OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and flash-based storage as an alternative to hard disk drives (HDDs), today announced that enterprise solid state storage provider WhipTail Technologies will utilize OCZ’s premium solid state drives to meet its customers’ needs for ultimate productivity in conjunction with its solid state storage appliances. By teaming with industry leaders such as WhipTail, that combines its own software innovations with cutting-edge hardware, OCZ continues to leverage its SSDs across various applications while meeting the needs of mission-critical systems and IT environments.
“WhipTail’s unique Racerunner solution takes full advantage of all the benefits of solid state drives to provide their customers with an exceptional storage appliance that gives their customers a competitive advantage.”
“We are proud to support WhipTail with our enterprise class OEM SSD products,” commented Ryan Petersen, CEO at the OCZ Technology Group. “WhipTail’s unique Racerunner solution takes full advantage of all the benefits of solid state drives to provide their customers with an exceptional storage appliance that gives their customers a competitive advantage.”
“OCZ’s OEM division has provided an excellent product built to our specifications, allowing WhipTail to focus on building a better appliance, rather than having to build custom SSDs,” said James Candelaria, CTO of WhipTail.
OCZ not only offers its industry-leading SSDs direct to the consumer market, but also empowers its partners, such as WhipTail, who are able to take advantage of OCZ’s hardware expertise in conjunction with its own solutions for enterprise use. Making use of the latest SSD technology, WhipTail is able to configure a high-end server product designed to maximize throughput of data intensive applications for databases and virtualization centers.
As a specialized supplier of mass storage combined with data acceleration software, WhipTail’s Racerunner utilizes OCZ’s SSDs as building blocks into a highly reliable and performance oriented platform that meets stringent quality requirements. OCZ’s enterprise class OEM SSDs are tailored to a wide spectrum of applications, along with high shock, temperature, and vibration resistance in a form factor much more compact than spinning hard disc arrays.
About OCZ Technology
OCZ Technology Group, a member of JEDEC, designs, develops, and manufactures ground-breaking, high performance memory and premium computer components, including solid state drives and computer power supplies. OCZ products are the first choice for enterprise and consumers needing high-reliability, premium-grade solutions. OCZ continually invests in R&D to continuously push the limits of performance, speed, and value for consumers, system integrators, and OEM clients. For more information visit our website at www.ocztechnology.com.
About WhipTail Technologies
WhipTail Technologies, based in Summit, N.J., provides SSD Tier 0 storage appliances designed to drastically reduce disk contention and access times – allowing database or virtualization servers to process more data in dramatically less time. Racerunner, a patent-pending solid-state storage appliance that accelerates the delivery of data by a factor of 10 when compared to traditional storage, is the company’s flagship product. Racerunner’s technology combines the latest high-tech storage hardware with expert software to maximize throughput and simplify management of transaction-intensive and mission-critical applications. Additional information may be found on the company’s Web site: www.whiptailtech.com.