Apacer

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Milestones

Milestones 2015

  • Apacer and Phison Electronics have publicized their strategic cooperation through private fundraising. The companies aim to reinforce their experience and R&D capability in the industrial SSD and controller industries through investment.
  • Apacer launches the 3.0 Upgrade Plan as part of its 2015 business prospects. The plan aims to expand business operations into global markets by focusing on breakthrough developments in four major markets, including forming strategic industry alliances in niche markets, conforming to mobile device trends, embracing gaming, and cloud integrated development.
  • Apacer has maintained the position of “the world’s leading supplier of industrial SSD” nominated by Gartner in 2012, 2013, and 2014. In addition, Apacer was ranked eighth in terms of 2014 Global Module Manufacturer Revenue by DRAMeXchange.
  • Apacer exclusively co-brands with Jimmy Liao, a Taiwanese illustrator renowned for his picture book, in launching the Jimmy Limited Editions products:WP210 Power Speaker with wireless charging and the compact and adorable WS211 Bluetooth Speaker.

Milestones 2014

  • Apacer announces its 2014 business strategy , H.O.R.S.E., to keep commit to the brand promise "Access the Best", continue innovation, provide complete user experience for clients and end users , launch more unique solutions, cloud and consumer-related products in global market.
  • Apacer wins 23rd Taiwan Excellence Awards for the 6th consecutive year, including the UrKey Technology SSD with comprehensive data security, the innovatively integrated SSD-DRAM memory module-Combo SDIMM, the technology-breakthrough WP210 Apacer Power Speaker, the AH450 USB3.0 flash drive with ultra-high speed transmission, as well as the dual-functional AH175 OTG flash drive plus Apacer FileBridge App which integrate software and hardware services.
  • Maintained the position as the world's leading supplier of industrial SSD nominated by Gartner in 2013.
  • President of Apacer, CK Chang, has won the prestigious Top 100 MVP Managers Award and the Outstanding I.T. Elite Award that are presented to only the best professionals of the IT industry.
  • Continued commitment to green policies such as Taiwan’s Green Power Purchase Plan that encourage energy saving and carbon reduction.
  • Awarded with the Medal for Excellence in Energy Saving and Carbon Reduction Initiative by the Environmental Protection Administration as a commendation for Apacer’s energy saving and carbon reduction efforts that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, making Apacer a corporate role model for environmental friendliness.
  • Introduced the ISO 50001 energy management systems to improve energy use efficiency, reduce operational costs and greenhouse gas emissions, achieving implementation of energy management and corporate social responsibility.

Milestones 2013

  • Three latest SATA 3.0 high-speed transmission interface SSDs, qualified for cloud, massiveness and mobility.
  • Following the trend of mobile development, Apacer continued its market distribution in three major strategies- organizational, operational, and managerial innovation.
  • Ranked the global Top 1 manufacturer in the industrial SSD.
  • Established the operational headquarter in New Taipei City to realize the plan of bringing factories and offices together, successfully set the corporate milestone, and carried out sustainable development.
  • Industry-leading 22PIN SATA 6Gb/s high-speed modular SSD, along with mobile peripheral products for mobile application.
  • The only industrial SSD manufacturer that won the 22nd Taiwan Excellence Awards. The award-winning products: Apacer SSDWidget - the world’s first-ever cloud-based monitoring software; SFD 25A-M - the industry-leading 5mm ultra-thin SSD; CSD - the dual disk SSD with pioneering and innovative design.

Milestones 2012

  • The high-capacity and high processing speed 8GB DDR3 1600 UDIMM with ECC Server Memory Module hit the market. Via this memory module, server systems run perfectly at high-speed (12800MB/s).
  • mPDM (mini PCIe Disk Module) modular SSD, which offers higher transmission speed and larger storage capacity for high-end application such as network storage or enterprise servers.
  • DDR3-1600 ECC RDIMM tailored for storage server.
  • AC232 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed portable HDD with stylish ocean pattern, which features innovative anti-slip & anti-shock design with chic pattern to protect valuable data.
  • Pioneering ultra-high speed industrial CFast Card; the doubled speed hit the high performance computing market.
  • SDM4 7P/180D ultra slim SSD and WiFun AF750 received the 21st Taiwan Excellence Awards.

