Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI Selected as Reference BIOS for Second Generation AMD EPYC Server Processors

Friday: August 16, 2019

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: AMI, a global leader in BIOS, BMC and remote management tools and utilities, is pleased to announce BIOS support for the second generation of the AMD EPYC™ server processor, as its Aptio® V UEFI firmware was selected as the shipping reference BIOS for the recently released AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series.

This announcement continues the tradition of AMI providing reference BIOS support for the AMD EPYC™ platform, as AMI was previously selected as the shipping reference BIOS provider for the original AMD EPYC™ 7000 Series server processors and platforms.

The new, second-generation AMD EPYC™ 7002 processors will feature up to 64 cores, utilizing the "Zen 2" architecture to deliver high performance while reducing the total cost of ownership by up to 50% across numerous workloads. For more information on the second generation of the AMD EPYC™ server processor series, please visit https://www.amd.com/en/processors/epyc-7002-series.

"AMI is honored to once again be selected by AMD as the reference BIOS provider for its next-generation AMD EPYC™ processors and platforms with our flagship Aptio V UEFI firmware," commented Sanjoy Maity, CEO of AMI.

"AMI has worked closely with AMD, along with its OEMs and ODMs, to help test and debug its systems during the power-on phase. Close collaboration between all stakeholders during this critical phase was instrumental in creating a powerful, robust and stable data center platform. The selection of AMI as the reference BIOS provider with Aptio V also ensures that the familiarity and trust developers and users have built while working with our firmware and tools continues uninterrupted," he added.

For more information on Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI, please contact your AMI representative at 1-800-U-BUY- AMI / +1-770- 246-8600 or visit ami.com.

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About AMI

Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, the mission of AMI is to power, manage and secure the world’s connected digital infrastructure by providing best-in-class UEFI and remote management firmware, security solutions, development tools and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded/IoT systems. In line with its foundational technology focus, AMI is a member of numerous industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), DMTF (formerly known as the Distributed Management Task Force), the NIST National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP) and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AMI has locations in the U.S., China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan to better serve its customers.

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