Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI Selected as Reference BIOS for Second Generation AMD EPYC Server Processors

Aug 16, 2019 | AMI in the News

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: AMI, a global leader in BIOS, BMC and remote management tools and utilities, is pleased to announce BIOS support for the second generation of the AMD EPYC™ server processor, as its Aptio® V UEFI firmware was selected as the shipping reference BIOS for the recently released AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series.

This announcement continues the tradition of AMI providing reference BIOS support for the AMD EPYC™ platform, as AMI was previously selected as the shipping reference BIOS provider for the original AMD EPYC™ 7000 Series server processors and platforms.

The new, second-generation AMD EPYC™ 7002 processors will feature up to 64 cores, utilizing the “Zen 2” architecture to deliver high performance while reducing the total cost of ownership by up to 50% across numerous workloads. For more information on the second generation of the AMD EPYC™ server processor series, please visit https://www.amd.com/en/processors/epyc-7002-series.

“AMI is honored to once again be selected by AMD as the reference BIOS provider for its next-generation AMD EPYC™ processors and platforms with our flagship Aptio V UEFI firmware,” commented Sanjoy Maity, CEO of AMI.

“AMI has worked closely with AMD, along with its OEMs and ODMs, to help test and debug its systems during the power-on phase. Close collaboration between all stakeholders during this critical phase was instrumental in creating a powerful, robust and stable data center platform. The selection of AMI as the reference BIOS provider with Aptio V also ensures that the familiarity and trust developers and users have built while working with our firmware and tools continues uninterrupted,” he added.

For more information on Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI, please contact your AMI representative at 1-800-828-9264 / +1-770- 246-8600 or visit ami.com.

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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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