TAMPA, Fla. — SES has expanded its partnership with Amazon Internet Solutions (AWS), enabling satellite shoppers to connect instantly to its cloud-based apps.
According to SES, it is the initial satellite operator to pass technical and organization reviews for instantly connecting with AWS cloud expert services, with out heading as a result of a virtual non-public community (VPN).
The organization reported its ‘AWS Immediate Connect’ lover status offers buyers on its satellite network, which operates in geostationary (GEO) and medium earth orbit (MEO), a focused connection to AWS at speeds from 50 megabits for every second up to 100 gigabits for each second.
Other cloud providers operate related systems for instantly connecting satellite networks to their solutions.
In September 2019, SES stated it turned an ‘ExpressRoute’ husband or wife for Microsoft’s Azure cloud providers.
These partnerships empower satellite prospects to efficiently operate apps from spots with restricted for no terrestrial communications, when providing cloud providers a backup community if their fiber or other infrastructure fails.
SpaceX a short while ago mentioned it would install floor stations in Google’s details centers for its Starlink broadband satellites as component of their cloud partnership.
SES is also jointly investing in ground stations for Azure Orbital, Microsoft’s managed provider answer for running satellites.
Amazon has a very similar services termed AWS Floor Station and is also arranging its personal satellite broadband constellation, Undertaking Kuiper.
“Attaining AWS Immediate Join Spouse standing is a further milestone in our cloud-initially approach to deliver shoppers with immediate access to many cloud providers so they have overall flexibility to run workloads in unique clouds primarily based on area, functionality, use case or other business enterprise things,” claimed JP Hemingway, CEO of SES Networks.
“Our multi-orbit network offers a combination of world protection and superior-performance, minimal-latency connections that can get customers’ facts into AWS from practically any place.”