OCZ Enters Enterprise Storage Market Through Pact with WhipTrail

OCZ to Supply Enterprise-Class SSDs with WhipTrail Solutions

by Anton Shilov
12/29/2009 | 11:02 PM

OCZ Technology Group, a leading supplier of solid-state drivers, has announced that enterprise solid state storage provider WhipTail Technologies will utilize OCZ’s premium solid state drives to meet its customers’ needs for ultimate productivity in conjunction with its solid state storage appliances. WhipTail that combines its own software innovations with OCZ’s advanced single-level cell flash-based drives.

 

“We are proud to support WhipTail with our enterprise class OEM SSD products. WhipTail’s unique Racerunner solution takes full advantage of all the benefits of solid state drives to provide their customers with an exceptional storage appliance that gives their customers a competitive advantage,” said Ryan Petersen, chief executive officer at the OCZ Technology Group.

Making use of the latest SSD technology, WhipTail is able to configure a high-end server product designed to maximize throughput of data intensive applications for databases and virtualization centers.

As a specialized supplier of mass storage combined with data acceleration software, WhipTail’s Racerunner utilizes OCZ’s SSDs as building blocks into a highly reliable and performance oriented platform that meets stringent quality requirements. OCZ’s enterprise class OEM SSDs are tailored to a wide spectrum of applications, along with high shock, temperature, and vibration resistance in a form factor much more compact than spinning hard disc arrays.

“OCZ’s OEM division has provided an excellent product built to our specifications, allowing WhipTail to focus on building a better appliance, rather than having to build custom SSDs,” said James Candelaria, chief technology officer of WhipTail.