Voxel Selects OCZ Technology's SSDs for Dedicated VoxSERVER Hosting Environments
OCZ Drives Provide Voxel's Dedicated and Hybrid Hosting Customers With Fast Data Access and High Reliability

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, announced today that Voxel, a leader in managed hosting, will utilize OCZ SSDs in their custom and on-demand dedicated servers. OCZ SSDs deliver superior performance, reliability and energy efficiency over traditional hard drives, and will allow Voxel customers to enjoy even faster and more reliable access to their website and web applications. 

"We share Voxel's commitment to superior infrastructure performance, and are pleased that they have deployed our solid state drives within their hosting platforms," said Ryan Petersen, CEO of OCZ Technology Group. "By enabling the VoxSERVER line of on-demand and custom servers with OCZ SSDs, Voxel brings higher performance and durability to its clients at an ROI that is unmatched in the industry."

"OCZ SSDs offer huge performance and cost benefits to Voxel customers," said Zachary Smith, COO of Voxel. "By leveraging the ultra-fast random I/O performance of the drives in our on-demand dedicated servers, we're able to help our customers scale some of the largest web properties at a fraction of the cost of previous generation systems. OCZ SSDs also help us provide our customers with the fast service delivery and instant scalability benefits of the Cloud, but with the I/O performance and reliability of bare-metal dedicated servers built with high performance SSDs."

As one of the leading cloud and managed hosting providers, Voxel offers infrastructure solutions to performance-hungry users that are flexible, cost-effective and dynamically scalable. Voxel enables organizations to leverage a hybrid infrastructure platform, seamlessly mixing and matching cloud and dedicated servers, storage, CDN and network resources. All of Voxel's services are backed by an industry-leading SLA and 24x7x365 "Zero Bureaucracy" support services.

OCZ's SATA 6Gb/s-based SSDs are designed for high-volume storage applications and allow enterprises to significantly optimize their storage infrastructures by using their data in real-time. Furthermore, OCZ's ability to provide a tailored solution ensures ultimate compatibility, reliability, and cost-savings, resulting in products that are optimized to specifically address the unique needs of enterprise clients.

About OCZ Technology Group, Inc.

Founded in 2002, San Jose, CA-based OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (OCZ), is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of high performance and reliable Solid-State Drives (SSDs) and premium computer components. OCZ has built on its expertise in high-speed memory to become a leader in the enterprise and consumer SSD markets, a technology that competes with traditional rotating magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs). SSDs are faster, more reliable, generate less heat and use significantly less power than the HDDs used in the majority of computers today. In addition to SSD technology, OCZ also offers high performance components for computing devices and systems, including enterprise-class power management products as well as leading-edge computer gaming solutions. For more information, please visit: www.ocztechnology.com.

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About Voxel dot Net Inc.

Voxel is a leading provider of cloud and hybrid hosting solutions. With hosting facilities around the world, Voxel provides the industry's only truly hybrid infrastructure solution, allowing clients to seamlessly mix and match dedicated VoxSERVERS, virtual VoxCLOUD servers and scalable storage across their deployment. Voxel also owns and operates a global IP backbone (AS 28791) that spans over 20 key Internet hubs and provides free content acceleration via the VoxCAST CDN. All Voxel services are backed by a 100% uptime SLA and 24x7x365 "Zero Bureaucracy" support.   Please visit: www.voxel.net for more information.

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, 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 17, 2011, and amended on May 31, 2011, 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.ocztechnology.com. OCZ does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
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         Investor Relations Contact:
         OCZ Technology Group, Inc.
         Bonnie Mott, Investor Relations Manager
         408-440-3428
         bmott@ocztechnology.com
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