The ASUS SDRW-08U7M-U ZenDrive U7M is an external DVD Writer featuring an ultra-slim 13mm form factor and a Zen-inspired design with a concentric-circle hairline finish that adds sophisticated aesthetics to any computer setup. M-DISC burning technology engraves recorded data into a patented rock-like layer that is resistant to extreme conditions, allowing you to save your lifetime memories and important data for 1,000 years or more. ASUS ZenDrive U7M provides a complete, easy-to-use backup solution. Intuitive, bundled software called Cyberlink Power2go 8 simplifies the disc-burning process and offers optional encryption functionality to protect your private files. ASUS ZenDrive U7M also comes with an online backup solution for smartphones and tablets. Together, these powerful functions protect your information and minimize the risk of data loss to give you peace of mind.