Improve Digital Experiences with SES Networks and IBM

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Leveraging IBM Cloud Direct Link

With IBM Cloud, you can innovate, interconnect, and secure your business apps and data with ease, wherever they live. Often, your assets might be geographically dispersed in remote or isolated locations. With new innovations, including AI and IoT, our global network connections can revolutionize engineering, manage operations, and engage citizens by leveraging our IBM Cloud Direct Link service and intelligent asset management solutions. This post will explain how.

IBM and SES Networks: Transforming connected governments

SES Networks offers resilient, scalable, and complementary global connectivity and edge IaaS solutions with IBM Cloud Direct Link. With a growing number of government customers (currently over 60+) spanning defense and civilian agencies worldwide, we empower users with digital experiences for new markets and segments.

Here are some ways that Federal customers can benefit from our solution:

  • Deploy low-latency, fiber-equivalent network services, enabling an increasing number of latency-sensitive cloud-based applications

  • Take advantage of flexible occasional-use service models that deliver high-performance connectivity quickly where it’s required and in time frames specified by the customer

  • Use reliable, scalable network services, enabling engineers to build the smart, connected IoT capabilities driving digital transformation

  • Develop a highly resilient and efficient emergency preparedness strategy, taking advantage of ready capacity and ground systems to ensure continuous operations

  • Optimize government operations and assets with IoT solutions that predict issues, improve reliability, reduce downtime, and lower maintenance costs

  • Engage citizens in new ways to improve the effectiveness of a connected government at the federal, state, local, and international levels

SES Networks is a key member of our IBM Cloud Direct Link Service Provider Program. Our strategic approach is to mutually empower Cloud Providers to bring and improve digital experiences to new markets and segments.

IBM and SES Networks: Building solutions for key industry verticals

In addition to government-specific solutions, SES Networks offers a comprehensive portfolio of network services for the global telecommunications, maritime, aerospace, energy, and other remote or mobile verticals.

SES Networks matches the right services, technologies, pricing models, and post-sales engagement to our customers’ specific business requirements. With the industry’s only multi-orbit, multi-band fleet, SES Networks can tailor services more flexibly than competing solutions, optimizing customer networks according to low-latency, capacity, cost, coverage, and resiliency among other key requirements.


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