SES Networks adopts Heights platform for hybrid resiliency solution

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.´s Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech´s Commercial Solutions segment, has installed a Heights Network Platform for SES Networks´ hybrid resilience solution, the company said.

SES Networks will use the Heights Network Platform to deliver high-availability services to its premium customers in Asia-Pacific. The fully-managed solution leverages the wide coverage of Geostationary Earth Orbit satellites and low latency capabilities of Medium Earth Orbit satellites to provide diverse network paths that are vital in the delivery of carrier-class services.

When operational, this resilient solution will enable the use of the best choice path for traffic, whether an alternative path for all of the traffic, or for traffic of the highest value. SES Networks is the newly-formed data-centric business unit of SES, the world-leading satellite operator.

Designed with the service provider in mind, Heights is a scalable satellite networking platform that meets the evolving demands of a diverse multi-tenant end user community. It addresses the needs of all major market verticals with the most network efficient and powerful platform in the industry.

Heights leverages a single comprehensive user interface teamed with a powerful traffic analytics engine that allows easy design, implementation, monitoring, control and optimization of networks.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.