OWC Jellyfish Nomad

You need to be able to collaborate wherever your work takes you. The Jellyfish Nomad is the fastest, smallest, and most user-friendly mobile NAS on the planet. It’s an NVMe SSD powerhouse designed for DITs, independent 3D and VFX studios, and on-the-go editing teams. When you require the highest possible performance and portability, swappable drives and user-serviceable parts, the Jellyfish Nomad is the perfect collaboration solution in the studio and on the road.

Ultra Portable

Lightweight silent mobile server


6 x 10GbE ports included


Aggregate bandwidth

16TB, 32TB, 64TB

Storage capacity


Connectivity: Plug and play with no IT required

The Jellyfish Nomad can be used with a switch but no IT is required to get you up and running. Jellyfish Connect automatically connects and configures your workstations. And 2 user-swappable NVMe shuttles give you maximum throughput with ultra-low latency, saturating the 6 x 10GbE ports that are included with every Nomad.

6 x 10GbE

Storage: 3 sizes, no compromises

Choose a 16TB, 32TB, or 64TB capacity of all flash based NVME storage. Capacities are listed with a raw capacity number and a working space number. Working space is what's actually available for storage after RAID, performance buffers, and overhead are applied.

16TB Raw / 12TB Available
32TB Raw / 24TB Available
64TB Raw / 48TB Available
On-set video production

Performance: Impossibly fast speeds that travel the world with you

With 6000MB/s sustained Read/Write speeds and 128GB of RAM, the Nomad can handle RAW files, multicamera projects, image sequences, and VR without breaking a sweat. And you can bring it on a plane as a carry-on. That's why the Jellyfish Nomad is the preferred powerhouse for DITs, independent 3D and VFX studios, and on-the-go editing teams.

Jellyfish Nomad Case
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Setup & Software

Setup is Simple

OWC Jellyfish Nomad 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

Organize and filter your entire media library using rich metadata, custom tags, and ratings with free unlimited licenses for Kyno for OWC Jellyfish. Integrate it 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

Connecting your Mac to the Jellyfish Nomad is simple with the 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 Nomad 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.

Deep Specs

Maximum Direct Connections

  • 6

Switch Required

  • No

Base Config.

  • 128GB DDR4 ECC RAM
  • 6 x 10GbE RJ45 Ports

Raw Capacity

  • 16TB
  • 32TB
  • 64TB

Available Storage Size

  • 12TB
  • 24TB
  • 48TB


  • None

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-Z1 (Standard)

  • By default, an OWC Jellyfish Nomad can sustain the failure of 1 hard drive per 8-disk virtual device, up to a maximum simultaneous failure of 1 physical drive per pool.

Backup & Archive

  • Rsync
  • Snapshots


  • Height: 27.0 cm (10.6 in) without handle, 31.5 cm (12.4 in) with handle
  • Depth: 34.5 cm (13.6 in)
  • Width: 15.3 cm (6.0 in)

Form Factor

  • Desktop Mini ITX

Noise Level

  • ~71 Decibels Under Heavy I/O

Power Supply

  • 350 Watt

Additional Server Access

  • IPMI
  • 2 x USB 3 Port
  • VGA Port

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.