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Thursday, 17 October, 2019


Ashburn, VA – October 17, 2019 – CIS Secure Computing (CIS), an Acorn Growth Company and a leader in secure communications, today announced the National Telecommunications Security Working Group (NTSWG) approval for numerous configurations of a modified Avaya J179 VoIP telephone.

The NTSWG-approved Avaya J179 – a full-function phone for users requiring high-level telephony, productivity, and collaborative capabilities – is now coupled with enhanced security to meet the current and future needs of CIS Secure’s federal and commercial customers. The Avaya J179 is tightly integrated with the AVAYA Aura and IP Office platforms offering a flexible architecture that leverages existing investments and changing business needs.  CIS Secure and AVAYA have more than a decade worth of successful collaborative engineering and sales engagements and have expanded the range of TSG-approved Class A, Class B, and fiber instruments to support the demands of the companies’ shared client base.

“The CIS Secure portfolio of TSG-approved phones is a trusted solution to an increasing number of federal agencies, system integrators, and commercial clients,” said William Hargreaves, Chief Technology Officer at CIS Secure. “We are at the forefront of protecting our customer’s privacy by applying more than 15 years of experience in working with security-driven government agencies and enterprise organizations. We protect their most sensitive communications and information,” he adds.

About CIS Secure

CIS is a leading provider of advanced secure communications and computing solutions for government and commercial customers. CIS designs and manufactures a wide range of products IT equipment to support stringent government security requirements. Our customers include organizations and communities throughout global defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and homeland security. CIS Secure is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer, and CIS Labs is an NSA Certified TEMPEST Manufacturer and Test facility.

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Mary Beth Tourbin

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CIS Secure solutions are available directly from CIS, our authorized resellers, and government contracts including GSA, ITES-3H, NETCENTS-2, and SEWP V.