History

* indicates the achievements of the former Samsung Networks
# indicates the achievements of the former Samsung SNS

Present ~ 2010

10th Most Valuable Global IT Services Brand (2021,Brand Finance)
#21 Global IT Service (2021,Gartner)

* indicates the achievements of the former Samsung Networks
# indicates the achievements of the former Samsung SNS

2022
  • 09

    Hosted Real Summit 2022 under the theme of 'Corporate Growth and Future through Cloud'

  • 07

    Investment in Vizion, a US digital logistics startup

    Achieves ISO/IEC 5230:2020 for Open Source Compliance as the first Korean IT services company

  • 04

    Ranked 21st in Gartner Global IT Services Market 2021

    Received 'Platinum' Green Data Center Certification for Chuncheon Data Center

2021
  • 11

    Hosted Techtonic 2021 Developers Conference

  • 10

    Launched 'Cello Square' Digital Freight Forwarding Service

  • 09

    Hosted REAL 2021 online conference under the theme of 'Business Innovation Led by Cloud'

  • 08

    Named in Gartner's MQ for Data Center Outsurcing & Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Service for Two Consecutive Years

    Acknowledged a "Major Player" in the 'IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Cloud Security Services 2021 Vendor Assessment' report

  • 06

    Samsung SDS & ServiceNow Strengthens Partnership in Digital Transformation Business

    Recognized by Gartner in 2021 Magic Quadrant for SAP S/4HANA Application Service for 2 consecutive years

  • 04

    Hosted Cyber Security Conference 2021 to share cyber security trends and countermeasures

  • 02

    Named As One of Forbes' the Top 50 Global Blockchain Company for three consecutive years

  • 01

    Ranked as 10th most valuable IT Services Brands on the Brand Finance

2020
  • 12

    Homomorphic encryption technology, ranked top in the iDASH Secure Genome Analysis Competition 2020, an international secure genome information analysis competition

    Dr. Sungwoo Hwang, appointed President & CEO of Samsung SDS

  • 10

    Positioned in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant(MQ) for Industrial IoT Platforms

    Awarded with '2020 South Korea Managed Security Service Provider of the Year' at the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards

    Was listed as a managed security service provider in the 'Now Tech: Managed Security Services In Asia Pacific, Q4 2020' report by Forrester

    Received credit rating of A1 from Moody's

    Won 1st place in AI machine reading comprehension (MRC) competitions for HotpotQA (tests English) and KorQuAD (Korean Question Answering Dataset) 1.0 and 2.0 (tests Korean).

  • 09

    Brigthics AI, named in The Forrester WaveTM: Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning, Q3 2020

    Hosted REAL 2019 conference in online to share innovative technologies and success stories for digital transformation

  • 08

    Brity RPA positioned in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

  • 07

    Samsung SDS Cloud, listed in Gartner's 'Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing & Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services' report

    Samsung SDS & NHN signed a business cooperation agreement (BCA) to support customers' digital transformation

  • 03

    Signed a MoU with Credorax, a global company, to collaborate on blockchain and RPA based account reconciliation platform business

  • 02

    Signed strategic partnership agreement with PwC for AI -powered busniess innovation

  • 01

    Signed strategic partnership agreement with Syniverse to develop a wallet-agnostic, mobile payment platform

    Ranked as 11th most valuable IT Services Brands on the Brand Finance

    Earns Industry-First NIAP Common Criteria certification under MDM-PP v4.0

2019
  • 12

    Chose the 4th XEED-Lab Contest(startup incubation program)'s final Top 3

    Signed a MoU with Vietnamese Sovico Group to support digital transformation & logistics business innovation

  • 11

    Signed strategic partnership agreement with Italy's convention center, Fiera Milano to carry out digital transformation

  • 10

    Named as Major Blockchain Vendor in Asia Pacific Region by Forrester

    Partnership with Digital China for IT Services Business

  • 09

    Received Red Dot 2019 Award of Best of the Best (Knox Portal collaboration solution 'Virtual Personal Assistant')

  • 07

    Named Top 12 of British Brand Finance's Global IT Service Top 15

  • 06

    Investment in SentinelOne, the Endpoint Detection and Response Solution

  • 05

    Investment in US Cloud Integration Company, Jitterbit

    Strategic Investment in Vietnamese IT Service Company, CMC

    Hosted 'REAL 2019' event for the corporate customers promoting digital innovation

