Vocera Receives FIPS 140-2 Certification for B3000 Communication Badge
SAN JOSE, Calif. - April 10, 2014 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), the leading provider of integrated, intelligent communication solutions for mission-critical mobile environments, announced today that it has received FIPS 140-2 certification for the Vocera B3000 Communication Badge, certificate #2107.
The Vocera B3000 Communication Badge is a wearable hands-free, voice-controlled device that is part of the industry leading Vocera Communication System and provides easy-to-use and instantaneous wireless communication at the point of care. The Vocera Cryptographic Module, embedded in the B3000 Communication Badge, ensures protected communications using industry-standard secure wireless communication protocols.
"Vocera recognizes the importance of secure communications in healthcare facilities serving our veterans and service members," said Arun Mirchandani, senior vice president of products for Vocera. "We believe that this FIPS certification is an important milestone in our delivery of secure, standardized communication solutions to the Veterans Administration and Department of Defense as part of their objectives to provide patient-centered care that improves safety and efficiency."
Vocera's most recent certification supports the federal agencies' goals of both modernization and standardization, with their adoption of technological innovations and driving standards among vendor solutions. For more details about Vocera's recent FIPS 140-2 certification of the Vocera B3000 Communication Badge, please visit the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) website. The Vocera B3000 Communication Badge is certificate #2107.
Vocera empowers integrated, intelligent communication in healthcare, hospitality, energy and other mission-critical mobile environments. Vocera is widely recognized for developing smarter ways to communicate that improve patient and customer satisfaction with the Vocera Communication and Care Experience solutions. Vocera provides technology innovations and thought leadership that humanize healthcare for patients, families and care teams and improve customer experience in more than 1,200 organizations worldwide. Vocera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Tennessee, Canada, Singapore, India, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.vocera.com and @VoceraCom on Twitter.
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