[ pronounced "why-tan" ] designs and manufactures rugged solid
state drives and SSD processors for military, defense, aerospace
and industrial applications. It was founded by a team of SSD
industry veterans from Mtron and SuperTalent, both of which are
recognized as the industrial pioneers and enablers of SSD
controllers and solid state drives.
We are a global organization with design teams and marketing team members in Silicon Valley and Asia. The members of our technical team come from Fortune 500 companies such as Cisco and IBM and bring to Waitan over 100 years of design and manufacturing experience with ruggedized electronics and systems, as well as strict quality control and management at ISO9001 certified manufacturing facility.
Waitan® is named after the legendary Shanghai Bund [spelled as "Waitan" in Chinese Pinyin]. The Bund is a waterfront area in central Shanghai, shown in the picture above. The Bund lies on a section of East-1 Zhongshan Road, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River. In 1930s, the Shanghai Bund had dozens of historical buildings lining the Huangpu River that once housed numerous banks and trading houses from the United Kingdom, France, the United States, Italy, Russia, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands and Belgium, as well as the consulates of Russia and Britain, the Shanghai Club and the Masonic Club. It was initially a British settlement; later the British and American settlements were combined in the International Settlement. Magnificent commercial buildings in the Beaux Arts style sprung up in the years around the turn of the 20th century as the Bund developed into a major financial center of East Asia.
Located in Shanghai, the most economic booming and multi-culture rich zone in both history and now in China and the Far East, Waitan® has vast access to talented engineers and supply chain resources in Shanghai metro area which lets Waitan maintain competitive edges of advanced research, development and production of SSD processors and solid state drives.
At Waitan® , we believe closed interactions and integration between design teams and manufacturing teams are the best approach to design world class rugged SSD with short time-to-market so that the industry and the customers can take advantage of Waitan's ruggedized and feature rich SSD products which empower their design for next generation computer systems.