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NCS Technologies, Inc. Has Been Selected by the Social Security Administration for a Blanket Purchase Agreement for Laptops, Equipment and Services, BPA SS00-14-40017
July 10, 2014
NCS Technologies Inc., a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer for government and enterprises, has announced that it has been selected by the Social Security Administration (SSA) for a Blanket Purchase Agreement for the delivery of laptops, related peripheral equipment, hardware, and installation services. SSA and NCS have entered into the agreement from the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract Number, GS-35F-4677G.
SSA and NCS enter into the BPA with a base year for four one-year options. SSA will issue firm fixed-price Call Orders that identify the purchased equipment and the delivery locations. Delivery sites can be any SSA or State Disability Determination Service (DDS) location within the U.S., several remote sites, any U.S. territories and protectorates, and in any of its Foreign Service Posts.
NCS will provide Lenovo Notebook and Ultralight Laptops, as well as peripheral equipment, accessories and associated services in accordance with the specifications described in the Statement of Work.
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NCS Technologies, Inc. Introduces Turnkey Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Solution
July 8, 2014
NCS Technologies, Inc., a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer, today introduced an end-to-end portfolio of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), including a new data center appliance, network management software, desktop zero clients and the industry’s first mobile zero client laptop PC. For enterprises and government, this turnkey virtual solution reduces costs, improves security and eases IT administration.
The elements of the end-to-end solution include:
- NexServ XRV-5282 data center appliance, which combines tiered storage, computer, and high performance networking hardware in a single box
- Cirrus DT zero client virtual portals, a family of access devices that deliver a complete PC experience for up to four screens on one desk
- Cirrus LT, the industry’s first mobile zero client laptop, with docking station, battery and Wi-Fi capability
- Top tier client management software, such as VMware Horizon View
- High quality industry standard hardware
“Each element of our end-to-end VDI solution is ‘best-in-class’,” said Mike Turicchi, NCS chief product officer. “Our new data center appliance is built with high-performance storage, networking and graphics virtualization. As an industry first and still alone in its category, the Cirrus LT mobile zero client laptop is turning heads in IT departments from government to enterprise. Whatever the IT requirements, NCS delivers the exact VDI components a customer needs.”
VDI partner Mellanox Technologies is playing a key role in this end-to-end VDI solution: “The NCS enterprise-class appliance leverages Mellanox end-to-end 40GbE interconnect technology to deliver high throughput and low latency, increase desktop performance and maximize VDI density,” said Motti Beck, director, enterprise market development, Mellanox Technologies. “Now enterprises can enjoy all the benefits that a VDI solution enables and reduce their TCO without compromising their desktop and mobile user experience.”
The Cirrus LT PCoIP zero client laptop is an industry first in virtual computing. It’s highly secure and delivers all the functionality of a traditional desktop or laptop computer. Cirrus LT is based on Teradici PCoIP® technology. The PCoIP protocol compresses, encrypts and encodes the entire computing experience at the data center and transmits only pixels across the IP network. Users have fully functional, effortless access to all applications – in a highly secure environment.
NCS Technologies, Inc. Has Been Selected to Participate As a Vendor on North Carolina’s Microcomputers and Peripherals – Statewide IT Term Contract 204A
NCS Technologies, a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer for government and enterprises, has announced that it has been selected to participate in a multiple vendor computer contract to provide Microsoft Windows-compatible desktops, portables, tablets, and their related peripheral components to the State of North Carolina.
According to the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), the contract shall be a Mandatory Statewide Term Contract for the use of Executive State Agencies. It may be used as a Convenience Contract, available, but not mandatory, for the use of non-State Agencies permitted by law. Such entities include the North Carolina University System and its member campuses, Instructional components of the Department of Public Instruction, Instructional components of the North Carolina Community College System, as well as local (municipal and county) governments.
The term shall be for one year, and will expire upon the anniversary date of the effective date unless otherwise stated in the Notice of Award, or unless terminated earlier. The State retains the option to extend this contract for two additional one-year periods at its sole discretion. No maximum or minimum quantities are guaranteed. The State reserves the right to further amend the contract’s intent of coverage as may be required by future Legislative activities.
NCS Technologies Introduces Cirrus LT, the Industry's First Mobile Zero Client Laptop Computer
NCS Technologies, a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer for government and enterprise, today launched the Cirrus LT zero client laptop, a compact notebook that is highly secure and delivers all the functionality of a traditional desktop or laptop computer. The mobile zero client laptop, complete with docking station, battery and Wi-Fi capability, represents a new computing category.
NCS Technologies Stratus MCS Is Featured in GCN Magazine
November 12, 2013
The Nov. 12, 2013 issue of GCN Magazine features the NCS Stratus MCS, our award-winning Multiple Client Station with the industry’s first secure KVM operable with a remote control. The Stratus MCS is designed from the ground up to be a secure computing solution to address the needs of workers who access multiple secure domains from a single desktop. GCN Labs tested the Stratus MCS for several weeks and has given our solution a glowing review. John Breeden II, the GCN Labs editor, writes: “It’s an innovative product aimed directly at fulfilling a government need.”
The article says that Stratus MCS is compact, “whisper quiet”, and “surprisingly inexpensive”. GCN notes that “With space savings, cooler running PC modules, a functional remote KVM switch and that all-important security component, the Stratus MCS is a solid solution for government users who need security but who could stand to experience a little user-friendly convenience for once.” While Stratus MCS is a beautifully engineered hardware security solution, GCN reports that is also certified to run SecureView, the multi-level virtual platform, as needed.
NCS Technologies, Inc. Participates in the Citrix Ready Program
April 8, 2013
NCS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of server and storage platforms, technical solutions and lifecycle support services for the enterprise, system integrators and original equipment manufacturers, has joined the Citrix Ready Program.
NCS Technologies Wins Intel Client Solution Innovation Award for Stratus MCS, a Secure Multiple PC Solution for Desktop Computing
March 20, 2013
NCS Technologies, a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer for government and enterprise, announced that Stratus MCS, a compact desktop system for workers who must use separate computers because of security policies, has won the prestigious Intel Client Solution Innovation Award.
NCS Technologies Introduces Stratus MCS Multiple Client Station for Multiple Domain Computing
Jan. 28, 2013
NCS Technologies, a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer for government and enterprise, announced the availability of Stratus MCS, an integrated, compact desktop computing system for workers who must use separate computers to access secure domains, such as government NIPRNet, SIPRNet and JWICS networks.
NCS Technologies Announces the Bunker 1U Rugged Short-Depth Server for High Performance and Reliable Computing on Land or at Sea
Jan. 25, 2013
NCS Technologies, a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer for government and enterprise, announced the availability of the Bunker XRV-5241 rugged 1U short-depth server, a powerful and reliable computing system engineered to fit perfectly into tight spaces and endure harsh conditions on land or at sea.
NCS Technologies Announces the Availability of the Altus XT Mobile Workstation for High-Performance Computing
Jan. 10, 2013
NCS Technologies, a leading domestic computing systems manufacturer for government, enterprise and education, announced the availability of the NCS Altus XT mobile workstation, a powerful laptop PC featuring available Intel 3rd generation i3/i5/i7 Quad Core(TM) processor family technologies.
NCS Technologies Named Dell OEM Partner
October 24, 2012
NCS Technologies Inc., a leading provider of appliance and server platforms, technical solutions and lifecycle support services for system integrators and original equipment manufacturers worldwide, has announced it has joined the Dell OEM Partner Program.
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