Insyde® Software Launches Feature-Rich UEFI BIOS for the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series

InsydeH2O™for the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series Provides Mature UEFI BIOS Technology for Server and Embedded Systems Makers

WESTBOROUGH, MA & TAIPAI, TAIWAN, MARCH 30, 2009 - Insyde Software, a leading provider of Universal Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) based firmware, BIOS and engineering services today announced the availability of InsydeH2O for the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series, which provides an advanced UEFI BIOS solution for a wide range of servers, workstations, blades, embedded appliances, communications and storage systems.

The Intel® Xeon® 5500 Platform includes support for the Intel® Xeon® Processor W5580, Intel® Xeon® Processor 3500 Series and 5500 Series as well as the Intel® 5520 and 5500 Chipsets and the Intel® X58 Express Chipset.

The platform is based on the latest generation 45 nm Intel® microarchitecture previously code named Nehalem, representing the next step in energy efficiency, performance and virtualization with an integrated memory controller, providing the performance, memory and I/O capabilities needed to meet a wide range of compute-intensive applications.

"With the transition to UEFI firmware now spreading across server, workstation and embedded computing segments, many of our customers representing server and embedded industry leaders, count on the readiness, quality and maturity of InsydeH2O for their Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series firmware," said Trevor Western, Vice President of Server and Embedded Engineering at Insyde Software.

About Insyde Software

Insyde Software ( is a leading global provider of BIOS, UEFI-based firmware and engineering services for companies in the desktop, mobile, server 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 server, mobile and embedded systems designers and manufacturers.

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