American Megatrends and InoNET Computer GmbH collaborate on Centralized Remote Management of Digital Signage with MegaRAC XMS

American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a leader in BIOS, storage and server management innovations, together with InoNET Computer GmbH, a leading German industrial computer and digital signage solutions provider, is pleased to announce the two companies’ collaboration in bringing the centralized Remote Management functionality of AMI’s MegaRAC® XMS software suite to turnkey Digital Signage Solutions from InoNET.

MegaRAC XMS is a non-intrusive, agent-less, Centralized Remote Management software suite for complete Out-of-Band and In-Band Management of IPMI, AMT /VSPX and Windows and Linux based computer devices. It enables network-specific device scanning and offers a variety of features, such as bare-metal provisioning, real KVM remote management, power management and virtual mass storage.

MegaRAC XMS also significantly lowers the overall cost of device and network management, while improving the capability and efficiency of the IT staff across a wide variety of computing environments. MegaRAC XMS brings added value to the Digital Signage (DS) market through effortless remote maintenance and reliable control of all of the DS functionality required in the DS ecosystem, including power management, system health, firmware and software upgrades and even on-the-fly control of digital media with remote display.

InoNET Computer GmbH offers innovative products, an impressive portfolio of achievements and customer-specific solutions in industrial computer systems and digital signage. Its flexible product portfolio continues to grow in step with market requirements for extensive digital marketing, where issues such as ROI (return of investment) and TCO (total cost of ownership) play a large role. As a leading company with over 14 years of experience in successfully realizing DS projects and a deep understanding of the needs of the DS market, InoNET is uniquely positioned to ensure that new product development and projects are successful for digital signage customers. And so the outstanding turnkey solutions for the Digital Signage Market from InoNET now add the functionality of MegaRAC XMS centralized management to its Digital Signage Controller platforms to broaden the value, performance and capability of its solutions.

Speaking about the collaboration between AMI and InoNET, S. Shankar, AMI President and CEO, commented that “AMI appreciates having InoNET Computer as a partner to help bring the benefits of MegaRAC XMS Centralized Remote Management into the fast growing market of Digital Signage. We firmly believe that MegaRAC XMS will bring outstanding performance to overall IT Management along with vastly improved device maintenance to the DS market, to make ownership and operation of Digital Signage solutions more affordable, even for SMB organizations.”

Ralph Ostertag, Managing Director of InoNET added, “Thanks to our collaboration with AMI, InoNET can proudly offer the added benefit of centralized management to its turn-key Digital Signage solutions with MegaRAC XMS. Our customers can even choose to extend MegaRAC XMS management features beyond the realm of DS – for integrating additional networks and devices to apply the same benefits of MegaRAC XMS throughout their entire IT organization.”

AMI and InoNET will provide demonstrations on the complete management of Digital Signage and M2M technology with MegaRAC XMS at the upcoming Embedded World 2012 Exhibition and Conference in Nuremberg, Germany at the Nuremberg Messe in Hall 1, Booth # 638 from February 28 to March 1, 2012.

To learn more about the MegaRAC XMS Centralized Remote Management Suite, the complete line of BIOS and UEFI Firmware, remote management and data storage solutions from AMI, as well its long history of innovation and computing excellence, please call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI, or visit www.ami.com.

About InoNET Computer GmbH
InoNET has more than 14 years experience as a developer and manufacturer of custom industrial PCs and embedded systems. As a responsible manufacturer, InoNET provides the necessary transparency in the market and brings cost efficiency and quality to a common denominator. Whenever possible we work to reduce your development effort and provide the most sensible and economical solution. And whenever necessary our engineering team is thinking far beyond conventional requirement profiles and a completely new computer system. For more information on InoNET Computer GmbH and its products or services, call +49 (0)89 / 666 096-0 or visit www.InoNET.com.

About AMI : Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software, and utilities to today’s high-tech manufacturers. AMI’s innovative Aptio® solution for UEFI, modular AMIBIOS8, high quality StorTrends® IP Storage Area Networks (IP-SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS), and Storage Management software solutions, along with MegaRAC® remote server management, KVM over IP, IPMI 2.0 firmware and high-density motherboards 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® Embedded Alliance and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Atlanta, 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.

Source: American Megatrends