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Sunnyvale, Calif.—October 25, 2007 – OCZ (LSE: OCZ) today announced immediate plans to bring Hypersonic PC into the OCZ Technology Group. Known primarily as the worldwide leader in innovative, high-performance computer memory and power supply units, OCZ acquired Hypersonic PC to employ their rich expertise in high-end system building and take the organization and mobile gaming to the next level. Hypersonic has been paving the way in maximum performance computing since 1996 and established themselves as a leader attributable to their diligent focus on technology, quality, craftsmanship, and world-class support. Under the OCZ Technology Group, the Hypersonic vision can be taken to new heights and grow in key areas of innovation, product development, and market reach.
Combined with their highly personalized solutions and aggressive deployment of the newest advances in PC technology, Hypersonic has earned numerous industry awards and recognition and filled the enthusiast niche unlike any system builder. Their extensive product line includes highly-tuned gaming systems, cutting-edge notebooks, and powerful workstations and is a culmination of their dedication to their craft and the end-user. With OCZ taking the lead, the goal is to carry on the Hypersonic tradition of catering to the demands of the high-end market while increasing resources to maximize innovation and technological leadership and at the same time maintaining their high level of service, quality-control, and customization.
Hypersonic PC’s time-honored reputation for putting the extreme enthusiast and gamer at the forefront of product design and development can now be taken to the next level with the acquisition.
“OCZ’s goal is to deliver the highest performing products to consumers whether that is with premium components or total solutions,” said Ryan Petersen, CEO of the OCZ Technology Group. “We are delighted to welcome Hypersonic PC, a company and brand well-known for their commitment to enthusiasts into the OCZ fold. Together with the additional resources of OCZ Technology, Hypersonic-PC will be able to develop and infuse even more innovation and cutting-edge designs and features into the brand’s leading-edge enthusiast and gaming desktop and mobile offering.”
“Hypersonic, a brand synonymous with performance, is recognized the world over as an award-winning builder of advanced gaming PCs, notebooks, and professional workstations,” said Fred Cohen, CEO and Founder of Hypersonic. “Our strategy has always been to employ bleeding-edge technology and innovative design backed by the highest level of customer support. The fusion of OCZ’s groundbreaking memory and power technologies will catapult Hypersonic to a position of leadership in the performance computing arena.”
“Hypersonic is well recognized for crafting some of the most advanced performance PCs in the world,” said Eyal Akler, CEO of Hypersonic PC. “OCZ Technology Group is clearly a market leader when it comes to producing high quality, high performance products. I am confident that OCZ will use its vast capabilities to further improve the quality and service of the Hypersonic brand. With Hypersonic as part of the OCZ Technology Group our customers can expect more.”
Building on a shared understanding and mutual enthusiasm for leading-edge computer technology, Hypersonic PC will represent the system division of the OCZ Technology Group. Previously, Hypersonic PC customized and pre-built solutions were only available to US customers through their online store. Under the OCZ Technology Group, Hypersonic systems will gain the exposure of the established OCZ global channel, maximizing the availability of the reputable line to enthusiasts worldwide.