DeviceVM Partners with American Megatrends to Accelerate Instant-on Platform Adoption

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Pre-integrated products provide faster time to market for joint customers.

DeviceVM and AMI share a common desire to improve the PC experience

DeviceVM, maker of the award-winning Splashtop® instant-on platform and American Megatrends (AMI), manufacturer of key hardware and software solutions for the global computer marketplace, today announced they have entered into a joint development partnership. This new relationship will accelerate the adoption rate of DeviceVM's instant-on platform pre-integrated with AMIBIOS® and Aptio® UEFI products by lowering both the development time and cost for PC manufacturers.

Splashtop is a revolutionary software platform that allows users to access the Internet seconds after turning on their computers, and is shipping on millions of notebooks, netbooks, desktops, nettops, and motherboards from top-tier manufacturers like ASUS, HP, Lenovo and LG. Every second a new Splashtop computer reaches the hands of a consumer, delivering a fast, secure, and eco-friendly experience.

AMI creates and manufactures key hardware and software solutions for the global computer marketplace, providing the highest quality and compatibility necessary to build today's advanced computing systems. Today, AMI is the world's largest BIOS firmware vendor, with AMIBIOS deployed in more than 65% of all computers worldwide.

"Splashtop is the fastest way to boot a PC," says Mark Lee, CEO and President of DeviceVM. "By working closely with AMI, a world leader in UEFI and BIOS solutions, we're able to integrate Splashtop more efficiently with the hardware platforms developed by our manufacturing partners."

"DeviceVM and AMI share a common desire to improve the PC experience," says Subramonian Shankar, CEO of AMI. "Not only can we improve the experience for PC users all over the world, but we enable PC manufacturers to go to market faster."

"DeviceVM and AMI are both strategic partners of ASUS," said Richard Liu, Senior Director of Motherboard Product Marketing, ASUS. "Closer integration of their products further advances ASUS leadership in bringing innovative computing solutions to our customers."

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.

About DeviceVM
DeviceVM, Inc. is a privately held software company, selected by Dow Jones as one of the top 50 companies to watch. With its instant-on Splashtop product, DeviceVM is improving the every-day experience of computer users. Founded in 2006, DeviceVM is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Taiwan and China.

About Splashtop
Splashtop is an award-winning instant-on platform that improves the personal computing experience. With Splashtop users read e-mail, chat with friends, share photos, or surf the Web seconds after turning on their PC. Splashtop ships on over 200 models from the world's major computer manufacturers.

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