AMT technologyIntel Active Management Technology (AMT) is hardware-based technology for remotely managing and securing PCs out-of-band.

ME abbreviation in terminology of Intel – is Management Engine, actually analog of the equipment of BMC for servers. I will explain for those who doesn’t know.

AMT technology and elusive ME

Computing systems need to be manage, in the elementary case they have a keyboard, the monitor, the mouse (so-called KVM) and the management via them carries out demanded operations. But imagine the server room, which set hundreds of servers, naturally controlled via KVM impossible. Therefore the standard of remote management and monitoring of computing systems (IPMI) was developed for servers, it is realized in special blocks of called ВМС (Bloc of Management of System). Continue reading