iDirect CTO Dave Bettinger To Present At 15th Annual Global MilSatCom 2013 Event
“Beyond Line Of Sight (BLOS) Returns to Contingency” explores how militaries can utilize future applications contingent to their mission with the right ground infrastructure
HERNDON, Va., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Dave Bettinger, iDirect’s Chief Technology Officer, will speak at this year’s Global MilSatCom conference, hosted by SMi group. Bettinger’s presentation will examine how a flexible ground infrastructure can help militaries support the right applications and HTS models during operations. The event will be held on November 5-7, 2013, at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.
Bettinger will explain how militaries need to return to a state of contingency. His presentation will explore how the ideal hub and remote platform can achieve a high level of flexibility and interoperability, support emerging satellite structures and various, high-speed applications that are required in BLOS operations.
“Militaries need to be prepared when facing contingency operations, both as an individual sovereign state or a member of a coalition. iDirect’s universal platform ensures flexibility, agility and interoperability to support future applications and operate with new HTS models. This will ensure militaries have connectivity wherever they need it–on land, sea or air–rapidly and reliably.” ~ Dave BETTINGER Chief Technology Officer, iDirect
For more information on the event and Dave Bettinger’s presentation, please visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/defence/uk/conference/global-milsatcom
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(TM) 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.