Panasonic and the Russian IT developer RED SOFT (resident of the Skolkovo Foundation) announce the successful testing and launch of the Russian RED OS operating system on protected Panasonic Toughbook FZ-55, CF-33 laptops and Toughbook FZ-G1 tablets. The results of the technological cooperation are reflected in the bilateral certificate.
The joint solution of Panasonic and RED SOFT is specially designed for employees performing their duties outside the office. Search and rescue activities, work in the oil and gas industry, the military-industrial complex, construction, aviation, Russian Railways and other critical information infrastructure facilities require increased hardware and software protection of the IT product.
RED OS is a Russian operating system of the Linux family for servers and workstations certified by the FSTEC of Russia (No. 4060 dated 01/12/2019) for the type A protection profile of the fourth protection class IT.OS.A4.PZ. The system is intended for use in state information systems and at CII facilities. Registered in the Unified Register of Russian Computer Programs and Databases of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of Russia (No. 3751).
The Panasonic Toughbook line fully meets high reliability standards and can be used in almost any, even extreme conditions.
The rugged 14-inch Panasonic Toughbook FZ-55 laptop is the most practical product ever made with magnesium, flexible configuration and versatile bay. The Toughbook FZ-55 features enhanced durability and a unique honeycomb design for durability and moisture resistance.
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 is a fully rugged 12-inch 2-in-1 laptop and tablet equipped with two hot-swappable batteries, a detachable keyboard and numerous custom settings.
The Panasonic Toughbook FZ-G1 is designed for outdoor use, incl. “In the fields”. The device has a capacitive screen that supports multi-touch technology (up to 10 points), a stylus and flexible ports. This makes it an ideal tool for viewing documentation and high-resolution images in the field, and its connectivity options give the advantage of accessing data anytime.
“The main task of RED SOFT, as a developer of the RED OS operating system, is to provide the user with a wide range of accompanying software and hardware for solving a variety of tasks. Compatible with Panasonic's Toughbook line of laptops and tablets, allowing you to work remotely in a secure environment. We are grateful to Panasonic Russia for cooperation and trust,” notes Rustam Rustamov, Deputy General Director of RED SOFT.
“Panasonic always strives to localize its solutions in order to fully meet the specifics and requirements of each market where it is present. Therefore, we are very optimistic about cooperation with RED SOFT and confirming the compatibility of the Toughbook and RED OS protected product line. This step will allow us to create solutions for Russian customers of the highest level, including those from the public sector and related industries, characterized by the need to comply with special standards for information security and equipment reliability,” comments Roman Lobanov, Head of Secure Solutions, Toughbook Panasonic Russia.