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

Nov 2, 2016 | AMI in the News

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: – 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 AMI, please visit ami.com/aptio.

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About AMI

AMI is Firmware Reimagined for modern computing. As a global leader in Dynamic Firmware for security, orchestration and manageability solutions, AMI enables the world’s compute platforms from on-premises to the cloud to the edge. AMI’s industry-leading foundational technology and unwavering customer support have generated lasting partnerships and spurred innovation for some of the most prominent brands in the high-tech industry. AMI is also a critical provider to the Open Compute ecosystem and is a member of numerous industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), PICMG, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP), and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).

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