    Partnership with Telensa for Smart City Infrastructure and Data Solutions

  • 04

    Partnership with Tech Mahindra in India to collaborate in the global blockchain market with Nexledger

    Signed a co-marketing agreement with Portuguese company Glintt for Nexmed Cardio

    Named As One of Forbes' the Top 50 Global Blockchain Company

  • 03

    Investment in Iguazio, an Israel-based serverless cloud computing startup

  • 02

    Strategic partnership with VMware aimed at delivering digital workspace solutions for mutual customers

2018
  • 11

    Samsung SDS Wins the Global StarCraft® AI Competition

  • 10

    Logistics BPO, Acquired Autuorized Economic Operator(AEO) Certification

  • 09

    Ranked on Forbes Top 100 Digital Companies

  • 07

    Blockchain platform 'Nexledger' won the Prime Minister Award at the Digital Management Innovation in Korea

  • 06

    Signed a strategic alliance agreement for Smart Factory project with Vietnam CMC

  • 05

    Signed MOU with EY Korea to collaborate on blockchain business

  • 03

    Received German iF Design Award (UX Standard System OPUS)

  • 01

    Announced new slogan and vision of ''Data-driven Digital Transformation Leader"

2017
  • 11

    Mr.Hong, Won-Pyo appointed President & CEO of Samsung SDS

  • 05

    Received American IDEA (International Design Excellence Award) (Matcher, Angel Talk, Brightics)

  • 03

    Received German iF Design Award (Knox Meeting, Cello Square, sHome)

  • 02

    Samsung Mobile Security Management Suite Won the Glomo Award (Global Mobile Awards) at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona, Spain

2016
  • 09

    Won 3 Awards at Red Dot Design Award 2016 (Smart Home App, Cello Square, Samsung SDS Enterprise Conferencing)

  • 06

    Signed MOU with SAP to collaborate on enterprise cloud business

  • 05

    Entered into a strategic partnership with EdgeVerve, a provider of key global banking solutions

2015
  • 12

    FIDO solution Won the Presidential Award at the Korea Internet Award

    Mr.Chung, Yoosung appointed President & CEO of Samsung SDS

  • 11

    Samsung SDS transferred its educational content business to Credu (now 'Multicampus')

  • 06

    Opened Sangam IT Center, Seoul

    2014 SDS’s Online Compliance Training

    Trained CP instructors at the hubs of overseas logistics subsidiarie

  • 04

    Announced the slogan and “vision 2020,“ celebrating the 30th anniversary Spread the compliance system to subsidiaries

  • 03

    Signed the MOU for joint marketing of solution business with Oracle Released "Cello Plus", an updated version of the SCL solution "Cello" Urged employees to pledge practice in 2015' Incorporated executive officer compliance assessment

  • 02

    Held a compliance committee meeting: appointment of CCO

2014
  • 11

    Listed on the Stock Market of the Korea Exchange

  • 10

    Acquired the highest grade of ‘AAA’ in the Internal Compliance Program on Export Control (Minister of Trade, Industry & Energy of the Republic of Korea)

    Awarded "Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise" (Teleos, UK) for 13 consecutive years (2002~)

  • 07

    Relocated to Samsung SDS Tower(West Campus) in Songpa-gu, Seoul

  • 06

    Earned the ‘Highest’ grade in Win-Win Growth Index for 2 consecutive years

    “Wall Pad” became the first product to earn Home Network Product certification from Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA)

  • 02

    Receives German iF Design Award (New-concept library interface "Knowledge Forest", IHD (In-Home Display)

    ICT Suwon Center earns the highest grade (A++) in green data center

  • 01

    Advanced Train Control System becomes the first to earn SIL(Safty Integrity Level) 4, the highest level in the domestic railroad industry

2013
  • 12

    Merged with Samsung SNS

    Mr. Jun, Dong-soo appointed President of Samsung SDS

  • 10

    Presented with 2013 Korea Design Award by the Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE) #

  • 07

    First place in ICT Construction Capability Evaluation for 12 consecutive years #

  • 05

    Held groundbreaking ceremony for the Samsung SDS Sangam Center in Digital Media City (Mapo-gu, Seoul)

