OWC to Include Prosoft Data Backup II with FireWire, FireWire+USB, USB Storage

Mercury Elite, On-The-Go, and Neptune product lines now include full version of Data Backup

Jan 8, 2007 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced that it will provide a fully licensed version of Prosoft Data Backup II for OS X with all single hard drive models of its award-winning OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro, OWC Mercury Elite Classic, OWC Neptune, and OWC Mercury On-The-Go external hard drive storage solution. Visit:

“Backing up has become extremely important in the modern digital age where prized family photos, personal music libraries, and home videos are stored digitally,” explains Larry O’Connor, CEO of Other World Computing. “With ProSoft’s Data Backup II utility, it can hardly be easier to make sure these valuable digital files are maintained with an up to date backup on one of our external solutions.”

Other World Computing selected Prosoft Data Backup II as an ideal value-add for customers because of the program’s proven user-friendly operation and its award-winning effectiveness. Prosoft Data Backup II is a Universal Binary application with native PPC and Intel Mac compatibility.

“Recovering or recreating data from a drive failure, laptop theft, or other unforeseen occurrence – can be extremely expensive, if possible at all,” says Larry O’Connor. “Prosoft’s utility makes it very easy to have the piece of mind and better night’s sleep that having a good, ongoing backup can provide”.

OWC solutions including Prosoft Data Backup II include models up to 750GB with FireWire 400, FireWire 800, eSATA, and/or USB2 interfaces. These solutions are designed to meet the demanding performance and reliability requirements for Audio/Video, Backup, Music, Multimedia, general data needs and more. Ready for Plug-and-Play operation, solutions include necessary FireWire, USB, and/or eSATA cables; power cables, ProSoft Data Backup II, NovaBackup(windows), Intech HD Speedtools Mac Utility Suite, an industry leading Two-Year OWC Warranty plus up to an additional three years coverage on the drive mechanism inside.

For additional information on Other World Computing award winning storage solutions, upgrades, and accessories visit or call (800) 275-4576.


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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