Phoenix Technologies Demonstrates Next Generation UEFI BIOS Products, Plug-Ins and Firmware Tools at Computex Taipei

Jun 01, 2010, 07:00 ET from Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

MILPITAS, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd.  (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core system software (CSS) products, services and embedded technologies, today announced that it will exhibit its next generation BIOS products, plug-ins and firmware lifecycle management tools and services at Computex Taipei, Asia's largest technology event, on June 1-5, 2010 in Phoenix booth #N406/408 in the Nangang Exhibition Hall.

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"Our participation at Asia's premier electronics exhibition further demonstrates our commitment to restoring our focus on our core BIOS business," said Tom Lacey, President and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Technologies. "We remain on track to achieve growth from what we are confident is a superior BIOS product. We look forward to providing a comprehensive demonstration of our scalable architecture as well as our complementary plug-in offerings and firmware tools at this industry leading event."

Phoenix product demonstrations at Computex will include:

Phoenix SecureCoreTiano™ BIOS

SecureCore Tiano is the next-generation BIOS firmware from Phoenix, based on UEFI specifications. SecureCore Tiano is the most technologically advanced implementation of Tiano, offering a high-performance, layered architecture to achieve shorter boot times, greater reliability, with improved bring-up and easy customization. At Computex, Phoenix will demonstrate the many features of the SecureCore Tiano BIOS, including fast boot.

Phoenix BIOS Plug-ins

Phoenix continues to leverage its portfolio of patents and intellectual property to develop ground-breaking technologies and achieve new levels of value-added differentiation, functionality and services beyond the core BIOS features. At Computex, Phoenix will demonstrate UEFI BIOS plug-ins to address the specific needs of customers in the ecosystem, from PC OEMs and ODMs to carriers and embedded manufacturers.

Phoenix WorkBench™

Phoenix WorkBench is a comprehensive set of firmware tools and online services that take the complexity out of UEFI firmware development. Phoenix WorkBench provides a collaborative development environment and end-to-end project lifecycle management for SecureCore Tiano BIOS products. Phoenix WorkBench is tailored to meet the needs of BIOS development engineers, quality assurance engineers and platform project managers. At Computex, Phoenix will demonstrate how Phoenix WorkBench can significantly increase the productivity for OEM and ODM platform engineering teams by accelerating platform bring-up, system debugging and feature customization.

About Computex

Computex Taipei has become the largest computer exhibition in Asia and the second largest in the world, next to CeBIT in Germany. Each year, key global businesses come to this event to launch their new products. Since a large portion of the businesses in the world have research and deployment centers or production facilities in Taiwan, this exhibition attracts observers, analysts, and journalists of computer and information industries from all over the world to discover and report the latest technologies, developments, and trends.

About Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in core systems software products, services and embedded technologies, pioneers open standards and delivers innovative solutions that enable the PC industry's top system builders and specifiers to differentiate their systems, reduce time-to-market and increase their revenues. The Company's flagship products -- SecureCore Tiano™and Embedded BIOS®-- are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented performance, security, reliability, continuity, and ease-of-use. The Company established industry leadership and created the PC clone industry with its original BIOS product in 1983. Phoenix has over 200 technology patents issued and pending, and has shipped firmware in over one billion systems. Phoenix is headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.phoenix.com.

Phoenix, Phoenix Technologies, SecureCore Tiano, Phoenix WorkBench, Embedded BIOS, and the Phoenix Technologies logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. All other marks are the marks of their respective owners.

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