Sept 7, 2017 – iS5 Communications Inc. releases RAPTOR – A Next-generation Cybersecure Industrial Platform


iS5 Communications Inc. releases RAPTOR – A Next-generation Cybersecure Industrial Platform designed for Industrial IoT/Industry 4.0 applications to its first beta customers

Mississauga, Ontario – September 6, 2017 – iS5 Communications Inc. (“iS5Com”) today announced that it has shipped its first RAPTOR platform to key beta customers. RAPTOR is a hardened cybersecure platform that allows industrial and critical infrastructure customers build communications networks and move their IIoT/Industry 4.0 applications securely to on-premise as well as cloud platforms.

“We are very excited to be able to ship our first RAPTOR units to our customers for beta testing. RAPTOR, an IEC 61850 platform, was designed to meet the stringent requirements of Operational Technology (OT) while keeping the Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity requirements in mind.” noted, Clive Dias, President and CEO of iS5Com. “RAPTOR marks a milestone for iS5Com, and is a testament for our vision and how we see the industry transforming from legacy flat networks, to more secure, intelligent, and robust digital architectures.

Providing users the ability to connect, secure, and manage their mission critical networks, RAPTOR’s core features enables users to take advantage of Seamless Redundancy (HSR/PRP), Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) and third party software applications via application programming interfaces (APIs), as well critical cryptographic technologies that ensure protection from threats that harm SCADA environments. The rise of cyber threats only perpetuates the need for advancements in technology communications to protect critical assets in Operational Technology (OT).

RAPTOR is a culmination of industry experience, and the trends of the digital markets, IIoT and Cybersecurity, playing a big part of its design. RAPTOR takes into account the latest technology and innovation with many industry firsts.

iS5Com’s next milestone will be the ongoing enhancement and building of this RAPTOR industrial platform which will include new additional security features, Layer 3, and Software applications.

About iS5 Communications Inc.

iS5Com is a global provider of integrated services and solutions, and manufacturer of intelligent Industrial IoT and Ethernet products. Our solutions are designed to meet the stringent demand requirements of utility sub-stations, roadside transportation, rail, industrial and defense applications. iS5Com’s services and products are key enablers of advanced technology implementation such as the Smart Grid, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Intelligent Oil Field, and Internet of Things. All products have the ability to transmit data efficiently without the loss of any packets under harsh environments and EMI conditions. iS5Com is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. For more information on iS5Com, please visit

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