and American Megatrends Inc.
Partner to Deliver IDE RAID Embedded Solutions
New Intel and AMD products to have AMI's HyperDisk 100
Irvine, CA (Tuesday, August 1, 2000) Iwill
Corporation has announced a partnership with American Megatrends Inc. (AMI),
the leader in storage and computing innovations worldwide, to deliver its next
generation Intel Pentiumr III and AMDr Athlon platform
motherboards integrating AMI's IDEal 100, as featured in AMI's HyperDiskT
on AMI's strong background in RAID, BIOS and motherboard technologies, we are
positive its new on-board IDE RAID, IDEal 100, will be a great product,"
said Mason Su, GM Iwill Corp. "The IDEal 100's ability to include
on-board RAID functionality with motherboards designed for high-end desktops,
workstations and entry-level servers ensures a great benefit to many
offering IDE RAID embedded into desktop and workstation motherboards, AMI and
Iwill provide users with the ability to increase system performance without
the use of add-in cards. AMI's IDE RAID family meets the performance
requirements for desktop publishing, the graphic workstation entrepreneur and
the capacity requirements of the small office/small business server.
collaboration with Iwill reinforces our commitment to providing the best RAID
solutions the industry has to offer," said Sanjay Sehgal, AMI Vice
President of Sales. "Iwill's high quality and innovative motherboards
are in-line with our policy of providing customers with high quality RAID
products to consumers at a reasonable cost."
The cooperation couldn't
be better for both companies and consumers, as the industry moves toward
low-cost storage solutions. As IDE RAID gains acceptance in the marketplace,
AMI and Iwill will provide expertly designed solutions for all levels of data
protection, from the desktop to workstation and entry-level server
IDE RAID includes data striping (RAID 0) and mirroring (RAID 1), which make
the entire solution an important tool in today's computing environment.
These RAID levels provide users with a better application performance every
time a file is saved or retrieved and offers greater economy and longevity for
nearly every PC made today. This virtually eliminates downtime in case a drive
Corporation is a worldwide designer and manufacturer of mid-to-high end
motherboards and I/O cards that support nearly all computer peripherals. Iwill
SCSI Motherboards use powerful I/O integrated circuits and are designed for
power users who require high-end CAD/CAM, heavy Multimedia and Server
applications. Iwill products are fully compatible with Windows 2000, 98, 95,
Windows NT, Novell NetWare, as well as a variety of Linux and UNIX operating
systems. Iwill has branch offices all over the world, including Germany,
Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the United States.
For more information about Iwill, please call 1-800-950-8999 or visit www.iwillusa.com.
in 1985, American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) has dedicated its resources to
providing OEMs, resellers and systems integrators with leading edge computer
technologies. This privately held company, best known for its Basic
Input/Output Systems or BIOS, also supplies its state-of-the-art hardware,
software, utilities and RAID controllers to over 55 percent of today's
high-tech manufacturers. Headquartered in Atlanta, AMI has locations in the
U.S. and throughout the world including London, Madras, Munich, Seoul, Taipei
and Tokyo to better serve our customers. For more information on AMI, its
products, services or reseller opportunities, call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI or visit www.ami.com.