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PacStar’s Small Tactical Server with Aruba Virtual Mobility Controller Completes Common Criteria Testing

PacStar’s Small Tactical Server with Aruba Virtual Mobility Controller Completes Common Criteria Testing Collaboration between PacStar and Aruba enables ground-breaking tactical Wi-Fi IPsec VPN and Firewall capabilities for specialized cyber-security solutions Portland, OR — September 17, 2019 – PacStar®, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for defense, commercial, and [...]

By |2019-09-17T07:02:20-08:00September 17, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

PacStar® Delivers Powerful NSA Registered Secure, Modular, Agile, Ruggedized Tactical (SMART) Gateway

PacStar® announces a new major edition of its widely deployed IQ-Core Software, now with remote operations and management (ROAM). The new edition called IQ-Core ROAM enables network administrators to view entire tactical networks through a single pane of glass, while sharing views and access to deployed operators at any level or echelon of the network, creating a collaborative, hierarchical, network operations and management structure.

By |2019-09-17T06:54:44-08:00September 17, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

PacStar® Announces Availability of IQ-Core® Software with Remote Operations and Management (ROAM)

PacStar® announces a new major edition of its widely deployed IQ-Core Software, now with remote operations and management (ROAM). The new edition called IQ-Core ROAM enables network administrators to view entire tactical networks through a single pane of glass, while sharing views and access to deployed operators at any level or echelon of the network, creating a collaborative, hierarchical, network operations and management structure.

By |2019-08-19T10:27:53-08:00August 19, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

Curtiss-Wright and PacStar Collaborate to Demonstrate “Single Pane of Glass” Dashboard Solution for Management of Ground Vehicle VICTORY Networks

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of rugged deployed vetronics systems, in collaboration with Pacific Star Communications (PacStar), will provide the first live demonstration of a COTS-based management solution for open standard vehicle electronic components through the VICTORY framework. The demo will be hosted in Curtiss-Wright’s booth (Booth 214) at the 2019 NDIA Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium, August 13-15, 2019.  

By |2019-08-13T09:18:23-08:00August 13, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

PacStar® Announces Upgraded Tactical Hyper-Convergence Solution

PacStar announces a new generation of PacStar 455 server modules with dramatically enhanced compute and networking capabilities. The new module enables tactical networking and command post programs to significantly reduce the size, weight and power of servers required to host datacenter and cloud applications – improving warfighter mobility, situational awareness, and information dominance.

By |2019-07-29T13:36:49-08:00July 29, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

PacStar CTO Charlie Kawasaki Named Outstanding Industry Collaborator by Oregon State University

PacStar today announced that Oregon State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) recently awarded Charlie Kawasaki with its Outstanding Industry Collaborator Award. Kawasaki, the CTO of PacStar, serves on the EECS executive advisory board and has worked to promote EECS’s academic and research missions.

By |2019-06-27T10:06:15-08:00June 27, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

U.S. Army Fields PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post Improving Mobility and Command Post Setup Time

PacStar®, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), announced today that U.S. Army Project Manager Tactical Network program is fielding PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (SWCP) (Wi-Fi) -- reducing Size, Weight and Power (SWaP), speeding setup time of Command Posts, and increasing Warfighter mobility. The program uses a Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) solution to provide secure classified and unclassified Wi-Fi to the Command Post. Initial fielding efforts to Expeditionary Signal Brigades, corps and division headquarters and Army brigade combat teams have been ongoing since the summer of 2018.

By |2019-06-06T09:34:16-08:00June 5, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

U.S. Marine Corps selects PacStar® Secure Wireless Command Post to provide access for Classified Mobile Devices at the Network Edge

PacStar®, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), announced today that U.S Marines Corps Systems Command (MCSC) has selected components from PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (SWCP) for network infrastructure, encryption and cybersecurity for the Marine Common Handheld (MCH) program.

