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ADATA Technology Co., Ltd.
Native name 威剛科技股份有限公司
Industry Flash memory
Founded 2001
Founders Simon Chen

ADATA Technology Co., Ltd. (Traditional Chinese: 威剛科技股份有限公司) is a Taiwanese memory and storage manufacturer, founded in May 2001 by Simon Chen (Traditional Chinese: 陳立白). Its main product line consists of DRAM modules, USB drives, USB hard drives and memory cards in CompactFlash and Secure Digital formats. ADATA has also explored other markets, such as digital frames, solid-state drives, and Express Cards. In 2007, ADATA was the 3rd largest DRAM manufacturer in the world with a market share of 7.6%[1] and world's 4th largest Flash-product manufacturer. By the year of 2008, ADATA has a capital of $55.55 million of US dollars and a market capitalization of $305.16 million. It has extended its business to Europe and America, while competing strongly in Asia with Samsung, becoming the second largest worldwide supplier of DRAM modules with a 7.1% total market share.


  1. ^ Thomas Kretschmann: iSuppli: Kingston ist die Nummer 1 [1] (in German)
2. Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2004 Winners Report
3. Top Taiwan Global Brands 2007 Winners announced

External links

  • Official web site
  • Official web site in Traditional Chinese
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