External enclosures provide a great avenue for many professional & enterprise users in the media field looking for an easy way to store and backup data. The ability to have slim, removable and heat dissipation are all critical features to truly protect and store your data. With that said, Icy Dock is proud to introduce the MB559U3S-1S, 3.5 SATA III USB 3.0 slim aluminum external hard drive enclosure.The MB559U3S-1S uses an ultra slim fan-less design, to give the best portability in any professional environment. To achieve this, the height of the enclosure reaches just a bit higher than the standard 3.5 hard drive height under 2 inches, making it easy to place anywhere from your suitcase to your office drawer. The fan-less design choice allows a quiet operation with the least amount of intrusion possible. This is the perfect minimalistic external storage for media editors available on the market.