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        Crestron Fusion RV™ AV Management & Room Scheduling Software Achieves U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness (CoN)

        Aug 22, 2012

        Crestron Fusion RV™  AV Management & Room Scheduling Software Achieves U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness (CoN)

        Enables U.S. Army to Achieve Highly Secure AV Networks with Crestron Integrated by Design™ Solution

        Crestron has been granted a Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) for its Fusion RV™ AV Management & Room Scheduling Software from the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)/9th Army Signal Command. The CoN certification confirms that Fusion RV is in full compliance with the Army Infrastructure strict standards for security, supportability, sustainability and compatibility. This stringent authorization is a requirement for all enterprise software products in the Army Enterprise Infrastructure Network and becoming accredited enables Fusion RV to reside on the secure army network with no restrictions. Crestron received the CoN certification for the previous-generation software RoomView® Server Edition.

        "We were the first manufacturer of control products to receive the CoN for our software products," said Landon Lovett, Crestron Director of Federal Government Markets. "Our next generation Fusion RV software simplifies the management of the network, without compromising quality or security."

        Fusion RV allows the Army to centrally monitor and manage its entire network, including all AV resources, room scheduling, lighting, and climate in every classroom, auditorium, meeting room or command center, across several buildings and bases, from the help desk. It can track device and room usage to schedule routine maintenance, provide real-time remote technical support and receive instant alert notifications.



        "We put tens of thousands of engineering hours into making Fusion RV the most robust AV management and room Scheduling software on the market," says Crestron VP of Technology, Fred Bargetzi. "The combination of speed, power, stability and security make Fusion RV a proven solution for the army."

        To acquire the CoN certificate, Fusion RV underwent testing by the Senior Executive Service (SES)/Army Enterprise Designated Approving Authority (DAA)/Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) located in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri G6. In addition to the U.S. Army, the certification applies to all National Guard, Army Reserve, and Department of Defense (DoD) Organizations that use the Army Enterprise Infrastructure Network.

        Crestron Integrated by Design™ solutions have earned a portfolio of critical certifications and compliance approvals required by U.S. Federal Government and branches of the U.S Military. These Department of Defense certifications include: Crosstalk Tested for JWICS Compliance of DigitalMedia™, U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness for RoomView Server Edition software, U.S. Department of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of Crestron Control Systems and Touchpanels, TEMPEST Compliance for Volatility, U.S. Navy Class A Shock Test Certification, DoD Section 508 Compliance, and IPV6 Compliance.

        "We are honored to provide our military with a secure and reliable solution that meets their technology demands and requirements," added Lovett.

        To learn more about Crestron Federal Government and U.S. Military command and control solutions, please visit: www.crestron.com/government.

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        About Crestron

        For more than 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video, lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. Discover the world of Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.

        Crestron, the Crestron logo, DigitalMedia, Fusion RV, Integrated by Design, and RoomView are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Facebook is either a trademark or registered trademark of Facebook Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Twitter is a trademark or registered trademark of Twitter Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.

        ©2012 Crestron Electronics, Inc.

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