Other World Computing today announced that the Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet is a finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Electronics” category and the the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD is a finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Hardware” category of the 2012 American Business Awards and each will ultimately be awarded a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award during the ABA awards ceremony held in San Francisco this September.
After debuting at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first home-safe, UL Listed in-wall charging solution, the Power2U has earned top reviews and wide, cross-industry acclaim as for providing a modern, centralized location for charging/powering up to four Apple iDevices, Android devices, and other USB chargeable devices simultaneously. First announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first fully Macintosh and PC supported and bootable PCIe SSD, the Mercury Accelsior offers nearly 3x the performance vs. a SSD in a SATA 2.0 3Gb/s drive bay with well beyond even 6Gb/s speeds of up to 780MB/s.
Like The Oscars for Corporate America
The American Business Award program, created in 2002 and nicknamed “The Stevies”, is the only business awards program in the United States that honors and generates public recognition of corporate and executive achievements worldwide. The Stevie Award trophy is often called “the business Oscar”, because it is hand-cast and finished in 24-karat gold by the same company that creates the Oscar. The name “Stevie” is taken from the name Stephen, derived from Greek term for “crowned”. Past American Business Award winners have include Apple, Oracle, Hilton Hotels, and AT&T. Article Continues…