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American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI)について


American Megatrends (AMI)はBIOS、UEFI、リモート管理、ネットワークデータストレージ、アンドロイドソリューションなどのリーダーであり、 顧客が製品の設計、開発、そして製品展開に至るまでのサポートをするための確固としたプロセスを持っています。

設計

80%以上の社員がエンジニアリング関係業務に従事していることにより、AMIは顧客が先進的な製品を設計する上での柔軟性を提供します。

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サポート

AMIのグローバル展開により、生産性の向上と導入の迅速化のために、24時間体制で各地域のお客様と各国の言語のお客様をサポートいたします。

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Industry-leading products born from AMI technology and innovation

StorTrends

Network Data Storage

Performance Storage. Proven Value.

StorTrends offers enterprise-class Hybrid and All-Flash Storage at a price that is appealing to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

MegaRAC

Remote/BMC Management

Complete, Scalable Management Tools

Remote/resource management that is hyper-scalable, based on industry standards like IPMI, Redfish™ and Intel® Rack Scale Design

Aptio V

UEFI BIOS Firmware

Next Generation UEFI BIOS Firmware

Full support for the latest UEFI specifications and the security, fast boot and touch support that today's platforms require.

AMIDuOS

Android™ for Windows®

Dual OS Environment for Windows®

A revolutionary product that brings the functionality, depth and fun of the Android experience to Windows 7/8/10 devices.

SnapVDI

VDI Solutions

Complete, Scalable, Secure VDI Solution

A robust, "Ready-to-Deploy" solution that makes implementing VDI quick and simple and scales from 25 users up to thousands.

vivIoT

IoT Firmware Development

Cloud-Based IoT Development Environment

A powerful yet easy-to-use tool for creating IoT dream products, from prototype to production.

AMI Vitals Fit

Health Monitoring Kit

Monitor Health Anywhere, Anytime

Team finalist in the Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize Competition; to learn more, visit amibolt.com/vitalsfit

BOLT Health Monitor

Portable Health Tracker

One-Touch Health Tracker

Cloud-enabled, wireless health tracking device makes it easy for patients to take a more active role in their own health and wellness: amibolt.com

プレスリリース

October 2, 2017:

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS and UEFI firmware, BMC and remote management tools, data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, is pleased to announce its full support for the Redfish™ 1.0 specification from the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), in both its Aptio® V UEFI BIOS Firmware as well as several products within the MegaRAC® Manageability Framework - the most widely used solution in the market today.

Redfish™ is an open industry standard specification and schema designed to meet the expectations of end users for simple and secure management of modern scalable platform hardware. It is grounded in modern technologies including a RESTful interface and utilizes JSON and OData to help customers integrate solutions within their existing tool chains.

The ultimate goal of Redfish is to address all of the components in the data center with a consistent API, and an aggressive development schedule from the DMTF partner community is successfully making strides to that end.

The latest Redfish 1.0 specification in Aptio® V UEFI BIOS Firmware allows data center administrators to extend their management solutions through the adoption of BIOS, BMC and Extensible Management Architecture (EMA). The support for Redfish 1.0 has added new features that are supported by UEFI firmware, where server managers can update and configure various BIOS settings and updates for multiple servers. Many additional features of the Redfish 1.0 specification take advantage of remote, out-of-band configurations through Redfish, including firmware updates, BIOS setting changes, OS deployment, UEFI Secure Boot, TPM management and system device inventory.

In addition to its industry-leading Aptio® V UEFI BIOS Firmware, known and trusted by Tier One OEMs and ODMs around the globe, products from AMI featuring support for Redfish 1.0 include the fully-integrated MegaRAC Pooled System Management Engine (PSME) firmware solutions, which enable efficient resource management for Network, Storage and Compute hardware throughout the data center, as well as MegaRAC Composer™ Pod Management Software. For more Information about MegaRAC solutions featuring Redfish support, please see https://ami.com/en/products/remote-management/rack-scale-design-solutions/.

Subramonian Shankar, President, CEO & Founder of American Megatrends, commented that "As a leader in server management technologies for decades, AMI is always incorporating support for the latest industry standards into its products, such as the Redfish standards from DMTF. In fact, AMI goes beyond the requirements of the 1.0 specification and continues to develop new features to add value and give options to customers by added OEM-specific commands that are not specified by Redfish. Chief among these is BIOS Firmware Update, which currently is only available from AMI."

"We feel strongly that American Megatrends has positioned itself as a key supporter of these standards – and that OEMs and ODMs using the Aptio V and the MegaRAC Manageability Framework to implement Redfish technology into their products are sure to benefit from lower development costs and faster time to market. Moreover, data center end users can be confident of these new, standards-compliant products from a trusted industry leader," he added.

Redfish is a trademark of Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

October 2, 2017:

NORCROSS, GA (October 2, 2017) – StorTrends®, the leading provider of performance storage, today announced that it is rolling its ever-popular Steak and Storage lunchtime seminar series out across the country.  During the live presentations, accompanied by a complementary steak luncheon, CIOs, IT Managers and Storage Administrators will learn the best practices for the selection and deployment of all-flash (AFA) and/or hybrid flash storage arrays across their physical, virtual and cloud environments.  Specific attention will be paid to not only the various technologies that are available in the market today, but also the advantages and disadvantages of each – as illustrated by real-world customer case studies. 

