OCZ Technology is a manufacturer of computer hardware based in San Jose, California, USA. Since entering the memory market in 2002, OCZ has targeted its products primarily at the computer hardware enthusiast market, first producing performance DDR RAM, Video Cards, USB drives, and various cooling products. OCZ currently produces Solid State Drives (SSDs) and power supplies.
OCZ recently began to focus on commercial and enterprise data storage with its SSD business expansion. The company produces a range of SSD interfaces, including SATA II, PCI-Express, SAS, and USB 3.0, for both client and enterprise applications. The company recently announced the RevoDrive, which is a bootable PCI-E drive for the enthusiast market. It also recently announced a new SSD interface called HSDL, which is a new ultra-fast PCIe/SAS hybrid interface, along with corresponding products to implement it. OCZ's most recent SSDs offer up to a 360GB capacity.
On May 25, 2007, OCZ acquired PC Power & Cooling, whose products include power supplies. PC Power & Cooling is in Carlsbad, California. It operates separately from OCZ and maintains its own product lines.
On January 11, 2011, OCZ announced that they will be discontinuing their RAM production, citing poor market performance and the weakening global DRAM market. OCZ will discontinue their remaining lines of DRAM models by the end of their 2010 fiscal year on February 28, 2011