Ultracapacitors
Ultracapacitors

In a data center, uptime is key. Nothing kills uptime like a good power outage. Because of this, most data centers use diesel powered generators for backup power. Many data centers will have at least 12 hours of fuel onsite and dedicated fuel management software...

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Cloud Storage - Is it a Good Idea?
Cloud Storage - Is it a Good Idea?

With recent advances in cloud technology, IT Managers have been curious as to why they should maintain their data on-site when they have the option to move to a cloud, or hosted solution. Many concerns are around the areas of security, latency, and of course, cost. There are many reasons to move workloads or data to the cloud, but there are also many reasons to select an On Premise solution.

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Sit for 60, Move for 3: Health and Wellness Initiatives at American Megatrends
Sit for 60, Move for 3: Health and Wellness Initiatives at American Megatrends

In today’s AMI Tech Blog post, we will take a closer look at some of the initiatives and programs that our company has adopted over the years to focus on and improve employee health and wellness, in response to near-daily news reports and medical studies informing us that our office work environments and daily habits are negatively affecting our health.

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Sad Desk Lunch: The Sad Little Bar
Sad Desk Lunch: The Sad Little Bar

This past week, we were running all over the place prepping for and hosting our annual BIOS Engineering Summit, a week where engineers from both our headquarters and Taiwan branch come together to sync up on the latest innovations the engineers are working on. It was a very busy week for our engineers, where they spent most of their time attending presentation sessions from the beginning of the work day till the very end! So busy that it seemed as though a decent lunch was sacrificed in exchange for technical knowledge of the latest AMI innovations!

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From the AMI Archives: Samsung Partner of the Year 2016 Award
From the AMI Archives: Samsung Partner of the Year 2016 Award

Today, we take a close-up look at the Samsung Parner Award that AMI was honored to receive from Samsung in December 2016, proudly displayed here in our headquarters office in Norcross, GA.

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Reboot System, Destruction Averted
Reboot System, Destruction Averted

It is generally accepted that POST (or Power-On Self-Test) is basically what takes place right after you power-on a system or device. In the 1990s, as part of POST, the BIOS would test the memory. The more memory you had, the longer the test would take. Think a few seconds. Also, POST happens everytime you re-boot the system.

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30+ Years from BIOS to Data Storage with American Megatrends
30+ Years from BIOS to Data Storage with American Megatrends

StorTrends sits down with a one-on-one interview with David Littman to discuss the history of AMI and its longevity.

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Introduction to MegaRAC® Remote and BMC Management
Introduction to MegaRAC® Remote and BMC Management

One of the brands in the AMI product family that may not get as much attention as BIOS is the MegaRAC brand, which is the home for all of the remote and baseboard management controller (BMC) management technologies that AMI has developed and marketed over the years. Today’s Tech Blog Post will take a closer look at the products and history of MegaRAC, as well as some of the key strengths and opportunities we see for this product line.

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What is a Plugfest?
What is a Plugfest?

If you keep up with AMI, other IBVs and technology companies, you may have heard the term "plugfest" popping up every so often. AMI happens to plan, host, sponsor and attend various plugfests throughout the year and you may be wondering, what is a plugfest? Today we cover what a plugfest is and what kinds of things happen at these plugfest events!

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From the AMI Archives: AMIDiag® Hardware Diagnostic Software Suite
From the AMI Archives: AMIDiag® Hardware Diagnostic Software Suite

For today's post we have dug deep into our extensive AMI Archives to look more closely at AMIDiag, one of the many AMI products built on the same professional-grade, lab-tested diagnostic tools utilized daily by our engineers and still in use today!

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