NORCROSS, Ga., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Megatrends, Inc., (AMI), a leader in BIOS, remote management, solutions for Android™ and data storage innovations, announced that its Extensible Setup Architecture (ESA) for Aptio® V UEFI BIOS Firmware was selected by Supermicro for use in their Gaming Workstation C7Z97-M/C7Z97-MF/C7Z97-OCE/C7X99-OCE/C7X99-OCE-F motherboards with CSE-GS50-000R/CSE-GS5B-000R chassis.
ESA is a feature-rich, streamlined graphical setup environment for Aptio V that gives developers options to create a BIOS setup environment with menus and design capabilities that include: unique branding options, the ability to drag and drop boot ordering, customization of fonts, background colors, images, vector graphics, a resizable menu layout and more.
These unique and extensive BIOS customization capabilities enable AMI's OEM and ODM customers to create industry leading product diversification and differentiation.
It also offers excellent security and health monitoring capabilities along with full touch screen support for the BIOS for tablet and touch-based devices, including an integrated soft keyboard. AMI has seen these as features that are increasingly in high demand as this market segment continues to enjoy impressive growth.
"Supermicro's expertise in enterprise server solutions brings major advantages to the workstation gaming enthusiast market, such as 6-layer PCBs with server quality TU-662/NP175 materials as well as top grade X5R/X7R class solid-state NPCAP ceramic chip capacitors combined with Digital PWMs, DrMOS, and Ferrite chokes for solid performance, exceptional stability and best power efficiency under heavy use," said Don Clegg, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Supermicro. "With AMI's ESA for Aptio V we offer extensive configuration settings along with access to Supermicro proprietary controls, wrapped in a branded GUI delivering the sophisticated, user-friendly experience our customers expect."
"ESA offers us the capability to move our setup look and feel into the 21st century," said Subramonian Shankar, President and CEO of American Megatrends. "Designed from the ground up for enhanced user experience with the flexibility for OEM customization, ESA offers unmatched branding and support for mouse and touch screen configuration options. The fact that a market leader like Supermicro is embracing the capability to provide differentiation and unique features in their BIOS Setup with ESA reinforces our conviction that this is a timely and effective offering for our OEM and ODM customers that will gain wide adoption quickly."
About Super Micro Computer, Inc.
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Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software, and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded systems. AMI's industry leading Aptio® V UEFI BIOS firmware, innovative StorTrends® Network Storage hardware and software products and MegaRAC® remote server management solutions continue to garner industry acclaim and awards around the world. In line with the diversity of its technology and product line, AMI is a member of a number of industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), the Intel® Internet of Things/Intelligent Systems Alliance and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, AMI has locations in the U.S., China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan to better serve its customers.
For more information on AMI, its products or services, call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI or visit www.ami.com.
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