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…
Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 | Author: OWC Jarrod
As always, we’re hard at work on new exciting products here at Other World Computing. You can check out some our recent releases right here on the OWC Blog.
But it’s not only our newly released products that are turning heads lately. Some of our other existing products have been getting attention as well. See what some of the reviewers and customers have had to say recently about OWC gear.
OWC Solid State Drives
Our line of solid state drives have been winning awards for years for their performance and reliability. But OWC SSDs are still getting rave reviews directly from our customers. Article Continues…
As we showed you recently on the OWC Blog, gadgets have feelings, too. In some cases, their performance can actually be affected by the vibration caused by playing loud music or even by yelling.
OWC recognizes these audible dangers, so our storage solutions take internal measures with shock-isolation technology to protect your data and devices from potentially harmful vibrations.
But with the vibration dampening AudioQuest SorboGel Q Feet, you can have a simple external measure underneath your storage or audio equipment that sits within earshot of loud speakers or any other boisterous equipment.
Q Feet utilize unique SorboGel – a dense visco-elastic polymer in a semi-liquid/semi-solid state with long molecules that are able to “wiggle” – to turn incoming kinetic energy (vibration) into an insignificant amount of heat. 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…
Over recent years, Apple has slowly phased out optical drives from its Mac lineup. In fact, the non-Retina MacBook Pro is the only Mac that currently ships with an optical drive. And even if you have a MacBook Pro with an optical bay, you can choose to add a second drive in its place via the OWC Data Doubler with some models.
But owning a Mac without an internal optical drive or opting for more storage and performance with the OWC Data Doubler plus a second hard drive or SSD doesn’t mean you can’t still get the benefits from an optical drive. And luckily, OWC has the right solution for your optical needs! Article Continues…