Press Releases

UEFI Forum Gains Key Industry Support, Publishes Security Solutions White Paper
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum today announced the addition of new member companies Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Novell, Inc. and The Linux Foundation. These new member companies bring the membership to 250, demonstrating continued and increasing adoption and acceptance of the Forum and its standards.
UEFI Technology Expands in Mobile Devices and Other Non-PC Market Segments
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum, a world-class, nonprofit industry standards body of leading technology companies that promotes firmware innovation by creating specifications to enable the continual evolution of platform technologies, today announced the expansion of UEFI technology into a variety of non-traditional industry sectors. The latest UEFI specifications are designed to support firmware for enhanced security and embedding in mobile devices, as well as applications outside of the PC arena.
UEFI Technology Adopted by Linux Community
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Forum, a world-class, non-profit industry standards body of leading technology companies that promotes firmware innovation by creating specifications that enable the continual evolution of platform technologies, is gaining momentum as use of UEFI specifications increases in Linux-based operating systems, such as Ubuntu 12.10, Fedora 18 and OpenSUSE 12.3.
UEFI Forum Releases UEFI 2.3.1 Specification Update and Schedules - UEFI Summer Summit Interoperability & Education Event
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Specification Update Benefits Windows 8 & Open Source OS Implementations
Microsoft to Host UEFI Summer Summit, July 16-20, 2012 in Redmond, WA

2009 Advanced UEFI Workshop for PRC Higher Education
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Advanced UEFI Workshop for Higher Education in China, co-organized by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Intel Asia-Pacific R&D Ltd, was successfully hosted in Shanghai, China. The workshop brought together more than 50 inspired professors from 23 Chinese universities to learn and share UEFI technologies as part of the “Training the Trainers” program.
UEFI Forum Publishes New Specifications as the Momentum of UEFI Adoption Continues
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The Unified EFI Forum, a non-profit, collaborative, specification organization formed to define, promote and manage the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface announces the ratification, publication and immediate availability of four new items: UEFI Specification v2.3, UEFI Platform Initialization Specifications v1.2, UEFI Platform Initialization Distribution Packaging Specification v1.0, and The Self Certification Test (SCT) for the UEFI Specification, v2.1.
UEFI Forum Showcases Widespread Industry Adoption of UEFI Technology
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
The Unified EFI Forum, Inc., the group responsible for developing, managing and promoting the UEFI Specification is pleased to call your attention to a listing of announcements, events and activities related to the adoption of UEFI and its associated specifications in the PC industry.
The First UEFI/Framework Seed in Education Starts in China
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The First UEFI/Framework seminar in the Education Community has been successfully co‐hosted by Intel and Shanghai JiaoTong University, for the purpose of promoting the UEFI/Framework technology in the Education Community. In attendance were 37 backbone teachers of computer science related subjects, coming from 15 famous universities in China, including Fudan University, Tongji University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai University, Beijing JiaoTong University, ShanDong University, and South China University of Technology. The speakers were experienced UEFI/Framework engineers from the Platform Software Infrastructure Department of Intel Asia Pacific Research & Development Ltd.
UEFI Industry Adoption Takes Major Step Forward with Availability of Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
UEFI Adoption Passes Tipping Point; Many Vendors Will Begin Shipping UEFI-Compliant Products Incorporating UEFI’s Modern Methods for Booting an Operating System and Managing Pre-Boot Applications in 2008.
DMTF and UEFI Forum Work Together to Advance IT Standards
Monday, June 18, 2007
Two Leading Technology Standards Bodies Form Alliance to Address Platform Inventory and Configuration Management Requirements