Alarmed Carrier PDS complies with DoD security requirements.

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Enabling up to 8 fully independent protection zones from single unit, HC508 Alarm Processor Unit may be used in conjunction with Holocom power distribution systems, as well as interlocking armored fiber optic cable when that option is specified. Unit protects both fiber optic and copper cable infrastructures. Featuring 1U design that fits all standard 19 in. racks, HC508 uses custom tuning calibration software that learns environment and eliminates nuisance alarms and false positives.



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Holocom Unveils Alarmed Carrier at Fort Huachuca



(SAN DIEGO)  Holocom, the leader in protective distribution systems (PDS) for SIPRNet and other classified networks, presented and demonstrated the new Holocom HC508 Alarm Processor Unit (APU) at the 30th Annual AFCEA C4IST Conference at Fort Huachuca, AZ.



The new HC508 is the first alarmed carrier PDS in the industry to enable up to eight fully independent protection zones from a single unit. Priced materially less than the principle industry competitor, the HC508 complies with the security requirements of the DoD and individual service branches. The HC508 may be used in conjunction with Holocom PDS, the de facto standard hardened carrier, as well as interlocking armored fiber optic cable when that option is specified. The HC508 protects both fiber optic and copper cable infrastructure.



Additional features and benefits of the HC508 include:

• Custom tuning calibration software that learns the environment and allows for elimination of nuisance alarms and false positives

• Single strand sensing cable design - no loopback required – for additional cost savings

• 1U design provides a small footprint; fits all standard 19” racks

• Full integration with head end / annunciation systems for a total system solution when combined with other security elements such as access control systems and other third-party devices

• Classified Passive Optical Network (C-PON™) capable



“John Burns, Holocom CEO, stated, “We recognized that the DoD is under extreme budgetary pressure, and that by offering a cost-effective alarm for our PDS, we would satisfy both their cost and operational requirements. Additionally, the HC508 can be configured for secure PON environments – what we call Classified PON or C-PON - so we are looking forward to providing that capability for this exciting application.”



About Holocom

Holocom is the leading manufacturer of protective distribution systems (PDS) for SIPRNet and other networks transmitting highly sensitive data. Holocom’s product suite includes the de facto standard Holocom PDS, a complete, end-to-end hardened carrier solution, and an array of alarmed carrier options. Holocom supports its products with a worldwide network of installation partnerships and services tailored to meet individual customer requirements. Holocom owns an IP portfolio protecting its secure enclosure systems which in turn protect mission-critical networks for all branches of the military, federal agencies and private networks across the globe. Holocom is headquartered in San Diego, CA with additional offices in Colorado Springs, CO and the Washington D.C. area.



Holocom, Inc. is jointly owned by Scripps Ventures, Inc. and Patriot Scientific Corporation (NASDQ “PTSC”).

For more information, visit www.holocom.com or call 888-HOLOCOM.

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