silent, fanless operation, plug and play installation, vertically and horizontally stackable design and a sleek reflective LED, morespace is an attractive addition to the digital home.

Dorian summarized that, "morespace is positioned as a value leader and is a solid offering for the personal storage market, where consumers demand affordable external storage."

morespace is backed by a one-year warranty and the support of Hammer Storage's data storage experts. Capacities currently offered include 250 GB up to 1 terabyte (TB), with 1.5 TB expected to be offered later this quarter. To learn more about morespace, please call 1-800-237-0840 or go to

About Hammer Storage

Hammer Storage is a division of Bell Microproducts (PINKSHEETS: BELM), one of the world's largest storage-centric distributors, and is committed to providing its customers with the most cost effective, scalable and easy to use storage solutions available. Partnering with leading edge manufacturers and technology providers to bring the latest in storage solutions to the market, Hammer Storage offers an array of storage options that deliver superior solutions to real challenges for the consumer, SOHO and SMB markets.

Product offerings from Hammer Storage include: morespace external storage and myshare network storage. More information can be found at

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