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Milestones

2015

  • KE6940 received the "2015 Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • ATEN awarded 2014 BEST Taiwan Global Brands from Interbrand.
  • ATEN awarded 3rd Taiwan Mittlestand Award by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • ATEN was ranked"Grade A++" - the highest score in the"2014 Information Disclosure and Transparency Ranking"by TWSE/GTSM.s

2014

  • VE892 and CCVSR received the "2014 Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • ATEN released the "2013 ATEN Corporate Social Responsibility Report"
  • ATEN was ranked "Grade A++" - the highest score in the "2013 Information Disclosure and Transparency Ranking" by TWSE/GTSM
  • ATEN received the "2014 Taiwan's Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility" award from Common Wealth magazine.
  • ATEN received "National Standardization Award" from Bureau of Standard, Metrology & Inspection, M.O.E.A..

2013

  • VM0808H and EC1000 received the "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • KL1516Ai received the "2013Computex Taipei Design and Innovation Award."
  • EC2004 Energy box received the "2013ComputexTaipei Best Choice Golden Award."
  • ATEN released the "2012 ATEN Corporate Social Responsibility Report"
  • ATEN received the "2013 Taiwan's Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility" award from Common Wealth magazine.

2012

  • Announced the launch of NRGence™, a brand new "green energy" line of eco PDUs (Power Distribution Units), eco Sensors, and energy boxes. With the core concept of "Energy Intelligence", a complete green data center solution designed to optimize energy efficiency.
  • ATEN released the first "ATEN Corporate Social Responsibility Report" which honestly unveils ATEN's accomplishments with regards to the status and programs on Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • ATEN received the "2012Taiwan's Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility" award from Common Wealth magazine.
  • ATEN won the 2012 Taiwan National Invention and Creation Award with its patented "Industrial Operation Console" technology issued by the Ministry of Taiwan's Economic Affairs.
  • ATEN collaborated with National Taiwan University of Science and Technology to develop the "iListen", a software helping hearing–impaired people, has won both the 2012 Red Dot Communication Design Award and the 2012 Samsung Apps Contest championship.

2011

  • CM0264 received the "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Japan subsidiary moved to a new building in Tokyo to integrate sales, marketing, technical support/ customer service, warehousing and logistics business services.
  • VM0808T won Computex 2011 "Best Choice Award."

2010

  • CE790, KM0932, PN7212/PN7320 and CS1792/CS1794 received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Announced the launch of VanCryst™ video products line to provide professional audio and video solutions to different industries.
  • KL3116T received the "2010 Computex Taipei Design and Innovation Award."
  • ATEN received the "2010 Taiwan Superior Brands Award" from the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Subsidiary in Korea moved to an office building in Geumcheon–gu, Seoul with the establishment of a customer service center to step up local support services and strengthen its vantage as a market leader.
  • ATEN received the "2010 Taiwan's Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility" award from Common Wealth magazine.

2009

  • HDMI KVMP CS1792/CS1794 received "2009 Good Design Product Mark Award" (GD–Mark Award) from the Ministry of Economics.
  • Cat 5 video/audio splitter VS1504/1508 received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • ATEN's global patent portfolio grew to 668 patents and patent applications, of which 244 patents have already been granted. This puts ATEN in 86th place in the 2008 rankings of the Top 100 companies and research institutions in Taiwan with the largest number of patents, ahead of leading hi–tech enterprises such as TSMC and Lite–On.
  • KN4140v won Computex 2009 "Best Choice Award" and Japan "Interop Tokyo Best Show Award".
  • ATEN Chairman Mr. Kevin Chen received an award from the King of Belgium in recognition of ATEN's outstanding contribution to business development and the company's technological achievements.
  • ATEN received the "National Innovation and Creation Award" from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Manager Today magazine ranked ATEN Chairman Chen Shangzhong as one of the 100 most outstanding managers in Taiwan.
  • ATEN received the "2009 Taiwan's Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility" award from Common Wealth magazine.
  • ATEN built a new EuropeanOperationsCenter in Belgium as ATEN logistics center in Europe to expand business opportunities throughout the continent.

