Thursday, May 13, 2010

Raytheon High-Speed Guard 3.0 Added to UCDMO Baseline List of Trusted Cross-Domain Solutions

Raytheon High-Speed Guard 3.0 Added to UCDMO Baseline List of Trusted Cross-Domain Solutions
May 13, 2010

Peak performance of industry's fastest guard is 9 gigabits per second, an increase of 80 percent

GARLAND, Texas, - Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) High-Speed Guard information-sharing solution has been added to the Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO) Baseline list of cross-domain technologies, which provide the ability to access and-or transfer information between security domains. In addition, Raytheon High-Speed Guard now provides customers with significantly enhanced information transfer speeds, which reach up to 9 gigabits per second.

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 baseline details cross-domain technologies that are in place, have a government sponsor and a minimum three-year life-cycle support agreement.

Raytheon High-Speed Guard is the industry's fastest cross-domain information-sharing solution. By increasing speed 80 percent with significantly reduced hardware costs, High-Speed Guard 3.0 provides customers a wide array of bidirectional capabilities for enforcing complex and dynamic security policies while maintaining a strict security posture.

"With our 3.0 version's peak performance now pushing 9 gigabits per second and hardware costs reduced by more than 75 percent, Raytheon High-Speed Guard continues to push the envelope for cross-domain technologies," said Steve Hawkins, vice president of Raytheon's Information Security Solutions business. "Our addition to the UCDMO Baseline underscores the value our solution brings."

With a proven track record of more than 190 installations, Raytheon High-Speed Guard is an enforcer and adjudicator of network boundaries. High-Speed Guard 3.0 sustains full transfer rate on dual-processor commercial off-the-shelf servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with a strict Security Enhanced Linux policy.

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