All-In-One-VDI: The VDI of the Future
All-In-One-VDI: The VDI of the Future

It seems like nearly all IT Managers have either considered implementing VDI or have deployed the technology at some point during their career. We all know the advantages of VDI: ease of management, increased worker uptime, power savings, greater security and versatility, among others. When considering VDI, IT Managers are deterred by the headache of dealing with multiple vendors for their new solution. This can make the implementation process confusing, complicated, and expensive. Having different vendors for your servers, SAN appliances, and thin or zero clients is time consuming and can be a pain in the you know what for IT Managers. That’s why All-In-One VDI solutions were created.

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Should We Be Afraid of Rogue AI?
Should We Be Afraid of Rogue AI?

The concept of AI has been lurking in the technology industry for awhile now, to the point where two prominent tech titans, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk, have had disagreements over AI and what AI could mean for us in the future. So which view is right? Or do we need to think of it in a different way?

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What are the differences between a GPOS and an RTOS?
What are the differences between a GPOS and an RTOS?

Quick reference overview of the key differences between RTOS and GPOS.

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When Disaster Strikes
When Disaster Strikes

More than 60 percent of data center failures are caused by human error, natural disasters account for the other 40 percent. Recently, hurricanes and tropical storms have been responsible for lives lost and property loss and/or damage. At this point, there have been nine natural disaster events each exceeding $1 billion in the United States which have included floods, hail storms, tornadoes, snow and ice storms, wild fires, and other severe weather events. Data centers should have in place a disaster recovery plan that should include contingency operations, scenarios, identified resources including outsourced organizations, and should include required periodic training.

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A Message of Support to Those Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
A Message of Support to Those Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

American Megatrends extends its support and deepest sympathy to all those whose lives, families, homes and communities have been disrupted by the recent devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Ready, Set, Go AMI Go!
Ready, Set, Go AMI Go!

Our sporty AMI employees got their engines revving for the annual Kaiser Permanente 5k Walk/Run!

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From the AMI Archives: AMIBIOS 8 and the Transition to EFI
From the AMI Archives: AMIBIOS 8 and the Transition to EFI

Let's take a peek deep into the the AMI Archives and focus on one of AMI’s best-known and most beloved products, one that helped the company to an enormous degree in building our name and establishing our legacy as a technology innovator: AMIBIOS 8. This product stands out as the last in the line of legacy BIOS firmware solutions from AMI, which ushered in the transition period to firmware based on the EFI specification and beyond.

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Firmware Acronym Soup
Firmware Acronym Soup

Everyone has their acronyms. In my house, if I ask, "PT?" I would be asking if we are having Pizza Tonight. If you ask that at boot camp, it would be Physical Training. In the BIOS/BMC firmware development community, there are a bunch. Here's a list of just a few.

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Apples & Oranges - Integrated vs. Standalone VDI
Apples & Oranges - Integrated vs. Standalone VDI

Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI) have become a trending topic throughout the IT industry, but, as with all revolutionary technologies, it has raised many questions regarding its best practices for implementation. While the concept of virtualized desktops seems straight forward, VDI carries a multitude of implementation strategies – not to mention the numerous vendors in VDI, each with their own claims and advantages. However, among the seemingly endless amount of implementation options, there are two primary strategies – implementing VDI as either an Integrated solution, or as a Standalone architecture.

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Coolest, Most-Anticipated Products at IFA 2017
Coolest, Most-Anticipated Products at IFA 2017

We like to keep up with the latest tech shows to learn about the latest developments various tech companies are working on. Today we will be covering the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) 2017 trade show, currently taking place in Berlin, Germany. The IFA trade show is known to be the largest tech trade show in Europe, attracting more than 200,000 visitors and 1,800+ exhibitors per year. Big name companies such as Samsung, ASUS, Panasonic and Acer are all attendees at this year's IFA, introducing new products that consumers can look forward to in the near future. In honor of the IFA 2017 trade show, we decided to round up some of the coolest, innovative and interesting products we've read about so far!

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