Category Archives: Product

iDirect Expands Product Portfolio With New Optimization Solutions From Xiplink

New capabilities help network operators improve bandwidth utilization and enhance end-user experience

Herndon, Va., May17, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that it will offer new Web and UDP optimization solutions through a reseller agreement with XipLink, Inc., a technology leader in wireless bandwidth optimization. The new optimization solutions work with iDirect’s line of satellite hubs and remote routers to enhance the end-user’s Web browsing experience, enable increased voice call volume, as well as provide overall bandwidth savings for network operators. The optimization software is an option for iDirect’s recently expanded range of XipLink acceleration appliances. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

Through the new XipLink Hub Optimizations (XHO) solution, iDirect is able to provide advanced compression of http traffic that enables network operators to improve performance, reducing bandwidth requirements by up to 30 percent. Bundled with the XA-30K and XA-10K products, XHO software can be installed as a single-sided solution. Used alongside an iDirect hub to complement iDirect’s built-in Quality of Service and acceleration features, it delivers an exceptional end-user browsing experience. The XHO software was recently awarded the 2011 Teleport Technology of the Year award by the World Teleport Association.
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iDirect Product Developments and Roadmap Plans

At the 2011 iDirect Global Partner Summit we were excited to present our newest product developments and future roadmap plans to our customers.

Here are a few highlights:

iDX 2.3 was launched on April 1, 2011. Not an April Fools’ joke, iDX 2.3 is the latest Evolution software release including TRANSEC with ACM, FIPS 140-2 Level 1 compliant software and FIPS 140-2 Level 2 compliant hardware.

This release is focused on features essential for our Defence customers.

iDX 3.0 is a much anticipated release for our enterprise, maritime and energy customers and cellular providers. This release brings multi-channel demodulation and SCPC Return for lower total cost of ownership, as well as new service offerings and efficiency gains. iDX 3.0 is an extremely compelling release for all Evolution customers and iNFINITI customers looking to upgrade. Find out more details by watching the video.

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iDX 2.3 is now live!

We told you about iDX 2.3 and we’re excited to announce the wait is over! Specifically designed for our defense and government customers, iDX 2.3 is our latest software release that offers DVB-S2 TRANSEC over Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM), Transmit Keyline and FIPS 140-2 compliancy.

With our latest innovations in TRANSEC and FIPS compliance, this software release is ideal for communications-on-the-move, emergency response, and command and control applications in the field. 

Contact us today to learn how iDX 2.3 can help your business achieve greater security standards.

iDX 2.3 will be here in just a few days!

We told you about iDX 2.3 and we’re excited to announce the wait is nearly over! Specifically designed for our defense and government customers, iDX 2.3 is our latest software release that offers DVB-S2 TRANSEC over Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM), Transmit Keyline and FIPS 140-2 compliancy.

With our latest innovations in TRANSEC and FIPS compliance, this software release  is ideal for communications-on-the-move, emergency response, and command and control applications in the field.

Contact us today to learn how iDX 2.3 can help your business achieve greater security standards.

iDirect Introduces New Features For Defense And Government Customers

iDX 2.3 software upgrade offers improved security and advancements in mobility and hardware capabilities

Herndon, Va., March 29, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that it has expanded its government and defense feature set. The iDX 2.3 release expands iDirect’s TRANSEC security capabilities, adds new FIPS 140-2 Level 2-compliant remote and line cards capable of supporting multiple return channels, and introduces a new feature that extends the battery life of portable satellite terminals. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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iDX 3.0 Overview Presentation

Satellite 2011’s Quality of Service (QoS) Program

The Satellite 2011 pre-conference program featured a session on “Quality of Service.” Panel members included three iDirect customers ( CapRock, Globecomm and RigNet ), an independent consultant, and VP of networking from Hughes. Three key points came out of the panel discussion:

First was a reminder that not all elements of a network apply QoS in the same way and operators need to be knowledgeable of all elements in their network. Often they will need to work closely with equipment vendors, particularly their satellite equipment vendors, to ensure proper end-to-end operation of QoS in their network.

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LIVE From Satellite 2011 – iDX 3.0 & SatManage!

We are live at Satellite 2011! Earlier today, Greg Quiggle gave a presentation on iDX 3.0, iDirect’s soon-to-be-released software that brings TDMA and SCPC together for the first time on one platform. Mike Patullo also presented SatManage, our award-winning operations support system (OSS). Both sessions were very well attended. To catch these demos tomorrow, come by the iDirect booth #709 at 11:30am and 2:30pm for iDX 3.0 and 12:30pm and 3:30pm for SatManage. 

Come join us today from 4-6pm for our iDX 3.0 Preview Party in meeting room 209C to learn more about iDX 3.0 and meet the team behind this landmark release. Get your admission ticket from any iDirect representative at the show. 

Visit us at booth #709 all week to learn more about our exciting announcements!

iDirect Integrates TDMA and SCPC Onto A Single Platform

Economic game changer for service providers creates new revenue streams, yields network-wide cost savings
Herndon, Va., March 14, 2011
– VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems Inc. (VT Systems), today announced a ground-breaking addition to its IP satellite communications platform: SCPC Return Channel technology. The capability is available through iDirect’s iDX 3.0 software and enables service providers to manage TDMA and SCPC networks over the same platform. SCPC Return Channel was developed to equip service providers with the flexibility they require today to support dynamic customer networks, and will enable them to capture new revenue opportunities and lower operational costs. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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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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