OWC Jellyfish Mobile

The first plug-and-play video workflow server to come with a handle. Designed to be on-the-go or, at least, out of the server room, OWC Jellyfish Mobile excels with teams of four-to-six editors working with 4K media on the road or at the office.

Up to Six 10G/1G

Direct Connections

Remote Access

For Growing Teams

32TB — 96TB RAW

Storage Capacity


Add up to one expansion


Connectivity: Plug & play, 1GbE & 10GbE

Our OWC Jellyfish Mobile server is designed to be used in the office and without a switch. Users can connect directly into one of up to 10 onboard 1GbE or 10GbE ports. Add more than 14 direct connected users when bonding to a switch.

1GbE / 10GbE
Desktop Tower

Storage: 5 capacity points to choose with and room to grow

OWC Jellyfish Mobiles are listed with a raw capacity number and an available capacity number. An available capacity number is what will be represented as the total storage after RAID, performance buffers, and overhead are applied.

0TB Working Space

Number of Expansions

Performance: Punches way above its weight class

The OWC Jellyfish Mobile video editing server puts enterprise-level performance into the hands of growing video teams. Crank through HD and 4K projects without being held back by your storage and finish more jobs in less time.

Number of Expansions

Setup & Software

Setup is Simple

OWC Jellyfish Mobile server was designed to be unboxed and up and running in under 10 minutes with no prior networking experience required. You will be guided through each step of the setup online, and if you need additional help our support team is only a phone call away.

Kyno for OWC Jellyfish

Your OWC Jellyfish comes with free unlimited licenses for Kyno for OWC Jellyfish which allows you to organize and filter through your entire media library using rich metadata, custom tags and ratings. Kyno for OWC Jellyfish integrates with your editing software so the clips you already tagged arrive in your project organized and ready to be found.

OWC Jellyfish Media Engine

Leverage the processing power of your Jellyfish to generate proxies for your offline or remote workflows. Access those proxies locally or remotely and link them to your project. Switch to proxy mode in your editing software and enjoy smooth playback no matter your connection speed. OWC Jellyfish Media Engine comes free with your OWC Jellyfish purchase to provide your team with an extra level of flexibility.

OWC Jellyfish Manager

If you HAVE NEVER had to manage a server before, we designed the OWC Jellyfish Manager for you. If you HAVE managed a server before, you’ll wonder why they all weren’t this easy and intuitive.

OWC Jellyfish Connect

We’ve made connecting your Mac to the OWC Jellyfish Mobile server easier than ever with our patented OWC Jellyfish Connect app for macOS. Just open the app on your computer, let it work its magic, and get right to work.

OS Compatibility

The OWC Jellyfish Mobile server is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems and supports a mixed hardware / software environment.

NLE Compatibility

Work in the NLE, DAW, or VFX software of your choosing, or use them all. Our engineers work closely with Apple, Adobe, and Blackmagic to ensure seamless workflows between your favorite apps.


OWC Jellyfish Tower - Overview

Accessing Hard Drives

Users & Connectivity

Expanding a Tower

Common Terms

OWC Jellyfish Manager & Connect

Working Remotely

OWC Jellyfish & Windows

15,000 hours on a OWC Jellyfish Tower

Light Sail VR + OWC Jellyfish Tower

Editing on a OWC Jellyfish

FCPX + OWC Jellyfish

Premiere Pro + OWC Jellyfish

Deep Specs

Maximum Direct Connections

  • 16

Switch Required

  • No

Base Config.

  • 512GB DDR4 RAM
  • 2TB Read Cache SSD
  • 8TB Dedicated Project/Cache NVMe Pool
  • 2 x 1Gb RJ45 Ports

Connection Upgrades

  • Add 10GbE [RJ45 // SFP+]
  • Add 25GbE [QSFP]
  • Add 40GbE [QSFP]
  • Add 50GbE [QSFP28]
  • Add 100GbE [QSFP28]

RAW Capacity

  • 144TB
  • 192TB
  • 288TB
  • 336TB
  • 432TB

Available Storage Size

  • 97TB
  • 129TB
  • 194TB
  • 227TB
  • 291TB


  • Add up to 4 additional OWC Jellyfish R24E (expansion) units anytime over the included 12G HD Mini-SAS port.

Data Security: Raid Protection

  • All OWC Jellyfish utilize ZFS RAID which adds an extra layer of protection to your data since all data and metadata are stored on your pool.

Data Security: Raid Z2

  • By default, the OWC Jellyfish R24 can sustain the failure of up to 2 hard drives per 8-disk virtual device, up to a maximum simultaneous failure of 6 physical drives per pool.

Backup & Archive

  • Rsync
  • Snapshots


  • Height 7 inches
  • Depth 28 inches
  • Width 19 inches
  • Weight 90 lbs.

Form Factor

  • Rack - 4U

Noise Level

  • ~71 Decibels Under Heavy I/O

Power Supply

  • 875 Watt
  • Redundant

Additional Server Access

  • IPMI
  • USB 3 [x4]

Protocol Support

  • SMB
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • SSH


  • Integrated DaVinci Resolve Collaborative Database

Call us to learn more about customizing a video workflow for your team at +1-818-741-2858

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Our experts know the ins and outs of the OWC Jellyfish hardware, operating system, and software applications. We can help resolve most issues the same day that you report them.