Critical Communications World, PARIS - May 22, 2013 – Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions and services for enterprise and government customers, has introduced to markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa the AME 2000 Secure Mobile Solution, a powerful new tool for government agencies that need secure voice and data communications on a wireless network. AME 2000 is based on Motorola’s Assured Mobile Environment (AME) solution, which combines a commercial-off-the shelf (COTS) device with hardware and software to provide end-to-end encrypted voice and data communications through private or public wireless networks to support government agencies. AME 2000 features a smartphone with an Android™-based operating system, and it will be demonstrated at public safety and government technology events in Europe this spring such as Critical Communications World in Paris, May 22 to 24.
Using a COTS smartphone with an Android-based operating system, the AME 2000 provides a familiar, user-friendly experience.
End-to-end AES 256/NSA Suite B encrypted voice services and messaging are capable between AME-equipped devices.
A Suite B IPSec Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides secure data-in-transit between a mobile device and a customer enterprise through private and public broadband networks, including GSM, 3G, 4G LTE and Wi-Fi.
AME 2000 supports the use of customer-installed applications, such as graphic information system mapping and video and remote medical monitoring. It also includes a browser and applications for email, text messaging and contacts.
AME 2000 implements government-sponsored security recommendations from Security Enhanced Android (SEAndroid) to provide enhanced security policy controls through assured pipelines so processes cannot be bypassed or hijacked by flawed or malicious applications.
The Motorola CRYPTR micro, a hardware security module in a microSD™ form factor that meets FIPS 140-2 Level 3 and Suite B standards, provides the AME 2000 with tamper protection for keys, tokens and certificates, and performs high-assurance cryptographic operations.
AME 2000 is based on established technology including the MACE chip, which is CAPS certified, a key factor in the CESG certification process.
Integrated mobile device management allows over-the-air (OTA) installation and updating of applications as well as device integrity verification. For additional protection, encryption keys can be erased remotely on devices that are lost or compromised.
Android-based software powers hundreds of millions of mobile devices in more than 190 countries around the world. It is the largest installed base of any mobile operating system.
Manuel Torres, corporate vice president and general manager, Motorola Solutions EIA .
“ As government executives, intelligence agents and military personnel increasingly adopt commercial devices to perform their missions, it’s crucial that the equipment is capable of communicating and accessing sensitive information securely and confidentially. AME 2000 integrates a commercial Android smartphone with hardware and software to provide end-to-end encrypted voice and data communications through private or public wireless networks. With AME 2000, government officials will have a smartphone for secure communications from wherever duty calls.”
Colin Bendall, business development director, EMEA, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
“Motorola Solutions has built a platform that will create a truly global secure solution because it has the ability to comply with a variety of standards and guidelines established by governments around the world. AME 2000 features a familiar Android-based OS experience and is an affordable mobile solution for government agencies to access secure information over the air. We believe AME 2000 will become the secure mobile solution of choice for governments across EMEA.”
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