American Megatrends Announces Support for SMBIOS 3.1.1 Specification

Monday: May 15, 2017

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 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 American Megatrends 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.

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

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, MegaRAC® remote server management tools and solutions based on the popular Android™ and Linux® operating systems 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® Internet of Things Solutions 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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