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Anobit Technologies, Ltd.
Industry Computer memory
Founded 2006 (2006)
Founder Ehud Weinstein
Ariel Maislos
Ofir Shalvi
Headquarters Herzliya Pituah, Herzliya, Israel
Products Flash data storage devices
Number of employees
200 (2012)
Parent Apple Inc.

Anobit Technologies, Ltd. (Hebrew: אנוביט‎) is an Israeli fabless designer of flash memory controllers.[1]


The firm was founded in 2006. It has a portfolio of 65 patents (24 granted and 41 pending),[2] including Memory Signal Processing technology.[3] It is headquartered in Herzliya, with an American office in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Investors in the company include, Boston based Battery Ventures.


Anobit was purchased on January 6, 2012 by Apple Inc. for a reported $390 million.[4]

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  1. ^ Schonfeld, Erick (January 11, 2012). "Why Apple Bought Anobit". TechCrunch. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ Freixes, Alejandro (March 12, 2012). "Beyond Anobit: Apple's game of thrones forces rivals to kneel". Patexia. Retrieved March 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ Maleval, Jean-Jacques (December 14, 2011). "Apple Eying SSD Start-Up Anobit". Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ Solomon, Shoshanna; Ferziger, Jonathan; Barden, Andrew J.; Maedler, Claudia (January 12, 2012). "Apple Said to Acquire Israel’s Anobit Technologies for About $390 Million". Bloomberg. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 

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