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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Catamaran Platform
Catamaran Platform Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Catamaran is a mobile rules engine that provides a rapid development environment with a business logic builder, reusable objects and wizards, and drag and drop screen development. This software is a unified platform with a stable and scalable architecture for Internet of Things (IoT), barcode, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Global Positioning System (GPS), General Packet Radio Services (GPRS), Real Time Location System (RTLS), etc., and an architecture that adheres to Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). The software has the ability to authenticate via Enterprise Active Directory and Personal Identification Verification cards. Catamaran provides strong interoperability to integrate with Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support and other Legacy systems, cognitive services to provide full asset visibility, dashboards and analytics in real time. Catamaran`s secure supply chain offering uses a combination of cyber security and blockchain technology to prevent detection, hacking or compromise of supply and transportation networks.

Data collected by Catamaran is stored using Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server or MySQL database.

This entry covers the Desktop Edition of this technology and not any mobile versions. Please note that the implementation of mobile technology applications that operate on Mobile Operating Systems must be reviewed and approved by the Mobile Technology and Endpoint Security Engineering Team:

The vendor page is provided for this technology`s website as there is no product page for this technology.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.12
Decision Date: 12/05/2022 at 17:52:44 UTC
Aliases: Catamaran
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Shipcom Wireless, Inc
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (12/05/2022 at 17:52:44 UTC).