API Technologies’ ION Networks™ Granted UC-APL with United States Department of Defense for Another Three Years

Marlborough, MA — October 6, 2016 — API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and security solutions, today announced that its security brand, ION Networks™ has, for the fourth time, been granted approval to be included on the United States Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Capabilities Approved Product List (UC-APL). UC-APL approval ensures every US government DoD agency has pre-approval to utilize ION Networks equipment.

The DoD UC-APL is established in accordance with the UC Requirements (UCR 2013) document and mandated by the DoD Instruction (DODI) 8100.04. Its purpose is to maintain a consolidated list of products that have completed interoperability and information assurance certification. 

API Technologies’ ION products on the UC-APL have been approved through Joint Interoperability Testing Command (JITC) certified testing at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Certification verifies that the system complies with and is configured consistent with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Field Security Office (FSO) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG).

Specific products approved for the UC-APL:

• ION SA5600 Rel. 1.3.1-B17 TN 1300908 DTR2 as a Customer Premise Equipment (CPE)
Secure appliance used to extend third party access to voice and IT systems, offering highly secure remote dial up and IP access capabilities for troubleshooting and monitoring of critical systems.

• ION PRIISMS Rel. 2.8.1 TN 1300907 DTR3 as a Customer Premise Equipment (CPE)
Proactive Remote Integrated Intelligent Secure Management Solution, a central management system used to remotely access, manage and monitor IT and voice equipment. Ideal for management and central control of technician access to devices worldwide.

“API Technologies takes pride in our ability to offer our customers premier ‘Privileged User Access’ equipment for critical infrastructure and VoIP systems,” said Henry Gold, General Manager, Secure Systems and Information Assurance (SSIA), North America. “Taking the time to ensure ION products meet required testing is just one more step in facilitating the process of implementing secure services for our clients.” 

For more information on API Technologies’ ION Networks portfolio of secure networking solutions, visit www.apitech.com/ion.

About ION Networks

ION is part of the Secure Systems and Information Assurance (SSIA) group of API Technologies, which provides security and information assurance products for government, defense, and commercial customers worldwide. ION Networks’ products include PRIISMs privileged user access software/gateway, secure appliances, service access points and Netgard® (Common Access Card [CAC/PIV]) access to multi-functional devices. Learn more about our products and security solutions at www.apitech.com/ion.  

About API Technologies Corp. 

API Technologies is an innovative designer and manufacturer of high performance systems, subsystems, modules, and components for technically demanding RF, microwave, millimeterwave, electromagnetic, power, and security applications. A high-reliability technology pioneer with over 70 years of heritage, API Technologies products are used by global defense, industrial, and commercial customers in the areas of commercial aerospace, wireless communications, medical, oil and gas, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, C4ISR, missile defense, harsh environments, satellites, and space. Learn more about API Technologies and our products at www.apitech.com

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API Technologies
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