    Presented the 2013 IDEA (International Design Excellence Award) (Smart home application) #

  • 04

    Relocated to Samsung SDS Tower (East Campus) in Songpa-gu, Seoul

    Awarded the gold prize of the "The True Company (trusted company by employment of the disabled)"

  • 03

    Opened business idea contest, “sGen Global”

  • 01

    Held “1st Software Club Championship”

2012
  • 11

    Samsung SDS's Mobile Desk(Mobile Device Management Solution) won the President's Prize at the Global SW Contest

  • 07

    Launched “sGen Eco Network” to nurture promising startup(venture) businesses

  • 05

    Held ceremony celebrating the 20th Anniversary of ICT Gwacheon Center

    Presented with the 2012 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) (Smart Door Lock) #

  • 04

    Acquired Nuri Solution, a financial IT company Signed agreement to open INNOVATOR methodology to partner companies for quality improvement

  • 03

    Awarded “Highest Tax Payer Tower” on the Tax Payers’ Day

    Changed Company Name to Samsung SNS #

  • 02

    Signed MOU with Seoul National University and Sungkyunkwan University to launch sGen Campus courses

  • 01

    Received an award for top 100 job creating enterprises in 2011 selected by the Ministry

2011
  • 12

    Opened branch in Russia

    Held a national new business idea contest, sGen Korea

    Korea Internet Grand Prize from Korea Communications Commission #

    World-Class Product Certification from Ministry of Knowledge Economy (Smart Home System) #

  • 11

    Received the Grand Prize for the best practice in software partnership for joint growth between small and large enterprises

  • 08

    Launched the 1st class of sGen Club, a new gifted leader cultivation program

    Presented the Red Dot Communication Design Award (Eco-friendly Product Packaging Design) #

  • 05

    Signed a strategic alliance agreement with eMeter

    Started a “flexible start time for work program” to establish a creative working environment

  • 02

    Signed an MOU with Sungkyungkwan University for Industrial-Academic Partnership

2010
  • 12

    Appointment of Alfred Koh as President Ranked 1st by Teleos’ as the World’s Best Knowledge Management Enterprise in Individual Operating Unit Category

  • 10

    Established OpenHands, a standard place of business in the form of an affiliated company

  • 09

    Received IT Service Management System Certification (ISO/IEC 200000) from BSI (British Standards Institution)

  • 04

    Won “Integration Project for Kuwaiti Oil Facility Security System”, the largest overseas SI project ever won by a Korean company

    Received the President’s Award on the 55th Information and Communications Day

  • 01

    Merged with Samsung Networks

    Cited for mutually beneficial cooperation and fair subcontract agreements (Korea Fair Trade Commission) #

2009 ~ 2000

Opened Cloud Computing center in S/W institute

2009
  • 10

    Opened Cloud Computing center in S/W institute

  • 07

    Was selected as a company to provide internet telephony service to administrative agencies *

  • 03

    Signed MOU with TechniData Germany

  • 02

    Won First Brand grand prize for the internet phone 'Samsung Wyz070' *

  • 01

    Established SDS India

    Internet phone awarded the iF Design Award of Germany *

2008
  • 12

    Was awarded first place in Internet Technology segment for the '7th Information Protection Grand Prize' by Korea Communications Commission

    Multicampus was awarded 'Korea Education Brand Grand Prize in 2008' for 6 consecutive years

  • 09

    Multicampus was awarded first place in 3 segments for the ‘Excellent Education Training Program Tournament’ by the Ministry of Labor

  • 06

    Launched the open source-based JAVA SW framework 'AnyFrame’

    Multi-Security Solution 'eXshield' acquired Common Criteria (CC) international standard certification *

  • 05

    Acquired RFID GS certification

    Entered into partnership with USA BMC Software to form a joint business partnership

  • 04

    Contracted for ticket automation system for India (Delhi)

    Launched the Hipass terminal 'Anytoll’

  • 03

    Secured the cooperation in joint project implementation with SAP APJ

    Selected as the company for public e-document storage

  • 01

    Commercialized the Korea's first dual mode phone 'Samsung Wyz One-phone' *

2007
  • 12

    Was awarded the grand prime of "e-Campus '07 Korea Education Brand"

