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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SatManage SLA Manager Tool: Simplified Reporting

Denis SutherlandBy Denis Sutherland,

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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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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DistribuTECH 2011 – Thanks For Attending

DistribuTECH was held last week, Feb. 1-3, and we’re happy to report it was a busy show for iDirect.  We had a lot of attendees stop at our booth to learn how iDirect technology can help utilities realize the goal of making their grids ‘smart.’ 

The show proves that the Smart Grid is no longer just a concept, but is a reality.  With iDirect, utility companies can support real-time applications such as SCADA, Voice- or Video-over-IP in any geographic location and under any weather condition. To learn more listen to our webinar or watch the video.   

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2011 iDirect Webinar Series – Register Today

“Cellular Backhaul: 3G and Beyond” Wednesday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. EST

Due to popular demand we are bringing back our webinar series in 2011. Our first webinar will showcase “Cellular Backhaul: 3G and Beyond” hosted by iDirect’s Director, Verticals Marketing, Richard Deasington. Deasington will discuss the demands for 3G services in developing countries. This involves the use of VSAT to extend 3G networks in developed countries and how iDirect is responding to these needs with our SCPC Return and Multicast Fastpath technologies, which let operators use their existing platforms to address these higher bandwidth applications.

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