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Highly-secure intelligence and surveillance systems, redundant fiber overlay, seamless inter-building connections and emergency preparedness.

Synopsis

In recent years, civil and military government agencies across the U.S. and abroad have become highly dependent on new broadband technologies to meet the requirements of video imaging systems for national security and intelligence, public safety, and surveillance purposes.

Video imaging systems are based on advanced digital cameras that require high bandwidth, high quality applications, which until recently, could only be provided by using fiber optic cables. However, given the high costs and time constraints associated with laying fiber, government agencies have begun to seek advanced wireless solutions that can provide seamless and secure high speed connectivity in a cost effective manner.

Today’s video surveillance networks typically integrate high frame rate cameras and a backbone of high capacity wireless links in varying topologies. Advanced digital IP cameras utilize ample bandwidth and in order to enable a high frame rate for simultaneous video streams, these cameras now seek the support of high performance wireless links to backhaul traffic from the cameras, enable routing and aggregate data to the monitoring station where it is analyzed and stored.

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BridgeWave Value Proposition

Resiliency, reliability and security of information technology and communications infrastructure are essential to the productivity of civil and military government networks that cannot tolerate downtime. BridgeWave's state-of-the-art 60 GHz and 80 GHz wireless links provide high availability and secure connectivity as backhaul where fiber cannot be deployed or backup for existing fiber paths. Ideally suited for backhauling high capacity data, voice and video streams, these low latency wireless links are fast, easy to install and can be deployed within days. BridgeWave’s portable and cost effective wireless links offer a 'future-proof' solution, providing full GigE bandwidth for a scalable, expandable backbone to support existing and growing networking needs.

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Advanced Security Options

BridgeWave’s solutions provide superior interference immunity and enhanced data security resulting from their extremely narrow antenna beam widths, making signal interception or jamming virtually impossible. Operating in the 60 GHz and 80 GHz upper millimeter-wave spectrum, these links enable high capacity operation due to large spectrum allocations in these frequency bands.

Beyond the exceptional inherent physical layer of security, BridgeWave offers FIPS-certified internal 256-bit AES data encryption - the strongest encryption standard commercially available - as an additional layer of security. BridgeWave provides a well-suited solution for public safety applications where sensitive, high bandwidth IP-based video traffic is backhauled to the monitoring stations.

BridgeWave’s Advanced Security Options provide the outmost secure gigabit wireless solutions available today.

advanced encryption standard aes 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES):
  • 256-bit key length AES – the strongest data encryption available
  • Full-rate Gigabit or Fast Ethernet performance under all traffic loads
  • Ultra-low latency – adds only 2 microseconds packet delay
  • Cipher Block Chaining (128-bit blocks) conceals patterns in plain-text
  • Meets "Top Secret" security standards
  • Avoids costly, complex, lower-performing external-box solutions
  • Includes Secure Management Option to protect symmetric key configuration
  • Factory hardware option for all AdaptRate products

radius athentication 256-bit aes https ssl imod Secure Management:
  • Secure (256-bit AES) HTTPS access to network management agent
  • RADIUS user authentication client (Sep 2007)
  • Meets US Army IMOD program security requirements
  • Software field upgrade for all current product models

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

BridgeWave supports the following government-wide acquisition contracts:
  • GSA Schedule
  • NASA SEWP III
  • NIH ECS III
  • US Communities
  • IMOD teaming partner

COMPLIANCE

  • Data Path IPv6
  • Conforms to IMOD specifications
  • FIPS-197 certified
  • Section 508
  • BAA / TAA Compliant
  • JF-12 no. 9297