Wins Infrastructure Innovation Award with SIGMA Gateway Xtreme
Wins Infrastructure Innovation Award with SIGMA Gateway Xtreme
Sydney, Dec 17, 2018 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Speedcast International Limited (ASX:SDA) (OTCMKTS:SPPDF), the world's most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, has won the Infrastructure Innovation Award at the DataccioConnect conference in Dubai for its Speedcast SIGMA Gateway Xtreme network management device.

DataccioConnect is a one-of-a-kind technology event for key players across the entire maritime ecosystem. DataccioConnect aims to familiarize decision makers with technological advancements taking place across the sector and to make the transition to digitalization comprehensive and smooth.

SIGMA Gateway Xtreme is a network management device capable of managing VSAT, MSS and 4G/LTE services onboard a ship or at a remote site. It delivers the ultimate in reliability and redundancy, bringing the performance of VSAT to a new and unmatched level. SIGMA Gateway Xtreme is designed to withstand harsh maritime and remote environments, delivering the high availability and performance of modern VSAT and other communication services in a secured and integrated environment. Comprised of fully redundant and duplicated hardware, including solid-state hard drives, multiple fans and remote power management, SIGMA Gateway Xtreme includes multiple automated systems to mitigate both hardware and software failures.

"We are honored to accept this award that recognizes Speedcast's commitment to innovation and delivering market-leading products to our customers," said Tim Bailey, Executive Vice President, Products, Marketing & Business Development, Speedcast. "In addition to managing a communications network onboard a ship or at a remote site, SIGMA Gateway Xtreme hosts critical applications and services that our customers depend on for their day-to-day operations, making the high reliability and redundancy features of SIGMA Gateway Xtreme that much more important. The recently-launched Speedcast Cybersecurity as a Service is an example of the type of services that our customers depend on Speedcast to provide with SIGMA Gateway Xtreme in order to safeguard their networks and keep their businesses operating smoothly."

SIGMA Gateway Xtreme provides a secured, virtualized environment where a customer or third party's virtual machines (VM) can be hosted. SIGMA Gateway Xtreme manages both its core functionality and hosted VM's within a containerized environment, which ensures that VM's operate in a secured environment entirely independently of each other. The VMs can be solutions or applications for cybersecurity, crew connectivity, entertainment, content distribution and more.

SIGMA Gateway Xtreme has been installed on hundreds of vessels around the world as a critical platform to manage their communications.

About Speedcast International Ltd

Speedcast InternationalSpeedcast International Ltd (ASX:SDA) is the world's largest remote communications and IT services provider. The company delivers critical communications solutions through its multi-access technology, multi-band and multi-orbit network of 80+ satellites and an interconnecting global terrestrial network, bolstered by extensive local support from 40+ countries. Speedcast is uniquely positioned as a strategic partner, tailoring communications, IT and digital solutions to meet customer needs and enable business transformation. The company provides managed information services with differentiated technology offerings, including cybersecurity, crew welfare, content solutions, data and voice applications, IoT solutions and network systems integration services. With a passionate customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 3,200 customers in over 140 countries in sectors such as Maritime, Energy, Mining, Enterprise, Media, Cruise, Humanitarian and Government. Learn more at Speedcast.



Toni Lee Rudnicki
Vice President, Global Marketing
Speedcast International Ltd
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