SOURCE: OCZ Technology Group, Inc.
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 2, 2012) - OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, will showcase its enterprise solid state virtualization solutions at this year's VMworld Barcelona 2012, Exhibit B414, located at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via -- North Entrance, Barcelona, Spain, from October 9th through October 11th.
Featured solutions include OCZ's fourth generation Z-Drive R4 PCI Express (PCIe) SSD and VXL cache and virtualization software that delivers industry-leading flash data caching into VMware virtualized server platforms. This VMware Ready™ solution distributes flash caching resources on-demand across virtual machines (VMs) to maximize performance, and distributes the flash between VMs based on need, making sure that no VM inefficiently occupies flash when it can be better used elsewhere in the environment. The end result is optimal utilization of flash cache regardless of how many VMs are running concurrently.
One of the key differential advantages of OCZ solid-state virtualization is its unique ability to support end-to-end VMware Fault Tolerance (FT) without the need for a back-end storage area network (SAN). For this High Availability (HA) 'SAN-less' data center scenario, flash data is synchronously replicated by VXL software between Z-Drive R4 PCIe SSD cards residing on redundant cluster servers assuring that host-based flash is treated as a continuously available storage resource across VMware clusters. This approach yields no data loss and no VM downtime even during complete server failures.
Join OCZ Technology at VMworld Barcelona 2012, Exhibit B414, to see the latest solid-state solutions designed for VMware virtualization customers.
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 the industry's widest range of solid-state drives (SSDs), OCZ features SSDs in a variety of form factors and interfaces (i.e. PCIe, SAS and SATA) to address HDD replacement, SAN acceleration, server and storage virtualization, cloud computing, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) opportunities. Having developed firmware and controller platforms to virtualization and endurance extending technologies, the company delivers vertically integrated, customizable solutions enabling transformational approaches to how digital data is captured, stored, accessed, analyzed and leveraged across a wide range of client and enterprise applications. For more information, please visit: www.ocztechnology.com.
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