Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 | Author: OWC Frank
The annual National Association of Broadcasters show NAB bills itself as the place where “Content Comes to Life”. Well this year from April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, storage will come to life with the addition of the OWC Jupiter Callisto to OWC’s Jupiter line of enterprise storage appliances.
OWC Jupiter Callisto is a unified storage appliance that can function both as a NAS and as a SAN at the same time. Built on the ZFS storage architecture, OWC Jupiter Callisto provides advanced features to ensure data protection, optimization, and flexibility allowing creative teams to handle nearly any storage requirement from general IT through video production with Ethernet speeds up to 10Gb/s. When more storage is needed, additional OWC Jupiter mini-SAS chassis can quickly be added for up to 256TB of total capacity. Other World Computing can now support any workflow from single-user to large teams all backed by OWC’s leading service and support. Article Continues…
When working with audio and video, noisy storage equipment can hinder the creative process.
But with longer length Thunderbolt cable options from OWC, you can move noisy storage appliances to an equipment closet or separate soundproof machine room for a quiet and productive workplace without sacrificing performance – even when working with 4K video transfers!
In fact, with cables up to 30 meter (almost 100 feet) long, you’ll be able to make your workspace as large as you need it. And even over these long distances, OWC’s cables will still perform with speeds of up to 20Gbps!
As you can see in the table below, during our testing with the Late 2013 MacBook Pro booting to OWC Mercury Helios 2 with two 480GB
Mercury Accelsior_E2 PCI Express SSDs set in a Disk Utility software RAID 0, we found no significant difference in performance between the longer cables and shorter cables: Article Continues…
Other World Computing announced today the increased versatility of Independent Mode in its multi-interface, four-bay professional-grade Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 RAID storage product for enterprise, professional and prosumer users.
The Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 has been enhanced with the addition of Independent Mode to the user selectable options of Hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Span. In Independent Mode, each drive mounts as an individual volume. With the flexibility of multiple drive modes and high-speed USB 3.0, FireWire 800 and eSATA interfaces, the Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 offers the discerning user the ideal combination of speed, capacity, and redundancy to handle demanding applications.
The Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 features four hot-swappable bays, multiple interface support, and up to 16TB of available storage capacity. It is engineered specifically for applications such as backup, audio/video, photography, data management, and data-intensive processes. Article Continues…
Crystal Lake Central High School’s honors environmental science class was given a look at the past, present and future of OWC’s environmental efforts during a tour of the company’s LEED Platinum Certified facility.
Students from the nearby high school came to Other World Computing’s Woodstock, Ill. campus on Thursday for their yearly visit where they were shown just how far OWC’s environmental initiatives have come since the company’s inception in 1988. Students were given a look at the evolution of OWC’s ultra-green packaging and were also shown OWC’s campus including its energy-efficient warehouse and on-site Vestas V39-500 kW wind turbine.
Tour guide OWC Ryan, Warehouse Operations and Logistics Manager, finished the tour by showing the students OWC’s shipping processes right down to the green packaging which has proven OWC as an industry leader in green high tech electronic parts shipping. Article Continues…
Other World Computing has announced that it has expanded its line of Thunderbolt interface storage products with the addition of the OWC ThunderBay IV four-bay external high-performance drive.
High-Performance Four-Bay Design
The ThunderBay IV, available in capacities up to 16TB of total storage, adds tremendous storage capacity and throughput to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port. Applications such as A/V post-production, photography, music, graphics, data management, and even Time Machine backups are enhanced with access to data at sustained data rates of up to 887MB/s read, 884MB/s write.
Flexible for Individual Storage Needs
The ThunderBay IV supports independent drive access of up to four installed drives, is fully RAID ready, and is ideal for RAID 0, 1, and 5 configurations. Even combinations of RAID, individual drive(s) or multiple RAID sets are possible with OWC ThunderBay IV. Article Continues…