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SOURCE ViaSat Inc.
Green Hills technology integrated with ViaSat security elements to deliver confidence in a secure, end-to-end enterprise system
CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has integrated INTEGRITY® Multivisor from Green Hills Software into the ViaSat Secured trusted ecosystem for portable devices such as smartphones and tablets. Green Hills supplies a separation kernel-based hypervisor technology that consolidates disparate system profiles, with different security levels, into dedicated virtual machines within a single hardware platform.
The ViaSat Secured, Trusted Mobile Enterprise System is based entirely on commercial technology and is designed to provide government and commercial customers with military-grade security for communication of sensitive information. The technology creates a virtual secure environment on standard Android devices, enabling a trusted platform for secure enterprise extension to the mobile network. The ViaSat system is able to control and manage the device from the hypervisor level, providing trusted control over standard commercial mobile device management systems.
"Green Hills has shown its expertise in mobile security for over a decade," said Jon Korecki, executive director of Secure Network Systems at ViaSat. "The INTEGRITY Multivisor technology is a valuable component of our complete system for trusted handheld devices."
"ViaSat has built a highly secure mobile enterprise service for Android devices," said David Chandler, senior vice president at Green Hills Software. "Our technology helps reinforce ViaSat security and enable multi-domain operation on a trusted mobile device."
The INTEGRITY Multivisor interacts with other security elements in the phone to boost the overall level of security in the device. The virtual hardware abstraction enables rapid migration to new hardware, freeing developers to focus on differentiating features and functionality.
About Green Hills Software (www.ghs.com)
Green Hills Software is the largest independent vendor of embedded development systems. Its open architecture integrated development products address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer, and other markets that demand industry-certified systems. Green Hills Software is based in Santa Barbara, Calif., with European headquarters in the United Kingdom.
About ViaSat (www.viasat.com)
ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and network access to virtually any location for consumers, governments, enterprises, and the military. The company offers fixed and mobile satellite network services including Exede by ViaSat, which features ViaSat-1, the world's highest capacity satellite; service to more than 2,500 mobile platforms, including Yonder Ku-band mobile service; satellite broadband networking systems; and network-centric military communication systems and cybersecurity products for the U.S. and allied governments. ViaSat also offers communication system design and a number of complementary products and technologies. Based in Carlsbad, California, ViaSat employs over 2,900 people in a number of locations worldwide for technology development, customer service, and network operations.
Exede and Yonder are registered trademarks of ViaSat Inc.
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