Collaboration between PacStar and Aruba enables capabilities for specialized cyber-security solutions

PacStar®, a developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for defense, commercial, and industrial markets, has announced that PacStar 451 with Aruba Virtual Mobility Controller (VMC) 8.2 has completed Common Criteria evaluation as a network device, VPN gateway, WLAN access control, and traffic filtering firewall device, the company said.

This newly certified PacStar/Aruba tactical solution enhances the ability of DoD units and coalition partners to securely transmit classified information over untrusted wireless networks on which warfighters rely for in-theater operations. The certification involved rigorous testing to qualify PacStar´s 451 small tactical server installed with the-edge virtualized WLAN controller/VPN/Firewall from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, for use in classified networks.

Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a provider of advanced communications solutions for a wide range of military, intelligence and commercial applications. PacStar created and manufactures its COTS-based rugged, small form factor expeditionary and mobile communications systems. For additional information, visit