Insyde Software Provides Framework Support for AMD Processors
Result of Collaboration Demonstrated by AMD at the Microsoft WinHEC Conference
WinHEC, Seattle, WA -- May 22, 2006 - Insyde Software, a leading provider of UEFI-based firmware, BIOS and engineering services, today announced that it has enabled AMD processors and platforms with its flagship firmware product, InsydeH2O™ This latest product advancement will be on-display running Windows Vista™ in AMD’s booth at Microsoft WinHEC, the premier industry event where Microsoft and partners establish future directions for the Windows hardware platform.
Working together, Insyde and AMD engineers successfully developed UEFI based PEI and DXE drivers to interface with AMD processors. Further, a standard method of supporting AMD’s AGESA (AMD Generic & Encapsulated Software Architecture) code with Insyde’s Framework technology was jointly created.
“The industry transition from legacy BIOS to UEFI-based firmware is happening," said Chuck Apodaca, GM of Insyde Software. “Having AMD provide their support for our Framework implementation gives Server, Desktop and Mobile systems manufacturers increased flexibility in their choice of firmware with a well-architected solution that will help drive product innovation and speed deployment."
Insyde Software remains committed to bringing the broadest level of semiconductor support to its InsydeH2O product line. In the coming months, the company will expand its efforts with AMD to bring additional platform solutions to ODMs and OEMs worldwide. In addition, Insyde will continue its collaborative firmware development efforts with all leading chip companies.
About Insyde Software
Insyde Software (www.insydesw.com.tw) is a leading global provider of BIOS, UEFI-based firmware and engineering services for companies in the desktop, mobile, server and embedded computing industries. Founded in 1998, the company is publicly held and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. In the United States, Insyde Software is represented by its affiliate Insyde Technology who markets firmware, software, and engineering services to the embedded systems and server computing markets in the Americas and in Europe. The company’s customers include Acer, Compal, Fujitsu, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Inventec, Lenovo, NEC, Quanta, Sony, Toshiba, ViewSonic and Wyse.
Insyde and InsydeH2O are trademarks of Insyde Software. AMD is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other company and product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.