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OCZ Technology, Inc. (OCZ) Signs Agreement With Intcomex To Distribute Consumer-Based Line Of SSDs

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OCZ Technology Group, a prominent supplier of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, announced that it has signed an agreement with Intcomex regarding the rights to distribute OCZ's entire line of consumer-based SSDs in Latin America and the Caribbean. A recent addition to the OCZ portfolio is the new Vector SSD Series. This new product group is based on the advanced Barefoot 3 controller that features the industry's fastest I/O performance and enterprise-like endurance which has earned the Vector SSD Series dozens of Editors Choice Awards worldwide. On top of the flagship Vector Series, Intcomex will be carrying the PCIe-based RevoDrive Series and OCZ's popular SATA-based Vertex Series and Agility Series.

Intcomex is the largest pure-play value-added distributor of IT products dedicated to serving the Latin American and Caribbean markets, and it is completely focused on distributing computer equipment components, networking products, peripherals, software, etc. to over 40 countries represented in those markets, in addition to giving customers a one-stop shop by stocking more than 13,000 products from greater than 140 vendors. With twelve 'in-country' distribution offices in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay, Intcomex is the optimum company to deliver the product mix, services, support, and training to its local networks of resellers, large-scale retailers, and system integrators significantly quicker and in a more personal manner.

"We are very excited to complement our existing IT portfolio with leading solid-state drives from OCZ which are highly regarded in our region for their technical innovation, leading performance, advanced drive life and extreme affordability," said Carlos Ruzal, Director of Purchasing and Product Management for Intcomex. "As part of our support for OCZ's SSD portfolio, we deliver a unique set of services including training on new products, technical support, warranty services, assistance with customs, duties and taxes, and efficient shipping and receiving processes that has become the driving force behind our stellar customer service and continued success."

"We are pleased to expand our distribution strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean with Intcomex who is completely dedicated and focused on providing the complementary IT products and value-added services that high-tech resellers are accustomed to," said E. Zeke Olazaba, Director of Sales-Latin America for OCZ Technology. "As a key distribution partner in the region, with a rich line-card of IT products and unique services, we anticipate that that this partnership will extend into enterprise applications supporting other areas of the data center."

With yesterday's announcement, OCZ is in a position to greatly increase its market penetration in a growing region with a leading distribution partner and network of resellers supporting all customers including small to large businesses, home and entertainment users, and communities covering banking, financial, government, and corporate.

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