Realtek Semiconductor & American Megatrends Collaborate to Deliver RealManage 2.0, the Industry’s First Wi-Fi DASH Solution


HSINCHU, Taiwan – May 31, 2016 – Realtek Semiconductor Corp. (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2379.TW), one of the world’s leading network and multimedia IC providers, announced today that Realtek and American Megatrends (AMI) have collaborated to deliver RealManage™ 2.0, the industry’s first Wi-Fi DASH solution.

DASH (Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware) is a client management standard released by the DMTF (Distributed Management Task Force) and is a web services-based standard for secure out-of-band and remote management of desktops and mobile systems. Realtek has long been an Ethernet NIC market leader and with the RTL8111FP-based new generation DASH remote management solution ‘RealManage 2.0’, Realtek aims to keep its market position and remain a force for industry technology innovation.

Since its inception, AMI has been a consistent leader in the technology industry. AMI was the first BIOS vendor to support USB in the BIOS, first to create a GUI BIOS interface with mouse support, first to integrate diagnostics, and first to support Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) with AMIBIOS. Now, AMI extends its history of innovation and industry-first’s in jointly developing a Wi-Fi DASH solution using the Realtek RTL8111FP NIC controller chip.

“The DASH standard is fast entering the mainstream of features required by system vendors. As a technology leader, AMI is aware of its responsibility to support new industry standards,” said S. Shankar, President and CEO of American Megatrends. “AMI has always been committed to being the first to deliver on this promise in the form of high-quality solutions for our customers. AMI's support for Wi-Fi DASH (RealManage 2.0, 3rd generation DASH) gives manufacturers added confidence, knowing that the products they are delivering today will be fully standards-compliant as adoption of Wi-Fi connection becomes more widespread. Providing first access to key new technologies is one of the primary components for maintaining strong, long-term partnerships with our customers.”

“With the rising popularity of the GUI BIOS, enterprise customers required out-of-band KVM (Keyboard, Video, and Mouse) functions beyond the standard ‘Text Console Redirection’ feature. Realtek’s RealManage 2.0 is our answer; a powerful DASH solution that supports Wi-Fi and Ethernet DASH, and is compliant with a GUI BIOS”, said Realtek’s Vice President and Spokesman, Yee-Wei Huang. “It brings a whole new application methodology and experience to commercial customers, providing a wealth of data and tools for remote out-of-band client management tasks”.

About Realtek
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. is a world leading IC provider that designs and develops a wide range of IC products for communications network, computer peripheral, and multimedia applications. Products include 10/100/1000M Ethernet Controllers/PHYs, 10/100/1000M Ethernet Switch Controllers/Media Converter Controllers/Gateway Controllers, Wireless LAN Controllers & AP/Router SoCs, xDSL, VoIP Solutions, Bluetooth, xPON, IoT Solutions, Automotive Ethernet Solutions, High Fidelity Audio Solutions for Mobile and PC Applications, Clock Generators, Card Reader Controllers, Web Camera Controllers, LCD Monitor/ATV/DTV Controllers, and Digital Home Center Controllers. With advanced design expertise in RF, analog, and mixed signal circuits, and with strong manufacturing and system knowledge, Realtek offers full-featured, high-performance, and competitive total solutions. More information on Realtek can be found on our website:

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.

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