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Company anticipates deeper penetration in oil and gas, mining and maritime, as well as new opportunities in disaster recovery and backup
HERNDON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that satellite communications solution provider Geolink Satellite Services , part of CETel Group, has upgraded its Evolution-based network to the iDX 3.2 operating system. The company will also deploy iDirect's X7 remotes to improve speed and performance for customers in the oil and gas, mining and maritime industries. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.
In the satellite communications industry, success is increasingly predicated on the ability to deliver higher throughput services and greater cost-efficiency. Geolink Satellite Services believes the upgrade will help it penetrate much deeper into core markets, while also offering a solution for local ISP and terrestrial operators looking for affordable backup or disaster recovery services.
"The requirements across oil and gas, mining and maritime may vary, but the demand for greater efficiency and higher throughput is universally across our entire customer base. For Geolink Satellite Services, our primary objective is to meet the ever-increasing needs of these customers, and we believe iDirect is the only platform that can help ensure our ability to meet such demands is never in question."
~ Cedric MANCINI
CTO, Geolink Satellite Services
"It's critical that service providers stay ahead of customer demand as the satellite industry experiences a surge in growth. iDirect's X7 remote and Evolution platform are built to ensure the optimal customer experience, so that our partners can continue to offer enhanced services and capture expanding opportunities."
~ Majdi ATOUT
Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa, iDirect
Geolink Satellite Services has been offering fixed and mobile optimized satellite communications for more than 20 years. With a broad range of solutions and substantial experience in project and network management, our focus is the supply of telecommunication services to the oil & gas, mining, media, NGO and maritime industries.
About CETel GmbH
The CETel Group is a leading provider of satellite communications solutions worldwide, offering a broad variety of tailored end-to-end communications solutions. With an own Teleport facility, two Network Operations Centers and over 20 years of combined experience in the telecommunications business CETel GmbH have managed and finished projects all over the world for customers ranging from Corporate and Oil, Gas & Mining companies to Media and Governmental organizations.
iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications providing technology that enables our 350+partners to optimize their networks, differentiate and expand their businesses. The iDirect Intelligent Platform™ allows our partners to run their entire business operations more efficiently via a single, unified IP-based satellite architecture, whether it's providing core IP applications to the enterprise or specialized services to any number of diverse vertical markets. iDirect is the #1 name in global satellite communications in key industries including maritime, military/government, and oil and gas, with a 62% hub market share and more than a quarter million remotes installed worldwide. In 2007, iDirect Government Technologies (iGT) was formed to drive adoption of its IP-based solutions in the U.S. government market. In 2008, iDirect Asia Pte Ltd was established in Singapore to enhance its value-add and responsiveness to customers in the Asia Pacific region. For more information please visit www.idirect.net.
VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems' innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit www.vt-systems.com.
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