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Performance Defense, NineTwelve Institute Announce 5G-Enabled, Mission Critical Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway Ready for Certification

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Performance Defense, a trusted engineering services and solutions provider for safety and mission critical industries, and the NineTwelve Institute, a full-suite software and 5G rapid development provider, announced today the release of a 5G-enabled, Mission Critical Internet of Things (IoT) gateway. This certifiable gateway, will allow a variety of mission critical industries and the Department of Defense to rapidly enable 5G and IoT amongst its devices and infrastructure unlocking revolutionary data and connectivity promised in the "fourth industrial revolution."

Mission Critical IoT applies to many markets, all of which have different needs. For example:

* For defense and military applications, IoT is creating an intelligent warfighting network by connecting and exchanging data between aircraft, weapons systems, ground vehicles and even troops;

* For manufacturing and logistics, IoT is enabling smart warehouses; and

* For aviation, big data gathered for IoT enabled sensors are providing greater efficiencies and less downtime for aircraft fleets.

"For Mission Critical IoT to become successful, solutions must have a foundation that includes the highest level of security, high-performance computing and connectivity," said Darren Cummings, President and chief owner of Performance Defense. "Most importantly, this all must be developed with the highest level of quality and safety to meet industry standards. At Performance Defense, we are extremely vigilant of the supply chain to ensure our IoT solution can be trusted and certified and that adopters can be assured with hardware and be confident in the software."

The gateway will help organizations to adopt Mission Critical IoT safely, quickly, and efficiently by providing security, high-performance computing, connectivity and trusted and certified solutions that are made in the United States.

"We are happy to partner with Performance Defense and to provide the 5G antenna that makes this gateway possible," said Sean Hendrix, Executive Director of the Indiana 5G Zone and Chief Technology Officer at the NineTwelve Institute. "We are proud to be helping Performance Defense make Mission Critical IoT a reality through a tool thoroughly tested in our unique 5G laboratory."

The Mission Critical IoT gateway is a made-in-the-USA, secure communications solution that enables a wide array of connectivity and data storage solutions. Powered with an ARM Cortex-A53 quad core CPU architecture, it enables hardware partitioned access and the flexibility for the most demanding applications. The gateway supports high-speed wired, WiFi, cellular and Bluetooth communications as well as high speed storage needs. Further, the gateway enables integration with another custom hardware board (e.g., satellite communications).

The gateway is available today.

"Adopting IoT and 5G is not an easy task and requires extensive experience. Our proven Mission Critical IoT gateway is uniquely positioned to help our customers realize their goals," added Cummings. "By leveraging our IoT gateway solution, we help our customers accelerate their time to market, achieve lower overall total cost and lower unit cost."

Performance Defense and NineTwelve Institute will be debuting its Mission Critical IoT gateway at the Indiana 5G Zone's Virtual April Tech Talk Event. The virtual event will take place on April 28, 2021 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT.

Register for the event here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/4616182611245/WN_lPhf6ifKTkywKS7BIWnr_w

About Performance Defense

Performance Defense is a trusted engineering services and solutions provider for safety and mission critical industries. It's deep knowledge and experience of government and mission critical systems positions itself as a prime developer and integrator for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Communities. For more information, please visit, https://performancedefense.com/, email media@performancedefense.com, or call 623-780-7517.

About NineTwelve Institute

NineTwelve, the parent of the Indiana 5G Zone and NineTwelve Convergence, teams industries, governments, and academia to meet critical technology needs. Its unique collaboration platform accelerates the design and implementation of emergent solutions by bringing together the key elements of innovation: collaboration, prototyping and experimentation. By creating these cross-sectoral collaboration networks that design and deliver groundbreaking solutions, NineTwelve focuses on emergent technologies such as 5G, advanced manufacturing, and trusted microelectronics. Learn more: https://www.ninetwelve.us/

About Indiana 5G Zone:

The Indiana 5G Zone is one of many NineTwelve initiatives, advancing the transformation of physical industries by powering smart cities, intelligent logistics and advanced manufacturing. The testbed is a state-based public-private partnership, the first in the U.S. to enable government, business, and academia to design and commercialize groundbreaking testbed offerings with immediate practical; is a mission critical partner solving the challenges of DevOps; and revolutionizes the speed at which products get to market by de-risking investment and time. For more information visit: http://www.indiana5gzone.com/

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Performance Defense Partners with NineTwelve, Bringing 5G Enabled Mission Critical IoT Solutions

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Performance Defense, a trusted engineering services and solutions provider for safety and mission critical industries, and NineTwelve Institute, a full-suite software and 5G rapid development provider, today announced a partnership, that would do DO178 certification ready 5G IoT gateway for the first time. Together, they will help industries requiring Mission Critical IoT, and the Department of Defense to utilize 5G through their expertise, technology, and platform.

Organizations around the world are quickly moving to adopt 5G. While the latest advanced wireless technology presents enormous opportunities, it's a challenging transformation for one company to do alone. Organizations looking to transform must follow one of three paths: develop 5G technology on their own; partner with a company with 5G development capabilities; or be left behind. In the Mission Critical IoT industry, 5G is essential to connect devices, machines, and people in today's hyperconnected world.

Performance Defense brings its deep knowledge and expertise in government and mission critical systems, government contracts, program management, and delivering aerospace solutions to the DoD and Intelligence Communities.

"I'm excited to partner with a commercial company like NineTwelve who already has a unique full 5G testbed through their relationship with AT&T. Together, we can take proven commercial products and apply them to mission critical systems in a more cost-effective, rapid rate," said Darren Cummings, president of Performance Defense. Applying commercial solutions to government agencies, such as the DoD, is no easy task. This requires the knowledge and experience to ensure solutions meet the highest levels of safety, security, and reliability requirements.

"We are thrilled to work with a company with the federal government experience and technical capabilities of Performance Defense," said Sean Hendrix, CTO of NineTwelve and managing director of the Indiana 5G Zone, the first state-based public-private partnership 5G innovation lab. "These skills will help us fulfil our mission of making 5G solutions available to all sectors of the economy and the defense community."

NineTwelve brings together technologies, industry, and academic partners in a creative environment that supports prototyping and experimentation, resulting in fast-to-market products and services. It's innovative 5G center, NineTwelve Convergence, is the first in the nation to offer demonstrable 5G rapid development for faster, low-cost 5G applications.

Now, organizations all over the world have the help they need to rapidly deliver real-time, secure Mission Critical IoT solutions with 5G capability. Performance Defense and NineTwelve are working to bring 5G solutions to various industries including national security, smart cities, autonomous mobility, manufacturing, agriculture, medical technology, sports technology and more.

To learn more about this partnership, visit https://performancedefense.com/nine-twelve/.

About Performance Defense

Performance Defense is a trusted engineering services and solutions provider for safety and mission critical industries. It's deep knowledge and experience of government and mission critical systems positions itself as a prime developer and integrator for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Communities.

For more information, please visit, https://performancedefense.com/, email media@performancedefense.com, or call 623-780-7517.

About NineTwelve Institute

NineTwelve, the parent of the Indiana 5G Zone and NineTwelve Convergence, teams industries, governments, and academia to meet critical technology needs. Its unique collaboration platform accelerates the design and implementation of emergent solutions by bringing together the key elements of innovation: collaboration, prototyping and experimentation. By creating these cross-sectoral collaboration networks that design and deliver groundbreaking solutions, NineTwelve focuses on emergent technologies such as 5G, advanced manufacturing, and trusted microelectronics.

About NineTwelve Convergence:

NineTwelve Convergence is a critical partner in lowering development costs, controlling risk and solving the challenges of DevOps. Bridging the gap between development and market deployment, NineTwelve Convergence ensures that industry investments convert rapidly into commercialized products. By becoming a member of NineTwelve Convergence companies can focus on their products, hot they integrated into a 5G system, and deliver the value promised of their new technology. This center will give companies access to test their capabilities in a "living" environment, or an environment that is not controlled. This facility is the first in the Nation to offer full-suite 5G development and testing.

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Grand Opening of the Indiana 5G Zone, the first Practical 5G Innovation Lab

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- NineTwelve Announces the Grand Opening of the Indiana 5G Zone, a virtual and onsite practical innovation lab. NineTwelve's 5G laboratory in downtown Indianapolis means significant speed and quantum encryption are possible for technologists, businesses, and visitors throughout Indiana and its worldwide network.

This exclusive public private partnership leverages assets across industry, government and academia. The Indiana 5G Zone is the first practical testbed in the Nation designed to support the development of mission-critical applications such as manufacturing and cities as well as national security applications such as energy and military facilities.

In collaboration with AT&T, Verizon, and XQ Message, NineTwelve officially offers its 5G innovation facility and accelerator services using millimeter wave spectrum, which can deliver unprecedented performance, with download speeds greater than 1 Gbps.

The overall Indy 5G Zone contains a Demo Lab and an Open 5G Testbed. Purdue Engineering College leads the creation of the testbed with one of the first open, end to end configurable 5G research labs in the country.

