MANASSAS, Va., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- NCS Technologies, a leading
provider of servers, internet appliances, notebooks, desktops and industrial
computers today announced that it has expanded its OEM Agreement with BlueCat
Networks. Under the terms of this Agreement, NCS will provide OEM
manufacturing services for BlueCat's Proteus 5000, a new Dual-Core AMD
Opteron(TM) processor-based OEM server appliance. NCS already manufactures
BlueCat's award-winning line of Secure DNS and DHCP appliances, the Adonis
1000, Adonis 500 and Adonis 250.
"With the addition of Proteus 5000, we continue to strengthen our OEM
relationship with NCS," said David Berg, Director of Product Management at
BlueCat Networks. "NCS was able to understand the performance requirements of
the Proteus 5000 quickly and was able to provide production ready appliances
in a very short period of time."
BlueCat's Proteus 5000 Enterprise IPAM Appliance(TM) enables organizations
to easily create and manage a centralized set of corporate and external
regulatory policies governing all DHCP and DNS services across the enterprise.
Purpose-built on BlueCat's firewall-grade Linux operating system, the Proteus
5000 has a built-in firewall for advanced protection against denial-of-service
attacks, buffer overflow attacks, illicit command attacks, port scanning and
other zero-day exploits.
"We are extremely honored to be selected by BlueCat as the appliance
manufacturing partner for the Proteus 5000 platform," said Pranay Prakash,
Executive Director, OEM Servers & Appliances for NCS. "Bluecat's confidence in
us reinforces our leadership position in the server appliance market. We are
successful mainly because our business model is extremely simple and easy for
ISVs to adopt. We have the right team and the suitable infrastructure to
respond quickly and effectively to OEM requirements."
Based on the NCSAPP 260-AD (http://www.ncsapp.com/amdSingleDualCore.aspx),
the Proteus 5000 2U appliance platform features two powerful Dual-Core AMD
Opteron 200 series processors. With two enterprise class SCSI RAID drives,
four Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and redundant power, the Proteus 5000
delivers the performance, scalability and reliability required to support
millions of IP addresses and thousands of domains.
"NCS has a long-standing relationship with AMD, and we salute their role
in manufacturing outstanding server appliances based on AMD64 technology with
Direct Connect Architecture," said Pat Patla, Director, Server and Workstation
Marketing, AMD (NYSE: AMD). "NCS' OEM customers can now take advantage of the
industry-leading performance and performance-per-watt benefits of Dual-Core
AMD Opteron processors."
NCS Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of Windows(R), Linux(TM) and
BSD compatible servers, internet appliances, notebooks, desktops and
industrial computers. The company's rock-solid products are manufactured in
its ISO 9001:2000 registered state-of-the-art facility and are available in a
range of built-to-order configurations. Please visit: http://www.ncst.com for
general information and http://www.ncsapp.com to learn more about NCS'
Appliance Partner Program. NCS can also be reached at (703) 621-1538.
About BlueCat Networks
Founded in 2001, BlueCat Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of simple,
secure and affordable network appliances. BlueCat Networks' DNS, DHCP and IPAM
solutions secure and simplify mission-critical IP infrastructures to improve
reliability and accessibility while providing the lowest TCO.
The BlueCat Networks product portfolio is comprised of the Adonis(TM)
family of DNS/DHCP security appliances; the Proteus Enterprise IPAM
and the Meridius(TM) family of Secure Email Gateway Appliances. The Adonis
family of appliances are end-to-end, fast, intelligent, cross-platform, secure
DNS and DHCP solutions that combine ease-of-use and low maintenance with
scalability. Proteus is a next-generation, web-based, IP Address Management
solution designed to manage name services, dynamic IP assignment and IP
inventory for enterprise, government, and carrier-class customers. The
Meridius family of Secure Email Gateway appliances offers unbeatable, real-
time spam and virus detection, empowering organizations to improve network
security and reduce IT costs.
BlueCat Networks is a profitable network appliance company that supports
the needs of government, military, and Fortune 500 organizations worldwide.
For additional information, visit http://www.bluecatnetworks.com.
BlueCat Networks, the BlueCat Networks logo, Proteus, the Proteus logo,
Adonis, the Adonis logo, Meridius, and the Meridius logo are trademarks of
BlueCat Networks, Inc. All other company and/or product names are trademarks
and/or registered trademarks of their respective manufacturers.
SOURCE NCS Technologies, Inc.