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Ultrabooks are here and so is our new community!
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 12/31/11 2
Without a doubt, one of the most exciting developments in the tech world for 2011 was the introduction of the Ultrabook.  We put a reference design out there and OEMs took it and ran with it.  Most of the models that arrived were slim, sleek, powerful and yet power-efficient.  I brought one of th...
The New Power-Efficiency Community is LIVE!
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 10/26/11 0
I'm excited to announce that we have a new Power-Efficiency Community!  We organized the content around two areas - Battery Life and Energy Usage.  The former is targeted at mobile platforms where battery life is a crucial component of the user experience and the latter is geared at helping to re...
Wouldn't it be great if.....?
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 09/12/11 0
Ok - here's your chance to let us know your thoughts about the new vPro developer community.  Our goal is to make the community an encompassing as possible while making it easy to find the most requested and downloaded information and tools.  That's our goal, but it doesn't mean that we got it ri...
Welcome to the vPro Developer Community!
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 09/12/11 0
We couldn't be any happier to announce our new vPro Developer Community.  We've taken all the best of the Manageability & Security Community and added some new technologies and features, all under the vPro umbrella.  If you previously came to the community to get information or help with AMT,...
Totally Random
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 06/20/11 0
This is totally random.  Really -  this is all about random.  We've got a new technology, code-named Bull Mountain, that lets you generate random numbers with the help of our processor.  Bull Mountain is an innovative hardware approach to high-quality, high-performance entropy and random number g...
Not exactly as planned........luckily
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 05/23/11 0
  At the beginning of 2010 I had the opportunity to travel to Bangalore, India to meet with several ISVs.  The main purpose of the visit was to gain some insight to help with the development of the Manageability Checker, a tool created to help with AMT development and to test uses cases.   I also...
You've read about it - now see and hear about it - AMT SDK 7.0
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 03/31/11 1
A few weeks back Ajith Illendula wrote a quick little blog about the new SDK 7.0. While Ajith is always a good read, sometimes all those words just seem to blur together. So, for those of you who are a little more visual, we've published a video highlighting all the latest developments in the lat...
Making AMT 7.0 a little easier
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 03/29/11 2
OK - I'll admit it. Enabling for AMT is probably not the easiest part of your day. It's a pretty tricky technology that requires a bit of persistance. But I can assure you that if you find a spot to integrate AMT into your application, you'll never regret it. It's part of my job to make available...
The new processors are here! The new processors are here!
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 03/09/11 2
They're finally here! We’ve all been patiently waiting and the 2nd generation Intel Core™ vPro™ processors have arrived. What that also means is that AMT 7.0 is here too. Look for lots of changes/updates/additions to the community as we get you up to speed on all the goodness brought about by t...
Take a peek into AES-NI
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Posted on 03/01/11 0
Recently I had the opportunity to interview one of our community engineers, Dan Zimmerman.  We turned it into an 8-minute video which details AES and the New Instructions(NI) that are part of the Sandy Bridge platform.  Take a look and let us know what you think.  If you have any questions about ...