Akitio, a leading manufacturer of storage solutions, announced today the company has received certification on the world's first 512 GB, fully Bus-powered Thunderbolt storage solution. In addition to the company's ever-expanding line of storage solutions, the 512 GB model complements the series and is able to reach READ speeds of 520 MB/s on bus power. Akitio has developed its own low power, high capacity and high performance SSD's that can be used in portable storage products, such as the Akitio Neutrino Thunderbolt Edition. The new 512GB model with a pre-installed solid-state drive (SSD) is available now with an MSRP of $599. The Akitio Thunderbolt series is available at Akitio.com, Amazon.com and several online and retail outlets across the world. Since its founding in 1992, Akitio has remained focused on developing cutting-edge storage solutions to provide its customers with the fastest, most reliable storage solutions on the market. "We are extremely proud to have created the world's first, fully bus-powered Thunderbolt product with a 512GB SSD," stated Richard Wright, director of global distribution, Akitio. "Video editing and post production professionals have been clamoring for a high capacity, bus-powered Thunderbolt storage solution, and we are confident that our 512GB Neutrino Thunderbolt Edition will fulfill those needs."