AMI Announces Support for SMBIOS 3.1.1 Specification

Monday: May 15, 2017

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: - 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 support for the SMBIOS 3.1.1 specification.

The System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) specification is a standard that defines how management information is delivered by the system firmware. The SMBIOS specification is developed by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) and AMI recently integrated support for the SMBIOS 3.1.1 specification. For system firmware, relevant updates in the 3.1.1 specification are related to adding a TCG specific table, additional processors support and more. The TCG information includes TPM vendor information, supported TPM versions and information about switching between TPM 1.2 and 2.0. For customers who are developing on AMD-based systems, the newest specification has added support for the AMD Zen processor family. Other additional updates include SP3r2 sockets and Host Interface Type and Protocol Identifier enumerations.

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