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Raytheon Releases Industry's Fastest Cross-Domain Sharing Solution

System is up to 625 percent faster; reduces hardware costs by 75 percent




SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has released a much faster, more economical version of its powerful High-Speed Guard cross-domain information-sharing solution for government organizations.


Raytheon engineers are demonstrating the third-generation High-Speed Guard this week at the 2009 Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO) Conference in San Diego. Peak performance has been increased to 5 gigabits per second from 800 megabits per second and costs have been reduced by 75 percent.


Cross-domain solutions distribute information between varied security classification environments, providing effective interoperability and serving as a link to ensure that data maintains sensitivity levels throughout the information-sharing and transmission processes.


High-Speed Guard 3.0 sustains full transfer rate on two processor commercial off-the-shelf servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with a strict Security Enhanced Linux policy. Additionally, it offers various transfer mechanisms for ease of integration, no matter the sensitivity or size of the payload. It also includes built-in support for Web services utilizing HTTP, and enables real-time video streaming while providing unparalleled control and auditing of video streams through its MPEG2/4 parsing capability.


"This release is the next major step forward for High-Speed Guard," said Steve Hawkins, vice president of Raytheon's Information Security Solutions business. "For more than 10 years, Raytheon has been at the forefront of cross-domain technologies to meet our customers' diverse needs, and we continue to be the fastest Guard on the market."


High-Speed Guard 3.0 successfully passed the first round of certification and accreditation testing with no findings. Raytheon anticipates full accreditation by the end of the year.


Raytheon IIS is a leading provider of intelligence and information solutions, specializing in ground processing, unmanned ground systems, cybersecurity operations, homeland security and other markets to resolve the most complex problems for customers worldwide. IIS had 2008 revenues of $3.1 billion and employs more than 9,000 engineering and technical professionals worldwide.


Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 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 87 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 73,000 people worldwide.


    Keith Little


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