Wang Global Announces New TEMPEST Mobile Workstation
Secure, Transportable Alternative to a Desktop System
BILLERICA, Mass. - (November 5 , 1998) - Wang Global (NASDAQ: WANG), a
leading international networked technology services and solutions company, today announced
the introduction of the company's new TEMPEST Mobile Workstation. TEMPEST products are
commercial products designed or modified to meet rigorous U.S. government specifications
that protect information from being electronically radiated and, therefore, provide
protection from unauthorized access. The TEMPEST Mobile Workstation has the functionality
and features of a full-sized personal computer system built into a compact package that is
easy to transport.
"The TEMPEST Mobile Workstation was designed in response to our customers' needs
for a full-sized, secure, transportable system," said Chris Wahlen, vice president,
Secure Systems, Wang Government Services. "This new addition to our full line of
TEMPEST systems allows our customers to take the mobile workstation on field assignments
and still be assured that the system meets the NSTISSAM TEMPEST/1-92 Level 1
standard," Wahlen added.
The TEMPEST Mobile Workstation standard features include:
- 15.1" TFT matrix display with 4 MB video memory
- Pentium® II Intel Mobile Module 233 MHz processor or Pentium® II
Intel Mobile Module 266 MHz processor
- Up to 128 MB memory
- 64-bit graphic video controller
- Minimum 20X CD-ROM drive
- 3.5" floppy diskette drive
- 4, 6, or 8 GB IDE removable drives
- Full-size Windows 95 keyboard with numeric keypad
- Two serial ports and one parallel port
- External keyboard port (PS/2)
- External mouse port (PS/2)
- Optional fiber optic 10-Mbit 802.3 network interface controller
- Optional SCSI controller to support external devices
- 110/220 volt AC/DC converter
- Designed to fit into a Class 5 Safe Drawer
- Carrying case
Wang Global has the engineering capability to take industry-standard, off-the-shelf
information technology products and enhance their security characteristics without
impacting their functionality. The company has been a leading provider of TEMPEST
information security protection for the U.S. government and NATO for more than 20 years.
Wang Global is the only company that has products listed in each of the categories of
the National Security Agency's Evaluated Products List, including Commercial Security,
Computer Security, TEMPEST and Zone. All Wang Global TEMPEST secure systems are tested in
National Security Agency (NSA)-endorsed environments, and are guaranteed to meet or
surpass the requirements of the U.S. government's and NATO's TEMPEST specifications when
maintained by Wang Global TEMPEST-certified customer engineers.
In 1997, Wang Government Services, a subsidiary of Wang Global, was awarded a U.S.
government Systems Acquisition and Support Services contract (SASS II) for TEMPEST and
Zone secure systems and maintenance services valued at $105 million over five years.
Wang Global secure systems products include: TEMPEST and Zone Pentium® servers, towers
and desktop computers; printers; multi-media SCSI storage cabinets; and, networking
products such as routers and switches. Wang Government Services also provides the U.S.
Department of Defense and civilian agencies with its XTS-300 workstations and guard
technology. The XTS-300 is rated B3, the highest security level rating for any products on
the NSA's Evaluated Products List.
About Wang Global
Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, Wang Global is a leading international
networked technology services and solutions company providing a comprehensive range of
information technology services for today's network-centric business environments. With
annualized revenues in excess of $3.0 billion, Wang Global designs, installs, operates and
maintains global computing and telecommunications networks for some of the world's largest
multinational companies. Services include systems architecture design, installation,
warranty, help desk, maintenance, software support, and management of enterprise networks
to the desktop. Wang Global integration services provide business solutions primarily for
the banking industry as well as defense and civilian government agencies. Wang Global
employs approximately 20,000 professionals and has subsidiaries and affiliates in over 40
countries. Wang Government Services is a subsidiary of Wang Global. Information about Wang
Global and its services can be found on the World Wide Web at www.wang.com.