2008

  • KE8220, CL5708/5716 and CS1782/1784 received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Launched the first USB KVM Switch for Notebooks – CS661.
  • Promote enterprise core value – Integrity, Caring, Ambition and Novelty.
  • Established manufacturing factory in China "ATEN Foremost Co., Ltd".

2007

  • ATEN received "2007 Taiwan's Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility" award from Common Wealth magazine.
  • Established Korea subsidiary "ATEN ADVANCE CO.,LTD.", later renamed "ATEN KOREA CO., LTD." in 2009.
  • KH98, KL9108/9116, CS52 Series and CS62DU & CS62D received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • ATEN Opened New R&D Headquarters, Expanded its R&D Team Scale.
  • The KVM Switches CS62D/CS62DU and CS52 Series received "2006 Good Design Product Mark Award" (GD–Mark Award) from the Ministry of Economics.
  • The product KVM Switch KL9116 was given the "iF China Award".
  • Launched world's first DVI cable KVM Switch with audio – CS62DU/CS62D.
  • Launched world's first 19–inch CAT5 Dual Rail Integrated LCD KVM Switch – KL1508 / KL1516.
  • Established Foremost International Co., Ltd.
  • Established Beijing – China subsidiary "ATEN China Co., Ltd."

2006

  • KL1116, KM0832 and KA9233 received "2006 Good Design Product Mark Award" (GD–Mark Award) from the Ministry of Economics.
  • ATEN Named One of Asia's Best 200 under a Billion by Forbes.
  • SMART magazine chose ATEN's CEO for inclusion in its "Three CEOs who will be Making Waves Over the Next Three Years."
  • KL1116, KN2116 and CS1774 received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Awarded ISO–14001 certification.
  • Established ATEN Europe Ltd.
  • Established U.K. subsidiary "ATEN UK Ltd."
  • Established New Jersey – U.S. subsidiary "ATEN New Jersey Inc."
  • Established ATEN US Holdings Inc.

2005

  • KM0432 received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Launched the first wireless KVM solution – KW1000.

2004

  • ATEN received "Industrial Technology Advancement" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • The Company was conferred the 2nd "Golden Root Award" by the Taiwan Industrial Technology Association.
  • Established Japan subsidiary "ATEN JAPAN Co., Ltd.".

2003

  • Listed in the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
  • CEO Mr. Kevin Chen was recognized through the 2003 "Golden Merchant Award" given by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

2002

  • ACS1714 and ACS1808 received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Obtained the ISO–9001 quality certification.
  • GreTai Securities Market approved the registration of the Company's shares under the classification of "Emerging Stock".

2001

  • CS428/9138 Matrix KVM Switch received "Taiwan Excellence" award from Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Construction of new factory in Sijhih was completed and factory commenced operations.

2000

  • CS182/124/1016 received "Taiwan Excellence" award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Developed the first 4–port USB 2.0 hub, and received the world's first USB 2.0 hub certification. USB Association uses ATEN's creation as USB testing standard.
  • Moved the Company's headquarters to 3rd floor, No. 125 Section 2, Datung Road, SijhihCity, Taipei, R.O.C.
  • Established Belgiumsubsidiary "ATEN INFOTECH N.V.".

1999

  • Registered as a public company.
  • Invested in Topmost International Co., Ltd., a British Cayman Islands entity.
  • Invested in Expand International Co., Ltd, a Niue entity, through subsidiary Topmost International Co., Ltd.

1996

  • Obtained the ISO–9002 quality certification.
  • Established U.S. subsidiary "ATEN TECHNOLOGY INC."

1992

  • Launched world's smallest printer buffer.
  • Launched the first ATEN product AS251P.
  • Launched AS–248 product series, printer switch - controlled via LAN.

1991

  • Introduced ATEN Brand Products.
  • Introduced ATEN ASIC CHIP.

1988

  • HOZN Automation Co. Ltd. renamed as ATEN International Co. Ltd.
  • Started manufacturing of power supplies for computers.

1987

  • Introduced INDATA industrial Computer Series.

1986

  • Introduced MP series Auto Switch and Converter Series.

1984

  • Introduced DATA Switch BOX products.

1982

  • Introduced the first product – a central control series for home appliances to monitor and operate security sensors, lighting and power switches remotely.

1979

  • Initial establishment and registration of the Company as HOZN Automation Co. Ltd.