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Company Profile

Company name

Fixstars Corporation


August 8, 2002


Head office
Tamachi Station Tower N 28th Floor 3-1-1 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023 (place Map)


553 million yen (as of the end of September, 2020)

Number of Employees

253 (as of the end of September 2020)

Business contents

Multicore processor related business

Main client

  • Kioxia Corporation
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • NEXTY Electronics Corporation
  • Canon Inc.


  • CEO: Satoshi Miki
  • Director: Toshiyuki Hachisuka
  • Director of Administration: Minako Hori
  • Outside Director: Hisayoshi Kobayashi
  • Outside Director: Makoto Ishii
  • Outside Director: Naoki Endo
  • Outside Director: Hiroaki Kabashima
  • Outside corporate auditor (full-time): Yuzo Izumitani
  • Outside corporate auditor (part time): Yoji Nikaido
  • Outside corporate auditor (part time): Yoichi Shikata


Fixstars Solutions Inc.open_in_new
Location: 9205 Research Drive, 1st Floor, Irvine, California 92618 (place Map)
Fixstars Autonomous Technologiesopen_in_new
Location: Tamachi Station Tower N 28th Floor 3-1-1 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023 (place Map)
Sider Corporation open_in_new
Location: Tamachi Station Tower N 28th Floor 3-1-1 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023 (place Map)
Smart Opinion open_in_new
Location: Tamachi Station Tower N 28th Floor 3-1-1 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023 (place Map)
Oscar Technology Corporation open_in_new
Location: Tamachi Station Tower N 28th Floor 3-1-1 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023 (place Map)


  • Fixstars Corporation established in Yokohama. place Yokohama

  • Organization change to Fixstars Corporation place Yokohama

  • Moved head office to Shibuya-ku, Tokyo place Shibuya

  • Established Multicore Technology Development Department and started Cell software development service place Shibuya

  • Moved head office to Minato, Tokyo place Minato

  • Launched PS3 Information Site after the release of the PlayStation 3 place Minato

  • Developed system for derivative calculation for Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. place Minato

  • Established Fixstars Solutions, Inc. in California, USA as a wholly owned subsidiary, and acquired Yellow Dog Linux business from Terra Soft Solutions Inc. place Sunnyvale

  • Released "The OpenCL Programming Book - Parallel programming for multi-core CPU / GPU" place Minato

  • Moved head office to Shinagawa, Tokyo place Shinagawa

  • Established Fixstars Multicore Laboratory Inc. in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo as a multi-core related R&D subsidiary place Shinagawa

  • Constructed large scale cluster using PlayStation 3s at the US Air Force Research Lab place Shinagawa

  • Adopted for NEDO's "Low-power Many-core architecture and compiler technology" development project place Shinagawa

  • Fixstars Multicore Laboratory Inc. was liquidated place Shinagawa

  • Launched OpenCL FPGA Cards manufactured by Nallatech, USA place Shinagawa

  • Received capital of 100 million yen from Toshiba Corporation, increased capital to 26275 million yen place Shinagawa

  • Opened Ofuna office in Kamakura city, Kanagawa prefecture as a base for Flash storage related business place Kamakura

  • Took 2nd place in the worldwide TCFPC 2013 programming contest place Shinagawa

  • M 3 (m-cubed) solution is adopted by Olympus Corporation's laser scanning microscope place Shinagawa

  • Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers market place Shinagawa

  • Announced 3TB SSD "Fixstars SSD-3000M" high capacity high speed storage products place Shinagawa

  • Announced 6TB SSD "Fixstars SSD-6000 M" realizing further increase in capacity place Shinagawa

  • Lenovo Japan Co., Ltd. began offering our large capacity high speed storage products. place Shinagawa

  • Established Intelligent Evaluation Technologies, Inc. with SHIFT for the purpose of applying machine learning technology in the field of quality assurance place Shinagawa

  • Announced 13TB SSD "Fixstars SSD-13000M" place Shinagawa

  • Participated in the "OpenPOWER Foundation" development community on Power Architecture products place Shinagawa

  • Co-developed OSC "Asakusa on M3 BP" OS with Parallel Distributed Framework with Nautilus Technologies, Inc. place Shinagawa

  • Announced ultra compact, ultra high density, ultra low power consumption Linux computer Fixstars Solid State Server named "Olive" place Shinagawa

  • Moved listing from the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers market to the First market place Shinagawa

  • Supercomputer "Kei" gained first place in the world for the fifth consecutive year in Graph 500 place Kobe

  • Started collaboration with D-Wave Systems Inc., who develops quantum computers place Shinagawa

  • Established Fixstars Autonomous Technologies, a joint venture with NEXTY Electronics Corporation, with the intention of expanding business in the field of autonomous operation place Shinagawa

  • Established Fixstars Cloud Solutions, a joint venture with Fusic for the purpose of collaboration in the cloud business place Shinagawa

  • Established Sleek Corporation (currently Sider Corporation) with the aim of further commercializing the Sleeek business, a software development management service using AI. place Shinagawa

  • Established Smart Opinion, joint venture with Prodigy Medical Inc, for commercialization of breast cancer analysis using AI. place Shinagawa

  • Acquired the shares of Oscar Technology Corporation and made it a subsidiary. place Shinagawa

  • Changed the trade name of Sleek Corporation to Sider Corporation. place Shinagawa

  • Moved head office to Minato, Tokyo. place Minato


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