Spacenet to Provide Managed Network Services to Regis

[Satellite TODAY 01-12-10] Spacenet, a subsidiary of Gilat Satellite Networks, has been contracted by Regis to provide its Prysm Pro network appliance and managed satellite network solutions to more than 7,000 Regis beauty salon locations in North America, Spacenet announced Jan. 11.
    The solution aims to enable PCI compliant managed network services and will be integrated with Regis’ infrastructure, which includes DSL, 3G, analog and digital voice, Wi-Fi, and virtual private networking.
    The Prysm Pro appliance also will provide Regis with support for automatic hybrid switching between its wireline and wireless technologies for network backup, integrated Wi-Fi hotspot services for customers, integrated analog telephone adapter for Voice-over-IP functionality and point-of-sale hardware at its retail applications.
“Spacenet’s managed network services will serve as an all-in-one flexible network appliance that supports our comprehensive business applications more cost efficiently than competing alternatives,” Regis Vice President of Information Technology Joel Wiens said in a statement.

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