  • 11

    Launched the consolidated security equipment, 'eXshield' *

  • 10

    Established Malaysia branch

    Secured the cooperation in joint project implementation with Capgemini, France

  • 08

    Signed MOU on the joint project of enterprise printing solutions with Samsung Electronics

    Launched the consolidated wireless network service, 'u-Ready' *

  • 07

    Obtained international certificate of RFID Solution (EPC global)

    Selected as World-Class Digital Door Lock Manufacturing Corporation *

  • 06

    Commercialized the first national next generation wireless network solution, 'NexBee' *

  • 04

    Established SDS Latin America

  • 01

    Education Department was awarded the grand prize of excellent education institution part in "5th Korea HRD Grand Prizes”

    Obtained International information Protection Certificate (lS027000) from BSl

2006
  • 11

    Ground-breaking ceremony of SW Institute (Maetandong, Suwon-si)

  • 10

    Established SDS Asia Pacific (SDSAP), a corporation in Singapore

    Obtained Industry's First Int'l Security and Quality Standards, ISO27001 and 20000 *

    Launched digital conferencing service, 'Samsung WyzMeeting' *

  • 09

    Agreement on passenger ticket sales automation system with China (Guangzhou)

  • 05

    Implemented "Samsung SDS Partner's Day 2006

  • 04

    Launched Internet telephone service brand 'Samsung Wyz070' *

2005
  • 11

    Was awarded The Project of the Year 2005 (IT SMF)

  • 10

    P-CMM (People Capability Maturity Model) Level 3(Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mel on University)

  • 08

    The first the start the common use of Internet Telephone service in Korea *

  • 05

    Appointed as the 16th Most Respected Enterprise in Korea (Korea Management Association Consulting) 1st in service area *

  • 03

    Received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Gender Equality in Employment (Ministry of Labor) *

2004
  • 12

    Was awarded Excellent Enterprise Prize in IT enterprise part of “2004 Digital Knowledge Management Grand Prize"

  • 07

    Pioneered Korea's first ever 'Global eCDN' service *

  • 06

    Obtained BS15000 Certificate, an international standard on IT service management, from BSI

2003
  • 12

    Obtained the highest grade master level of ITIL (IT infrastructure Library) for the first time as the domestic enterprise

    Was awarded Korea S/W Grand Prize by the Ministry of Information & Communication

  • 10

    Deployment of a nationwide optical network (for 64 cities across the country) *

  • 08

    Launched IP Contact Center service *

  • 06

    Secured strategic cooperation with Microsoft (Joint implementation of Dot Net Project)

  • 05

    Awarded the Best Communications System Prize by Korea Service Grand Prix for three consecutive years *

  • 01

    Mr. Kim, In appointed President of Samsung SDS

2002
  • 12

    as awarded the Grand Prize in the 1st Digital Knowledge Management by the Ministry of Information & Communication

    Commercialized the world's first Home Network System #

    EZON Home Server Selected as the “World's Best Product” by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy #

  • 11

    Was awarded 2002 Maykyung & Booz-Allen Knowledge Management Grand Prize

    Obtained CMM LEVEL 5 (the highest grade of S/W Equality certification for the first time as domestic enterprise)

  • 10

    Acquired a carrier license international leased lines *

2001
  • 11

    Awarded President Prize in WiseVIEW Korea S/W Public Offering

  • 10

    Declared New Organization Culture

  • 08

    Opened Tijuana Data Center

  • 07

    Launched 4 oversea branches *

  • 03

    Succeeded in implementation of Incheon Airport Project (IICS)

  • 02

    Launched VoIP service *

2000
  • 09

    Established Samsung SDS Europe

  • 07

    Stock split (from 5,000 to 500 KRW per stock)

    Increased capital by 2.8 billion (560,000 stocks of Employee Stock Ownership Association, 22.8 billion of capital)

  • 05

    Initiated the super-high speed networks(2.5G) *

  • 04

    Launched Home Network Brand "EZON #

  • 03

    Split of Unitel Business (split ratio = SDS 1 : Unitel 2)

