On Wednesday, AMI announced its support for Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. as the company launches its new 48-core Qualcomm Centriq™ 2400 server processor based on 64-bit Armv8-A architecture.
AMI has developed custom Aptio® V UEFI BIOS Firmware and MegaRAC® SP-X Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) firmware that leverages the unique "built for the cloud" architecture and capabilities of the new Arm-based Qualcomm Centriq 2400 server processor. For several years, AMI has been active in the development of UEFI and BMC management firmware for Arm-based platforms, with support for all major Arm64 client, server and micro-server platforms from leading providers including Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies.
The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 is based on a custom Armv8 processor design with up to 48 cores with greater than 2GHz performance per core. It is targeted at virtualized environments in cloud datacenters, with an emphasis on scalability, optimal throughput performance and efficiency for today’s multi-threaded cloud workloads.
To view the press release on AMI's support for the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 server processor in full, please visit the following page on our website: https://ami.com/en/news/press-releases/american-megatrends-supports-both-bios-and-bmc-on-worlds-first-10nm-48-core-qualcomm-centriq-2400-server-processor/.
Qualcomm Centriq is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. Qualcomm Centriq is a product of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc.