Satnews Daily
February 23rd, 2014

iDirect— Globally Assured Access (SATCOM)


[SatNews] Militaries not only need secure and mobile communications to connect soldiers in the field with central operations, but also to provide recreation and welfare services for troops deployed far from home. Governments and Civil Agencies need flexible, secure and reliable solutions for ensuring diplomatic connectivity and public safety.

The ability to quickly deploy and manage a network that can easily scale without the restrictions of an existing communications infrastructure is essential to military and government operations. Solutions need to be highly secure and reliable to provide assured access to any need, anywhere.

Solutions Overview
iDirect offers a highly reliable and extremely scalable satellite network that can be deployed on multiple satellites in C-, Ku, Ka or X-band, from a central hub. iDirect‘s broadband capabilities provide the connectivity for all voice, video and data communications and specialized applications even in the most remote areas. With built-in AES encryption and optional TRANSEC along with FIPS 140-2 compliance, security is never compromised.
Industrialized, light weight and tamper-proof equipment that is easy to carry, maintain and quickly deployable has been designed specifically for use in field operations.

The iDirect Intelligent Platform™ provides true mobility with spread spectrum mobile waveform and high-speed comms-on-the-move features enabling military vehicles, ships or aircrafts to broadband connectivity via very small antennas. iDirect’s Solution At-a-Glance:

  • Flexible platform supporting multiple satellites and bands- X, C, Ku and Ka
  • Quickly deployable, robust and lightweight remotes for field operation
  • Enabling high-speed Communications-On-The-Move (COTM) applications
  • Enhanced capabilities for IP system interoperability
  • Compliant with TRANSEC, FIPS 140-2 and STANAG security standards

The iDirect infosite is located at http://www.idirect.net/