General Dynamics Acquires Open Kernel Labs, Inc.
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics (GD) has acquired Open Kernel Labs, Inc. (OK Labs), expanding a capabilities as a provider of secure mobile inclination for open safety, civilian, troops and blurb business as good as in-vehicle infotainment systems (IVI) for a blurb market. OK Labs, a Chicago-based, secretly hold corporation, is a heading provider of virtualization program for securing wireless communications, applications and calm for mobile inclination and automotive in-vehicle infotainment systems. The value of a money transaction has not been disclosed.
OK Labs will turn partial of General Dynamics Broadband, a auxiliary of General Dynamics C4 Systems. This transaction enhances General Dynamics’ ability to accommodate flourishing supervision and troops needs for secure computing on blurb handheld devices.
OK Labs’ “Defense-Grade” solutions for blurb inclination capacitate secure subdivision of corporate information and applications from a user’s personal information stored or accessed on a same device. This underline broadens General Dynamics’ operation of device offerings in a expanding public-safety broadband marketplace and mobile device markets, and complements General Dynamics’ 40-year story of providing encryption record to strengthen voice and information communications personal adult to a Top Secret level.
“Government and corporate CIOs wish a advantages of today’s blurb mobile inclination but carrying to scapegoat a firmness and confidence of their networks,” pronounced Chris Marzilli, boss of General Dynamics C4 Systems. “OK Labs’ market-leading imagination in implementing confidence on blurb inclination delivers palliate of use and reduced cost to customers.”
OK Labs’ program is deployed on some-more than 1.6 billion supervision and blurb inclination worldwide. Their record supports a “bring-your-own-device” environment, permitting intelligent phones and other unstable computing inclination to be firmly used for personal and business applications simultaneously. OK Labs’ solutions also make it easier for engineers to design, muster and say program for these platforms.
OK Labs also provides automotive virtualization solutions by enabling a subdivision of dashboard applications (multimedia, infotainment) from core automotive functions but compromising safety, confidence or reliability.
More information about General Dynamics Broadband is accessible during www.gd-broadband.com.
General Dynamics C4 Systems (www.gdc4s.com) designs, manufacturers and delivers devoted and secure communications systems, authority and control systems and operational hardware to business within a U.S. Department of Defense, sovereign and municipal agencies, a comprehension village and general customers.