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AMI Provides Firmware for both BIOS and BMC on Intel customer reference board using Xeon Processor D-1500 Product Family and the AST2300 BMC

Wednesday: November 2, 2016

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 proud to offer firmware for both BIOS and BMC on Intel® customer reference boards (CRB) for the Intel® Xeon® processor D-1500 product family and the 4th generation baseboard management controller (BMC) from Aspeed, the Aspeed AST2300 BMC.

Redfish is a new method to manage servers within the datacenter. It offers a highly abstract management interface for end customers and OEMs to build customized management solutions to meet their specific needs. For more information on Redfish or to get involved in the specification please visit https://www.dmtf.org/.

AMI has developed generic Redfish BIOS and BMC firmware support and has tested on the Intel® Xeon® Processor D-1500 Product Family silicon with AST2300. AMI's BIOS and BMC firmware are highly integrated, allowing data center administrators to simultaneously, remotely and securely manage a number of server platforms out-of-box. Other features include BIOS-level firmware configuration and firmware updating. BMC functionality is based on the open industry standard specification and schema from DMTF's Redfish™ API with the goal of creating seamless integration into existing tool chains.

Please contact your AMI representative for information on how to get BIOS and BMC firmware images for testing.

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 Xeon are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Redfish is a trademark of DMTF in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

About AMI : Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded systems. AMI's industry leading Aptio® V UEFI BIOS firmware, innovative StorTrends® Network Storage hardware and software products, MegaRAC® remote server management tools and solutions based on the popular 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 and Taiwan to better serve its customers.

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