EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, INFRASTRUCTURE
Globenewswire | June 06, 2023
UltiSat, a global provider of advanced communications solutions to government, humanitarian-aid and critical infrastructure markets, announced that its new GC5 SATCOM Service is now available for customer technical trials and live demonstrations. The new end-to-end managed service provides a purpose-built network, including satellite and terrestrial connectivity with unique security features specifically for government operations. GC5 is bundled as an easy to procure commercial off-the-shelf service, with a range of configurable options. Technical trials and live demonstrations are currently available in the continental United States (CONUS) coverage region.
UltiSat previously announced the development of its GC5 SATCOM Service in March of 2023, as the first off-the-shelf satellite communications service designed from inception to meet the security demands of today’s tactical environment. GC5, refers to “Command, Control, Communications, Computing and Cyber” as critical elements of government missions. As a pre-packaged solution, the service includes a selection of remote terminals, bandwidth plans, coverage areas, and data center interconnection options. GC5 includes inherent security features that meet or exceed US Department of Defense and NSA directive referenced in DOD Instruction 8523.01 Communications Security, including a TRANSEC compliant architecture and FIPS 140-2 certified encryption.
“There is no substitute for a hands-on test drive of a new product or service, before implementing it in a mission environment,” said UltiSat president and CEO David Myers. “That is why UltiSat is proud to offer both live demonstrations and limited technical trials to customers interested in deploying our unique government grade - GC5 SATCOM Service.”
UltiSat is offering live on-site demonstrations at its facilities in the Washington D.C. area, as well as up to 30 day limited technical trials at customer locations. Customers may bring their own approved terminals or conduct trials using satellite equipment provided by UltiSat.
GC5 strikes a perfect balance between the resiliency of defense grade satellite communications and the simplicity of a commercial off-the-shelf managed service. In addition to technical trials, production service will be offered with various coverage regions across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Customers can select from several backhaul options to connect their remote terminals to a government operations center or a secure cloud-based service.
UltiSat provides global end-to-end connectivity solutions and managed network services for land mobile, maritime, and airborne operations. Customers in government, humanitarian-aid, and critical infrastructure markets have unique communications requirements and greater demand for resiliency. Our portfolio includes a range of solutions leveraging satellite, terrestrial, wireless and cloud technologies, combined with in-house systems engineering and global field service. UltiSat leverages a 25+ year heritage deploying solutions in over 120 countries. UltiSat is a wholly owned subsidiary and separate operating company of Speedcast. For more information visit www.ultisat.com.
PR Newswire | May 15, 2023
Rivada Space Networks (RSN) and Network Innovations (NI) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to bring innovative connectivity solutions to the government and enterprise markets.
Network Innovations is a global technology integrator that keeps people, places and things connected anywhere in the world with always-available communications and networking solutions. Its customers operate in industries including government and defense, public safety, oil and gas, media, mining, utilities, recreation, and maritime.
Rivada's first-of-its-kind LEO constellation will offer access to a secure satellite network with pole-to-pole reach, offering end-to-end latencies similar to or better than terrestrial fiber. The RSN satellite architecture combines inter-satellite laser links with advanced onboard data routers to create an optical mesh network in space. This approach to "orbital networking," delivers a highly secure data network by routing traffic on a physically separated network, providing a layer of defense for any organization that needs to securely share data over long distances. It is a unique capability for business operations in the telecom, enterprise, maritime, energy and government services markets.
Network Innovations' initial cooperation with RSN will include the formation of an advisory board to exchange information on technical support and explore joint marketing and promotional initiatives. Network Innovations aims to become a key reseller of RSN's unique connectivity for the government and enterprise sectors.
"Early on, Rivada has positioned itself as a disruptive leader in the global satellite industry, and we are thrilled to sign this MoU agreement with them," said Frank Czulo, president of Network Innovations Advanced Networks division. "Moreover, we see this as a symbol of two great companies cooperating to bring the best possible solutions to our customers."
