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OWC Envoy Pro EX Portable SSD Storage Solution Wins Silver Stevie Award at 2014 American Business Awards

Woodstock, IL – October 16, 2014 – Other World Computing (OWC®), a leading zero emissions Mac upgrade and storage technology company, today announced that the OWC Envoy Pro EX USB 3.0 Portable SSD Storage Solution won a Silver Stevie Award at the 2014 American Business Awards ceremony held in San Francisco on September 12.

Awarded High Honors by Industry Professionals
More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. The OWC Envoy Pro EX Portable SSD Solution won Silver in the New Product or Service of the Year, Hardware Storage category. Specialized judging committees determined the Stevie Award placements from among the finalists during final judging. Other 2014 Stevie Award winners included Dell Software, SoftPro, Sony, Delta, Epson, Vision Tek, and GE Software.

"We were happy to hear that the Envoy Pro EX earned such high honors," said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO, OWC. "Other World Computing constantly strives to bring to market products with the high-quality design and function that users seek. Our customers are the most important critics and this type of customer-driven recognition is a rewarding affirmation."

OWC Envoy Pro EX Sleek, Yet Rugged Portable Storage Solution Features OWC Aura Pro SSD
Inside the Envoy Pro EX casing resides an OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD, offering real world sustained reads up to 436MB/s and writes up to 429MB/s. Besides offering blistering-fast performance, the USB 3.0 interface can bus-power the Envoy Pro EX so an AC power adapter isn't required.

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. Past American Business Award winners have included Apple, Oracle, Hilton Hotels, and AT&T.

For more information on the OWC Envoy Pro EX, visit:

The OWC Advantage - Over 20 Years of Storage Design and Innovation
- OWC tested for guaranteed compatibility, speed, flexibility, and reliability
- Comprehensive step-by-step installation and support videos
- 24/7 award-winning, US-based support

About OWC
OWC is the manufacturer and upgrade provider of choice for Apple enthusiasts with OWC Memory upgrades for Apple computers dating as far back as the mid 90's. Over the last decade, OWC specifically built SSD upgrades for Apple computers winning multiple awards while also earning accolades for OWC External Drives and OWC Optical Drives. OWC also provides extensive US-based technical support for Mac 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) Company Contact:
Bill Herring
Agency Contact:
Andy Marken
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