1999 ~ 1990

Launched integrated computer center management of the associated companies

1999
  • 12

    Established Samsung SDS China

  • 11

    Achieved 1 trillion won in sales in Sl industry in Korea for the first time

  • 10

    Declared e-Partner, an internet business strategy

  • 08

    Opened Daedeok information Communication Research Center

1998
  • 12

    Established strategic coalition with Microsoft

  • 11

    Established strategic coalition with CA (Computer Associates) of USA

  • 06

    Concluded strategic coalition with HP America and SGI

  • 05

    Established BBS (Backoffice solution center) with Microsoft

    Launched Unitel ‘Uniwin98' Service

1997
  • 11

    Established strategic coalition with Microsoft

  • 10

    Opened Samsung Multi Campus

  • 06

    Opened branch in China

  • 05

    Established 'SDSA', U.S. Corporation & 'CSP', Joint Corporation

  • 04

    Changed the company’s name to ‘Samsung SDS'

  • 03

    Established the Telecommunication Research Institute, and obtained ISO 9001 certification #

1996
  • 12

    20.0 billion won capital increase (Employee ownership stock 220.000 share, Capital 60.0 billion won)

  • 11

    Opened a branch office in San Jose, USA

  • 06

    Completed the 2nd network (Gumi)

  • 04

    Launched computer communication 'UNITEL'

1995
  • 12

    Acquired ISO-9001 in the SM field

  • 10

    50.0 billion won capital increase (Employee ownership stock 100.000) share, Capital 40.0 billion won)

  • 09

    10.0 billion won increase of capital (Capital 35.0 billion won)

1994
  • 11

    Started construction of the 2nd network center (Gumi)

    Opened an information technology academy

  • 08

    Practiced and declaration of Inspiration 2000 movement

  • 05

    Acquired the ISO-9001 certification in the SI field for the first time in the industry.

  • 04

    8.2 billion won increase of capital (Capital 25 billion won)

1993
  • 09

    Mr. Namgoong, Suek appointed President of Samsung Data Systems

    Commencement of Samsung Fire Integrated Management (SM Business)

  • 05

    Open Changwon Information Network Center

  • 03

    Established Seoul Commtech #

  • 01

    Samsung Credit Card Integrated Management (SM Business)

1992
  • 11

    Commencement of Samsung Life Insurance Integrated Management (SM Business)

  • 07

    3.0 billion won increase of capital (Capital 16.8 billion won)

  • 05

    Opened Gwachon Information Network Center

  • 03

    Promotion of the Tokyo branch

1991
  • 12

    Annual sales pass 100 billion won

  • 09

    Launched integrated computer center management of the associated companies(SM Business)

  • 08

    6.0 billion won capital increase (Capital 13.8 billion won)

  • 01

    Registered as an information communication provider

1990
  • 12

    Established SITEC, the 2nd education center(in Gangnam)

  • 11

    Established office in Daegu and Chagwon

  • 07

    IE stablished CATIA Education Center

  • 05

    3.0 billion won capital increase (Capital 7.8 billion won)

1989 ~ 1985

Established Samsung Data Systems

1989
  • 09

    Launched Samsung Network Service

  • 08

    Established Samsung information Technology Education Center

  • 06

    Established an office in Busan

  • 01

    Mr. Im, Kyung-choon appointed President of Samsung Data Systems

1988
  • 12

    1.8billion won capital increase (Capital 4.8 billion won)

  • 11

    Approved as a trading agency

  • 07

    Approved as a trading company(First grade) Launched Unitel 'Unione 98 J service

  • 03

    Established CAD/CAM Education Center

1987
  • 08

    Ministry of Post and Telecommunication The first common use of special communication circuit (VAN)

  • 06

    Paid IBM Korea capital 1.0 billion won (Capital 3.0 billion won)

  • 05

    Concluded IBM Korea joint contract

  • 03

    1.5 billion won capital increase (Capital 2.0 billion won)

1986
  • 06

    Consolidated purchase of computer facility of Samsung Life

  • 04

    300 million won capital increase (Capital 500 million won)

1985
  • 10

    Approved as information communication provider by Ministry of Post and Telecommunication

  • 08

    Established technology research institute

  • 07

    Consolidated purchase of computer facility of Samsung C&T Corporation

  • 05

    Mr. Jeun, Sang-ho appointed President of Samsung Data Systems

    Established Samsung Data Systems (Capital 200 million won)