OWC ThunderBlade Receives BaM Award at NAB Show

Blazing-fast external SSD named winner in the “Store” category during awards ceremony Tuesday evening.


Las Vegas, NV – April 10, 2019  OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, is proud to announce that their extreme performance ThunderBlade™ was chosen to receive the 2019 BaM Award for the “Store” category. The award was presented to OWC Founder & CEO Larry O’Connor during a ceremony at the Westgate Hotel, Las Vegas, on the evening of April 9th.


The BaM Awards are presented annually by the IABM, the international trade association for suppliers of broadcast and media technology, and recognize innovative technology that delivers real business and creative benefits. The awards are independent, judged by 40+ non-affiliated subject experts, and are open to everyone exhibiting at the NAB Show Las Vegas.

 

“We are honored to have the ThunderBlade recognized with this BaM Award during the NAB Show,” said Larry O’Connor. “We believe we have an incredibly talented team at OWC, and they have been devoted to developing the fastest and best product for users on creative teams to keep their content safely and quickly stored, saving time and money on their projects. To receive this recognition is a win for the entire team. We are grateful to the IABM for this acknowledgement.”

 

For creative professionals and prosumers who work to capture and process 4K or 8K video, the newest ThunderBlade can be the difference between staying under budget and on-schedule on a project - or not. With dual Thunderbolt 3 ports users can daisy-chain up to five additional ThunderBlades, and by connecting more than one drive with SoftRAID, speeds can be increased up to 3800MB/s. The newest ThunderBlade can complete a 1TB content transfer in under four-and-a-half minutes. 

 

OWC sends out heartfelt thanks to the IABM for their recognition of the ThunderBlade, and congratulates all of the finalists and winners in their respective BaM Awards categories. Attendees at the NAB Show in Las Vegas can see the ThunderBlade in action in Booth #C3647; other interested parties can find more information at OWC ThunderBlade.


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. OWC creates and delivers the best storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions for performance, reliability and longevity to enhance, accelerate and extend the capabilities of technology. We believe in sustainability and OWC solutions are truly built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. True sustainability is good business – maximizing existing hardware vs. starting over or needing to replace saves time, money and benefits the environment and resources we all share. OWC’s operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with our headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum Certification and running as a net provider of renewable wind and solar energy to the local power grid. OWC features an award-winning technical support team as well as an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, to the audio recording studio to the motion picture set and beyond, there should be no compromise, and that is why OWC is here.




Company Contact:
Jennifer Myers, (815) 502-5640, pr@owcdigital.com


© 2020 Other World Computing, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple and Mac are the trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Intel and Thunderbolt are trademarks of Intel Corporation registered in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other marks may be the trademark or registered trademark property of their respective owners.