SAN JOSE, Calif., and NORCROSS, Ga., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Computex TAIPEI, Taiwan -- American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI), today announced a partnership with Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), in support of Cavium's ThunderX processor family. With this partnership AMI and Cavium are collaborating to deliver the most complete firmware and platform management solution in the scale out data center and cloud industry today.
AMI has been consistent as a leader in the technology industry and is the world's largest firmware vendor. Founded in 1985, AMI has long been recognized for its high quality, advanced design and hands on engineering support. AMI is uniquely positioned to provide the fundamental components necessary for today's enterprise computing demands.
As a Cavium Partner, AMI will provide development and support for its flagship Aptio® UEFI Firmware, which brings the features of the UEFI specification to system manufacturers in a production-ready firmware that is fully enabled for all enterprise-class Operating Systems. AMI's leadership role in the industry for standards-based firmware development, along with a feature rich roadmap, will complement Cavium's ThunderX industry leading ARMv8 SoC integration of high core count computing, networking, I/O and hardware acceleration.
AMI will also provide development and support for its MegaRAC® SP-X product line, which brings powerful and extensible remote management to a wide breadth of system designs and configurations. AMI's industry-proven track record of scalable system and chassis management will enable Cavium's partners to quickly deliver complete system solutions to the market."Cavium is a key partner with AMI in expanding our server design capability to include the rapidly growing hyperscale market. AMI has been impressed with the tremendous feature set and truly differentiating technology that Cavium offers with ThunderX. With our proven track record for Aptio® UEFI Firmware and MegaRAC® SP-X management solutions we are confident that our system partners will benefit greatly from this partnership," said Subramonian Shankar, President and CEO of American Megatrends. "We look forward to continuing to build on our partnership with Cavium."