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Phoenix Technologies

September 11, 2012 15:04 ET

Phoenix Technologies Announces Collaboration With Lenovo on the Upcoming Intel® Atom™ Processor-Based Mobile Platform

Phoenix to Showcase Tablet Specific UEFI Features at the Intel Developer Forum 2012 in San Francisco

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 11, 2012) - Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in UEFI firmware technology, products and tools, is pleased to announce its collaboration with Lenovo on its new ThinkPad Tablet 2. Powered by Windows® 8 and Phoenix SecureCore Technology™ BIOS, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 is based on the new Intel® Atom™ processor-based mobile platform. The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a versatile mobile device that combines notebook functionality and tablet mobility, making it ideal for use in the office, home or when traveling. 

Phoenix SecureCore Technology™ BIOS boasts a feature set that is robust enough to optimize Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet 2 design, supporting mobility and connectivity features that include USB and I2C touch, a virtual keyboard, touch hotzone, Connected Standby, fTPM/TPM 2.0 and Windows UEFI Firmware Update (WUFU).

Tablets are primarily mobility and connectivity devices, yet, it is extremely important to make sure they are highly secure and manageable. "We chose Phoenix SecureCore Technology™ because it supports Intel Platform Trust Technology, providing compatibility with Windows® 8 security features and offering comprehensive flash updates," said Thomas Butler, Director, Worldwide ThinkPad Product Marketing, Lenovo.

Phoenix at the Intel Developer Forum 2012 San Francisco
Phoenix will demonstrate the new tablet specific UEFI features on the upcoming Intel® Atom™ processor-based platform. Visit Phoenix Technologies at IDF San Francisco from September 11 to 13 at booth number 611.

About Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
Founded in 1979, Phoenix was the first company dedicated to the development of PC BIOS firmware. Phoenix enables the PC industry's top system builders to differentiate their products, reduce time-to-market, and increase customer value with its rich domain expertise and IP library in firmware architecture and BIOS technology. The company's flagship UEFI firmware product, Phoenix SecureCore Technology™, is revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented performance, security, reliability, connectivity and ease-of-use. Phoenix is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley in Milpitas, California. For more information, visit

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