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Coming Soon: iDX 3.0 Brings TDMA and SCPC Together

Together at last! iDirect’s new iDX 3.0 software brings TDMA and SCPC together on one platform for the first time to bring new opportunities for network operators. 

By adding the capability of an Evolution remote to operate in either TDMA or SCPC mode, operators gain the flexibility to adapt to heavier periods of traffic with SCPC and then return to TDMA mode for shared efficiency. This results in cost savings from having to operate two separate networks as well as efficient use of bandwidth capacity. The new SCPC Return Channel feature can be added to any iDirect Evolution network through a simple software upgrade and works over iDirect’s multi-channel hub line cards. 

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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

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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SatManage SLA Manager Tool: Simplified Reporting

Denis SutherlandBy Denis Sutherland, dsutherland@idirect.net

Earlier we told you about Service Level Agreements and why they are crucial to your business.

Now we’re going to discuss running SLA reports, which is one part of managing your SLAs. Reports are important because they define the minimum service above which the servicer delivered is deemed acceptable. SLA reports document the service provider’s adherence against contractual obligations. Therefore, the reports are often less detailed than performance reports used by network operators.

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iDirect Previews the Launch of iDX 3.0

Evolution Platform Upgrades: Enhanced Efficiency & Increased Business

In 2010, iDirect released the fourth major software upgrade to Evolution. With iDX 2.1, we have expanded the power of DVB-S2, delivering several new capabilities, such as faster data processing speeds for enhanced efficiency gains and network scalability improvements.

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