The details:

Date:                    October 3, 2017
Where:                 Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Troy, OH)
Register here:   https://stortrends.com/lunch-n-learn/2017-10-03-troy/

Date:                    October 4, 2017
Where:                 Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Nashville, TN)
Register here:   https://stortrends.com/lunch-n-learn/2017-10-04-nashville/

Date:                    October 5, 2017
Where:                 The Morton's Steakhouse (Cleveland, OH)
Register here:   https://stortrends.com/lunch-n-learn/2017-10-05-cleveland/

Date:                    October 5, 2017
Where:                 Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Memphis, TN)
Register here:   https://stortrends.com/lunch-n-learn/2017-10-05-memphis/

September 25, 2017: 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, is pleased to announce support for Intel®'s Innovation Engine (IE) on Intel Atom® C3000 Processors using Aptio® V UEFI Firmware.

American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI) has added support for the Innovation Engine from Intel® so AMI customers can take advantage of IE's numerous offerings and benefits. IE was developed as a cost-effective alternative to having a separate Baseboard Management Chip (BMC) soldered onto the board, which takes up space on the board and consumes power. The primary benefit of incorporating IE is so that OEMs have better manageability of their systems without incurring additional costs and power usage.

The IE code is cryptographically bound to the system developer; therefore OEMs can build their own hardware root of trust verification (HRTV) to validate digital signatures before system execution. If the digital signatures are not validated by the system builder, the system will not boot. Other features include using IE for Serial Over LAN (SOL) and logging BIOS status codes to IE. With the newly added support for IE, AMI enables customers to build customized systems that allow them to have more control over the architecture of their firmware.

To learn more about Aptio V UEFI Firmware from American Megatrends, please visit http://ami.com/products/bios-uefi-firmware/aptio-v/.

Intel and Intel Atom are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.

September 19, 2017:

NORCROSS, GA - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) today announced the release of its SnapVDI Z81 Zero Client. These units are powerful, geen, secure, and easy to manage. Our A81 Zero Clients deliver a seamless desktop virtualization experience with our SnapVDI Platform. Experience fast boot up times of seconds from SnapVDI SPARK enabled technology, simple and intuitive configuration through SnapVDI Manager, security through USB locking and user profiles, and the absolute lowest usage of power - 2 Watts at rest and 10 Watts under load.

Go green. Compared to traditional desktops which can require upwards of 100W, the SnapVDI A81 Zero Client uses 2W at rest and only 10W under a standard load - generating an ongoing energy and electricity cost savings upon installation. To go along with lower power consumption when in use, the A81 devices can be scheduled to automatically shut down after working hours and then boot before the start of the business day. The A81 is also RoHS compliant and EnergyStar certified to guarantee the most efficient, environmentally-friendly solution available.

With a form factor a fraction of traditional desktops, the SnapVDI A81 Zero Client leverages an ARM 1GHz processor, 4GB eMMC flash, and 512MB of DRAM to deliver the blazing performance and unparalleled reliability your users need. The A81 also boasts dual-monitor display capabilities and a high quality 1920x1200 maximum resolution to accommodate high-end visual demands.

Integrate at your own rate. SnapVDI A81 Zero Clients are easily deployed and managed - from small scale test environments to corporate-wide installations. With support for multiple network speeds and a standard VESA mounting kit, the A81 Zero Clients are effortlessly added to your current network and can be mounted on existing desktop monitors to help keep upfront costs low.

About SnapVDI: SnapVDI® by American Megatrends, Inc. is a turnkey hardware and software VDI solution that reduces PC infrastructure costs, enhances data security, and centralizes user management to a single interface while delivering extreme user performance and full fault tolerance.

September 5, 2017:

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, is pleased to announce the support for a generic method to update NVMe® devices firmware making use of the Firmware Management Protocol outlined in the UEFI specification.

In the NVMe specification, a generic command is defined to update the firmware of an NVMe device. American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI) has developed a standard method for publishing an EFI System Resource Table (ESRT) entry for any NVMe device discovered in the system. When users want to make firmware updates, the updates can be programmed onto the NVMe devices on the next reboot. Alternatively, AMI has enabled a way for users to update the NVMe device firmware from Aptio V UEFI BIOS setup. Utilizing this firmware update method will allow NVMe manufacturers and OEMs to easily apply firmware updates to their respective devices.

To learn more about Aptio V UEFI Firmware from American Megatrends, please visit http://ami.com/products/bios-uefi-firmware/aptio-v/.

NVMe is a registered trademark of NVM Express, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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In line with the diversity of its technology and products, AMI is a long-standing member of key industry associations and standards groups, maintaining technology partnerships with the leading manufacturers whose products are used every day in homes, offices and institutions worldwide.

Distributed Management Task Force
Intel Corporation
Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance
NVM Express
Open Compute Project
PCI SIG
Trusted Computing Group
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
USB Implementers Forum
Advanced Micro Devices
Renesas
OpenPOWER
ARM
Cavium ThunderX Partner
DMTF Redfish API
Wind River
Applied Micro Ecosystem Partner
SUSE® ARM Partner Program
Open Data Center Committee
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