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Other World Computing Announces Accelsior PCIe SSD Trade-Up Program

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 | Author:

Other World Computing today announced the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD Trade-Up Program. The program enables owners of the original Accelsior PCIe card to trade up to a new Accelsior_E2 card and get a cash rebate or upgrade storage capacity up to 960GB with higher capacity Accelsior SSD blades. The new Accelsior_E2 card features two bootable 6Gb/s expansion interfaces for connecting eSATA external drives for the highest possible internal and external storage performance. Article Continues…

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Other World Computing Introduces Mercury Accelsior_E2 PCIe SSD Card

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 | Author:

Other World Computing today introduced the OWC Mercury Accelsior_E2, a Mac and PC-bootable, high-performance PCIe SSD card that features up to 960GB of SSD capacity, up to 820MB/s of sustained data performance, and further external storage expansion capability with two 6Gb/s eSATA interface ports. Built to exceed the demanding needs of video editing and creative professionals, the Mercury Accelsior_E2 offers the best combination of speed, capacity, and connectivity for simultaneous internal and external storage performance. Article Continues…

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OWC Accelsior PCI Express Solid State Drive Wins Gold Stevie Award at 2012 American Business Awards

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 | Author:

Other World Computing today announced that the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD won a Gold Stevie — the highest honor awarded — in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Hardware” category at the 2012 American Business Awards awards ceremony held in San Francisco September 17. 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.

Named Best In Category By Industry Professionals

More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including the New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Hardware category. More than 150 members of 10 specialized judging committees determined the Stevie Award placements from among the finalists during final judging. Other 2012 Stevie Award winners included Hewlett-Packard, Sprint, and the Ford Motor Company. Article Continues…

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Voting Now Open for NewerTechnlogy Power2U and OWC Accelsior PCI Express SSD for “People’s Choice” in the 2012 American Business Awards

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 | Author:

This year, both the (NewerTechnlogy Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution) and the (OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD) were named as a finalists for the 2012 American Business Awards “New Product or Service of the Year” category.

More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for this year’s competition in more than 49 categories. Finalists, chosen by more than 140 business professionals, were announced in May, and winners will be announced at a September awards banquet. But YOU can vote on what you feel should be the People’s Choice in these categories, a special honor determined solely by online consumer voting. People’s Choice winners will receive special honors at the ABA ceremony in September.

It’s Easy to Vote

Online voting for the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products starts today, and will conclude at 11:59 pm ET on August 29.

To vote for the NewerTech Power2U, (click here to register your vote) in the “Favorite New Consumer Electronics”  category.

To vote for the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD, (click here to register your vote) in the “Hardware – Computer”  category.

You can vote a total of one time in each of the categories, per email address. After your first vote, you will be asked to complete a registration form with your name, email address and telephone number. You’ll only have to do this once, and the site has a strict  privacy policy and won’t share your personal information with anyone. Article Continues…

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Newer Technology Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution & OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD Named As Finalists In 2012 American Business Awards

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 | Author:

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…

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