American Megatrends Receives "Lenovo Diamond Award" at Lenovo Supplier Conference in Hangzhou, China

Tuesday: May 9, 2017

NORCROSS, GEORGIA, USA / HANGZHOU, CHINA: 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 receipt of the "Lenovo Diamond Award" at the Lenovo Supplier Conference held recently by Lenovo Group in Hangzhou, China.

The Lenovo Diamond Award was given to AMI in recognition of outstanding support in its UEFI BIOS development, platform support and validation work for a number of Lenovo products, including ThinkServer® server platforms, ThinkPad® notebook products and ThinkStation® workstations, as well as mobile platforms, networking products and more.

Notably, this Lenovo Diamond Award acknowledges over forty different business engagements currently in progress between the two companies. This is the first time that AMI has been honored to receive the Diamond Supplier Award from Lenovo Group.

Commenting on the Diamond Support Award and its significance to the relationship the two companies share, Michael Brinkman, Executive Director of the Lenovo System x / ThinkServer Firmware & ToolsCenter at Lenovo remarked that "It is a great pleasure to award the Lenovo Diamond Award to AMI, in recognition of both their outstanding work in the numerous engagements between our two companies and the long history of partnership that we have shared. We look forward to many more years of strong collaboration and mutual support between us."

"We’ve had a long and very fruitful relationship with Lenovo. In the last year, we have been working very closely with the development of BIOS for Lenovo’s forthcoming server platforms. We also have other engagements in a variety of areas: with hyperscale platforms, with workstations, in developing firmware for plug-in cards and much more," commented Subramonian Shankar, President, CEO and Founder of American Megatrends.

"It has been a great relationship and we have greatly enjoyed working with Lenovo. We also hope to continue to work together on future projects, as we see that there are many new and exciting opportunities for the two teams from Lenovo and AMI to continue the collaboration for mutual benefit," he added.

ThinkServer®, ThinkPad® and ThinkStation® are registered trademarks of Lenovo Group in the US and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About AMI

Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, American Megatrends (AMI) supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded systems for both X86 and ARM based platforms. AMI's industry leading Aptio® V UEFI BIOS firmware, MegaRAC® remote server management tools and solutions based on the popular Windows, Android™ and Linux® operating systems continue to garner industry acclaim and awards around the world. In line with the diversity of its technology and product line, AMI is a member of a number of industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, AMI has locations in the U.S., China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong to better serve its customers.

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