Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO) is a global leader and pioneer in developing NAND flash controller ICs for solid-state storage devices and specialty RF ICs for mobile devices. We have the broadest portfolio of controller technologies and solutions and have shipped over five billion NAND controllers, more than any other company in the world.
Our key products are controllers used in embedded storage products such as SSDs and eMMCs, as well as in expandable storage products such as memory cards and USB flash drives. Our products are widely used in consumer devices such as smartphones, tablets and PCs and for industrial, enterprise, commercial and other applications. Our customers include most of the NAND flash makers, leading technology OEMs, and the majority of storage device module makers. More NAND flash products – especially next-generation flash – produced by Intel, Micron, Samsung, SanDisk, SK Hynix and Toshiba are supported by Silicon Motion controllers than any other company. We are the world’s leading merchant supplier of controllers for eMMC embedded memory used in smartphones and tablets, and the leading merchant supplier of controllers for client SSDs used in PCs and other applications. Our Shannon Systems enterprise-grade PCIe SSDs are targeted at the Chinese hyperscale data center market. For the mobile communications market, our key products are mobile TV SoCs and RFICs. We market our controllers under the “SMI” brand, our enterprise-grade SSDs under the “Shannon Systems” brand and mobile communications products under the “FCI” brand.
We were founded in 1995 in San Jose, California and now operate from corporate offices in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the US, with design centers and sales offices in Taiwan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Japan and the US.