GovNet


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GovNet

(GOVernment NETwork) A proposed private Internet for exclusive U.S. government use that was announced in 2001 but never made it to fruition. The goal of a secure, virus-free network for ultra-sensitive communications remains paramount in other ongoing government initiatives.
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FibeAir IP-20C's unique multi-core architecture combines superior radio performance with reduced power consumption and form-factor, thereby providing GovNET with additional scalability as capacity can be doubled when GovNET's needs grow - with no site visits required.
Our FibeAir IP-20 platform offers GovNET a high capacity, scalable solution at the lowest cost of ownership," stated Ira Palti, Ceragon's CEO and President.
Rather than simply allowing the public to request information from the government, SearchThePublicSector brings information directly to the individual, fast and unbureaucratically," says Mark Phillips, director of communications at GovNet.
In the four months following the launch of STePs, GovNet saw a 97% increase in website hits.
In addition to supporting critical encrypted public safety communications, the GovNET network serves a variety of public institutions and carries private voice, video, and data traffic for local enterprises.
The GovNET network will serve as the standard by which new wireless federally-funded emergency networks are judged, and we're proud to be part of this groundbreaking project," said Amir Zoufonoun, CEO and founder of Exalt Communications.
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Furthermore, the communications and technology infrastructure required to support such an initiative, would also provide the foundation to satisfy the needs of the government for its own secure, flexible, robust communications as envisioned by Governor Ridge and the GovNet initiative.
Eran Wagner, a leading communications intelligence expert, is available to comment on the GOVNET initiative.
Proposed by Richard Clarke, President Bush's special adviser for cyberspace security, in October 2001, GOVNET is intended to be a special telecommunications network designed to provide protected services for critical government functions.
ET, will discuss how public and private sector leaders are coming together to build America's Information Shield as part of GovNet.
a network management and security solutions company that provides risk assessments to the leading Fortune 500 companies, today commented on the proposal to create GOVNET, a secure telecommunications network for government use built from the ground up.