MTN Nexus Embeds Distrix to Enable the Next Generation Internet for
VANCOUVER, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Leading software networking company
Spark Integration Technologies, Inc. "Spark" (www.sparkintegration.com and MTN Communications, Inc. www.mtnsat.com) "MTN" announced today that MTN has selected Spark's award-winning
Distrix software defined networking (SDN) platform as one of the
enabling solutions for MTN's Nexus. MTN's Nexus is the maritime
industry's next generation communications eco-system, delivered through
the convergence of satellite and terrestrial network access, cloud
computing infrastructure, and software development to optimally deliver
mobile connectivity for passenger, crew and critical business
applications anywhere in the world.
Spark provides a next generation SDN overlay solution specifically
designed to enable secure complex network communication across a range
of communication technologies including satellite, cellular, microwave,
Wi-Fi, and others. Leveraging Distrix, MTN's Nexus will deliver a
highly reliable, fast, and protected connection to transparently
provide user session continuity across dynamic Internet connectivity
methods, without impacting the passenger or crew experience. As the
connection is moved from one network to another based on connection and
reliability the seamless smart switching will deliver greater
automation, control and management of bandwidth to cruise partners.
"On the leading edge of changes that are coming to both diversified and
maritime communications, MTN quickly grasped the value Distrix
delivers," said Jay Friedman, President of Spark Integration
Technologies. "We're pleased to help enable its next generation
network, MTN Nexus that will deliver service and new products to the
cruising industry to more closely match the lifestyle on land"."
"The Distrix platform delivers unique value that created a perfect fit
for our needs," said Bob Wise, CIO of MTN. "This platform gave us a
way to deliver a long sought after solution cruise ship lines need to
deliver to today's highly connected passengers and crew in a hotly
To learn more about MTN Nexus, visit: http://mtnsat.com/mtn-solutions/nexus
To learn more about Spark's Distrix SDN platform, visit: http://www.sparkintegration.com/products/distrix-vl
About Spark Integration Technologies
Founded in 2006, Spark Integration Technologies provides award-winning
Distrix® software that simplifies the delivery of remote management
services, heterogeneous network integration, machine-to-machine (M2M)
and device-to-cloud (D2C) interconnectivity. Distrix® is applicable to
variety of market verticals including physical security monitoring,
energy resource management, and diversified communications control.
Distrix® plays a central role in helping managed service providers and
service delivery organizations provide cost-effective and flexible
remote access and management services for operational technology,
control systems, enterprise applications, and network equipment.
For more information, visit www.sparkintegration.com.
SOURCE: Spark Integration Technologies Inc.
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