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Cradlepoint Completes FIPS 140-2 Inside Certifications for NetCloud OS

BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-managed networking solutions over wired and wireless broadband, has announced that Cradlepoint NetCloud OS 6 has received the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 Inside security validation from the U.S. federal government’s National Institute of Standards and Practices (NIST).

These certifications emphasize Cradlepoint’s focus on delivering a more secure foundation for mission-critical systems. By completing strict FIPS testing, Cradlepoint is now certified for deployment within U.S. federal government agencies.

“Cradlepoint understands the wide-ranging IT security needs of these organizations,” said George Mulhern, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Cradlepoint. “Cradlepoint’s FIPS 140-2 Inside certifications will allow continued support of its commitment to deliver highly-secure, cloud-managed networking solutions for mission-critical applications and environments that require the strictest of protections.”

Cradlepoint has achieved FIPS 140-2 certification for the following SKUs for IBR900LP6-NPS:

  • F900LP6-NPS-1
  • F900LP6-NPS-3
  • F900LP6-NPS-5

NetCloud PRIME + CradleCare:

  • F900LP6-NPS-NP-1
  • F900LP6-NPS-NP-3
  • F900LP6-NPS-NP-5

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce approves standards and guidelines that are developed by NIST for U.S. federal information systems. The FIPS 140 Publication Series coordinates the requirements and standards from cryptographic modules for hardware and software, and in order to achieve FIPS 140-2 validation, cryptographic modules are subjected to rigorous testing by independent, accredited test facilities.

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint is the global leader in cloud-managed 4G LTE networking solutions. Cradlepoint NetCloud is a network management platform that extends the company’s 4G LTE-enabled multi-function routers and ruggedized M2M/IoT gateways with centralized management and software-defined network services. With Cradlepoint, customers leverage the speed and economics of combining wired and wireless Internet broadband for branch, mobile, and IoT networks while maintaining end-to-end visibility, security, and control. More than 17,000 enterprise and government organizations around the world — including 75 percent of the world’s top retailers, 50 percent of the Fortune 100, and 25 of the largest U.S. cities — rely on Cradlepoint to keep critical sites, workforces, vehicles, and devices always connected and protected. Founded in 2006, Cradlepoint is a privately held company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with development centers in Silicon Valley and Kelowna, Canada, and offices in the UK, Australia, and Japan. Learn more at cradlepoint.com or follow us on Twitter @cradlepoint.

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