SkyEdge IV is a scalable software platform that will provide superior operational efficiency and VSAT backwards compatibility to preserve SkyEdge II-c customers’ investment
Gilat’s Next Generation Ground System
Unprecedented deep technology software-centric platform
PETAH TIKVA, Israel, 02 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a global leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, today announced the launch of SkyEdge IV, a next-generation terrestrial satellite communications system , aiming to capture a leadership position in the emerging multi-billion dollar VHTS market. SkyEdge IV will increase operational efficiency through scalable software centrality and provide VSAT backward compatibility to preserve SkyEdge II-c customers’ investment.
SkyEdge IV was designed to lead the revolutionary Elastix era of satellite communications, where multi-orbit constellations and Very High Throughput Satellites (VHTS) meet the demand for ubiquitous connectivity for fixed and mobile sites everywhere, meeting to the promise of the cloud, 5G, and IoT.
Gilat’s SkyEdge IV is a multi-orbit, multi-service platform designed to work in harmony with software-defined satellites and support cloud-centric software-defined networking (SDN) infrastructure. The platform is equipped with Elastix-TotalNMS to orchestrate network management for a unified network.
In addition, SkyEdge IV includes Aquarius, a family of ultra-high performance VSATs reaching a total throughput of more than 2 Gbps. An Elastix-Access schema simultaneously supports any application, even under the most demanding and dynamic conditions. Additionally, SkyEdge IV maintains backward compatibility with Gilat’s popular SkyEdge II-c VSATs.
“Gilat brings to market SkyEdge IV, an unprecedented high-tech software platform that will make the future multi-billion dollar VHTS market opportunity a reality,” said Hagay Katz, Chief Product and Marketing Officer of Gilat. . “I am happy to report that we have already secured significant orders for this leading platform.”
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is one of the world’s leading providers of broadband satellite communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture state-of-the-art ground segment equipment, and provide complete solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Providing competitive high value-added solutions, our portfolio includes cloud-based VSAT network platform, broadband modems, high performance mobile antennas and solid-state amplifiers (SSPAs) and block up-converters (BUC) with high efficiency and high power.
Gilat’s end-to-end solutions support multiple applications with a comprehensive product portfolio to address key applications including broadband access, cellular backhaul, enterprise, in-flight connectivity, maritime, trains, defense and public safety, while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. The controlling shareholders of Gilat are the FIMI Private Equity Funds. For more information, please visit: www.gilat.com
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