Monday, August 09, 2010

Raytheon's High-Speed Guard Added to U.S. GSA Schedule (Cross-Domain Information-Sharing System with 9 GB per Second Transfer Speeds)

This High-Speed Guard is another interesting system designed by and for the military industrial complex.


Raytheon High-Speed Guard now on U.S. GSA Schedule

BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) High-Speed Guard information-sharing solution has been added to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) schedule of products and services available to the government.

Raytheon High-Speed Guard provides the ability to transfer information between security domains at the industry's fastest transfer speeds. GSA is America's only source solely dedicated to procuring goods and services for the government.

Raytheon High-Speed Guard was also recently added to the Unified Cross Domain Management Office Baseline list of cross-domain technologies. The UCDMO is a joint Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) organization that provides centralized coordination and oversight of cross-domain initiatives across these communities. Inclusion on the UCDMO Baseline provides DoD and IC customers a list of proven technologies and solutions.

The industry's fastest cross-domain information-sharing solution, High-Speed Guard boasts information transfer speeds up to 9 gigabits per second. High-Speed Guard provides customers a wide array of bidirectional capabilities for enforcing complex and dynamic security policies while maintaining a strict security posture.

With a proven track record of more than 190 installations, Raytheon High-Speed Guard is able to sustain full transfer rates on dual-processor commercial off-the-shelf servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with a strict Security Enhanced Linux policy.

Raytheon will be demonstrating High-Speed Guard at the fourth annual UCDMO Conference Aug. 9-12, 2010, in Boston.

Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide.

Kathy Bentaieb

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