Partner Spotlight: Klas TelecomFounded in 1991, Klas Telecom is an engineering and design company with over 25 years’ experience developing highly capable, lightweight communications solutions for us in austere environments where low size, weight, power (SWaP) and ruggedization are required. With over 80% of the company dedicated to engineering and design, Klas Telecom is able to stay on the forefront of the remote 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.

Klas Telecom works to solve the unique challenges of communicating securely in challenging environments. The company’s expert engineers incorporate emerging technology with industry standards to create solutions that meet specific market requirements.

How We Do It

Klas Telecom maintains a robust software and hardware engineering capability that allows high control over product form-factor and feature set in a way unique to the marketplace. Klas Telecom’s engineers use custom product components, which enables inclusion of additional features in a more compact package than our competitors who rely on using third party, off-the-shelf components.  Our engineering team performs rapid prototyping, rigorous testing and other procedures that enable our quality design and quick-to-market capability. Requirements development, product design, full life cycle production support, new equipment training and fielded systems sustainment and support are all capabilities that allow Klas Telecom to meet customers’ needs from start to finish.

Award Winning Design

In 2015, Klas Telecom’s Voyager Executive Communications Kit (VoyagerECK) won over a 38-member jury and received the prestigious Red Dot Award in the category of product design. Red Dot is an internationally recognized quality label for excellent design. With its mobile, all-inclusive, handheld secure communications system for government officials, Klas Telecom, in partnership with Dolmen design firm, proved its engineering and design excellence in the most recognized international competition for product design.

Klas Telecom is delighted to announce that the Voyager 8 tactical communications system has been awarded a 2016 Red Dot product design award. In tandem with Dolmen design firm, Klas focused on using innovative materials to deliver an ultra-compact and lightweight airline carry-on-sized version of a bulky 19″ rack frame. Klas Telecom wanted to deploy to the field what could traditionally only be accomplished in a server room. The integrated power design is among one of Voyager 8’s features that make it unique in the tactical communications market.

Recent Product News

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) recently announced its partnership with Klas Telecom to design and deliver a secure, modular, robust and ruggedized mobile communications solution that leverages commercial technology to protect classified data and drastically speed deployments.

The solution, which aligns directly with the National Security Agency (NSA) Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program, provides the ability to securely communicate based on commercial standards that can be fielded in weeks, rather than months.

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