Galaxy Control Systems Earns GSA FIPS 201 Approval

System Galaxy Now Listed on Approved Products List

Walkersville, MD  - Following an extensive testing and evaluation process, System Galaxy from Galaxy Control Systems has earned Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 201 (FIPS 201) Certification and is now on the GSA Approved Products List (APL) in the PACS Infrastructure category.

“U.S. Government agencies rely on the GSA Approved Product List to identify solutions that meet the stringent requirements of the federal government, and we are proud that System Galaxy met the rigorous testing requirements to earn a place on that list,” said Robert Laughlin, President, Galaxy Control Systems. “Galaxy Control Systems is dedicated to providing government customers with an innovative access control software platform that will meet their needs today and well into the future.”

FIPS 201 is a U.S. government standard that specifies Personal Identity Verification (PIV) requirements for federal employees and contractors. Federal Agencies may procure only qualified products and services listed in the APL to facilitate the federal government’s objective of a fully interoperable Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM) architecture, ensuring compliance, consistency and alignment of commercially available products and services with requirements and functional needs of government FICAM implementers.

System Galaxy, a scalable, enterprise-class access control and management solution, seamlessly integrates security and building management functions. Additional features include active directory support to enable real-time identity management, individualized identity-based door access, and the ability to generate specific reports for each screen view or credential holder. Data can be shared with other systems such as time and attendance, visitor management, time clocks, parking garages and personal messaging. System Galaxy accommodates unlimited users and is also accessible from mobile web browsers and designed for backward compatibility with all legacy Galaxy systems.

To contact Galaxy Control Systems, call 800.445.556 or email

About Galaxy Control Systems

Galaxy Control Systems, a privately held company headquartered in Walkersville, MD, is a leader in the integrated access control industry. The company’s hardware and software solutions, all manufactured in the USA, provide access control, video surveillance, alarms, photo-imaging, badging, elevator control, building management and time and attendance for small applications, fully integrated security management systems and enterprise-class control systems. All Galaxy Control Systems products are scalable and backwards compatible, designed and engineered to deliver lower Total Cost of Ownership and a higher Return on Investment than competitive products. With unsurpassed technical support, Galaxy supports their reseller partners with free ongoing training while providing the highest levels of system implementation and maintenance. For more information on Galaxy Control Systems’ extensive line of products, visit


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