InsydeH2O UEFI BIOS delivers full compliance with arm system architecture and boot security standards on NVIDIA’s Accelerated Computing Platform
SAN JOSE, California – November 20, 2023 – Insyde® Software, a leading provider of UEFI BIOS and OpenBMC-based systems management software, today announced that it is the first independent BIOS vendor to achieve the Arm® SystemReady SR-SIE (Security Interface Extension) certification for the NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper has achieved ™ Superchip platform.
As a member of the Arm SystemReady Certification Program and the NVIDIA Partner Network, Insyde Software worked closely with Arm and NVIDIA to achieve this milestone, ensuring that the InsydeH2O supported GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip platform is compatible with the required Arm Base System Architecture and Server Basic system architecture standards, basic boot requirements, and the basic boot security requirements that include the SystemReady SR-SIE band of the Arm SystemReady certification program.
Arm SystemReady SR represents a set of standards and a compliance certification program that enables interoperability between Arm-based devices and a diverse range of operating systems (including Windows, Linux, VMware, and BSD) and hypervisors so that software “just works.” the box. This means that server makers creating designs based on SystemReady SR-SIE certified GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip platforms can focus on their own added value, while benefiting from the easier use of off-the-shelf software and an extensive ecosystem of mature operating systems and the verified Secure Boot and Secure Firmware Update functionality this certification provides.
In addition to full validation and compliance with SystemReady SR-SIE certification, Insyde Software support for NVIDIA Grace Hopper includes:
- Secure, customizable and feature-rich InsydeH2O® UEFI BIOS.
- SBMR (Server Base Manageability Requirements) 2.0 compliant Supervyse® OPF OpenBMC.
- A comprehensive suite of tools that simplifies development, customization and deployment.
“We are pleased to be the first independent BIOS vendor to achieve SystemReady SR-SIE certification for the GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip Platform,” said Tim Lewis, CTO of Insyde Software. “This achievement is a reflection of our strong commitment to Arm and NVIDIA platforms, our expertise in platform validation and the dedication of our engineers to help achieve this ahead of schedule,” said Lewis.
“Arm SystemReady SR aims to ensure that software works seamlessly across a range of different systems across the infrastructure computing ecosystem,” said Dong Wei, Lead Standards Architect and Fellow at Arm. “As a key SystemReady partner and long-standing UEFI leader, Insyde Software’s contributions help advance the SystemReady program and we are incredibly proud of the continued momentum as we work together to emphasize the importance of architecture standards.”
About Insyde software
Insyde Software (www.insyde.com) is a leading global provider of UEFI firmware, OpenBMC-based systems management solutions and custom engineering services for companies in the mobile, server, desktop and IoT (Internet-of-Things) computing industries. The company is publicly traded (6231.TWO) and has its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan and its US headquarters in Westborough, MA. The company’s customers include the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of computing, communications and storage devices.