American Megatrends Opens Registration for Fall 2017 UEFI Plugfest in Taipei, Taiwan

Friday: June 30, 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 pleased to announce registration for the Fall 2017 UEFI Plugfest, hosted by American Megatrends, Inc., is now open for members of the UEFI Forum.

The UEFI Forum, a non-profit industry standards body that champions firmware innovation through industry collaboration and is responsible for developing, managing and promoting UEFI specifications, organizes Plugfests for members to test their latest UEFI implementations. This year, the Fall 2017 UEFI Plugfest will be held in Taipei, Taiwan from October 30 to November 3, at the Capital Hotel.

The UEFI Forum community is comprised of 300+ member companies and industry influencers, focused on improving system performance and interoperability. At UEFI Plugfests, members can test their solutions on various platforms and OS versions, as well as on Host Bus Adapter (HBA) plug-in cards from independent hardware vendors (IHVs). Aside from the testing sessions, members also have the opportunity to attend technical sessions covering firmware-related topics and network with industry-leading member companies. By bringing together a community of well-known technology leaders with vast expertise in firmware development, the UEFI Forum fosters growth and innovation in the global firmware industry.

Online registration for the Fall 2017 UEFI Plugfest is available at: https://ami.com/uefiplugfest/. Note this is a member-only event. To learn more about the UEFI Forum and possible membership opportunities visit: www.uefi.org/join.

To stay up-to-date on the latest event details, please visit http://www.uefi.org/events/upcoming.

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

About the UEFI Forum: Through a collaborative approach with world-class companies, institutions and experts, the UEFI Forum advances innovation in firmware technology standards. These extensible, globally-adopted UEFI specifications bring new functionality and enhanced security to the evolution of devices, firmware and operating systems. The Forum also collaborates with other standards groups that are essential to computing. For more information about the UEFI Forum and current specifications go to www.uefi.org.

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.

For more information on AMI, its products or services, call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI or visit ami.com.

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