"We are proud to partner with the state of Indiana ... and with innovators like NineTwelve to launch this pioneering 5G facility. Indy is speedy, and we will drive 5G innovations here," said Mung Chiang, the Dean of Purdue College of Engineering.

For Indiana companies and those in the NineTwelve ecosystem across cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing, aerospace and space, telecommunications, hypersonics, microelectronics, research universities and DoD labs, the 5G demonstration lab and accelerator services, support their projects and de-risk their innovation with federal grants, state innovation funds, and corporate contributions.

The Indiana 5G lab drives innovation by allowing cellular-connected devices to collect data and report in real time in ways that 4G has only hinted. Being first to 5G has sustained benefits to our national economy, associated with adding billions of devices to the 5G network.

Indiana 5G partners and members have shared use of communal space during monthly events, pitch competitions, entrepreneurial support, research and scholarship presentations, tech talks, a space for dialog with industry thought leaders, hackathons and other collaborative experiences, corporate-sponsored internship programs, open invitation for quarterly journal submissions, discounted fees-for-service usage.

5G is the technology of the future, and the Indiana 5G Zone facilities and accelerator services ensure that innovation organizations are in the forefront of this new wave. As part of the US Cybersecurity Office and White House priorities, the National Strategy to Secure 5G initiatives establish the need for demonstration labs like the Indiana 5G Zone for dual-use commercial technologies. The CISA effort prioritizes public private partnerships with federal, industry, and international allied nations as well as academia and non-governmental organizations for national, state, regional, and international partner nation 5G security and resilience.

About NineTwelve:

NineTwelve, the parent of the Indiana 5G Zone, teams industry, government, and academia to meet critical technology needs. Its unique CoLab platform accelerates the design and implementation of emergent solutions. It does this by creating cross-sector collaborative networks that design and deliver groundbreaking solutions.

About Indiana 5G Zone:

5G Zone is a cross-sector demonstration laboratory to help government, industry and academia, design and deliver groundbreaking practical testbed offerings.

Learn more: https://indiana5gzone.com/

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New 5G Team Launches Emergent Solutions: Indiana 5G Zone and Edge Technologies

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana 5G Zone and Edge Technologies are excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership to rapidly enable practical 5G research that leads to deployed solutions that offer tangible value for businesses and communities alike. The Indiana 5G Zone will leverage Edge Technologies' digital transformation solution, edgeCore, to help its members in government, industry, and academia reduce the time to value associated with 5G adoption by securely integrating, visualizing, and actioning the wide variety of technology, applications, and data that are key and surround 5G solutions.

"5G offers faster speeds, lower latency, increased security, and prioritized traffic in this new age of artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and internet of things," said Jim Barrett, CEO of Edge Technologies, Inc. "Historically, organizations have often struggled to rapidly integrate new technologies into existing business processes to obtain immediate tangible ROI's. We are excited to be teaming with the Indiana 5G Zone to do just that."

Whether organizations are developing Smart Cities, Digital Agriculture, Advanced Manufacturing, or deploying advanced first responder services, 5G will play a major role. As industry and researchers test and prototype revolutionary 5G solutions, they need a proven way to visualize their results and integrate those solutions with existing business systems to demonstrate and measure value. edgeCore is the platform the Indiana 5G Zone will use to rapidly evaluate these groundbreaking innovations.

"Imagine you are an academic researcher working on new telemetry systems to combat COVID-19, a city planner trying to leverage 5G for a widespread IOT deployment, an educator working on content rich learning solutions for underserved students, or a government innovator trying to protect in theater troops with real time secure access to advanced intelligence information. As quickly as you develop your prototype, you can integrate and visualize your results with existing business applications. This is Digital Transformation and the new 5G speed of innovation," remarked Sean Hendrix, Managing Director of the Indiana 5G Zone. "The edgeCore solution will not only help us facilitate advanced 5G research, it will also help us and our members rapidly deliver 5G solutions that improve society."

To learn more about the Indiana 5G Zone please go to https://wherespeedmatters.com/. To learn more about Edge Technologies please go to https://www.edge-technologies.com/contact-us

About Edge Technologies, Inc.

Edge Technologies, the foremost expert in visualizing operations for direct action, organizations to see what is happening and quickly take the best actions. When employed with existing and evolving business and IT systems, the software strengthens performance and agility while reducing errors. For every solution, teams and systems come together for accelerated digital transformation. Learn more: http://www.edgeti.com/

About Indiana 5G Zone

5G Zone is a cross-sector demonstration laboratory to help government, industry and academia, design and deliver groundbreaking testbed offerings. Learn more: https://wherespeedmatters.com/

About NineTwelve Institute

NineTwelve, the parent of the Indiana 5G Zone, teams industry, government, and academia to meet critical technology needs. Its unique CoLab platform accelerates the design and implementation of emergent solutions. It does this by creating cross-sector collaborative networks that design and deliver groundbreaking solutions.