Declan Ganley, CEO, Rivada Space Networks, said: "With our manufacturing and launch-services agreements in place, we are seeing strong demand from our customer base, and are moving ahead at full speed with our partners to deliver our ground-breaking constellation." He added: "Network providers are now seeing the unique opportunities our constellations provide and we are delighted to be working with Network Innovations, a leading global technology integrator for the government and enterprise sectors. Both of our companies see the importance of providing ultra secure, highly reliable low latency communications anywhere on the globe."
About Network Innovations
Network Innovations is a global technology integrator that keeps people, places and things connected anywhere in the world with always-available communications and networking solutions. Its customers operate in industries including government and defense, public safety, oil and gas, media, mining, utilities, recreation, and maritime. Established in 1989, Network Innovations is headquartered in Calgary, Canada, and employs over 250 industry experts across five continents. For more information, please visit www.networkinv.com.
About Rivada Space Networks
Rivada Space Networks GmbH is a disruptive new company set to establish and operate the first truly global low latency point-to-point connectivity network of LEO satellites. By connecting its satellites with lasers, Rivada Space Networks will provide resellers and B2B customers with the ability to securely connect any two points on the globe with low latency and high bandwidth. The constellations, comprising 600 low-earth-orbit communications satellites, will represent a fundamental change in the availability of secure, global, end-to-end enterprise-grade connectivity for Telecom, Enterprise, Maritime, Energy and Government Services markets. Rivada Space Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rivada Networks, Inc. www.rivadaspace.com
Prnewswire | March 28, 2023
GovOS, a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for local governments, today announced a new partnership with the Idaho Association of Counties (IAC). IAC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan member organization dedicated to the improvement of county governments in Idaho. The organization supports county interest, good public policy, and community best practices through education and training for officials in all 44 Idaho counties.
"Counties have a wide range of duties they are expected to fulfill, and having trusted vendors to help them carry out those responsibilities is vital to effectively serving their communities," said Seth Grigg, Executive Director, IAC. "We created IAC's Corporate Partner Program to help facilitate relationships between Idaho counties and great businesses like GovOS with exclusive partner pricing."
Together, IAC and GovOS will provide counties with access to resources designed to improve the lives of residents and support local businesses in growing the economy sustainably. The partnership will also help members identify new ways to use digital services in ongoing efforts to serve communities effectively and efficiently.
"This partnership allows us to support IAC's longstanding mission to serve Idaho counties while deepening our commitment to empowering local governments with dynamic technology solutions," said Anna Vaughn, Senior Vice President of Partners, GovOS. "Idaho counties will gain access to our strategic partner ecosystem that includes industry leaders in everything from short-term rental management and ordinance best practices to finance and community preservation tools to promote healthy and safe communities."
IAC members have access to exclusive partner pricing for the following GovOS products through this partnership:
Short-Term Rental Solution for identification, registration/permitting, lodging tax collection, and a 24/7 complaint hotline.
Application Studio to transform paper forms quickly and easily into online services that reduce processing time.
Business Licensing for automating agencies' unique workflows for business licensing processes.
Tax Filing to turn both simple and complex paper-based tax collection into streamlined, paperless processes.
Cloud Records for cloud-based records management that enables agencies to complete the land or vital records recording process online.
Remote Marriage to provide constituents with a marriage licensing process that is fully remote, from application to certificate issuance.
For the last 47 years, IAC has provided Idaho counties with a range of services to improve operations and foster better engagement between citizens and their local government. By partnering with GovOS, IAC is giving members access to new resources that support statewide efforts to lead digital government transformation.
GovOS is the leading digital transformation platform for local governments. Headquartered in Austin, TX, GovOS serves government agencies of all sizes across the United States. Through its secure and integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, governments can automate and streamline operations, provide seamless access to resources and information, and deliver cutting-edge digital services to businesses, residents, and agencies.
About Idaho Association of Counties
The Idaho Association of Counties (IAC), formed in 1976, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan member service organization dedicated to the improvement of county government. It was designed and incorporated by county elected officials to provide services, research, uniformity, and coordination among member counties, in order for the county elected officials to serve their constituents better.