Insyde® Software Marks 10th Anniversary of UEFI Software Development
Decade Long Collaboration with Intel® on UEFI Technology INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, BEIJING, CHINA, APRIL 12, 2011 - Insyde Software, a leading provider of Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware today announced the 10-year anniversary of when it began developing its UEFI firmware technology, the start of its pace-setting BIOS-industry firmware innovation and leadership. Insyde Software is also recognizing its decade-long collaboration with Intel’s Software & Services Group (SSG) with whom they executed their first “Tiano” related Agreement ten years ago. Tiano has been the codename for a reference set of UEFI software.“Over the last decade our company name “Insyde” has become synonymous with UEFI leadership,” said Jeremy Wang, Chairman of Insyde Software. “We are grateful for the longstanding support that Intel has provided to us as UEFI has moved from the labs to being the dominant choice for BIOS firmware, as well as for the dedication of our employees who have achieved so many important UEFI-related milestones,” said Wang.In marking this anniversary, Insyde Software reflects on some UEFI achievements including being the first company to put a UEFI BIOS (then “EFI”) into production, October 2003, being a founding member of The UEFI Forum, Inc. standards body, training hundreds of firmware engineers on UEFI technology over the years, hosting the 2010 UEFI Plugfest in Taipei, Taiwan and being the first BIOS vendor to ship an EDK II UEFI BIOS. The company is equally proud to be recognized for its consistent financial performance by being named a Forbes.com “Asia 200 Best Under a Billion” company and a Deloitte “2010 Technology Fast 500” company. About Insyde SoftwareInsyde Software (www.insydesw.com) is a leading global provider of BIOS, UEFI-based firmware and engineering services for companies in the mobile, server, desktop and embedded computing industries. The company is publicly held (GTSM: 6231) and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with U.S. headquarters in Westborough, MA. The company’s customers include the world’s leading computer systems designers and manufacturers.Insyde is a registered trademark and InsydeH2O is a trademark of Insyde Software. Other company and product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.