OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock Wins Videomaker Spotlight Award at CES 2015

Thunderbolt 2 Dock: The flexibility to connect your entire world.

Jan 21, 2015 | Woodstock, IL


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.

Thunderbolt 2 Dock$249

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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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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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