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December 04, 2014 08:00 ET

OCZ Announces Partnership With Currys PC World in the UK and Ireland

OCZ's SSDs Now Available at UK's #1 Consumer Electronics Retailer

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2014) - OCZ Storage Solutions - a Toshiba Group Company and the most awarded solid state drive (SSD) brand of all time, today announced its new partnership with Dixons Carphone, Europe's largest specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, for the resale of OCZ products at its Currys PC World stores. OCZ SSDs will now be more readily available for end users in the local retail markets in the United Kingdom, Scotland and Ireland.

The Currys PC World store estate spans more than 500 stores across the UK and Ireland (as well as www.currys.co.uk and www.pcworld.co.uk) enabling a strong market potential for OCZ SSDs in a refined network of sales outlets. The stores provide a broad portfolio of consumer electronics, mobile devices, computers, laptops and PC components, including data storage devices. 

"We are pleased to announce the availability of our SSDs through Currys PC World," said Klaus Stoetzel, Vice President of Sales - EMEA, OCZ Storage Solutions. "Currys PC World has an undisputed long history of being a leading provider of client storage products to a diverse customer base throughout the UK and Ireland and we look forward to teaming up with Currys PC World to address the increasing demand for SSDs."

"OCZ has a strong heritage in the SSD space and has a strong reputation for performance and reliability," said Ryan Gilfrin, Data Storage Buyer for Currys PC World. "The ARC 100 Series from OCZ represents the latest innovation in OCZ's range of SSD products and we're excited to make them readily available to our customers."

The OCZ product line complements the Currys PC World storage portfolio, offering a range of SATA interface drive solutions including the latest value SSDs. The OCZ ARC 100 series is ideal for laptops, PC and mainstream gaming systems. Through Currys PC World, OCZ will now have a visible and clear customer offering for end users looking to add SSD features and performance as an upgrade, or into their new computer system.

About Currys PC World
Currys PC World are part of Dixons Carphone plc, Europe's largest specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company. The company is focused on helping customer navigate the connected world, offering a comprehensive range of electrical and mobile products, supported by expert after sales service from the Geek Squad and Knowhow. The company employs over 40,000 people in 14 countries, and sells over £10 billion worth of products and services every year, online and in c. 3000 stores. Combining Dixons Retail's successful and sustainable multi-channel approach to electrical retailing, with Carphone Warehouse, one of Europe's largest independent telecommunications retailers, Dixons Carphone plc began trading as a merged entity on 7 August 2014.

For more information about Currys& PC World, please visit www.currys.co.uk or www.pcworld.co.uk

About OCZ Storage Solutions
OCZ Storage Solutions - a Toshiba Group Company is a leading provider of high performance client and enterprise solid-state storage products and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. Offering a complete spectrum of solid-state drives (SSDs), OCZ Storage Solutions leverages proprietary technology to provide SSDs in a variety of form factors and interfaces to address a wide range of applications. Having internally developed firmware and controllers, virtualization, cache and acceleration software, and endurance extending and data reliability 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.

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Contact Information

  • OCZ Press Contact:
    Jessica Luken
    Director of Marketing Communications
    (408) 733-8400 ext. 226
    jluken@ocz.com