Hsinchu, Taiwan – Accton Technology Corporation distinguished at the 5th edition of the Mittelstand Award presented by President Tsai Ing-wen on October 29, 2019.
Accton honored as one of the Mittelstand award winners of the year from a select group of 125 candidates that further shape the Taiwanese economy. The Minister of Economic Affairs, Shen Jong-chin, expressed during his opening speech that Mittelstand Award winners are enterprises that demonstrate a mastery of key technologies and international business competences and thus become Taiwan’s hidden champions within their industries.
“Accton Technology Corporation has been focusing on design and development, manufacturing, and service for the past 30 years and therefore accumulating extensive experience in networking technologies. Moving forward, we will continue optimizing network infrastructures and high-performance computing, especially for data centers, as well as enhancing computing performance for artificial intelligence, deployment of 5G broadband mobile network, and flexible and agile edge computing,” said Chich-Chiang Lee, President of the Accton Group. “We thank the Industrial Development Bureau and those who have recognized Accton’s achievements, and we are deeply honored to be receiving the Mittelstand Award. People are Accton’s greatest asset, and our company logo Accton Tree means we reap an abundant harvest through the long-term work and partnership among employees and customers. We thank those who recognized our accomplishments once again, we will continue to deepen and expand our technologies and help to create a better life for all.”
As the leading provider of networking equipment, Accton has always invested in networking technologies to maintain a leadership position in the field. Accton has moved from proprietary networking systems to disaggregated open platforms and established long-term strategic partnerships with major silicon and software vendors. As soon as new silicon solutions enter the development stage, we start the process of designing our products, resulting in a shorter product development cycle. Recently, Accton has successfully designed and manufactured the world’s first 400GbE switch. We represent 35% of the global market of data center ODM switches, and also serve as a prominent contributor to the Open Compute Project (OCP).
Through applying lean and agile management, Accton has implemented and gradually enhanced its quality system and awareness, leading to an agile quality culture. Some remarkable progress has been achieved, including a significant reduction in manufacturing lead times and an increase in one-time repair pass rates, these resulted in customer satisfaction, and more opportunities for long-term collaboration.