AMI Introduces an Affordable Solution to the Management Needs of Servers and Server Blades
Tuesday: March 18, 2003
- AMI introduces MegaRAC® Platform Manager (PM), an IPMI 1.5 compliant Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
- AMI's Unified Management Server (UMS) provides a single point of administration for multiple servers, communicating with the BMC and activating enhanced IPMI 1.5 features in AMIBIOS
- A demo will be presented at Asia Pacific Intel Developer Forum, Spring 2003 in Taiwan (April 13-15, 2003)
ATLANTA (Tuesday, March 18, 2003) American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a leader in storage and computing innovations worldwide, introduces a complete server management solution for server and embedded motherboards based on the IPMI 1.5 management standard.
MegaRAC® Platform Manager (PM) is a complete, highly integrated management solution that will add high availability features to server motherboards. MegaRAC PM is based on the Baseboard Management Controller (AMIBMC) and on easily portable management firmware that implements the IPMI v.1.5 standard developed by Intel, HP, NEC and Dell.
The MegaRAC PM monitors and controls the system and chassis subsystems, sending alerts and triggering correcting actions like reset and boot from a service pa
About AMI : Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software, and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded systems. AMI’s industry leading Aptio® V UEFI BIOS firmware, innovative StorTrends® Network Storage hardware and software products and MegaRAC® remote server management solutions continue to garner industry acclaim and awards around the world. In line with the diversity of its technology and product line, AMI is a member of a number of industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, AMI has locations in the U.S., China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan to better serve its customers.
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