OCZ Technology Announces Penguin Computing’s Deployment of Deneva Solid State Drives (SSD) for Servers and Workstations
Enterprise-Class Deneva SSDs Deliver the Performance Necessary for Penguin Computing’s HPC Solutions
SAN JOSE, CA—June 30, 2011— OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that the OCZ Deneva SSD Series was selected by Penguin Computing for integration with their servers, workstations, and storage solutions. The Deneva Series delivers superior performance, durability, and power efficiency over traditional hard drives, helping Penguin deliver an even more robust solution to their clients.
“Penguin Computing is a leading provider of High Performance and Enterprise Computing solutions for Fortune 500, government and academic customers. Looking for storage efficiency, maximum data throughput and a small operating footprint, more and more of our customers want to take advantage of the benefits SSD based storage technology has to offer,” said Charles Wuischpard, CEO at Penguin Computing. “We are excited about our partnership with OCZ that allows us to better address the increasing demand for solid state based storage solutions.”
“We are pleased to work alongside Penguin Computing, a leader in the space, on developing cutting-edge SSD solutions for workstations, rackmounted servers, and cluster systems geared for HPC applications,” said Richard Singh, CSO at OCZ Technology Group. “OCZ Deneva SSDs are extremely robust storage products and we are excited that, partnered together, Penguin can deliver SSD appliances for HPC clusters with performance gains and superior total cost of ownership to its enterprise clients.”
Based in Fremont, California, Penguin Computing has specialized in Linux since 1998, concentrating on delivering the best Linux-based user experience through a combination of cluster management software, cutting edge systems, and services all designed to dramatically simplify the deployment and management of large pools of servers. Penguin’s server solutions feature top of the line hardware components and are installed, integrated and supported by engineers renowned for their in-depth expertise in Linux deployment. Penguin’s proven designs along with build and integration expertise enable rapid deployment, allowing clients to be immediately productive with application-ready systems.
Striving to deliver the ultimate productivity for the most demanding applications, Penguin Computing chose OCZ Deneva SSDs for their Linux systems to address customers who need access to powerful yet energy-efficient computing. As the demand for optimal storage efficiency, data throughput, and operating footprints broaden across various industries, OCZ will continue to partner with Penguin, providing products that enhance productivity and value for HPC customers.