OWC, a Mac and PC technology company, today announced it has acquired Akitio, a maker of premium external computer storage products and accessories with an emphasis on Thunderbolt 3 technology.
The acquisition brings together two leading companies in Mac and PC storage, expansion and performance kits in the world.
Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
OWC’s Woodstock facility will serve as worldwide headquarters for all OWC brands including Akitio, and the Akitio California and international teams will remain and continue onboard at their current locations. Management was quick to announce that customer support will remain first class for all existing lines including the support now behind Akitio brand products. All warranties will be honored as provided in the original purchase.
Established in 1992, Akitio specializes in the design, development and manufacture of premium external computer storage products and accessories with an emphasis on Thunderbolt technology. Akitio products are PC, Mac, and Linux compatible. Akitio also develops its own product-testing software, as well as software for simultaneous data duplication, screen shots, and security checks to streamline DIT workflow.