NCS Delivers Dual-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processor-Based OEM Server Appliance Platform to BlueCat Networks for the Proteus Enterprise IPAM Appliance
Proteus Enterprise IPAM Appliance(TM) Streamlines Operations, Cuts Costs, and
Boosts Network Responsiveness
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." About NCS 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 Appliance(TM) (http://www.bluecatnetworks.com/products/proteusipam/proteusipamsolutions/), 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.
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