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Strategic Partnerships

ENS-Inc partners with industry-leading vendors and trade organizations to better serve our customers.

Leading technology vendors

ENS-Inc partners with leading technology vendors, trusted trade organizations, government purchasing groups, and complementary business partners. Our integral association with these organizations enables us to better serve our customers and develop the most effective technology solutions to achieve your business information goals.



Strategic Partnerships: Vendors
  • Brocade²

    Brocade - Mission-Critical Networks

    Brocade leads the industry in providing comprehensive network solutions that help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a virtualized world where applications and information reside anywhere.

    As a result, Brocade facilitates strategic business objectives such as consolidation, network convergence, virtualization, and cloud computing. Today, Brocade solutions are used in over 90 percent of Global 1000 data centers as well as in enterprise LANs and the largest service provider networks.


  • CA Technologies

    CA Technologies

    CA Technologies has been a trusted partner to federal, state and local agencies for 35 years. CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions accelerate IT to deliver new products and services, transform IT to reduce complexity and free up resources, and secure data and identities to reduce risk. They do this across all environments from the datacenter to the cloud and across the complete service lifecycle.

    With Unified Infrastructure Management (UIM) and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), CA delivers an essential set of offerings that enable customers to keep pace with, and gain control, over today’s dynamic virtualized IT data centers and cloud services. CA's UIM and DCIM are simple, powerful IT management-as-a-service solutions that are easy to deploy and even easier to maintain. Busy IT teams and service providers around the world use CA UIM and DCIM to collaborate, streamline operations and keep critical business services online and optimized.


  • DellEMC²

    Dell EMC. Nonstop Innovation.

    Dell EMC provides the foundation to help modernize, automate and transform your data center with industry-leading servers, storage, cloud computing solutions, and converged infrastructure technology.


  • Imperva

    Imperva - Protecting What Matters Most

    Imperva is a leading provider of data and application security solutions that protect business-critical information in the cloud and on-premises.

    Imperva has a singular purpose: to defend your business-critical data and applications from cyber attacks and internal threats. Imperva solutions enable you to discover assets and risks, and then protect your most valuable information - such as intellectual property, business plans, trade secrets, customer and employee information, and the day-to-day data that drives your business. Imperva also helps you comply with the myriad of increasingly stringent data protection regulations and mandates, as well as enforce policies, entitlements, and audit controls.


  • Intel Security

    Intel Security - McAfee

    McAfee is now part of Intel Security. Delivering proactive and proven security solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, Intel Security protects consumers and businesses of all sizes from the latest malware and emerging online threats. Intel Security solutions are designed to work together, integrating anti-malware, antispyware, and antivirus software with security management features that deliver unsurpassed real-time visibility and analytics, reduce risk, ensure compliance, improve Internet security, and help businesses achieve operational efficiencies.


  • Lenovo

    Lenovo - Business Class Tablets on the CSSI Contract

    Lenovo’s broad product portfolio, deep expertise, and relentless focus on innovation that matters, make Lenovo the ideal technology partner for connected, impactful government.

    Agencies need dependable solutions that balance transformational new ideas against traditional priorities. In a world of always-expanding technology choices, only Lenovo has the portfolio-wide innovation agencies need to connect with information and citizens in important ways.

    Lenovo technology drives innovative Connected Government services that are making citizens’ lives better. Services like:

    •  Data-driven predictive firefighting
    •  Real-time disaster relief
    •  Mobile services collaboration for foster children



  • Liquidware Labs

    Liquidware Labs - Transforming the Desktop

    Founded in 2009, LiquidwareLabs™ is an industry leader and pioneer in desktop virtualization solutions for next-generation physical and virtual desktops, including VMware View®, Citrix® XenDesktop, Red Hat® and Microsoft® Windows®. The company's innovative and award-winning products include Stratusphere™ FIT and Stratusphere™ UX for desktop visibility; ProfileUnity™ with FlexApp™ and FlexDIsk™ for desktop portability; and Flex-IO which supports IOPS acceleration in non-persistent VDI environments.

