American Megatrends to Host “Aptio for the Next” UEFI Readiness Seminar on 21 October 2011 in Taipei
Thursday: October 20, 2011
- AMI will host the Aptio for the Next UEFI Readiness Seminar in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday, 21 October 2011
- This event will be presented in conjunction with Digitimes, a leading IT media, market research and consulting organization based in Taiwan for the Chinese-language IT market
- This seminar will provide a close look at the UEFI standards at the core of AMI’s Aptio® UEFI Firmware, with a specific focus on how the UEFI standards are interconnected with the next generation of operating systems
- Topics will cover a wide variety of both general interest and UEFI specialist topics
- Thought-leaders in UEFI, security and pre-boot applications from AMI and Intel will make this a lively and informative event
- Throughout the event, AMI will provide demonstrations of several platforms from leading manufacturers - all powered by Aptio 188.8.131.52 and fully compliant with UEFI 2.3.1
- More information about the Aptio for the Next event, including a schedule and detailed agenda, along with registration information, can be found at the Digitimes website
NORCROSS, GEORGIA / TAIPEI, TAIWAN - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a leader in BIOS and computing innovations, is pleased to announce the Aptio for the Next UEFI Readiness Seminar in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday, 21 October 2011. AMI will host this first-of-its-kind event at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) from 9:00 am to 4:50 pm in conjunction with Digitimes, a leading IT media, market research and consulting organization based in Taiwan for the Chinese-language IT market.
The Aptio for the Next seminar will provide a close look at the UEFI standards at the core of AMI’s Aptio® UEFI Firmware, with a specific focus on how the UEFI standards are interconnected with the next generation of operating systems. The latest version of Aptio, version 184.108.40.206, complies fully with the latest UEFI specifications, UEFI 2.3.1 and PI 1.2, making the advanced features of the UEFI specification such as Secure Boot for enhanced platform security and pre-boot touch support available to manufacturers.
Topics for the one-day Aptio for the Next event will cover a wide variety of both general interest and UEFI specialist topics, including the UEFI 2.3.1 Specification, ACPI 5.0, Secure Boot, TCG 1.2/2.0, NIST SP 800-147, FastBoot, USB 3.0, Aptio Pre-Boot Applications and much more. Thought-leaders in UEFI, security and pre-boot applications from AMI and Intel will bring their years of experience working with UEFI and personal insight on the development of the next generation of hardware, firmware and operating systems to make this a lively and informative event. AMI will also provide demonstrations throughout the day of several platforms from leading manufacturers – all powered by Aptio 220.127.116.11 and fully compliant with UEFI 2.3.1.
S. Shankar, President and CEO of American Megatrends, remarked that "As one of the founding members of the UEFI Forum and a leading BIOS vendor, AMI has a key role in promoting the UEFI standard throughout the industry. To sustain the interest in UEFI and provide insight into AMI’s role in UEFI development for next generation operating systems, AMI is pleased to host this event together with Digitimes and our key partner Intel. Those in the PC industry cannot afford to miss this opportunity to learn more about the significant developments behind this new structure and the standards it is founded upon at the Aptio for the Next event."
More information about the Aptio for the Next event, including a schedule and detailed agenda, along with registration information, can be found at the Digitimes website. For more information about Aptio UEFI firmware, or any of AMI’s family of BIOS and UEFI firmware, diagnostic tools, remote management and data storage products, please call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI or visit AMI’s website at www.ami.com.
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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