SES Networks launches new hybrid resiliency service

SES (Euronext Paris: SESG) (LuxX: SESG) has launched a new hybrid resiliency platform to serve the specific needs of telcos, mobile network operators, enterprises and maritime connectivity providers, the company said.

Internet services provider Palau Telecoms is already enjoying the exceptional performance of the seamless solution supporting business continuity and profitability.

The new solution represents fully managed ´bandwidth-on-demand´ connectivity, with intelligent routing and resiliency. Unique to SES, the multi-orbit approach, which leverages the wide coverage capabilities of Geostationary Earth Orbit satellites and the innovative high throughput capabilities of Medium Earth Orbit satellites, allows virtually 100% availability of services.

The fully managed solution is currently available in the Asia-Pacific region, and is provided though a platform equipped to support the most reliable and high performing networks across orbit-diverse connections. The service is planned for rollout across further regions, and complements the site Diversity intelligent routing capability already successfully deployed for many SES Networks customers.

SES has recently announced its new go-to-market organisation model, comprising of highly customer-focused business units. Under the new model, the data-centric segments are served by SES Networks, allowing SES to deliver increasingly differentiated satellite-enabled solutions for Fixed Data, Mobility, and Government. This hybrid resiliency platform represents a fine example of the power of combining the infrastructure, networks and operations available within the SES Networks business unit.

SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO).

SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and Internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. SES´s portfolio includes the ASTRA satellite system, which has the largest Direct-to-Home (DTH) television reach in Europe, O3b Networks, a global managed data communications service provider, and MX1, a media service provider that offers a full suite of innovative digital video and media services.