    The Liquidware Labs difference is an innovative desktop virtualization company led by virtualization industry veterans and experts.



  • Microsoft

    Microsoft Gold Certified Partner

    Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners are the elite Microsoft Business Partners who earn the highest customer endorsement. They have access to software discounts, Microsoft technical support and technical training to keep up to date with all the advances in Microsoft technology.

    As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, ENS-Inc provides you with the highest levels of technical expertise, strategic thinking, and hands-on skills. Using our real world experiences, ENS-Inc is committed to help you prioritize, implement, and effectively deliver your technology solutions.


  • Nutanix

    Nutanix - The Virtual Computing Platform

    The Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform integrates high-performance server resources with enterprise-class storage in a cost-effective 2U appliance. It eliminates the need for network-based storage architecture, such as a storage area network (SAN) or network-attached storage (NAS). The scalability and performance that the world’s largest, most efficient datacenters enjoy are now available to all enterprises and government agencies.

    Nutanix’s turnkey infrastructure adds virtual desktops and virtual applications to any device, including tablets and smartphones. The Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform is a plug-and-play appliance that comes ready to run VMware View, Citrix XenDesktop, and XenApp.


  • Palo Alto Networks

    Palo Alto Networks - Enterprise Cyber Security

    Palo Alto Networks (PAN) is leading a new era in cybersecurity by protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyber threats through their deep expertise, commitment to innovation and game-changing security platform.

    PAN’s security platform natively brings together all key network security functions, including advanced threat protection, firewall, IDS/IPS, and URL filtering. Because these functions are natively-built into the platform and share important information across the respective disciplines, PAN ensures better security than legacy firewalls, UTMs, or point threat detection products.

    With PAN’s platform, organizations can safely enable the use of all applications, maintain complete visibility and control, confidently pursue new technology initiatives like cloud and mobility, and protect the organization from cyber attacks - known and unknown.


  • Simplivity

    Simplivity - Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    SimpliVity provides the best of both worlds: cloud economics with enterprise performance, protection and functionality. SimpliVity OmniStack assimilates 8-12 core data center services on commodity x86 systems, including the hypervisor, compute, storage, network switching, backup, replication, cloud gateway, caching, WAN optimization, real-time deduplication and more. Clustering multiple units forms a shared resource pool and delivers high availability and efficient scaling of performance and capacity.  Instances of OmniStack-powered hyperconverged infrastructure within and across data centers form a federation that can be globally managed from a single interface via VMware vCenter. SimpliVity delivers a 3x reduction in costs versus traditional siloed infrastructure.


  • Trend Micro

    Trend Micro - Securing Your Journey to the Cloud

    The Trend Micro Smart Protection Network cloud data mining framework rapidly and accurately identifies new threats, delivering global threat intelligence to all products and services. Ongoing advances in the depth and breadth of the Smart Protection Network allow customers to look in more places for threat data, and respond to new threats more effectively, to secure data wherever it resides.

    Trend Micro provides a security framework that secures physical and virtual desktops, smartphones, and tablets. This protection reduces security risks and prevents data loss with anti-malware, intrusion defense, and data loss prevention solutions. Real-time web and file reputation services move pattern files into the cloud to free up critical resources and protect customer’s employees both on and off the network.


  • Unidesk

    Unidesk - Desktop Layering for VDI

    All-in-one VDI management software makes VDI and complex world of managing Windows® desktops simple. Unidesk's layering technology is redefining desktop management - powerful, fully customizable desktops for end users yet simple, flexible management for IT.


  • VMware

    VMware Authorized Consulting Partner

    VMware, the global leader in cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven virtualization solutions that significantly reduce IT complexity. VMware accelerates an organization’s transition to cloud computing, while preserving existing IT investments and enabling more efficient, agile service delivery without compromising control.

