Hughes Unveils U.S. Government Virtualized Field Office Server
[Satellite TODAY 01-11-11] Hughes Network Systems has unveiled its Virtualized Field Office Server offering for the government market, the company announced Jan. 10.
The Hughes offering aims to reduce information technologoy infrastructure and operating costs while enabling future-based enterprise applications. These applications include: WAN optimization to create virtual bandwidth to and from government field offices; live and on-demand video training and learning solutions; video surveillance to enhance physical security; interactive digital signage; and virtualized desktop environments to replace expensive dedicated PCs.
“As federal agencies look to upgrade the aging [information technology] infrastructures at their field offices, bureaus and divisions, they can benefit from our new Virtualized Field Office Server offering that eliminates the need to deploy multiple single application servers at these sites,” Hughes Assistant Vice President for Government Solutions Tony Bardo said in a statement.