New update to best-selling hard disk utility available at up to $74 off retail on purchases of nearly 200 OWC and NewerTech storage solutions, enclosures, and docking stations

May 12, 2009 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC®), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today nearly 200 OWC and NewerTech® brand external storage solutions, enclosure kits, and docking stations now offer the opportunity to purchase Drive Genius 2.1.1, the newest and latest version of Prosoft Engineering’s best-selling disk utility, for as low as $25…a savings of $74 off the retail price.

Purchase any qualifying OWC or NewerTech desktop, portable, rackmount, RAID, or docking station solution offering FireWire800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and/or eSATA interfaces and:
• pay only $50 for Drive Genius 2.1.1 (Save $49) on orders with qualifying items up to $99.99
• pay only $32.50 for Drive Genius 2.1.1 (Save $66.50) on orders with qualifying items of $100-$199.99
• pay only $25 for Drive Genius 2.1.1 (Save $74) on orders with qualifying items of $200 or more

OWC and NewerTech products qualifying for the Drive Genius 2 promotion include:

• OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Single and Dual Bay storage solutions
• OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Mirror RAID storage solutions
• OWC Mercury Rack Pro Rackmount storage solutions
• OWC Mercury Elite Pro Classic FireWire storage solutions
• OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro portable bus-powered storage solutions
• OWC NASPerform - Network Attached/USB 2.0 storage solutions
• NewerTech miniStack powered hub storage solutions
• NewerTech Guardian MAXimus RAID-1 storage solutions
• NewerTech Voyager Q and S2 hard drive docking solutions

“We’re pleased to offer Mac users an incredible purchase value on what is widely recognized as the best disk utility available,” said Larry O’Connor, CEO, Other World Computing. “With its comprehensive functionality controlled by an intuitive user interface, Drive Genius 2.1.1 is a natural choice to complement our high performance, high value storage lines.”

For full details on OWC’s Prosoft Drive Genius 2 promotion, see:

For a list of nearly 200 OWC and NewerTech products that qualify for the Drive Genius 2 promotion, see:

Drive Genius 2.1.1 – A Proven History With New Improvements

Drive Genius 2.1.1 is built upon the same award-winning platform that earned the utility numerous industry honors including Editor's Choice from MacLife Magazine, “Best in Show 2009” at iCreate UK, and daily use by Apple at the Genius Bar as part of the ProCare Yearly Tune Up. The utility removes hard drive bloat by maintaining, managing, optimizing, and repairing drives. Improvements to the latest version include updated speed/performance, defragmentation functionality, and Apple boot disk technology. An all-new user interface makes hard drive maintenance tasks painless, fast, and easy.

Promotion Complements Existing Software Bundle Value

Certain OWC and NewerTech storage solutions also include a $200 retail value utility software bundle consisting of ProSoft Engineering® Data Backup 3, Intech® SpeedTools Utilities™, NovaStor NovaBACKUP® and Carbon Copy Cloner. OWC and NewerTech storage solutions offer further value added features including all interface connecting cables for Plug and Play operation straight from the box, free lifetime US-based technical support, and industry leading warranty terms.

From desktop to rack mount, from performance RAID to bus-powered performance portable solutions, OWC and NewerTech storage solutions provide a wide array of options ideal for A/V, digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine ready storage capacity with single drive solutions up to 2TB and multi-drive solutions up to 8TB. For more information on OWC and NewerTech storage solution models, visit


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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