Milestones 2011

  • Ultra-high speed industrial CFast Card, which broke through the traditional IDE interface restrictions with a tripled transmission speed.
  • The world’s fastest high-capacity Ultra High Speed microSDXC 64GB memory card.
  • Apacer industrial SSD SUFD, consumer SSD AS602, AH128 and AH 129 flash drive win the 19th Taiwan Excellence Awards
  • External hard drive AC232 received the 20th Taiwan Excellence Awards.

Milestones 2010

  • Apacer's SmartBadge, which combines data security and storage needs, wins the “COMPUTEX TAIPEI design & innovation awards”
  • Apacer once again breaks through and introduces the world’s first four dual SSD solutions – CSFD, SRFD, SHFD and SUFD, adding additional functions to the SSD.
  • Apacer introduces its 4GB DDR3-1333 ECC RDIMM Energy-saving Server Memory Module Featuring Ultra Low voltage that Slashes Costs of Enterprise-level Servers

Milestones 2009

  • With top-class specifications and delicate texture, Apacer’s new 200X high-speed USB drives Handy Steno 522 is marked by an extraordinary momentum.
  • Apacer’s latest industrial SSD solutions, SAFD 254,employs its proprietary stacking technology, which supports both high capacity requirement and wide operating temperature demand for tough environments.
  • Establishes VA-Consumer product department and includes 4 product lines: Digital Storage, Multi-Media Solution, Digital Sharing, Peripheral.
  • Introduces high capacity and low power consumption 8GB DDR2 Fully Buffered DIMM memory module.
  • Apacer's SmartBadge, which combines data security and storage needs, wins the “IF product design award”.
  • Becomes an official sponsor of WCG 2009 Grand Final, held in Chengdu, China.
  • Apacer’s Industrial SSD Solutions, SDM 7P/180D LP, featuring patented connector wins the 18th Taiwan Excellence Award.
  • Announces the DDR3-2133MHz “Giant II DDR3 Overclocking Memory Module series” further adopt the unique “air-fall” vents for quick heat dissipation.
  • Announces 8GB DDR3 Server Memory Module with built-in Thermal Sensor for Excellent Power-saving advantages.

Milestones 2008

  • Wins sponsorship from Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, for its project of ”Establishment of Brand Management Systems by Taiwanese Enterprises”
  • AH421 Wins the “IF product design award”
  • Wins the “Taiwan Excellence Award” for its Aeolus active overclocking memory module.
  • Aeolus active overclocking memory module wins “Innovation Award” from PC world Greece and “Editor’s Choice” from PC magazine Russia.
  • Introduces SSD+ Optimizer, the world's first Solid State Drive (SSD) optimization solution with HyperFast technology from performance and reliability innovator Diskeeper Corporation.
  • Cooperate with RTD, the founding member of the PC/104 Embedded Consortium, to develop its innovative new SATA Disk Chip (SDC) SSD.
  • Introduces low power consumption DDR2 Fully Buffered DIMM memory module.
  • Memory module products awarded NO1 in “ NOVA Channel Award” in Taiwan.
  • AH225 / AH421 handy drive wins “ Innovation Award” from Tweak Germany.
  • HT203 wins “Rexware Golden Award” .

