[Satellite TODAY 07-13-12] Satélites Mexicanos (Satmex) of Mexico has awarded Optimal Satcom a multi-year contract to provide its enterprise satellite capacity system to help Satmex manage its expanding satellite fleet, the companies announced July 12.
Optimal Satcom will provide Satmex with a comprehensive system including its Enterprise Capacity Manager (ECM) software system integrated with its Complan solution.
Satmex personnel will use ECM to simultaneously manage its satellite business from different office locations. Optimal Satcom said it has already transitioned Satmex’s legacy systems, data and functionality to the new ECM software system. Optimal has also completed integration with other systems used by Satmex, including Monics and SalesForce.
“After meeting with Satmex and gaining a clear understanding of their business processes, Optimal Satcom worked with Satmex at every level to provide a system that meets their current and evolving needs,” Optimal Satcom President and CEO Ahsun Murad said in a statement. “[ECM] has allowed Satmex to achieve increased operational efficiency in a highly competitive commercial satellite market, and we are currently working closely with them to prepare for operations on their new satellite, Satmex 8.”