Advantest Establishes New Subsidiary Cloud Testing Service, Inc.
Fusing cutting-edge test technology with cloud computing, Advantest's new CloudTestingTM Service represents a new concept in semiconductor test: on-demand test solutions tailored precisely to customer needs. The establishment of Cloud Testing Service, Inc. creates a framework for the Advantest Group to provide this new service promptly and flexibly, at a highly competitive price point. The new subsidiary was incorporated on October 1, 2012 and officially launched sales of CloudTestingTM Service today.
Background to the Establishment of Cloud Testing Service, Inc.
Amid rapid technological innovation in the semiconductor industry, Cloud Testing Service, Inc. is poised to make a broad, immediate contribution to R&D testing needs. Customers can download test software and applications from the cloud on demand, selecting the optimal tools for their test and evaluation / analysis requirements.
Advantest has established Cloud Testing Service, Inc. as a new subsidiary to underline the paradigmatic nature of this shift from the existing model of semiconductor test equipment manufacturing and sales to a new business model anchored in internet-based commerce.
Advantest Europe GmbH
A world-class technology company, Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments. Its leading-edge products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also focuses on R&D for emerging markets that benefit from advancements in nanotech and terahertz technologies, and has recently introduced multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes essential to photo mask manufacturing, and 3D imaging analysis tools to the pharmaceutical and transportation industries. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries worldwide. More information is available at www.advantest.de.