Milestones 2007

  • Founds India subsidiary.
  • Awarded as “Demonstrative Project” and wins sponsorship from Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C., for its “Project A+: Global Logistic and Value Added”.
  • Wins the iF Product Design Award for its AH421 flash drive.
  • Wins the G-Mark International Design Award from Japan for its AU860 MP4 player and AH225 flash drive.
  • Introduces DDR2-1066 4GB Kit 2, 4GB DDR2-800 FB-DIMM & 8GB DDR2-667 ECC RDIMM ahead of competitors.
  • Leading industry to launch the new generation of single chip solution with fastest Serial ATA Flash Drives (SAFD).
  • Wins the Best Buy Award from the Australia PC User for its AU581MP3 player.
  • Introduces 10th anniversary special edition “Love Memory SD card”, a combination of fashion and aesthetic token into memory card series.
  • Awarded NO1 in “ NOVA Channel Award” in Taiwan.
  • Awarded as “Users’ Favorite Brand” by CBINEWS in China.
  • Wins the award of “Product of the Year 2007” from the online survey conducted by Tian- Ji Yesky for its SDHC Class.

Milestones 2006

  • Becomes a worldwide enabling partner of Intel for offering FB-DIMM solutions.
  • Becomes an official sponsor of WCG ITALY 2006.
  • Introduces world’s first 2.5” SATA RAID Flash Drive (SRFD) that increases data reliability and security .
  • Wins the G-Mark International Design Award from Japan for its AH520 USB flash drive.
  • Wins the Symbol of Excellence (SOE) award for its AH520 USB Flash Drive, AA220 USB 2.0 Anion Extension Cradle, FB-DIMM, and DDR400 Very-Low-Profile(VLP)ECC Registered DIMM 2GB.
  • Handy Steno enhanced for Windows® VistaTM ReadyBoost.
  • Becomes the world’s sixth largest branded memory maker according to DRAMeXchange 2006 Branded DRAM Module Revenue Ranking Survey.

Milestones 2005

  • Wins the SOE for its DDR2 533 UNB-DIMM, DDR 333 Micro- DIMM, Photo Steno Pro II CF Card and Share Steno CD211.
  • Voted by readers as the best brand in the USB Flash Drive category as shown in HWM & GameAxis, Malaysia 2004/2005.
  • Wins the Photokina Star Award from Photopresse and Digit for its Photo Steno Pro II.
  • Wins the Sliver Award from the NAOE for Share Steno CD211.
  • Longtan plant wins international standard for environmental management systems, ISO 14001:2004.
  • Wins the G-Mark International Design Award from Japan for its HA 202 USB flash drive.

Milestones 2004

  • Introduces DDRII DRAM modules for servers ahead of competitors.
  • Wins the Gold Award from the NAOE for its Disc Steno.
  • Wins the G-Mark International Design Awards from Japan for its HT203 USB flash drive.
  • Becomes the world’s fifth largest memory maker in the iSuppli survey.

Milestones 2003

  • Introduces memory-stick-supported MP3 player in cooperation with Sony and wins the Symbol of Excellence (SOE) award.
  • Introduces world’s first portable photo CD burner and wins the National Award of Excellence (NAOE).
  • Becomes the world’s ninth biggest flash memory maker as shown in the Dataquest survey.
  • Voted by readers as the most influential digital storage brand by PC2000 of Taiwan.
  • Becomes an official memory supplier of HP and Acer.

Milestones 2002

  • Launches strategic alliance with Sony to become the exclusive distributor of Sony Memory Stick.
  • Establishes firmware R&D team.
  • Introduces Wintel server products.

Milestones 2001

  • Founds Chinese subsidiary in Shanghai.
  • Launches strategic alliance with SST through mutual investment.
  • Introduces industrial-grade memory modules.

Milestones 2000

  • Founds Japanese subsidiary in Tokyo.
  • Launches into strategic alliance with IBM to accelerate DDR memory module enabling.
  • Targets the assembly PC market and is early market leader for DDR PC2100 DRAM modules.

Milestones 1999

  • Becomes the world’s fourth biggest memory module maker in Dataquest survey.
  • Introduces flash memory product line.

Milestones 1998

  • Introduces DRAM modules that comply with Intel PC 100 ahead of competitors.
  • Produces RIMM products in cooperation with Rambus.
  • Establishes the Longtan, Taiwan plant and Dutch subsidiary.

Milestones 1997

  • Apacer Technology, Inc and US subsidiary founded.

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