    As a VMware Authorized Consulting Partner, ENS-Inc delivers consulting services and VMware virtual solutions that simplify IT so companies can leverage their storage, network, and computing resources to control costs and respond quickly to business demands. Utilizing VMware, full systems, such as fully configured applications, operating systems, BIOS, and virtual hardware, can be moved from one physical server to another with zero-downtime maintenance and continuous workload consolidation.


  • Zerto

    Zerto - Disaster Recovery for a Virtualized World

    Zerto provides enterprise-class business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solutions for virtualized infrastructure and cloud. Zerto won Best of Show at VMworld 2011, as well as 2011 Product of the Year Gold Award because our software, Zerto Virtual Replication, is the industry’s first hypervisor-based replication solution for tier-one applications. Zerto Disaster Recovery solutions replace traditional array-based BCDR that was not built to deal with virtual environments.


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Strategic Partnerships: Trade Organizations
  • Better Business Bureau

    Better Business Bureau Accredited Business

    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Standards for Trust are a comprehensive set of best practices for how businesses should treat the public in a fair and honest manner. Every BBB Accredited Business must meet certain standards to qualify for accredited business status and is monitored for continuing adherence to BBB standards.

    ENS-Inc is proud to be an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau


  • Project Management Institute

    Project Management Institute, Sacramento Valley Chapter

    PMI is the International non-profit association for advancing the profession of project management. The organization administers the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification program, delivers international and regional seminars, provides geographical membership services through its chapters, and provides industry level services through Specific Interest Groups (SIGs). Additional information is on the PMI International web site.

    The Sacramento Valley Chapter chartered in 1985 is the 4th largest chapter in PMI Region 7, an area that covers Hawaii, California, Arizona, and Nevada; and ranked close to the top 10th percentile in chapter size in PMI's international organization of 250 chapters and 175,000 members worldwide.

    With over 1600 members covering the Sacramento Valley, and San Joaquin Valley areas, PMI-SVC's membership includes over 1000 certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs), a PMP total representing over 60% of the Chapter's membership.

    The Sacramento Valley Chapter vision embraces, values, applies, and attributes its success to professional project management leadership and practices.


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Strategic Partnerships: Government Purchasing Groups
  • California Small Business Certified

    California Small Business Certified

    ENS-Inc is a certified California Small Business. State agencies may use a streamlined process known as the “SB/DVBE Option” by contracting directly with a California Certified Small Business for goods, services, information technology, and public works projects.

    Small Business certification eligibility requires a business be independently owned and operated, its principal office located in California, its owners live in California, and the business employs fewer than 100 employees. There is also a cap on average annual gross receipts.

    ENS-Inc has been serving the public sector for more than 10 years, offering unmatched flexibility and competencies with proven success in the face of rapidly changing State business processes.

    More information. For more information on ENS-Inc government technology projects, please visit our Government page » »
  • CalPERS Spring-Fed Pool

    CalPERS Spring-Fed Pool

    The CalPERS Spring Fed Pool establishes a pool of best-value information technology service providers from which CalPERS can draw upon on an as-needed basis. This contract award opens the door for ENS-Inc to provide a broad array of IT services to the California Public Employees Retirement System.

    ENS-Inc was named in 13 IT Services Verticals and Sub-Verticals including Project Management Services, Data Services, Application Development, Database Administration, Release Management/QA/Configuration Management, Technical Writing, Business Process Reengineering, Training Services, and a range of Systems Support Services including Data Network, Storage Management, Application Servers, and Desktop Services.

    This contract vehicle, gives ENS-Inc the ability to collaborate and strategize with CalPERS IT leadership, deliver excellent services to CalPERS, and to continue our mission of being great Partners with our State of California customers.

