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OWC Announces Jupiter Callisto and Jupiter Kore Rack-Mounted Enterprise Class Storage Solutions

Friday, April 11th, 2014 | Author:

PR_Jupiter_8Other World Computing announced its next evolution of storage with OWC Jupiter Kore and OWC Jupiter Callisto. Both OWC Jupiter Kore and OWC Jupiter Callisto were exhibited at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas this week, at the Other World Computing Booth in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Two Choices for High-Performance, Expandable Storage

OWC is pleased to offer two high-performance, ultra reliable, expandable storage systems for creative professionals working with rigorous HD, 2K and 4K workflows. OWC Jupiter Callisto provides unified storage for multi-user environments via Ethernet, while OWC Jupiter Kore is a Mini-SAS direct connected storage system that provides high-speed throughput for demanding single-user applications. Article Continues…

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World Backup Day: Never Too Early To Backup Your Data

Friday, March 28th, 2014 | Author:

PastedGraphic-30World Backup Day is just one day a year. But those less pleasant reminders that we should back up our data can come at any time. And as so many of us know all to well, they tend to come at the worst times.

But while this year’s official World Backup Day isn’t until next week – Monday, March 31 – it’s never too soon to secure your data before disaster strikes.

Fortunately, OWC is your one-stop shop for everything you need to make sure your computer’s data is backed up and safe. And with our recent Thunderbolt-equipped additions to our lineup – including the new ThunderBay IV (pictured right) – we have more high-performance options to offer than ever.

As we’ve said before, computers are modern substitutes for our photo albums, bookshelves and file cabinets. And we simply can’t risk losing our pictures, videos, music or other important documents. That’s why on the OWC Blog we’ve showed you plenty of ways you can secure your data from this precious data against malfunctions, viruses, corruption, and even theft.

Check out below for some OWC Staff Recommendations for the right hardware to fit your plan for backing up your data: Article Continues…

Category: Tech Tips

Hear The Difference With AudioQuest SorboGel Q Feet

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | Author:

AUQSORBOQSET_heroAs 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…

RAID Storage Goes Portable With OWC’s Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 | Author:

dual_miniOther World Computing has expanded its Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini portable hardware-RAID storage product line with two new 3.0TB models, available as 3.0TB RAID-1 (for robust data protection) or 3.0TB RAID-0 (for maximum performance).

What it does: This bus-powered (no AC adapter is required) unit stores a tremendous amount of data safely using RAID technology, or even more data with super-fast access. Featuring hardware RAID-1 (mirrored) redundancy for data protection or RAID-0 (striped) for maximum throughput, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini contains two 2.5″ hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSDs for up to 3.0TB of capacity. A “quad interface” of FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA connections delivers data transfer speeds of up to 300MB/s with Mac and PC computers.

Why it’s cool: It’s the ultimate portable storage solution for professional users. Lightweight, bus-powered, and impact-resistant, in a 5.6 in (D) x 6.1 in (W) x 1.1 in (H) brushed aluminum enclosure with near silent, fanless operation, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini fits easily into laptop, photography, and other gear bags because of its side-by-side drive orientation. Fast, hardware-RAID technology is ideal for demanding data storage and backup needs, and can be configured with either high-performance hard disks or SSDs.

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OWC Data Doubler Adds Up to 3.0TB of Hard Drive and/or SSD-Flash Storage to Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 | Author:

Other World Computing announced today the availability of new OWC Data Doubler DIY Bundles, available for up to 3.0TB of internal, RAID-able drive capacity for Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro models. The OWC Data Doubler gives MacBook/MacBook Pro owners the flexibility to configure their computer’s internal drive array to suit their needs: greater overall storage for up to 3.0 TB total capacity; greater data integrity by creating an internal back-up drive; or greater performance by creating a Striped RAID in Disk Utility.

This straight-forward, easy to follow DIY kit lets anybody take their existing MacBook or MacBook Pro, and install more and/or faster storage than factory stock. The Data Doubler mounting solution comes complete with the Data Doubler internal drive mount, a detailed step-by-step Mac notebook model-specific installation guide, and a five-piece toolkit. Special Bundles, that also include up to two drives and up to 3.0TB of capacity, are also available. Article Continues…

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