Woodstock, IL – January 21, 2015
– Other World Computing
(OWC), a leading zero emissions
Mac and PC technology company, today announced that the innovative new OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock
received The Best of CES 2015 Spotlight award by Videomaker Magazine
. Currently available for pre-order with February delivery, the Thunderbolt 2 Dock is the new foundation for a streamlined workspace with 12 ports of phenomenal flexibility and connectivity for up to 78 devices.
Videomaker Magazine was impressed with the Thunderbolt 2 Dock's versatility, performance and style, exclaiming that it is "loaded with ports, everything from USB 3.0 to FireWire 800 to Thunderbolt 2 and Mic line in."
The Thunderbolt 2 Dock is capable of an astounding 20 Gbps of throughput. It includes an additional Thunderbolt 2 connection, five USB 3.0 ports, FireWire 800, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, audio input, audio output, and easily supports direct connections of up to eleven peripherals. The Thunderbolt 2 Dock features two side-mounted, high-powered USB 3.0 ports perfect for charging iPhones, iPads, tablets, smartphones, and bus-powered devices and drives. Add either an Ultra HD 4K display, 27-inch cinema display, or one 4K display and one Thunderbolt display for an immersive video experience. You can also daisy-chain up to five Thunderbolt and 63 FireWire devices to enable support for a staggering 78 devices!
"At OWC, we're committed to making products that improve workflows for all of our customers, creative pros and enthusiasts alike," said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO, OWC. "We're thrilled to have been chosen by Videomaker for the Best of CES Spotlight Award."
Pricing & Availability:
The initial December 2014 production run for the Thunderbolt 2 Dock was a tremendous success, selling out in record time due to exceptionally strong user demand. Currently, new orders are being accepted for shipping in early February. Broad availability without the need to preorder is expected by March.
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– Over 20 Years of Storage Design and Innovation
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OWC is the manufacturer and upgrade provider of choice for Apple and PC enthusiasts and has been providing OWC Memory upgrades for Apple computers since the mid-90s. For the last decade, OWC has been building SSD upgrades specifically for Apple computers, winning multiple awards while also earning accolades for OWC External Drives and OWC Optical Drives. Widely recognized for its exemplary customer service, OWC provides extensive US-based technical support for Mac and PC users around the world. As a member of the Apple Developer Program, OWC also produces a catalog of upgrades and accessories, having served the Apple community worldwide since 1988.
OWC's Industry Awards Include:
– Inc. 5,000
"Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007–2013
– Reseller Ratings
Elite Member 2009-2014
– Better Business Bureau
Top Rating of A+ 2010–2014
Readers' Choice Award winner for best Mac Peripheral Reseller
– Business Intelligence Group
2013 Green Tech Company of the Year
– American Business Awards "Stevie"
Gold (2012) and Silver (2014)
– 2015 CES Innovations Honoree
for OWC ThunderBay 4 External Storage Solution
– Storage Visions
, Visionary Product Award 2015
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