OCZ Technology Expands Research & Development Center in Orange County, California

OCZ Technology Expands Research & Development Center in Orange County, 
Design Center Focuses on Enterprise Product Development in Complete
Solid State Solutions 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/13 --  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
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.  
OCZ is accepting employment applications for hardware designers and
firmware developers with storage experience to work in the new
OC-based R&D center. Interested candidates should submit a resume
online at www.ocz.com/enterprise/company/careers. 
For more information on OCZ's leading enterprise portfolio of PCIe,
SATA III and SAS SSDs, visit www.ocz.com/enterprise. 
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. More information is available at 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; 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
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
OCZ Investor Relations Contact:
Bonnie Mott
Senior Manager of Investor Relations
(408) 440-3428
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