    More information. For more information on ENS-Inc government technology projects, please visit our Government page » »
  • California Multiple Award Schedule

    CMAS Approved Contractor

    Our California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS), granted by the California Department of General Services, offers a wide variety of IT Consulting Services at prices which have been assessed to be fair, reasonable, and competitive. The use of this contract is optional and is available ONLY to California State and Local Government agencies.

    Through our CMAS and our Small Business Certification, ENS-Inc is able to offer our government agency clients competitive pricing along with reliable and quality service.

    ENS-Inc is a premiere California state government technology provider.

    More information. For more information on purchasing via the ENS-Inc CMAS contract, please visit our CMAS page » »
  • CSSI

    California Strategic Sourcing Initiative (CSSI)

    "Strategic sourcing" is a process designed to allow the State of California to purchase the best products and services for the best value. Strategic sourcing streamlines procurement activities by consolidating, renegotiating and automating contracts to achieve significant savings. Under the strategic sourcint initiative, multiple contracts for the same goods or services, purchased by multiple State agencies, have been combined to leverage the State's buying power. This, along with the implementation of new purchasing tools, has saved millions of taxpayer dollars.

    ENS-Inc partners with Lenovo for CSSI business class tablets.

    More information. Please visit our Lenovo for CA Government page » »
  • E-Rate for schools and libraries

    E-Rate for Schools & Libraries

    ENS-Inc provides IT infrastructure network services for education discounted through E-Rate.

    The E-Rate is a federal program that supports schools and libraries by providing millions of dollars in “discounts” for telecommunications services. The E-Rate is the discount that schools and libraries will receive for the acquisition of telecommunication services.

    Eligible schools and libraries can receive discounts of 20-90 percent on telecommunication services, Internet access, and internal connections necessary for deploying technology into the classroom.

    More information. For more information on ENS-Inc network services available to schools and libraries E-Rate, please visit our E-Rate page » »
  • Master Services Agreement

    Information Technology (IT) Consulting Master Services Agreement (MSA)

    ENS-Inc provides IT consulting services under the California IT MSA. The IT Consulting Master Services Agreement provides professional consultant services with the intent to expedite the process used to obtain IT consulting services. The State of California makes this MSA available to State and local government agencies.

    With key expertise in virtualization, cloud integration, business continuity, disaster recovery, and SharePoint services, ENS-Inc delivers proven reliable and scalable technology solutions and then provides the onsite training and knowledge transfer to empower success for State and local government agencies.

    More information. For more information on ENS-Inc IT technology consulting services available to California state and local government, please visit our MSA page » »

    National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO)

    NASPO is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing public procurement through leadership, excellence, and integrity. It is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States. NASPO is an organization that helps its members achieve success as public procurement leaders through promotion of best practices, education, professional development, research, and innovative procurement strategies.

    More information. For more information on ENS-Inc NASPO purchasing options, please visit our NASPO page » »
  • NCPA

    National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA)

    NCPA is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. NCPA utilizes state of the art procurement resources and solutions that result in cooperative purchasing contracts that ensure all public agencies are receiving products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices.

    ENS-Inc is authorized for the Lenovo NCPA contract and hyperconverged solutions.

    More information. For more information on NCPA, please visit the NCPA website » »

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Strategic Partnerships: Business Partners
  • HSB Solutions

    HSB Solutions, Inc.

    HSB Solutions, Inc. is a California DVBE networking services company providing resources for government information technology projects. Closely affiliated with ENS-Inc, HSB Solutions delivers the expertise you have come to count on through the years from Enterprise Networking Solutions (ENS-Inc).

    In response to the public sector marketplace, HSB Solutions was started by disabled veterans with backgrounds as Senior Programmer, Senior Project Manager, and Senior Systems Engineer.

    With the ability to draw upon ENS-Inc resources PLUS the expertise of HSB managers, ENS-Inc and HSB Solutions, together have the know-how to get the job done on time, on budget, and within scope.

    More information. For more information on HSB Solutions, Inc., please visit the HSB Solutions site » »

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