Viglen and NSSA
Viglen is proud to announce the appointment as a certified supplier under the terms of the National Server and Storage Agreement (NSSA). This purchasing framework offers Universities and other affiliated members the ability to procure Server and Storage products with consistent competitive pricing. Members can also procure equipment without going to individual EU tender.
With over 25 years experience of selling solutions and services to the UK education and research sectors, Viglen is proud to represent the UK as the only national supplier chosen within the framework.
Viglen is committed to provide not only the most competitive pricing in the framework, but also the personalised customer service and support you’ve come to expect from the UKs leading IT Education specialists.
For further information, please contact your account manager or call: 01727 201 800.
Viglen has a long and proud history of building and supplying exceptional server and storage hardware, from the most basic ’Department’ file servers to some of the UKs most powerful supercomputers and storage clusters. Each product is fully inspected and tested at our UK manufacturing facility before being dispatched direct to the customer for installation. Viglen can provide complete end-to-end services including consulting, design, supply, installation and integration.
Viglen offers proven, certified servers based around Intel designed motherboards. Pedestal and rack configurations from 1U to 6U are available with multiple CPU configurations. All servers come with industry leading manageability with full ’lights-out’ remote management. Full engineering support is available across the UK, with a four hour response if required. Many Universities and Research institutions are already delighted with the award winning support Viglen applies to large workstation installations across the UK.
The Viglen range of blade servers offers many unique advantages that differentiate it from competitors blade products and traditional rack-mount solutions. Benefits include maximum affordability, reduced management costs, lower power consumption, and high scalability.
With Viglen Blades you can also help save power, with each blade consuming 100W less than a traditional discrete 1U rack-mount server. Both Intel® and AMD® blades can be mixed within the same cabinet - you even get the best density in the industry with up to 40 CPUs (160 cores) per enclosure.
The Viglen Storage Group (VSG) is a division within Viglen that specialises in storage and backup solutions. Its aim is to enable organisations to extract the maximum benefit from storage technologies, making them more efficient, more effective and more competitive. VSG has a wealth of experience specifying and installing solutions for Education and Research institutes across the UK, from basic DAS boxes to mission critical SAN solutions. Under the NSSA, Viglen is partnering with Hitachi and DotHill to offer Members exceptional value on enterprise level storage solutions.