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Indiana 5G Zone Launches as First to Demonstrate Quantum-Safe Encryption as A Service for 5G IoT Systems

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- In September 2020, the quantum-safe XQ Message platform was successfully deployed at the Indiana 5G Zone's Advanced Innovation & Test Lab in a service configuration. Quantum-safe encryption ensures that data can be kept safe from existing data exfiltration as well as future quantum computing attacks. The Indiana 5G Zone is the first to demonstrate Quantum-safe Encryption as a Service (QEaaS) transparently protects and tracks IoT data as it moves across 5G infrastructure.

* The Indiana 5G Zone utilized XQ Message's crypto-agile platform to transparently encrypt IoT data and track movement via management system

* The Zone is planning to offer Quantum-safe Encryption as a Service (QEaaS) to academic and commercial 5G networks across America

The Indiana 5G Zone was established in partnership with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) to leverage Indiana's developing digital infrastructure in order to catalyze innovation and support rapidly-developing companies. Its focus is on 5G solution architecture such as Advanced Manufacturing and Smart Communities. This initiative focuses on commercial 5G applications that provide cost savings and the creation of new service concepts. To date, the Zone has secured academic and manufacturing partnerships as well as 50 development partners.

XQ Message was selected by the Zone due to their ability to support a wide array of Quantum-safe algorithms and their management dashboard to provide the tracking and billing required for Quantum-safe Encryption as a Service (QEaaS). XQ provides IoT systems a crypto-agile Quantum-safe data protection solution that supports all of the new Quantum-safe algorithms currently being reviewed by NIST. Most importantly the Indiana 5G Zone plans to offer Quantum-safe Encryption as a service (QEaaS) to academic and commercial 5G networks across America.

"Within a very short time the Indiana 5G Zone has established an ecosystem that brings together over 50 local and global partners together. Our goal is to become the rapid innovation leader for dual-use, secure 5G technologies," said Sean Hendrix, Director of the Indiana 5G Zone.

"Protecting data must be the highest priority for 5G networks. The partnership between the Indiana 5G Zone and XQ to create a Quantum-safe encryption service is a national security achievement," said Bob Flores, Former CTO of the CIA, XQ Message Board Advisor.

"Indiana is committed to investing in emerging areas like 5G to position the state for long-term competitiveness and economic growth," said David Roberts, IEDC Chief Innovation Officer. "With this new initiative at the Indiana 5G Zone, the state will continue to attract more diverse companies to Indiana while leading in the development of 5G-enabled technologies."

"Public - public research partnerships with the Department of Defense and State initiatives such as the Indiana 5G Zone will be critical to reducing the cost and development time for 5G innovation," said Randy Clark, Vice Chair National Spectrum Consortium (NSC).

The rollout of this 5G initiative enables a new level of encryption security in our national data and communication infrastructure. The selection of XQ Message, a California startup, was based on their new type of API-based edge-encryption technology that is able to support all the algorithms that NIST is reviewing. XQ provides a future proof data protection solution for IoT systems by eliminating the need to write code as agents in 5G Gateways and MEC nodes automatically update the algorithms.

"We are excited to be selected by the Indiana 5G Zone as the platform for their Quantum-safe Encryption as a service (QEaaS). QEaaS is a breakthrough in simplicity and scale for IoT data protection that XQ looks forward to rolling out across America," said Brian Wane, CEO XQ Message.

Those interested in becoming a member of the Indiana 5G Zone should reach out to info@wherespeedmatters.com for more details. The lab welcomes all private, government, and academic entities, as well as students and individuals.

About Indiana 5G Zone

5G Zone is a cross-sector demonstration laboratory to help government, industry and academia, design and deliver groundbreaking testbed offerings.

Learn more at: https://wherespeedmatters.com/

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About NineTwelve Institute

NineTwelve teams industry, government, and academia to meet critical technology needs. Its unique CoLab platform accelerates the design and implementation of emergent solutions. It does this by creating cross-sector collaborative networks that design and deliver groundbreaking solutions.

About XQ Message

XQ is an API-based data protection platform that can encrypt and track any type of data as it moves. XQ enables 5G IoT solution developers to support high scale mission critical applications. Learn more at: https://www.xqmsg.com/

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