July 13, 2011

CMTL Reports on 3rd Party Memory Module Industry

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CMTL, (www.cmtlabs.com) the industry leader for independent memory module compatibility testing, reports that based on increased testing volume, a brutal "thinning of the herd" business cycle started in 2006 for the 3rd party memory module industry, appears to be stabilizing.

John Deters, CMTL President states, "After witnessing a major fallout of financially weak and poorly managed third party module companies during the last five years, the survivors are positioned for solid growth." Adding, "There still may be further reduction but it should be minimal."

"Companies that continue to be successful offer a mixture of product quality, innovative or leading edge performance technology along with superior customer support and service," Deters commented.

CMTL is planning to recognize the following module companies with awards for continued commitment to product quality and motherboard compatibility thru CMTL's independent memory module compatibility testing program:

Actica, Apacer, ATP Electronics, Avant Technology, Dataram, Kingston, Legacy Electronics, Netlist, Strontium Technology, Ventura Technology, and Wintec Industries.

About CMTL: Formed in 1996 in order to create an industry de-facto standard for memory module compatibility testing. To date CMTL has performed over 18,000 module compatibility tests for module manufacturers in the industry. CMTL requires a memory module to pass a battery of rigorous compatibility tests on each specific motherboard. In addition, the manufacturer is required that the module part number will only be built with the same components and PCBs (BOM) as the tested module.

Contact: John Deters, CMTL, 770-238-2085, [email protected]