OWC ThunderBlade Named a Best of Show at NAB

Blazing-fast external SSD is recipient of Future Best of Show Award from Video Edge, presented at the NAB Show

Apr 10, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV


OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, is thrilled to announce that their extreme performance ThunderBlade™ has received Future’s Best of Show Award, presented at the 2019 NAB Show by Video Edge. Future’s Best of Show Awards are evaluated by a panel of industry experts and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry.

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.

“The Future Best of Show Awards at NAB are in their sixth year,” said Paul McLane, Future managing director, content for media technology titles. “The program focuses attention on superb innovations in technology as seen around the million-square-foot exhibit floor of the industry’s top trade show. The list of 2019 winners and nominees shows where media technology businesses are headed.”

“Everyone at OWC is honored to have the ThunderBlade recognized with this Future Best of Show Award at NAB,” said Larry O’Connor, OWC Founder & CEO. “Receiving this award is a win for the entire team, all of whom worked hard to develop the fastest and best external storage available for use by creative teams, so they can store their work quickly and safely, saving them time and money on their projects. We are grateful to the Video Edge team for this award.”

All nominated products are featured in the special Best of Show Awards Program Guide, to be distributed in digital edition form to more than 100,000 readers of Video Edge, Radio World, TV Technology, Digital Video, Government Video, Pro Sound News and Sound & Video Contractor after the convention. Winners receive an award for display and will be featured in Video Edge, which covers content production and delivery for every screen.

OWC sends wholehearted thanks to the judges and the team at Video Edge for recognizing the ThunderBlade and congratulates all of the award winners in their respective 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. 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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