American Megatrends Sponsors Successful Fall 2016 UEFI Plugfest in Seattle

Friday: October 14, 2016

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, recently sponsored the Fall 2016 Plugfest in Seattle, WA from September 19-23. The UEFI Plugfest is semi-annual event hosted by members of the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI) and event attendees come together to learn about the latest UEFI technologies/developments from various companies.

UEFI Plugfest attracts companies from various sectors of the industry, including other independent BIOS vendors and manufacturers including Nvidia, Intel, Huawei, AMD, Broadcom, Canonical, QLogic and more. Over the span of four days, attendees went to sessions that covered different topics including UEFI Network/Security and Redfish Configuration.

AMI’s focus at the Fall Plugfest was centered on Out of Band (OOB) BIOS remote management through Redfish and the REST protocol. Attendees were able to attend various testing sessions and get an in-depth overview of the Redfish technology and how the latest advancements in UEFI technology could be integrated with Redfish. AMI met with various industry partners/customers and went over how they could use OOB management to create highly manageable solutions applicable to a wide variety of platforms with or without BMC. Overall feedback was positive and the UEFI Plugfest was a successful event.

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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