iDirect, a provider of satellite-based IP communications technology, claimed that its SatManage Network Management software has won the 2010 Product of the Year award from Satellite Spotlight.
Satellite Spotlight is a daily online news source for the satellite industry operated by the communication and technology community Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC (News - Alert)). The Product of the Year award honors companies that demonstrate vision, leadership and thoroughness associated with the award, while contributing to the advancement of technologies that address real needs in the marketplace.
According to iDirect (News - Alert), the SatManage is a sophisticated suite of Web-based software tools for automation, monitoring and integration of hybrid networks and NOC based applications. It is a powerful extension to iDirect’s iVantage NMS, taking NOC (News - Alert) operations to an even higher standard of network performance and scalability. Featuring powerful Web-based tools, SatManage enables service providers to improve overall service quality and network operations.
SatManage offers comprehensive network management and performance monitoring functionality to improve management of large, complex customer deployments, which in turn maximizes network performance and it counters the difficulties in provisioning, managing and monitoring networks that arise when networks are expanded to handle additional capacity.
iDirect claimed that major satellite service providers, including BT, Intelsat General and MTN (News - Alert), have implemented SatManage to scale their networks, improve overall service quality and network operations, and gain the intelligence and visibility necessary to optimize their business.
Guy ADAMS, vice president of Software Engineering at iDirect, commented that the opportunity to expand networks to capture new customers and grow revenue has never been greater for satellite service providers. SatManage was designed to help providers grow confidently and efficiently by streamlining and automating network operations so they can keep customers satisfied and focus on their overall business. A 2010 Product of the Year Award from Satellite Spotlight affirms how positively the industry is receiving SatManage.Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.
Edited by Tammy Wolf