iDirect Becomes World’s Largest Enterprise VSAT Systems Manufacturer

Market-leading sales for IP satellite hubs, and a quadrupling of terminal shipments since 2004

Herndon, Va., April 8, 2014 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that it has become the world’s largest VSAT systems manufacturer by enterprise hardware sales, garnering a 32% market share, according to the 13th Edition of The VSAT Report, published by market analyst COMSYS. Latest revenue figures included in the report highlight the fact iDirect has grown revenues for ten consecutive years, solidifying its lead in the enterprise VSAT market. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

iDirect continues to maintain the number-one market position in the satellite market for IP hub sales. Its share of terminal shipments has quadrupled from five percent in 2004 to nearly 20% in 2012. Such success helps iDirect solidify its lead in the enterprise and mobility VSAT segment, while building a larger foundation for the future.

The pivotal past year for iDirect was further solidified by the introduction of Velocity as a new product line to complement Evolution. Designed for satellite operators deploying HTS architectures, Velocity also enables service providers and operators to meet the requirement of high-speed mobility specifically in multi-spot beam environments. Evolution continues to be the optimal system for the majority of iDirect’s customer base, designed to meet customer requirements ranging from narrowband to high-bandwidth applications. The two products will be unified under a new common network management system and share a range of remote terminals.

“iDirect is very different from the company of a few years ago, but it is just as innovative and now very well positioned for the next stage of its expansion where it is placed to play a pivotal role in the development of the satellite industry as a whole.”

~ Simon BULL, Senior Consultant, COMSYS

“As an industry leader we are dedicated to pushing the limits of what is to be expected from VSAT technology. Moving forward, our focus remains twofold: to drive down the total cost of ownership for our customer base, and develop innovative solutions that ultimately enhance the experience for users and expand the market as a whole.”

~ Mary COTTON, Chief Executive Office, iDirect

For further information and analysis please download the iDirect Executive Summary at www.idirect.net/comsys To access the entire 13th Edition of The VSAT Report, please contact COMSYS at +44-1727-832288 or www.comsys.co.uk

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