OCZ announced they've made plans to expand their R&D center in Orange County, California:
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that it will expand its Research & Development (R&D) Center in Orange County, California which is focused on enterprise development for the company's next-generation SSDs. The company has a current presence in the area and is moving to a new expanded Irvine R&D location.
"Orange County, California has a rich base of engineering talent covering semiconductors and storage that makes it a viable location for us to expand our design center," said James Tout, SVP of Global Engineering for OCZ Technology. "With a leading and widely recognized portfolio of SATA, SAS and PCIe-based solid-state solutions, we believe that the opening of our new OC-based design center will attract the professional resources and talent we need to create leading-edge, next-generation enterprise products for the storage industry."
As the need for faster, more reliable and cost effective storage grows in the enterprise market, OCZ is committed to enabling customers with innovative flash hardware and software solutions that solve storage challenges by accelerating application performance, optimizing IT infrastructures, and enhancing overall manageability while delivering superior total cost of ownership. The company achieves this with a wide range of innovative SSDs, based on in-house technology, and combines them with our proprietary enterprise virtualization software to create complete solid state solutions that enable users to get faster and more reliable access to critical applications and data when they need it most.