By |2019-07-01T15:43:05-08:00May 20, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

Bivio Networks and PacStar Introduce Integrated Portable Cyber Security Operations System for Tactical Deployments

Bivio Networks, Inc. (Bivio), a developer of innovative, high-performance network security platform solutions for federal and commercial network operators and large enterprise customers, today expanded its line of Cyber Mission Tactical Rack systems with the introduction of the Bivio TacRak-LITE™ Cyber Security Operations System for Tactical Deployments.

By |2019-05-15T11:42:03-08:00May 4, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

PacStar® Tactical Comms Solution Enables Warfighters To Securely Transmit Sensitive Data Using Wi-Fi and LTE-Enabled Devices

To meet growing DoD demand for secure warfighter mobility, PacStar today announced Secure Wireless Command Post (SWCP) Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) - a small modular tactical communications package that allows warfighters to securely transmit sensitive data in battlefield and tactical environments using their smartphones, tablets, laptops or other commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) mobile devices.

By |2019-04-04T09:38:46-08:00March 18, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

PacStar® Announces Completion of Common Criteria Evaluation for PacStar 451 with Cisco ASAv

PacStar today announced the completion of common criteria testing for its PacStar 451 rugged, small form factor server with Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv). The combined technologies power PacStar’s family of commercial classified networking solutions, including PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post – a fully integrated, expeditionary communications solution providing two layers of encryption, using commercial technologies, eligible for use in transmitting classified information over wireless networks.

By |2019-02-14T14:29:40-08:00February 12, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , |

PacStar® Awarded Contract to Provide Tactical Network Baseband Equipment for U.S. Army Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFAB)

PacStar, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for commercial, industrial, defense and intelligence markets, today announced its selection to provide the tactical network baseband solution for the initial six U.S. Army Security Forces Assistance Brigades (SFAB). The cumulative estimated value of the contract to PacStar will total in excess of $20 million.

By |2019-05-14T08:50:09-08:00October 9, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar® Announces Launch of PacStar 451 Server with Intel® Xeon® D Processors for High Performance Edge Computing

PacStar today launched a new generation of PacStar 451 small form factor servers – providing a major leap forward in computing capability while retaining industry leading size, weight and power and ruggedness. The new server provides up to three times more CPU cores, up to twice the RAM, and up to ten times the networking throughput compared to the prior generation PacStar 451, enabling a wide array of advanced edge computing.

By |2018-12-18T14:11:37-08:00October 8, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

PacStar® Announces Collaboration with Perspecta Labs to Power Secure Wireless Command Post (TLS) for Classified Communications over Wi-Fi and LTE

PacStar today announced a collaboration and reseller agreement with Perspecta Labs, the innovative research arm of Perspecta Inc., for SecureIO client and SecureIO Gateway. The collaboration combines technologies powering the PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (SWCP TLS) – a fully integrated, expeditionary communications solution with two layers of encryption, using commercial technologies, eligible for use in transmitting classified information over wireless networks. PacStar will leverage the Perspecta Labs SecureIO technology to provide a layer of TLS encryption for classified communications.

By |2018-09-24T14:34:22-08:00September 24, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

PacStar® Announces Collaboration with Bivio Networks to Power Secure Wireless Command Post (TLS) for Classified Communications over Wi-Fi and LTE

PacStar today announced a collaboration and reseller agreement with Bivio Networks that will help power the PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (TLS) – a fully integrated, expeditionary communications solution providing two layers of encryption, using commercial technologies, eligible for use in transmitting classified information over wireless networks. PacStar will leverage the Bivio Networks TLS Protected Server to provide a layer of TLS encryption for classified communications.

By |2018-09-24T14:34:14-08:00September 24, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

PacStar® Announces Collaboration with Oceus Networks to Demonstrate End-to-End Secure Wireless Solutions for Classified Communications over Wi-Fi and LTE

PacStar today announced a collaboration with Oceus Networks to deliver an end-to-end secure wireless solution for classified networks. The collaboration combines a customized PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (SWCP) with Oceus Xiphos Family of Products and Services including LTE, wireless management and services technologies.

