GE’s MDS Orbit Secures Wurldtech’s Achilles I Certification
PARIS – February 17, 2016 – GE’s MDS™ Orbit industrial wireless router recently received the Wurldtech’s Achilles I Certification for cyber security. The Wurldtech’s Achilles I Certification is an industry leading benchmark for products and services that provide critical infrastructure against cyber threats. This independent third party certification affirms the security robustness of industrial automation and communication devices to ensure powerful protection against cyber security attacks and intrusions.
GE’s MDS Orbit is a highly reliable wireless router platform designed from the ground up for industrial applications. It supports an advanced set of networking and security capabilities for single or dual-radio applications. Orbit's radio choices include cellular, licensed narrowband, unlicensed 900MHz as well as Wi-Fi. Orbit provides utilities with diverse connectivity options under a single platform and common user experience with the ability to be deployed in harsh environments. This advanced communication network will pave the way for Smart Grid applications such as grid visualization, real-time load monitoring, automated demand