Member Releases

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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