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Industry-leading firmware products born from AMI technology and innovation

Aptio V UEFI BIOS Firmware

UEFI BIOS Firmware

Next Generation UEFI BIOS Firmware

Full support for the latest UEFI specifications and the security, fast boot and touch support that today's platforms require.

MegaRAC BMC Firmware

BMC Firmware

Complete, Scalable Management Tools

Remote/resource management that is hyper-scalable, based on industry standards like IPMI, Redfish™ and Intel® Rack Scale Design

AMI EC Firmware

EC Firmware

Embedded Controller Firmware

Has a wide range of eSPI and RTOS supported features on commonly installed EC chips.

Press Releases

Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI Supports Pyrite Security Subsystem Class (SSC) v2.00

May 15, 2019:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA - American Megatrends, International LLC (AMI), a global leader in BIOS, BMC and remote management tools and utilities, is pleased to announce its support for the Pyrite Security Subsystem Class (SSC) version 2.00 in its flagship Aptio® V UEFI Firmware.

In late 2018, the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) released the Pyrite SSC v2.00 specification, which was extended to allow support for storage devices with certain Data Removal features, making it compatible with other Opal family SSCs and achieves feature parity with the ATA Security Feature Set. This Data Removal feature supports user data removal without requiring encryption.

The Pyrite SSC v2.00 specification brings a variety of new features and enhanced capabilities, including the mandatory PSID Feature Set, which includes a selectable data removal mechanism, updated rules on the side effects of the Revert and RevertSP methods and the addition of a KeepData parameter to the RevertSP method.

For more information on TCG’s Pyrite SSC version 2.00, please visit https://trustedcomputinggroup.org/resource/tcg-storage-security-subsystem-class-pyrite/.

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

AMI Sponsors Successful Spring 2019 UEFI Plugfest in Bellevue, Washington

May 8, 2019:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA - American Megatrends, International LLC (AMI), a global leader in BIOS, BMC and remote management tools and utilities, is pleased to report its successful attendance and co-sponsorship of the recent Spring 2019 UEFI Plugfest, held in Bellevue, Washington last month.

The semiannual UEFI Seminar and Plugfest events bring together leading experts and introduces the latest UEFI firmware advancements. They also represent an invaluable opportunity to meet with industry colleagues, test the latest platforms, devices and firmware, as well as learn about the newest UEFI enhancements.

During the latest Plugfest, AMI presented a track focused on the use of capsules for Firmware Configuration Update. While capsules have been used by UEFI for updating device firmware for several years, UEFI version 2.8 introduced a new feature where the firmware exposes Human Interface Infrastructure (HII) configuration information to the operating system. The operating system, or additional tools, can then in turn provide a capsule back to the firmware to update HII configuration settings. The presentation from AMI encompassed an overview of this new feature in UEFI v2.8 and explored real world use cases of the technology.

To see more on the Spring 2019 UEFI Plugfest, including media from the event, please visit http://uefi.org/learning_center/presentationsandvideos/

To stay up-to-date on the latest UEFI Forum event details, see https://uefi.org/events/upcoming/.

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

About the UEFI Forum:
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum is a non-profit industry standards body responsible for developing, managing and promoting UEFI specifications. To learn more about the UEFI Forum and future UEFI Plugfest events, please visit https://uefi.org/.

AMI Names Sanjoy Maity CEO

May 6, 2019:

NORCROSS, GA – American Megatrends International LLC (AMI), the world's leading provider of BIOS and UEFI firmware and out-of-band server management solutions, today announced that Subramonian Shankar, CEO and President since 1985, will transition to Chairman of the Board of Directors as Sanjoy Maity assumes the role of CEO. Maity has held a variety of leadership roles at AMI over the past 28 years, most recently serving as Vice President of the rapidly growing MegaRAC® business.

"AMI reported record revenues for both the BIOS and MegaRAC business units last year, and 2019 has been off to a roaring start; this is the perfect time to hand over the reins to Sanjoy," said Shankar as he described the succession process underway at AMI. "Sanjoy is in many ways the ideal candidate for this position. Sanjoy has an engineering background with many patents to his credit and will ensure that AMI continues to emphasize technology and innovation. When he first joined AMI about 28 years ago, Sanjoy spent time as a BIOS developer. He joined the MegaRAC group upon its inception in 1998 to handle firmware development for AMI's very first MegaRAC product. Since, he has also led sales efforts for this group, giving him a clear understanding of AMI customers and partners. Having grown with AMI, Sanjoy ensures the continuity and stability in product direction and strategy that AMI customers and employees have come to expect from AMI."

