Member Releases

Emulex 8Gb/s HBAs Optimized for New IBM System x Servers
Monday, April 13, 2009

“Support for the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) preboot environment common across all new IBM systems.”

American Megatrends Announces iSCSI Boot Support in Aptio® 4.x UEFI BIOS Firmware
Friday, April 3, 2009

“Support for iSCSI technology at the UEFI BIOS level provides a host of benefits to the datacenter”

Insyde® Software Launches Feature-Rich UEFI BIOS for the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series
Monday, March 30, 2009

"With the transition to UEFI firmware now spreading across server, workstation and embedded computing segments, many of our customers representing server and embedded industry leaders, count on the readiness, quality and maturity of InsydeH2O for their Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series firmware," said Trevor Western, Vice President of Server and Embedded Engineering at Insyde Software"

American Megatrends Announces AMIBIOS®8 & Aptio®4.x Support for the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series
Monday, March 30, 2009

The growth of the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series lineup enables even greater adoption of firmware solutions, using both traditional BIOS and UEFI implementations. AMI remains committed to ensuring that our AMIBIOS and Aptio offerings satisfy the most rigorous demands of the marketplace.

IBM's New Generation of Intel(R)-based Servers, Software Cuts Through Data Center Chaos
Monday, March 30, 2009

“IBM is offering next-generation BIOS -- the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) -- to provide a consistent BIOS across its portfolio and to allow for more detailed remote-configuration options.”

DeviceVM Partners with American Megatrends to Accelerate Instant-on Platform Adoption
Thursday, March 12, 2009

This new relationship will accelerate the adoption rate of DeviceVM's instant-on platform pre-integrated with AMIBIOS® and Aptio® UEFI products by lowering both the development time and cost for PC manufacturers.

LSI MegaRAID Release 3.6 Advances Solid State Drive Management and Data Protection for SAS/SATA Adapters
Tuesday, March 10, 2009

“The MegaRAID UEFI driver enables system builders to define a clean interface between operating systems and the platform at boot time, and supports an architecture-independent mechanism for initializing add-in cards.”

IBM System x3650 M2 - Product Guide
Sunday, March 1, 2009

"Another improvement with the new generation of X-Architecture is the replacement of old BIOS with a new generation United Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). UEFI provides a more intuitive user interface and understandable event logs and better management."

IBM X-Architecture Blueprint 2009: An Overview
Sunday, March 1, 2009

"Some of the enhancements UEFI provides over the older BIOS, still used in most competitive servers, includes: Human readable event logs — no more beep codes, complete setup solution by allowing adapter configuration function to be moved into UEFI, complete out-of-band coverage by the Advance Settings Utility to simplify remote setup, and consistent firmware management across an entire product line"

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