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CRU® Announces 2015 Photo Contest Winners

Grand Prize, Category, and People’s Choice Winners Awarded

Vancouver, WA — January 4, 2016 — Today CRU announced the winners of the CRU 2015 Photo Contest. From the 287 images submitted, the Grand Prize was awarded to Goran Jovic from Croatia for the portrait "Rain Boy." Jovic will receive an RTX® 220-3QR storage enclosure designed for RAID backup and ideal for photographers.

The contestants competed in three categories – People, Place, and Nature – and each category winner will be awarded a ToughTech® Duo, our rugged and handheld RAID storage enclosure that can create two backup copies of your data simultaneously. The category winners were Daria Virbanescu from Romania for "The Mask," Abdulqader Taher from the United Arab Emirates for "Walking On Mars," and Robert Ross from India for "Warmth of Motherly Love."

A People’s Choice award will also be given to Ana Caroline de Lima from Brazil for "Sunset in Atacama." She will receive a ToughTech m3, our sleek storage enclosure perfect for creative professionals looking for reliable backup on the go.

Photographers and videographers around the world trust CRU’s ToughTech and RTX products to secure and backup their work. We are proud to celebrate the art that they create.

Clockwise from left to right: "The Mask" by Daria Virbanescu, "Walking on Mars" by Abdulqader Taher, "Rain Boy" by Goran Jovic, "Warmth of Motherly Love by Robert Ross, and "Sunset in Atacama" by Ana Caroline de Lima.

About CRU
Founded in 1986, CRU® is a pioneer in data security, encryption, digital investigation, and data mobility devices. The company's flagship DataPort®, along with the Data Express®, DataHarbor®, CRU RTX®, RAX®, ToughTech® and WiebeTech® product lines of removable and external hard drive enclosures are the de facto standard for physical data security and safe data transport in government, education, audio/video production, digital cinema and business markets. CRU products are available through major distributors, PC manufacturers, specialty system builders and resellers globally. Find CRU at www.cru-inc.com, www.facebook.com/cruinc, www.twitter.com/cru_inc or www.linkedin.com/company/cru-inc.