News | July 30, 2007

Network Attached Storage: OWC Announces Nasperform Network Attached Storage For Home Or Business

Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Macintosh and PC technology company, announced recently the NASPerform fast 10/100BT Ethernet/USB 2.0 Network Attached Storage Solution for home or business networks. With a data storage capacity of up to 750GB, NASPerform effortlessly connects to wired or wireless networks for easy file storage and sharing among multiple network users.

Store & Share Photos, Music, Movies with Your Whole Family or Small Office

Available for Mac and Windows, NASPerform stores and shares photos, music, movies, and other data with up to 20 other network users. NASPerform works just like an internal hard drive. Users just simply point and click, and drag and drop files they wish to access. With its built-in USB 2.0 port, NASPerform can also be used as a portable external hard drive for personal file storage.

Plug N'Play Easy Installation

NASPerform connects directly to any wired or wireless Ethernet network switch or router and comes complete with Ethernet and USB 2.0 connecting cables for Plug N' Play easy installation. It eliminates the need for complicated TCP/IP settings or a costly server. In addition, NASPeform provides the ability to assign read/write privileges to each network user to prevent unwanted deletion or modification of valuable data. NASPerform's innovative technology also protects data from external Internet security intrusions.

NASPerform is ideal for:

  • Multimedia storage (MP3s, digital photos, digital video).
  • Home networking storage (storing and sharing files, backing up, and archiving).
  • Network storage for small business.
  • Data archives, disclosed data, backups, and data conservation storage for public institutions/facilities.
  • Multi-platform network storage (simultaneous Macintosh and Windows use).

NASPerform Technical Highlights:

  • Up to 750GB of bootable disk capacity
  • 16MB of data cache
  • Ximeta NDAS 2011 chipset
  • One RJ-45 100Base-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X port
  • One USB 2.0/1.1 5-pin port
  • Up to 20 simultaneous connections
  • Front panel LED status light: blue when powered on, red & flashing with read/write activity
  • Dimensions of 5.2" x 8.7" x 1.8", 3 lb weight
  • External auto-switching 100-240V 50-60Hz 3 amp UL listed power supply included
  • 36" double shielded USB 2.0/1.1 and 36" Ethernet RJ-45 connecting cables included
  • $200 retail value utility software bundle of ProSoft Engineering Data Backup 3, NovaStor NovaBACKUP, and Intech SpeedTools Utilities included with pre-configured solutions
  • 1 year OWC warranty

Priced Starting At $127.99

NASPerform is available in five pre-configured 7200RPM solutions, from 250GB to 750GB, priced starting at $127.99 MSRP. A 0GB "add your own drive" enclosure is also available priced at $59.99 MSRP.

Available immediately from Other World Computing at, NASPerform is compatible with Macintosh computers running OS 8.6 and later with an available USB port or OS 10.3 and later via Ethernet for network operation. NASPerform is also compatible with Windows computers running Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows 2000 (Home or Professional), Windows Vista with an available USB port or a via Ethernet for network operation.

For more information on NASPerform, see

About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988. The Illinois based company is a strategic partner with Axiotron and worldwide and exclusive US distributor of the award winning Axiotron Modbook. OWC operates the popular e-commerce portal which features one of the largest online catalogs of computer and iPod enhancement products, including Mercury Elite, Mercury On-The-Go, Neptune, and NewerTech acceleration, storage, and FireWire product lines.

OWC is a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member and provides extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. The company's management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers and and is a leading technology employer as ranked by McHenry County Business Journal. For more information, see or


SOURCE: Other World Computing