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American Megatrends (AMI) is a leader in BIOS, UEFI, Remote Management, Network Data Storage, Android Solutions and more - using a proven process to support its valued customers as they design, develop and bring their products and solutions to life.

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With over 80% of global staff in engineering roles, AMI brings depth and flexibility to its customers as they design and build the world's most innovative products.

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AMI's expertise, tools and utilities help speed the design and development process, allowing customers to reduce their time-to-market (TTM) and development costs.

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February 5, 2016:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA, USA/NUREMBERG, GERMANY: - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS and UEFI firmware, server and remote management tools, data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, will once again join Embedded World 2016 from Tuesday, February 23, 2016 to Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany.

The Embedded World Exhibition & Conference is known to be the largest exhibition of its kind where various members of the international embedded community come together and showcase developments in embedded technology. At Embedded World, attendees are presented with the latest trends in the embedded sector that spans over software, hardware, tools and various development services.

AMI will be located in Hall 2, Booth 2-200 of the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, demonstrating the newest and most exciting embedded solution updates for the IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem, stepping boldly into the IoT market with solutions including cloud technology and gateway firmware. AMI engineers also will be available to discuss with customers and partners about the latest BIOS/UEFI developments to its flagship Aptio V® UEFI BIOS Firmware and its unique ability to support multiple processors with the necessary firmware and utilities. Alongside IoT and BIOS/UEFI firmware, customers will hear about the functional and cost-effective benefits of AMI’s Android porting services, as well as advanced manageability solutions from MegaRAC®, the family of remote management solutions from AMI.

AMI invites and welcomes its partners and customers to visit Booth 2-200 to learn more about all of its latest developments and to see how AMI provides end-to-end solutions for the embedded controller, BIOS/UEFI, storage and remote management markets.

To schedule a meeting with AMI at Embedded World, please visit http://ami.com/contact-us/embedded-world-meeting-signup-form/.

To learn more about Aptio V UEFI Firmware from American Megatrends, please visit http://ami.com/products/bios-uefi-firmware/aptio-v/.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States and/or other countries. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

January 20, 2016:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS and UEFI firmware, server and remote management tools, data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, is proud to announce its collaboration with augmented reality innovator DAQRI in the next generation DAQRI SMART HELMET™.

DAQRI, a company known for its innovative work in augmented reality, recently announced the next generation of its flagship product, DAQRI SMART HELMET. Powered by a 6th generation Intel® CORE™ m7 processor and Intel® RealSense™ camera technology, DAQRI SMART HELMET is a wearable human-machine interface (HMI) giving workers in industrial sectors a whole new way of seeing data while on the job.

The Smart Helmet is designed to work in enterprise settings and displays real-time information based on the user's surroundings, increasing safety and worker productivity. It comes equipped with many features to enhance user awareness including: 4D/augmented reality, thermal vision, and industry leading Intellitrack™ computer vision technology.

With increasing interest in augmented reality technology, AMI has collaborated with DAQRI in the development of the next generation DAQRI SMART HELMET. As the leading provider of BIOS, AMI focuses on developing the system BIOS for the Smart Helmet and customizing specifications of the product to meet the expectations of developers and end users. Through this collaboration, AMI has been able to test augmented reality technology and hopes to continue working on developments/future releases for the industry.

"As a long-time leader in the computing industry, AMI has always kept its eye firmly on the future, proudly playing its part in bringing innovative computing products to market that enhance our quality of life, whether they are in scientific, medical, industrial, enterprise, automotive or consumer applications," commented Subramonian Shankar, President and CEO of American Megatrends. "The Helmet recently introduced from DAQRI is a prime example of just such a revolutionary product – one with the potential to contribute greatly to the increased well-being of workers in industrial settings. And so AMI is extremely pleased to have collaborated with DAQRI in its development and is excited to see how innovative companies take advantage of augmented reality to move their operations to the next level," he added.

"DAQRI SMART HELMET is an entirely new type of human machine interface that is redefining the future of work by empowering workers with the latest in augmented reality and Internet of Things technologies," said Brian Mullins, Founder and CEO of DAQRI. "Re-imagining what computing looks like in a completely new form factor was made possible by key technology from AMI and our close partnership during development." he continued.

To learn more about the latest DAQRI SMART HELMET™ from DAQRI, please visit http://daqri.com.

To learn more about Aptio V UEFI Firmware from American Megatrends, please visit http://ami.com/products/bios-uefi-firmware/aptio-v/.

Intel, Intel Core and Intel RealSense are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. DAQRI and DAQRI SMART HELMET™ are trademarks of DAQRI LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

About DAQRI: DAQRI LLC is the world's leading enterprise augmented reality company powering the future of work through innovative hardware and software products. Its flagship product, DAQRI SMART HELMET, is improving efficiency and safety for workers on the job and providing unparalleled cost savings for Fortune 500 companies in industrial and manufacturing settings. DAQRI is headquartered in Los Angeles with an R&D facility in Sunnyvale, CA and a development center in Dublin, Ireland.

