Chennai, May 6 (UNI) Hughes, the world's leading provider of satellite broadband services, Managed Network Services (MNS) and products for businesses, governments and consumers today introduced a new VPN offering --the 'Managed Broadband VPN'-- as part of its MNS portfolio.
Managed Broadband VPN was a fully managed, cost-effective VPN solution designed on a dual medium of Terrestrial and Satellite to deliver connectivity services with the ease of 'One Window Interaction' and complete end-to-end monitoring and management capabilities, a company release said here today.
This bundled solution offering enterprise customers high reach and broadband speed at competitive rates was ideal for organizations that need to connect a large number of sites.
The new service by Hughes effectively blends both satellite broadband and wireline technologies like DSL into a fully integrated Managed Network Service that offers the most cost-effective VPN service for enterprises at every location translating into improved performance, higher employee productivity and greater customer satisfaction.
The service is currently being launched in two flavours. The first uses either a terrestrial or satellite medium at an organization's location depending on the feasibility and reliability criteria while the second uses both the terrestrial and satellite medium at each and every location to provide a very high uptime, still remaining cost-effective.
While IP VPN market in India, was estimated to be around 386.7 million US Dollars in 2008 and growing at a rate of 32.7 per cent, the challenges faced by distributed enterprises with respect to cost-effective connectivity while networking large number of points of presence and lack of skilled IT manpower to manage these networks still remains a reality, the release added.
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