By |2018-09-24T14:33:35-08:00September 24, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

PacStar® Announces Collaboration with Engage Black to Power Secure Wireless Command Post (TLS) for Classified Communications over Wi-Fi and LTE

PacStar today announced a collaboration and reseller agreement with Engage Black, for the Black Vault Hardware Security Module (HSM), a FIPS 140-2 Level 3+ certified device providing generation, storage and management of secure cryptographic keys. The collaboration combines technologies powering the PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (TLS) – a fully integrated, expeditionary communications solution with two layers of encryption, using commercial technologies, eligible for use in transmitting classified information over wireless networks.

By |2018-09-24T14:33:14-08:00September 24, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

PacStar® Announces Secure Wireless Command Post (TLS) for Classified Communications over Wi-Fi and LTE

PacStar today launched the PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (SWCP TLS) – a fully integrated, expeditionary solution that provides warfighters with the groundbreaking ability to transmit classified information over wireless networks in the field using LTE-enabled commercial smartphones and tablets.

By |2018-09-24T14:32:51-08:00September 24, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

PacStar Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List

PacStar® Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List Portland, OR – June 19, 2018 - PacStar®, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named PacStar to its 2018 Solution Provider 500 list. [...]

By |2018-10-19T08:37:51-08:00June 11, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

PacStar Reaches Major Milestone with 75,000 Wireless Access Points Delivered

PacStar® today announced the delivery of its 75,000th wireless access point to programs including the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Defense Health Agency (DHA) and U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC). PacStar’s delivery is based on the highly regarded Wi-Fi mobility infrastructure from Aruba Networks (A Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company).

By |2018-05-10T09:04:54-08:00March 28, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

Fidelis Cybersecurity And PacStar Launch Joint Tactical Cybersecurity Solution For Military Operations

Fidelis Cybersecurity and PacStar announce the launch of the PacStar Tactical Fidelis Cybersecurity System – a fully integrated tactical cybersecurity solution with automated detection and response capabilities for protecting in-theater communications, executive communications, vehicle mount, or forward operating base deployments.

By |2018-03-23T12:28:42-08:00January 25, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

PacStar Notified that U.S. Army’s Transportable Tactical Command Communications (T2C2) Program has Authorized Full Rate Production

PacStar today announced its 400-Series small form factor (SFF) tactical and deployable communications modules will move to full rate production for the U.S. Army Transportable Tactical Command Communications (T2C2) program, providing the baseband solution for both the lite and heavy systems.

By |2018-01-19T08:49:37-08:00January 17, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

PacStar Awarded $10 Million US Marine Corps Networking On-The-Move (NOTM) Contract

PacStar Awarded $10 Million US Marine Corps Networking On-The-Move (NOTM) Contract Rugged, Small Form Factor Modules Enable Command and Control Communications for Tactical Vehicles PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 12, 2017 – PacStar®, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), today announced it has been [...]

By |2017-10-16T15:08:43-08:00September 12, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar 500-Series Ultra Rugged Communications Modules Bring New Levels of Toughness to the Networks’ Edge

PacStar 500-Series Ultra Rugged Communications Modules Bring New Levels of Toughness to the Networks’ Edge Featuring rugged, waterproof construction and corrosion-proof M12 Ethernet connectors, the new PacStar 500-Series is designed to deliver high-performance through rain or shine PORTLAND, Ore., August 15, 2017 – PacStar, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications [...]

By |2017-10-16T15:12:20-08:00August 15, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar Named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List

The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s predominant channel partner award list, serving as the industry standard for recognition of the most successful solution provider companies in the channel since 1995. This year, for the first time since 2010, the complete list will be published on CRN.com, making it readily available to vendors seeking out top solution providers to partner with.

