At HP, we understand that federal customers face many regulations and requirements that restrict what equipment they may invest in. HP's award-winning product lines meet the stringent requirements of several certification programs. Click the titles below to see a list of products that match each certification.

Common Criteria

The Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (Common Criteria) is a framework through which the security evaluation of products may be comparatively analyzed and measured to predefined standards. Its continued development and maintenance is recognized as the ISO/IEC 15408 international standard. See http://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/ for more information.

Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140

Through the 140 series of the FIPS publications, the U.S. government has defined requirements for the use of cryptographic modules in information systems. The publications can be located at http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsFIPS.html.

Internet Protocol v6

By OMB Memorandum M-05-22, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was tasked to develop the standards and testing necessary to enable the roll out of IPv6 across the U.S. Government. This particular standard is known as USGv6. HPE also participates in the IPv6 Ready Logo Program operated by the IPv6 Forum. See http://www.nist.gov/itl/antd/usgv6.cfm for additional details on USGv6. IPv6 Ready Logo Program details can be found at http://www.ipv6ready.org/ .


The Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Product List (APL) was established in accordance with UC Requirements 2008, Change 3 (UCR 2008, Change 3). Its purpose is to maintain a single consolidated list of products that have completed Interoperability (IO) and Information Assurance (IA) certification in accordance with the specifications located in UCR 2008, Change 3. See the DoD UC APL website for additional details: https://aplits.disa.mil/