FreeWave Technologies' Spartan Series Recognized as a Finalist in Government Security News' Fifth Annual Homeland Security Awards

Extremely secure and reliable, the Spartan Series M2M networking and communications solution is a leading government and defense technology for the second consecutive year

Dec 10, 2013, 09:08 ET from FreeWave Technologies

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies (, the innovator in industrial-grade, secure M2M wireless networking solutions, today announced its Spartan Series solution ( was selected as a finalist in the Best Data Security/ Loss Management Solution category for Government Security News' 2013 Annual Homeland Security Awards competition ( Small in size, but powerful in performance, the Spartan Series offers a highly secure data communications link (encrypted data is sent and received both reliably and on a real-time basis) for a variety of government and defense applications, such as soldier training exercises, command and control of unmanned systems and critical asset tracking.


"We're honored to have our Spartan Series solution recognized as a finalist for the annual GSN Homeland Security Awards," said Ashish Sharma, chief marketing officer at FreeWave Technologies. "For more than 20 years, FreeWave has provided its diverse customer base with extremely reliable and secure wireless networking and communications solutions to serve some of the most challenging machine-to-machine and mission-critical applications across the globe."

The Spartan Series solution incorporates the most advanced implementation of FIPS 140-2 encryption technology for secure long-range communications in the industry. The solution was designed to provide a highly secure communications link for a variety of government and defense applications, including command and control of unmanned systems. The solution offers a small and lightweight footprint that is attractive for systems where space is limited. Additionally, the Spartan solution is future-proof, offering an upgrade path to NSA Secret and Below (SaB). Additional product features offered by the Spartan Series include:

  • Up to 32 unique crypto keys
  • Remote capability to zeroize an individual key or all keys
  • NSA "Suite B" algorithms
  • The ability to upgrade to a DS-101 key loading interface
  • Advanced key handling architecture

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About FreeWave Technologies
Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave Technologies ( is an innovator in delivering industrial-grade, secure M2M wireless networking and communications solutions. Used in the harshest conditions with proven reliability, FreeWave's suite of award-winning solutions deliver exceptional performance to a channel of global partners and customers. For more than 20 years, FreeWave has been trusted by leading oil and gas producers, government and defense contractors and utility operators. It is known for communicating mission-critical data quickly and securely – without fail. For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866-923-6168 or at

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