December 15, 2015:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS and UEFI firmware, server and remote management tools, data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, is proud to announce it has joined the SUSE 64-bit ARM Partner Program.

Established in 1992, SUSE is the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing. More than 23 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help customers and partners manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services.

In July 2015, SUSE announced partner program expansion to include support for 64-bit ARM server processors, giving OEM partners additional resources to drive innovation. This allows SUSE partners to develop using AArch64-supported SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and to offer various solutions on a 64-bit ARM platform for their customers. With the increasing interest in ARM technology, partners have the resources to cater to the needs of the market and increase technological innovations that will address those specific needs. With the attractive value proposition, AMI recently made the decision to join the SUSE ARM Partner Program in order to benefit from the multiple opportunities that would arise thanks to SUSE’s expertise and knowledge. AMI hopes that through the partnership, it will be able to deliver cost-effective, specialized solutions based on the 64-bit ARM ecosystem that will meet the demands of today’s market through continuous development and innovation.

David Byte, senior technology strategist for SUSE, said, "SUSE is pleased to have AMI join the partner program. With this partnership, SUSE and AMI are helping to ensure the maturity and compatibility of 64-bit ARM systems using the AMI BIOS and Firmware solutions. End users and the community as a whole will benefit from mature and tested systems, thus reducing risk to enterprise customers. SUSE looks forward to working with AMI in a continued effort to bring innovation and stability to the 64-bit ARM ecosystem."

To learn more about Aptio V UEFI Firmware from American Megatrends, please visit ami.com/products/bios-uefi-firmware/aptio-v/.

December 15, 2015:

NORCROSS, GA: StorTrends®, the data storage division of American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI) and an industry leader in all-flash arrays (AFA), hybrid storage, and spinning disk solutions, is pleased to announce that StorTrends received an "Excellent" ranking in the DCIG 2015-2016 Sub-100TB All-Flash Array Buyer's Guide.

This well-regarded guide from DCIG scores and ranks more than 100 features of thirteen arrays from six different storage providers. The Buyer’s Guide offers all of the information an organization should need to make a highly-informed decision as to which all-flash arrays will suit their needs when seeking to purchase storage devices under 100 TB in capacity.

To mark the occasion, AMI would like to offer a complimentary copy of the report to IT professionals, which can be downloaded from the StorTrends.com website at http://stortrends.com/resources/analyst-reports.

“The StorTrends 3600i and 3610i All-Flash Array’s graded out exceptionally well and we ranked them in the ‘Excellent’ category of the 2015-2016 DCIG All-Flash Buyers Guide,” stated Jerome Wendt, Lead Analyst & President of DCIG. “Out of 29 All-Flash Arrays reviewed during our analysis, we found that the StorTrends 3600i and 3610i AFAs offer a comprehensive feature set including inline deduplication and compression, thin provisioning, automated data tiering and caching, sophisticated replication capabilities and QoS - all at a very impressive price point,” he added.

“The StorTrends 3600i and 3610i All-Flash Arrays are priced at or lower than most Hybrid Storage Arrays - so why buy a Hybrid Storage Array when one can buy a StorTrends All-Flash Array at the same price point?” stated Justin Bagby, Director of the StorTrends Division at American Megatrends. Bagby added that “StorTrends has implemented an industry-leading deduplication and compression engine that delivers amazing data compaction ratios that take efficiency and cost savings to another level.”

To obtain an online price quote of the StorTrends All-Flash Array, please visit our Online Price Quote Generator at http://stortrends.com/contact-us/price-quote-generator. To learn more about the complete range of StorTrends products and data storage innovations, please visit StorTrends.com.

About StorTrends:
StorTrends® from American Megatrends is Performance Storage with Proven Value. StorTrends SAN and NAS storage appliances are installed worldwide and trusted by companies and institutions in a wide range of industries including education, energy, finance, state and local government, healthcare, manufacturing, marketing, retail, R&D and many more. StorTrends meets the challenges and demands of today’s business environments by offering a wide variety of solutions from all-flash storage hybrid storage to spinning disk solutions. StorTrends is backed by 1,100+ customer installations, 100+ storage patents and nearly 30 years of IT leadership from a company that millions of people trust on a daily basis, American Megatrends, Inc. For more information, please visit: stortrends.com.

StorTrends and StorTrends iDATA are trademarks of American Megatrends, Inc. All other product and company names are trademarks of their respective owners.

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AMI Partners & Industry Associations


In line with the diversity of its technology and products, AMI is a long-standing member of key industry associations and standards groups, maintaining technology partnerships with the leading manufacturers whose products are used every day in homes, offices and institutions worldwide.

Distributed Management Task Force
Intel Corporation
Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance
NVM Express
Open Compute Project
PCI SIG
Trusted Computing Group
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
USB Implementers Forum
Advanced Micro Devices
Renesas
OpenPOWER
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