OCZ Technology Signs Joint Harvest to Distribute Complete Portfolio of Solid State Drives and Power Supplies in China

OCZ Technology Signs Joint Harvest to Distribute Complete Portfolio of Solid 
State Drives and Power Supplies in China 
New Partnership Expands the Distribution of High Performance SSD
Storage and Power Management Solutions 
SAN JOSE, CA  -- (Marketwired) -- 08/22/13 --  OCZ Technology Group,
Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance
solid-state drives (SSDs) and power supply units (PSUs) for computing
devices and systems, today announced that Joint Harvest, a leading
distributor of IT and computer technology products in China, is now
authorized to distribute OCZ's complete line of SSDs and PSUs. With
deep roots in China's IT market, Joint Harvest has extensive
expertise in promoting products and servicing local customers through
the region's retail channels. This new partnership with OCZ will
strengthen the commitment to provide consumers access to the latest
products for high-performance systems and workstations.  
"We are pleased to partner with Joint Harvest to support the growing
high performance computing market in China," said Wayne Eisenberg,
Senior Vice President of Global Sales, OCZ. "Joint Harvest shares our
commitment to provide customers with leading-edge solutions along
with comprehensive support services, and we look forward to making
our solid state drive and power management products more readily
available to customers in this important region."  
"We are delighted to be appointed as a master distributor for OCZ's
products in China," said Kelvin Ho, General Manager, Joint Harvest.
"OCZ offers a wide range of differentiated high performance SSD and
PSU products that are complementary to our current product portfolio
and are ideal for our established customer base."  
The distribution portfolio covers OCZ's complete line of consumer
SSDs including the flagship Vector SATA III SSD Series, mainstream
Vertex 450, and the workstation-class RevoDrive 3 PCIe Series that
offers maximum bandwidth for content creation and high performance
productivity applications. OCZ's award-winning SSDs deliver an
exceptional balance of I/O performance, enhanced endurance, and
greater cost efficiency for both personal computing and professional
multimedia environments. The agreement also includes OCZ's complete
portfolio of industrial-grade and high-performance power management
products for professional and enthusiast use with the complete range
of PSUs, including the award-winning Fatal1ty Gaming Series and
renowned PC Power Silencer Mk III for mission-critical systems.   
As a result of today's agreement, OCZ is poised to increase its
market presence in a strategic growth area with a leading
distribution partner, offering greater product availability along
with increased service and support in the region with Join Harvest's
established channel of retailers.  
About Joint Harvest
Joint Harvest have long been engaged in China's IT market operation,
has accumulated a wealth of product and channel marketing experience,
with professional management and marketing professional, dedicated
management team, with the radiation of the perfect service platform.
Customer-centric high-efficiency operation mechanism and service
system, as well as for the overall IT solution provider capability,
Joint Harvest sustainable development of core power. Joint Harvest
and integrity of the profession as a corporate goal, to promote the
development of the industry and efforts to grow into a respected
business.  
About OCZ Technology Group, Inc. 
Founded in 2002, San Jose, CA-based OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (OCZ)
is a global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of
high-performance solid-state storage solutions and premium computer
components. Offering a complete spectrum of solid-state drives
(SSDs), OCZ provides SSDs in a variety of form factors and interfaces
(i.e. PCIe, SAS and SATA) to address a wide range of client and
enterprise applications. Having developed firmware and controller
platforms, to virtualization and endurance extending technologies,
the company delivers vertically integrated solutions enabling
transformational approaches to how digital data is captured, stored,
accessed, analyzed and leveraged by customers. For more information,
please visit: www.ocz.com. 
Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this release relate to future events and
expectations and as such constitute forward-looking statements
involving known and unknown factors that may cause actual results of
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. to be different from those expressed or
implied in the forward-looking statements. In this context, words
such as "will," "would," "expect," "anticipate," "should" or other
similar words and phrases often identify forward-looking statements
made on behalf of OCZ. It is important to note that actual results of
OCZ may differ materially from those described or implied in such
forward-looking statements based on a number of factors and
uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that the
process of preparing and auditing the financial statements or other
subsequent events would require OCZ to make additional adjustments;
the time and effort required to complete the restatement of the
financial reports; the ramifications of OCZ's potential inability to
timely file required reports; including potential delisting of OCZ's
common stock on NASDAQ; the risk of litigation or governmental
investigations or proceedings relating to such matters; market
acceptance of OCZ's products and OCZ's ability to continually develop
enhanced products; adverse changes both in the general macro-economic
environment as well as in the industries OCZ serves, including
computer manufacturing, traditional and online retailers, information
storage, internet search and content providers and computer system
integrators; OCZ's ability to efficiently manage material and
inventory, including integrated circuit chip costs and freight costs;
OCZ's ability to obtain sufficient NAND flash; and OCZ's ability to
generate cash from operations, secure external funding for its
operations and manage its liquidity needs. Other general economic,
business and financing conditions and factors are described in more
detail in "Item 1A -- Risk Factors" in Part I in OCZ's Annual Report
on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on May 14, 2012, and statements made
in other subsequent filings. The filing is available both at
www.sec.gov as well as via OCZ's website at www.ocz.com. OCZ does not
undertake to update its forward-looking statements.  
All trademarks or brand names referred to herein are the property of
their respective owners. 
OCZ Press Contact:
Scott Harlin
Director of Marketing Communications, Enterprise Solutions
(408) 440-3484
sharlin@ocztechnology.com 
OCZ Investor Relations Contact:
Bonnie Mott
Senior Manager of Investor Relations
(408) 440-3428
bmott@ocztechnology.com
 
 
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