Taiwan 1st half investment hits US$22.3 billion

A total of NT$666.5 billion (US$22.3 billion) was invested by the private sector in the first half of 2014, 51.27 percent of the annual target, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs July 29. “Investment by overseas Taiwan businesses hit NT$55.1 billion, while foreign direct investment stood at US$5.65 billion,” the MOEA said at the Invest-Taiwan summit in Taipei City. The figure brought total investment by overseas Taiwan businesses since the implementation of an MOEA promotion program in November 2012 to NT$199.4 billion, with the figure expected to easily top NT$200 billion in the coming quarter.

http://www.taiwantoday.tw/ct.asp?xItem=220163&ctNode=445

Supermicro talks up Computex server lineup

Supermicro Computer, a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, has continued to expand its server and storage rack solutions amid increased demand for highly scalable, energy efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for data center, cloud and enterprise IT environments.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20140604VL205.html

Super Micro Computer, Inc. Announces 3rd Quarter 2014 Financial Results

TAG indexSAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI), a leader in application optimized, high performance server solutions, today announced third quarter fiscal 2014 financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014.

Fiscal 3rd Quarter Highlights

  • Quarterly net sales of $373.8 million, up 4.9% from the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 and up 34.4% from the same quarter of last year.
  • GAAP net income of $16.6 million, up 24.3% from the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 and up 135.4% from the same quarter of last year.
  • GAAP gross margin of 15.3%, down from 15.5% in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 and up from 14.0% in the same quarter of last year.
  • Server solutions accounted for 50.1% of net sales compared with 48.8% in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 and 41.8% in the same quarter of last year.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140422006617/en/Super-Micro-Computer-Announces-3rd-Quarter-2014#.U1bu-FcSP2U

Supermicro(R) Announces February 2014 Investor Relations Schedule

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing announces its investor relations schedule for upcoming non-deal roadshows and conferences.  On Thursday, February 6, Howard Hideshima, CFO and Perry Hayes, SVP will represent Supermicro in Boston for individual investor meetings hosted by Needham and Company.

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140205-908474.html