14 Feb 2018

DURABOOK R8300 R3 Available via U.S. Air Force CCS-2 BPA in the Rugged Notebook Category


GammaTech Computer Corporation, the North American branch of Twinhead International Corporation, today announced its DURABOOK R8300 R3 is now available via the U.S. Air Force Client Computing Solutions (CCS-2) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) in the Rugged Notebook (RN) category for fiscal year 2018a (January 1 – June 30). Availability was secured when GammaTech’s channel partner, Transource Computers, was awarded the CCS-2 RN contract (FA8055-17-A-1104).

The DURABOOK R8300 R3 fully rugged notebook can be purchased, along with other offered under CCS-2, via the AFWay (Air Force Way) e-commerce portal (https://www.afway.af.mil/).

Authorized users of the Air Force CCS-2 BPA include, but are not limited to, Department of the Air Force, Department of the Army, Department of the Navy, Defense Health Agency-Air Force (DHAAF), Office of the Secretary of Defense, the White House Communications Agency (WHCA), and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as well as contractors supporting these agencies who are on contract to fulfill government requirements when authorized under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 51.100 and by the BPA PCO provided there is no conflict with the GSA definition of authorized users.

“DURABOOK computers are used by all major branches of the United States Armed Forces in the most demanding environments, including extreme heat, cold, rain and heavy vibration,” said Tom Wang, President, GammaTech. “Working with our partners at Transcource Computers, we have ensured our military has the best possible mobile computing solution for the demanding jobs they face.”

DURABOOK R8300: Engineered for Extremes
The DURABOOK R8300 R3 is engineered to operate reliably in the most extreme environments. The device meets military standards (MIL-STD-810G) and has other critical certifications for drop, vibration, ingress, salt fog, hazardous environments, temperature, humidity, and altitude. The R8300 R3 features an Intel® 7th generation Core™ processor, an Intel HD 620 Graphics package, Windows 10, up to 21 hours of power, a 13.3” 1050 nit sunlight readable XGA (1024×768) TFT LCD touchscreen, quick-release HDD, and a waterproof and backlit keyboard.*

For detailed information on the R8300 R3, visit http://bit.ly/DurabookR8300.

DURABOOK rugged computers are available from authorized resellers. All products include a standard three-year warranty. The R8300 and R11 warranty also covering accidental damage. For warranty details go to http://bit.ly/DurabookWarranty. Sales inquiries for DURABOOK products should be directed to [email protected] or 800-995-8946.

GammaTech Support Services
To help its customers address the challenges and complexity of deploying and managing their mobility solutions, GammaTech offers a wide range of support services, including device customization, consulting, disk imaging, deployment assistance, installation, extended and no-fault warranty options, warranty depot repair center with 48 hour turn-around-time, live call center, device retirement, and an online support center for drivers and manuals.

About Transource Computers
Founded in 1984, Transource Computers has steadily grown into a highly visible and competitive master system integrator providing total solution integration with custom server, cluster, workstation, desktop and notebook computer systems. Well versed in Government procurement with contract’s like the ARMY CHESS, GSA, SEWP and the recently awarded Air Force CCS-2 contract. As a new awardee of the Air Force CCS-2 contract Transource quickly became CCS-2’s largest supplier of computer systems during the 2017B buy period. Thru years of effort Transource has developed highly competitive pricing advantages, preferred product delivery status that serve our diverse customer base. Through an established structure and relationships with many specialized entities, Transource has formed a simplified procurement process – a single resource for products, product maintenance and technical services. As a system builder, Transource is recognized nationwide in system building circles as a strong leader providing seamless computer systems and technology purchasing solutions to both regional and national customers. For more information on Transource, visit: http://www.transource.com/

About GammaTech Computer Corporation
GammaTech Computer Corporation is the North American branch of Twinhead International Corporation, a leading manufacturer, and customizer of rugged computing solutions, including the globally acclaimed DURABOOK brand. DURABOOK devices are designed, manufactured and tested in-house to meet customer needs and to assure maximum quality and reliability. These cost-effective ruggedized laptops, tablets, and all-in-one PCs are high-performance solutions that increase productivity, drive a clear return on investment and deliver a low total cost of ownership for government and enterprise customers in markets like oil & gas, power & utilities, field service, military, and public safety.

GammaTech Computer Corporation, headquartered in Fremont, California, provides final assembly, inventory, services, and technical support. For more information on GammaTech and the DURABOOK product line, visit http://www.GammaTechUSA.com.

All products/services and trademarks mentioned in this release are the properties of their respective companies.

©2018 GammaTech Computer Corporation. All rights reserved.

*General DURABOOK R8300 R3 specifications. For device details specific to the CCS-2 contract, visit the Air Force Way website.