Author Archives: iDirect

iDX 2.3 Sneak Preview: TRANSEC is Even Better

iDX 2.3 is coming!

This latest software addition to our iDX series, iDX 2.3, offers defence and government customers DVB-S2 TRANSEC over Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) and Transmit Keyline, along with FIPS 140-2 compliancy. Combining TRANSEC with DVB-S2/ACM creates a robust, secure and efficient TRANSEC solution. Transmit Keyline enables an e850mp powered terminal to conserve power by turning off its BUC’s Power Amplifier (PA) on a burst-by-burst basis. Read More

New Satellite Data Handling Platform Boosts Bolivia’s Pipeline Operations

Pipeline and Gas ArticleYPFB Transporte Flowing At Full Capacity

By Michel Zimet, Director, Veritical Marketing, iDirect

Bolivia has more than 4,700 miles of gas and liquid pipelines comprising a vital part of the nation’s infrastructure and critical to its economic well being and security.

One company manages more than 80% of Bolivia’s pipeline operations: YPFB Transporte.

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Bentley Walker has completed a successful evaluation of SatManage

BentleyWalkerSatManage is a comprehensive suite of web-based software modules designed to help satellite communications operators like Bentley Walker efficiently automate, monitor and integrate large, hybrid networks and Network Operating Center (NOC)-based applications. As one of the largest VSAT network operators in Europe, Bentley Walker is looking for a way to streamline its network management operations by integrating disparate systems and automating NOC functions. As Bentley Walker grows, it becomes increasingly important for the company to monitor and protect its Service Level Agreements (SLAs) so it can meet customer expectations and continue to add new customers. This is especially critical for the high-profile customers including international defense agencies and large enterprises.

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iDirect’s SatManage Network Management Software Earns Satellite Spotlight Product Of The Year Award

Web-based product suite recognized for outstanding innovation

Herndon, Va., February 22, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a subsidiary of VT Systems Inc. (VT Systems), proudly announced that its SatManage network management solution is the recipient of Satellite Spotlight’s 2010 Product of the Year Award. SatManage is a comprehensive suite of Web-based software tools for satellite service providers designed to enable automation, monitoring and integration of hybrid networks and Network Operating Center (NOC)-based applications. The Satellite Spotlight Product of the Year Awards recognize companies that have proven their commitment to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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Cellular Backahul – Profitable & Scalable


Satellite technology is an important part of enabling mobile operators to broaden their customer base as they try to expand their business into more remote and rural regions of the world. Satellite Evolution EMEA focuses on satellite cellular backhaul to see how it is helping communities and making revenue for mobile operators.

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SkyVision partners Glo1 on broadband delivery, expends N2b on investment

To enhance speedy broadband service delivery in Nigeria, SkyVision Global Network, a global IP telecommunications provider, has informed of its partnership with National Operator, Globacom, and owners of Glo1 submarine cable to advance the course of Internet connectivity.

Specifically, SkyVision, which said it has invested over N2 billion in the telecommunications sector of the country over the last nine years, informed that the partnership agreement between it and Glo1 will be as resellers of Glo1 services, that is taking the products to the remotest part of the country where need arises.

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Make Your Satellite 2011 Game Plan Now

iDirect at SatelliteMarch 14 – 17, 2011

By all accounts, Satellite 2011 is shaping up to be the headliner event of the year, with record-breaking attendance likely to exceed 10,000. There’s no better place to come together with the brightest minds in the global satellite community. The challenge is, with so much to see and do, how to make best use of your time.   

As a major sponsor of Satellite 2011, here’s a heads up of what you can expect to see from iDirect.

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ICCES Expands VSAT Coverage In Africa, Middle East With iDirect Evolution Platform

Provider boosts service reliability for Internet, VoIP and VPN access

Herndon, Va., February 10, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that ICCES, a leading two-way data communications provider, systems integrator and solutions provider based in the Middle East, has expanded its VSAT coverage over Africa and parts of the Middle East. The provider has purchased several iDirect satellite hubs and remote routers, and plans to offer dual-mode operation of Evolution and iNFINITI software depending on its customers’ needs. With the expanded coverage, ICCES will support government, private enterprise and home users in these regions. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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NSTT Launches iDirect Evolution Network Over Africa And The Middle East

Provider gains efficiency and flexibility for delivering VSAT to developing regions

Herndon, Va., February 9, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Network Satellite Technology Trading (NSTT), a world-class provider of communication networking technology services, has launched a new VSAT service based on iDirect’s Evolution platform covering Africa and the Middle East. The provider has purchased several iDirect Universal 5IF satellite hubs, along with Evolution X3 and X5 remote routers, so it can provide a wide coverage area to customers in the region. NSTT will also be running iDirect’s latest Evolution software release, iDX 2.2, enabling it to maximize the efficiency and flexibility of its new VSAT service. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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Sky-Stream Launches New IP-TV Streaming Service Based On iDirect’s VSAT Platform

Sky-Stream and iDirect to present live demonstration during CABSAT show in Dubai

Herndon, Va., February 8, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Sky-Stream FZ LLC, a Dubai-based provider of connectivity and satellite service solutions, has launched a satellite IP-TV streaming service over the iDirect platform. The recreational service, which utilizes the Apple TV platform, allows customers in the Middle East and Africa to immediately access on-demand programs in remote locations where such services are not accessible. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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