By |2018-03-23T12:28:44-08:00June 22, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

PacStar Forms Expert Panel on Classified Wireless for Information Assurance Symposium 2017

The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s predominant channel partner award list, serving as the industry standard for recognition of the most successful solution provider companies in the channel since 1995. This year, for the first time since 2010, the complete list will be published on CRN.com, making it readily available to vendors seeking out top solution providers to partner with.

By |2017-10-16T15:13:38-08:00June 21, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar Announces Availability of Small Form Factor, Secure Wireless Command Post

Announcing the availability of PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post (Wi-Fi), a deployable small form factor wireless access system designed to meet NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program requirements. The modular system brings the benefits of classified wireless access to our warfighters in the field, for use with smart phones, tablets and laptop computers, while saving on size, weight and power, and reducing setup and teardown down of traditional command post networks.

By |2017-10-16T15:15:26-08:00June 15, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

NSA CSfC Program Certifies PacStar’s Small Tactical Server with Aruba’s VPN/Firewall Security Software

NSA CSfC Program Certifies PacStar’s Small Tactical Server with Aruba’s VPN/Firewall Security Software Collaboration between Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, and PacStar enables ground- breaking tactical IPsec VPN and Firewall capabilities for specialized cyber-security solutions Portland, OR — June 8, 2017 – PacStar®, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications [...]

By |2018-03-23T12:28:51-08:00June 8, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

PacStar Forms Expert Panel on Classified Wireless for Information Assurance Symposium 2017

PacStar Forms Expert Panel on Classified Wireless for Information Assurance Symposium 2017 World-class Experts in Wireless Technologies for Defense Expeditionary Communications to Share Challenges and Lessons Learned PORTLAND, Ore., May 31, 2017 – PacStar®, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), today announced [...]

By |2017-10-16T15:18:13-08:00May 31, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar Introduces 300-Series Small Communications Modules for Commercial and Industrial Applications

Our new PacStar 300-Series modules for commercial and industrial applications provide enterprise-class networking functionality and security in a compact, rugged form factor, making them ideal for deployment to the edge of networks where they often will face temperature extremes, excessive vibration and poor power quality.

By |2017-06-09T13:41:09-08:00April 25, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar Releases Major IQ-Core Software Enhancements

We are pleased to announce the availability of major enhancements to our already powerful PacStar IQ-Core® Software. These enhancements extend the software platform's benefits to new and expanded use cases and meet the unique requirements driven by communication challenges facing our nation's warfighters.

By |2017-06-09T13:41:24-08:00April 25, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar® Receives a Top Channel Partner Award from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

PacStar® Receives a Top Channel Partner Award from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company PacStar is recognized for its in-depth expertise in design and deployment of enterprise and tactical Wi-Fi solutions for US Federal Agencies and US Military. Portland, OR — April 5, 2016 – PacStar, a leading developer and supplier of advanced [...]

By |2017-02-14T13:37:50-08:00April 6, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar Releases CSfC Optimized Commander Kit

PacStar is pleased to announce the availability of the PacStar 4501 Commander Kit with CSfC. The PacStar 4501 is a lightweight, compact, and secure communications package that provides voice, data and video communications for combatant commanders, executives and other high-profile users.

By |2017-04-03T14:04:45-08:00March 23, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

PacStar® Named to CRN Solution Provider 500

PacStar® today announced it has been named to The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Solution Provider 500. The annual list, spanning eight categories, from hardware and software sales to managed IT services, recognizes the top revenue-generating technology integrators, MSPs and IT consultants in North America.

By |2017-04-03T14:27:52-08:00June 8, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

PacStar Promotes Peggy Miller to Chief Executive Officer

PacStar today announced that its board of directors has named Peggy Miller as the company’s chief executive officer effective immediately. Miller was promoted from her position as chief operating officer where she served for the past six years.

By |2017-04-03T14:27:26-08:00February 18, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|