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About AMI - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) creates and manufactures key hardware and software solutions for the global computer marketplace, providing the highest quality and compatibility necessary to build today’s advanced computing systems. Established by S. Shankar in 1985, AMI’s mission is to design state-of-the-art computer solutions and develop advanced technology for the best computing solutions in the world. Today, AMI is the world’s largest BIOS firmware vendor, with AMIBIOS® deployed in a high proportion of all computers worldwide.
AMI's extensive product line includes StorTrends® IP Storage Area Network (IP-SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions, Aptio and AMIBIOS® system software and firmware, MegaRAC® remote management software and PCI/OPMA hardware, motherboards, backplanes, diagnostic utilities, and engineering services. With these product groups, AMI is uniquely positioned to provide all of the fundamental components necessary to offer complete system performance, manageability, and availability for today's enterprise computing requirements. AMI is the only company in the industry today offering all of these core technologies.
Founded in 1985, AMI has been consistent as a leader in the technology industry, including a number of firsts:
First to build motherboards based on the Intel® 386 and 486 processor platforms, and first to use onboard external cache designs to significantly improve their performance
First to build and ship a motherboard based on the Intel® Quad-Xeon® processor: the MegaPlex®
First to support USB in BIOS, first to create a GUI BIOS interface with mouse support, first to integrate diagnostics into BIOS, and first to support ACPI with AMIBIOS®, a consistent leader in the BIOS market
First zero-U, rack- and desktop-free, digital KVM over IP solution
AMI's MegaRAC® G2 remote management card was named a finalist at the 2002 NetWorld+Interop trade show, and received a CRN Ultimate Server award in 2003
By 1995, AMI was also well known for its RAID expertise, and was named the number one third-party host-based RAID controller manufacturer in the world by Gartner Group's Dataquest. With AMI's growing reputation as a storage provider, in August 2001 AMI sold its RAID assets, including its MegaRAID line, to LSI Logic. This sale enabled AMI to expand and develop its StorTrends® line of NAS and IP-SAN solutions. With StorTrends, AMI has its sights set on once again becoming a leader in the storage market.
AMI holds an ISO 9001:2000 certification, in recognition of its commitment to quality. AMI customers receive the highest quality products the first time, every time. AMI recognizes the increasing demand for reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) in products from notebooks to servers, and provides a line of software diagnostics that supports this effort. AMI continues to succeed in today's highly competitive marketplace by bringing new products to market with advanced technology and design, and is recognized each year for these efforts with numerous awards and contracts.
Headquartered in Atlanta, and with offices around the world, AMI offers unmatched service and support. With more than 60 percent of its employees contributing engineering capacity, AMI can provide customers with unrivaled hardware and software design services, and is uniquely qualified to extend its customers a high level of product customization and technical support services.
For more information on AMI, its products or services, call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI.
American Megatrends Inc.
5555 Oakbrook Pkwy
Norcross, Georgia 30093
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Map & Driving Directions
The best way to get to the corporate office from Interstate 85 is to take the Indian Trail (exit 101) exit South, opposed to exiting Jimmy Carter Blvd. From Interstate 85 North bound, make a right on to Indian Trail and then make a right on to Oakbrook Parkway. You will see the Canon building. It will be at the Oakbrook Parkway and Pirke/Goshen Springs Rd intersection. Turn right at Goshen Springs Rd. and make an immediate right into the parking lot (opposite the Canon building). Once in the parking lot, make a right (towards Oakbrook Parkway) and follow the parking lot around that first building. AMI is located all the way in the rear of the office park in Building 200, facing Oakbrook Parkway.