AMI® Recognized by Gartner® in the Hype Cycle™ for XaaS, 2023

AMI® Recognized by Gartner® in the Hype Cycle™ for XaaS, 2023

AMI in the News

Ahsan Quadri

Ahsan Quadri

Head of Product Marketing

Gartner has recognized AMI in the recently published report Hype Cycle for XaaS, 2023 under the category “Firmware Protection as a Service (FPaaS)”. AMI was named in the report for solutions that protect firmware using a “centralized hash repository” to ensure only trusted firmware is utilized.

“We are excited to see AMI’s recognition within Gartner Hype Cycle for XaaS. Our focus on firmware security with products such as TruE and Tektagon enables data center operators to run their compute platforms securely”, says Sanjoy Maity, CEO of AMI.

Firmware is system-level code that manages and orchestrates server infrastructure in the cloud, edge and beyond. With access to critical system resources such as system power, network interface, data storage, and system configuration, it plays a crucial role in ensuring the proper operation of compute devices, facilitating communication between hardware and software for seamless interaction and functionality.

Because of the critical nature of firmware, vulnerabilities in firmware can be used as a gateway for cyberattacks such as ransomware, denial of service, and data exfiltration. These dangers become far worse when corrupt firmware remains undetected and cannot be removed.

As cyber threats evolve, security and operations leaders must prioritize firmware security as part of their Zero Trust framework. By leveraging firmware security solutions such as FPaaS, organizations can add an extra security layer and build greater cyber resiliency.

Gartner, Hype Cycle for XaaS, 2023, By Jason Donham, Philip Dawson, Published 20 July 2023

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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. 

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