Delta showcasing industrial solutions at Hannover Messe
Apr 16, 16:01
Delta Electronics is showcasing its industrial automation, energy management and smart grid solutions as well as demonstrating its Scara industrial robot at the Hannover Messe show, in Hannover, Germany, from April 13-17. Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has also sent executives to...
China data center server standard project 3.0 to announce at year-end 2015
Apr 14, 14:08
The third version of China's data center server technology standard project led by China-based Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are set to be announced at the end of 2015 and the project will cover more standards and adopt a modularized design to help reduce China data centers' server purchasing costs, according...
Notebook ODMs partnering with IoT startups
Apr 13, 15:32
Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have been accelerating their paces building partnerships with Internet of things (IoT) startup companies and are providing financial, production and technological support to these players, looking to enhance their presence in the industry. The ODMs are expected to achieve...
Advantech revenues increase in March
Stockwatch - Apr 9, 16:04
Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.393 billion (US$109.04 million) for March 2015, representing a 43.95% increase on month and 9.5% increase on year.
Acer partners with Taiwan venture fund AppWorks for IoT business
Apr 9, 11:51
Acer has announced it will cooperate with Taiwan-based venture fund AppWorks, combining Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform with AppWorks' resources to incubate start-up companies for the Internet of Things (IoT). Acer's general manager of BYOC business Robert Wang said that Acer has already...
Tapping into OTT video growth key for pay TV, says ABI Research
Apr 7, 16:15
The pay TV market has been struggling with increasing customer churn and maintaining ARPU, and is forecast for only 3.7% CAGR through 2020, according to ABI Research. In contrast, OTT video continues its strong growth, and should see around 26% total revenue growth in 2015, with 24% CAGR through 2019...
HP-Foxconn partnership to fuel competition in datacenter market in 2H15
Apr 2, 11:32
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently unveiled its new Cloudline series cloud computing servers, manufactured and developed by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and the two firms' cooperation is expected to fuel competition in the datacenter server industry in the second half of 2015, according...
Wistron invests in Arbor Technology
Apr 1, 15:20
Wistron has announced an investment of NT$246 million (US$7.8 million) in Arbor Technology for a 10.69% stake to become the largest corporate shareholder. Arbor makes industrial embedded/networking computing devices and ruggedized computing devices.
Avalue Technology aims at medical applications
Mar 27, 10:44
Embedded computing and industrial computer maker Avalue Technology aims to become a leading provider of industrial computing solutions for medical applications, the company said at a March 26 investors conference.
Getac chairman expects over 15% on-year growth in rugged PC shipments in 2015
Mar 26, 22:20
Rugged PC vendor Getac Technology, an affiliate of the Mitac Group, is expected to achieve on-year shipment growth of at least 15% in 2015, higher than the rugged PC market's average growth of 5-10%. The company recently started shipping products to new clients and expects rugged PC products to contribute...
Acer Octon seeking cooperation with top-3 telecom carriers in North America
Mar 23, 11:50
Acer Octon, a joint venture established in November 2014 by Taiwan-based IT vendor Acer and US-based multimedia application developer Octon, will soon announce the outcomes of talks it has been holding with the three largest telecom carriers in North America about cooperation, according to company...
Asustek recruiting new blood for emerging businesses
Mar 19, 13:32
Asustek Computer is planning to hire 1,000 new employees in 2015 starting March as the company has been aggressively expanding its emerging businesses such as Internet of things (IoT) and wearable devices. Asustek currently has about 10,000 employees worldwide.
Taiwan white-box server makers land orders from Apple
Mar 18, 15:32
Apple has joined the Facebook-established Open Compute Project in line with its plans to set up new cloud data centers and replace servers used in existing data centers. Some Taiwan-based white-box server makers have obtained orders from Apple and will begin shipments soon, according to Taiwan-based...
Advantech revenues drop in February
Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:13
Advantech Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.357 billion (US$74.7 million) for February 2015, representing a 22.77% drop on month and 0.64% drop on year.
Server demand from emerging markets rising
Mar 9, 15:41
Demand from emerging markets such as Russia and China for white-box servers directly supplied from ODMs has been increasing, pushing related ODMs to accelerate their paces on establishing full product lineups, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Mitac expected to see growing cloud computing sales in 2015
Mar 5, 14:26
Mitac Computing Technology, a cloud computing affiliate of the Mitac Group, is expected to achieve a double-digit percentage growth on year in 2015. In addition to increased cooperation with system integrator clients, the company also sees its server and storage OEM business growing, according to sources...
Digitimes Research: Global server shipments in 2014 up 7.1% on year
Mar 4, 15:01
There were 10.420 million servers (counted based on motherboards) shipped globally in 2014, increasing on year by 7.1%, and due to fast growing demand from Internet data centers, shipments in 2015 will rise 13.5% to 11.825 million units, according to Digitimes Research.
Advantech, ITRI to set up Industry 4.0 system integration joint venture
Mar 4, 11:35
Taiwan-based industrial computing solution provider Advantech and Mechanical and Systems Research Laboratories under the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will establish a joint venture to provide Industry 4.0-based system integration services, according to Advantech...
Alibaba to set up venture capital fund in Taiwan
Mar 3, 14:21
China-based Alibaba Group has said it plans to set up a NT$10 billion (US$319 million) non-profit venture capital fund in Taiwan to finance local young entrepreneurs to build up a business on its e-commerce system.
Xilinx unveils 16nm UltraScale+ family of FPGAs
Feb 25, 14:08
Xilinx has announced its 16nm UltraScale+ family of FPGAs, 3D ICs and MPSoCs, combining new memory, 3D-on-3D and multi-processing SoC (MPSoC) technologies. The UltraScale+ family also includes a new interconnect optimization technology, SmartConnect.
HP cooperation with Accton to benefit white-box server makers
Feb 24, 19:51
Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announced cooperation with Taiwan-based Accton Technology to sell switches matched with software developed by Silicon Valley-based Cumulus Networks. The agreement is expected to increase the reliability of white-box data center servers produced by Taiwan-based makers,...
Apple to invest EUR1.7 billion in new data centers in Europe
Feb 24, 12:26
Apple today announced a EUR1.7 billion (US$1.93 billion) plan to build and operate two data centers in Europe, each powered by 100% renewable energy. The facilities, located in County Galway, Ireland, and Denmark's central Jutland, will power Apple's online services including the iTunes Store, App...
Advantech 2014 revenues, net profit hit records
Feb 11, 15:14
Advantech, the largest Taiwan-based industrial computing solution provider, posted consolidated revenues of NT$35.734 billion (US$1.13 billion) and net profit of NT$4.929 billion for 2014, its highest respective annual levels on record, the company said at an investors conference on February 10.
Asia-Pacific city governments to increase IoT adoption in 2015, says IDC
Feb 6, 14:41
Several regional authorities in Asia Pacific will develop new sourcing models for transformational ICT such as third platform technologies (cloud, big data, mobility and social business); for smart city programs; and for connected smart machines and intelligent sensors leading to the eventual construct...
Facebook planning to give network switch orders to Taiwan ODMs
Feb 2, 15:04
Optimistic about software defined network (SDN) development, Facebook is planning to shift its network switch orders from existing brand partners to Taiwan's white-box suppliers in 2015 and both Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a white-box server subsidiary of Wistron, are already preparing aggressively...