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See you at CABSAT!

CabsatIf you’re going to be at CABSAT 2011, be sure to stop by and see us. We’ll be at Booth #Sf-11. Join us to see live demonstrations of:

  • SatManage – our web-based software  solution for the automation, monitoring, and integration of hybrid networks and NOC-based applications, designed to enable large-scale, complex networks to run more efficiently
  • Schedule an appointment for a Cellular Backhaul demonstration – see how your company can profitably and more easily offer cellular services to millions of potential new customers

Alldean Satellite Networks Switches To iDirect Evolution Platform For VSAT Service In Africa

 

Network upgrade provides enhanced stability, efficiency for customers

Herndon, Va., February 2, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Alldean Satellite Networks Kenya Limited (Alldean), a complete satellite solutions provider based in Africa, has switched its VSAT service to iDirect’s Evolution platform. The move allows Alldean to improve the reliability and efficiency of its service for customers, including financial institutions (banks and insurance companies), telecommunication providers, government institutions, non-governmental organizations, and enterprises. Alldean has purchased a Universal 5IF satellite hub, as well as several Evolution X3 remote routers for its customer sites. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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iDirect Previews the Launch of iDX 3.0

Cellular Backhaul Does It All: Saving Money to Increasing Reliability

Richard DeasingtonBy Richard Deasington, Director of Vertical Marketing

Over the past three years, cellular backhaul, using iDirect D-TDMA, has become the market-leading IP VSAT solution for linking cellular base stations back to their controllers mostly for GSM (with GPRS and EDGE data). However, we are seeing an increase interest in 3G and have several proof on concepts currently running.

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Customer Satisfaction Reaches All-Time High

One of our main goals each year is to serve every customer’s needs to the best of our ability. We were pleased to see our 2010 customer survey reflect such favorable results. Ratings reached a record 97 percent in overall satisfaction with our products and services, and exceeded 90 percent across many key categories, including hardware, software, order fulfillment, sales staff, and culture and values.

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Make Sure When You Ship iDirect Products Your Ship Comes in Legally

Dennis SalveyBy Dennis Salvey, Trade Compliance Manager

Compliance may be something you don’t think of often, but you’ll think of it really quickly if your company was faced with a potentially large fine or other type of penalty including civil and criminal charges. Performing the necessary due diligence in advance of any export transaction can help avoid these costly mistakes.

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NewCom International: Fourth-Fastest Growing Teleport

We were excited to read that our partner, NewCom International, is ranked as the fourth fastest-growing teleport in the world for 2010, according the World Teleport Association (WTA). NewCom provides much-needed VSAT coverage in Africa, Latin America, Central America, and the Caribbean, all with the help of iDirect’s Evolution platform.  How did NewCom experience a 45 percent growth rate in this rocky economy? It’s a fascinating story and you can learn more here.

iDirect Spans Globe to Help You Expand Your Business

Don’t miss the unveiling of iDX 3.0 along with demonstrations of several new technology developments at a range of expos in 2011. We’ll be appearing at many events both in the United States and abroad. We hope you’ll stop by to see us so we can help you optimize your network for maximum performance, allowing you to grow your business.

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Tech Tips

Tech TipsUpgrade your network and take full advantage of the latest iDirect features
Log in to TAC webpage with your username and password.  Click on Software Releases and scroll down to the “Reference Documents for All Releases” link. Once you are on this page, select the software version you’d like to install and download its corresponding ‘upgrade survey.’ After completing the survey, email it to iDirect TAC at tac@idirect.net. TAC will review the survey then contact you regarding next steps.

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OmniAccess Launches Broadbeam Ultra VSAT Service Based on iDirect Evolution Platform For Yachting Customers

20 Megabit service sets new standard of high-speed broadband for super- and mega- yachts

Herndon, Va., January 18, 2010 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that OmniAccess S.L., a leading communications provider to super and mega-yacht owners, has launched BroadBEAM Ultra, the latest addition to its line of maritime VSAT broadband services. The service is based on iDirect’s next-generation DVB-S2 Evolution platform, leveraging its maximum efficiency gains to offer unparalleled single-link speeds to yachting customers across the Caribbean and Mediterranean. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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