WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2017 — Klas Telecom announced today a collaboration with Dell EMC OEM Solutions to bring enterprise data center technology to the tactical edge utilizing Klas Telecom’s new Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC), an enterprise-grade compute and data storage network that is purpose-built for the field and is the size of an airline carry-on. The relationship will allow Dell EMC, which has led the market in enterprise data center computing, to expand into new markets where ruggedized and low size, weight and power (SWAP) systems are required.
Dell EMC and Klas Telecom products have similar architectures around Intel® Xeon® processing and software platforms and both meet government requirements for being standards-based commercial off the shelf (SCOTS) products. In addition, the Voyager TDC is designed to meet government and military ruggedization standards.
“We are very excited to work with Dell EMC’s OEM program, which will enable us to reach new heights,” Klas Telecom CEO John Gallagher said. “Leveraging Dell EMC’s global network and worldwide sales and services capabilities will be extremely valuable to Klas Telecom. We are looking forward to this mutually beneficial partnership and what the future will bring.”
“Today’s defense operations require reliable, modern data center solutions to support mission-critical communications in the field,” said Ron Pugh, vice president and general manager for the Americas, Dell EMC OEM Solutions. “Together with Klas Telecom, we are delivering the latest technology in a small and ruggedized package to meet the needs of this unique market.”
About Klas Telecom
Founded in 1991, Klas Telecom is an engineering and design company with over 25 years of experience developing innovative communications solutions for use in austere environments where low size, weight, power and ruggedization are required. With over 80% of the company dedicated to technology development, Klas Telecom is able to stay on the forefront of the deployable and tactical communications market. Klas Telecom operates in the U.S. and international defense, first responder, disaster relief, law enforcement and transportation markets. The company employs staff across four offices located in Washington, DC; Herndon, VA; Tampa, FL; and Dublin, Ireland.
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