"I am humbled and excited by this tremendous opportunity to lead AMI," Maity said. "I have spent many years learning from Shankar and am committed to exceeding the high bar he has set. With the incredible team we've assembled, AMI is well-positioned to extend its industry leadership during what we believe will be a time of rapid expansion. We are also very fortunate to have the right partner in HGGC to help us capitalize on the numerous growth opportunities that lie ahead of us."

From its offices in seven countries, AMI provides its customers with unrivaled firmware solutions. AMI's industry-leading capabilities and customer support have allowed the company to sustain strong, long-term relationships with key players across the computing ecosystem, including chip makers, hyperscale cloud service providers, ODMs and OEMs, as well as telecommunications providers.

"AMI's strong leadership was an important factor in our decision to invest in the business, and we're excited to collaborate with Sanjoy going forward," said Bill Conrad, Member of the AMI Board of Directors and Principal at HGGC. "We're confident that Sanjoy's transition to CEO will be seamless for the company and its customers, and we are thrilled Shankar wanted to remain involved with the future success of AMI as a meaningful shareholder and as its Chairman."

Prior to joining AMI, Maity was a software engineer at Micronics Corp and MegaDesigns. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science & Technology from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur.

AMI to Join COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2019, May 28 to June 1, 2019

May 1, 2019:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA - American Megatrends, International LLC (AMI), a global leader in BIOS, BMC and remote management tools and utilities, is pleased to once again announce its participation in COMPUTEX Taipei 2019, held from – May 28 to June 1, 2019 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Taiwan.

COMPUTEX TAIPEI is a leading global ICT/IoT trade show and the second largest computer expo in the world. Thanks to Taiwan’s strong position as a strategic destination in global technology ecosystems, every year COMPUTEX attracts participation from international innovators, entrepreneurs, OEMs and ODMs from over 100 different countries.

This year, AMI will be located on the fourth floor of the Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 in Booth L1128. There, visitors will learn about the latest technologies developed by AMI - and how AMI provides comprehensive, end-to-end solutions that fulfill the needs of various market segments in the computing industry.

The topics presented this year at COMPUTEX by AMI will showcase the extensive depth of its product lines, ranging from Aptio® V BIOS/UEFI firmware to MegaRAC® BMC and remote management solutions, all of which are designed to make OEMs and ODMs' development processes faster, simpler and more efficient.

Visitors to the AMI booth at this year’s COMPUTEX can expect live demonstrations and presentations of key AMI products and technologies including the newest features to its flagship Aptio® V UEFI Firmware, along with MegaRAC® SPX Service Processor BMC Firmware, MegaRAC® OSP Firmware and much more. The company will also introduce a new version of its fabric management firmware, MegaRAC® FPX2.0, a powerful NVMe over Ethernet Fabric (NVMe-oF) firmware / software stack combining Ethernet Fabric management capabilities and NVMe drive management together to create and manage a true Server SAN solution delivering highly manageable NVMe storage to remotely connected clients.

Once again, AMI warmly welcomes its customers, partners, media and guests to COMPUTEX 2019 in Booth LL128 on the fourth floor of the Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1. For more information or to arrange a meeting with the AMI team onsite during the event, please contact AMI at 1-800-828-9264 / +1-770-246-8600 or marketing@ami.com.

AMI Announces UEFI 2.7 Compliance for Aptio V UEFI Firmware

April 19, 2019:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA - American Megatrends, International LLC (AMI), a global leader in BIOS, BMC and remote management firmware tools and utilities, is pleased to announce Aptio V support and compliance for the latest version of the UEFI 2.7 specification.

As a leader in BIOS/UEFI firmware and long-standing member of the UEFI Forum AMI places great importance on compliance with the latest industry standards and specifications to better serve its customers. Aptio® V, the flagship UEFI firmware from American Megatrends, is developed according to the latest UEFI specifications and the added support for the most recent version of the UEFI 2.7 specification gives manufacturers the ability to enhance select platforms based on the most recent innovations in UEFI firmware.

Compliance with the latest UEFI 2.7 specification brings a host of improvements to Aptio V UEFI firmware, including improved HTTP Boot support, IP stack configurability and protection against direct memory access (DMA) attacks, as well as enhanced interfaces for UEFI applications and drivers. Additional developments include support for flexible paging schemes, Partitions Information Protocol, and the Human Interface Infrastructure (HII) Popup Protocol.

For more information on Aptio V UEFI Firmware compliance with the latest version of the UEFI 2.7 standards, please contact your AMI representative at 1-800-U-BUY- AMI / +1-770- 246-8600 or visit ami.com.

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