Plus with software release 2.0.5 is Common Criteria EAL4+ Certified
28 October 2003
Common Criteria testing and validation
is very important to our Federal customers
GAITHERSBURG, MD. — 28 October 2003
— Asce Networks,Inc, a leading provider of mission-critical e-Business
infrastructures, today announced in September 2003, OmniRange Plus
with its software release 2.0.5 become the first product in its
category to achieve the Common Criteria designation for both its
maximum security firewall/VPN and high availability failover component.
As part of the EAL4+ certification, the
Omnirange Plus VPN also received Federal Information Processing
Standard (FIPS 140-2) certification for data encryption.
Common Criteria is a widely recognized ISO standard that is ratified
in 17 countries. OmniRange Plus was tested and validated by an independent
lab facility under the National Information Assurance Partnership
(NIAP), jointly managed by the National Institute of Standards and
Technology (NIST) and the National Security Agency (NSA).
"Common Criteria testing and validation is very important to
our Federal customers," said Bob Collins, CEO of Asce Networks,
Inc."OmniRange Plus' EAL4+ certification, which encompasses
its firewall, VPN and failover components, reflects our ability
to provide robust network security combined with high availability."
According to Jean Schaffer, Director for the National Information
Assurance Partnership (NIAP), "Common Criteria standards help
government organizations to more cost effectively evaluate IT security
products and purchase them with confidence."
"Common Criteria provides guidance to R&D teams through
specific compliance requirements for IT security products,"
said Bob Collins, CEO of Asce Networks, Inc. "Adhering to the
methodologies for maintaining EAL4+ certification is important as
we continue to advance the OmniRange Plus technology internationally."
OmniRange Plus is the only enterprise Secure IP Services gateway
with high availability features built-in to ensure always-on business
About Asce Networks, Inc.
Asce Networks, Inc. is a worldwide leader in providing mission-critical
e-Business infrastructures with headquarters in GAITHERSBURG, MD.
Asce Networks delivers the next generation hardware and software
to scale the performance and availability of mission-critical e-Business
infrastructures. For more information about Asce Networks and its
products and services, please visit http://www.ascenetworks.com/.
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