NCS Technologies Introduces Turnkey Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Solution

GAINESVILLE, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NCS Technologies, Inc. (www.ncst.com), 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.

For more information, visit http://www.ncst.com.

NCS Technologies has been named a Microsoft US OEM Partner of the Year and winner of the Intel Client Solution Innovation Award.

About NCS Technologies, Inc.
NCS Technologies, founded in 1996, builds high quality computing solutions for government, education, enterprise and OEM customers. More than one-half million NCS computing systems have been installed around the world. Visit www.ncst.com.

Additional Information:
John Callahan
NCS Technologies, Inc.
703.743.8586
jcallahan@ncst.com

SOURCE NCS Technologies, Inc.



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