Converged Infrastructure: End-to-End Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

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NCS Technologies is a leading domestic computer manufacturer located in Gainesville, VA. NCS offers an end-to-end portfolio of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), including a new data center appliance, network management software, desktop zero clients and the zero client laptop PC. For enterprises and government, this turnkey virtual solution reduces costs, improves security and eases IT administration. NCS also offers a full range of computing solutions including commercial-off-the-shelf laptops and desktops and custom-built high-performance servers for use in corporate networks as application delivery platforms.

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