VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology and a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc.
(VT Systems), today announced that IsoTropic Networks will upgrade all of its iDirect Evolution®-only line cards to Universal Line Cards, which have the capability to run both Evolution and Velocity networks and support the new iDirect iQ series remotes. The technology upgrade provides the infrastructure foundation for IsoTropic to launch next-generation services and prepares them for future customer requirements.
IsoTropic Networks is a specialized leader in the Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) market, delivering highly responsive and cost-effective services to enterprise, maritime, and oil and gas industries. The network upgrade is in response to escalating customer demand for bandwidth and scalability, and enables IsoTropic Networks to increase support for real-time, data-intensive applications across its growing customer base.
“We strive to lead the pace of innovation in our field, so we are taking aggressive steps to equip our networks for future requirements,” said Hank Zbierski, chief catalyst, IsoTropic Networks. “We conducted a very thorough examination and tested all available platforms in the ground infrastructure market. iDirect was the clear winner. We’re excited to show our customers how iDirect’s next-generation technology will transform their service experience.”
“IsoTropic is boldly focused on meeting its customers’ immediate and future needs,” said David Harrower, senior vice president of global sales, VT iDirect. “This universal upgrade will provide customers with a future-proof infrastructure to run both Evolution and Velocity networks, and deploy the new iQ series remotes that will enable them to leverage the power of HTS and DVB-S2X with a lower total cost of ownership. We are deeply committed to giving our partners like IsoTropic a competitive edge as key VSAT markets grow in opportunity.”