TAMPA, Fla. — SES has expanded its partnership with Amazon Net Products and services (AWS), enabling satellite customers to join instantly to its cloud-centered applications.
In accordance to SES, it is the 1st satellite operator to pass complex and small business critiques for instantly connecting with AWS cloud products and services, without having going by way of a virtual non-public community (VPN).
The business claimed its ‘AWS Direct Connect’ husband or wife standing presents clients on its satellite community, which operates in geostationary (GEO) and medium earth orbit (MEO), a dedicated connection to AWS at speeds from 50 megabits for every 2nd up to 100 gigabits for each next.
Other cloud companies run similar courses for straight connecting satellite networks to their solutions.
In September 2019, SES explained it grew to become an ‘ExpressRoute’ companion for Microsoft’s Azure cloud solutions.
These partnerships allow satellite shoppers to proficiently run purposes from places with restricted for no terrestrial communications, though offering cloud suppliers a backup community if their fiber or other infrastructure fails.
SpaceX not long ago explained it would set up floor stations in Google’s facts centers for its Starlink broadband satellites as element of their cloud partnership.
SES is also jointly investing in floor stations for Azure Orbital, Microsoft’s managed provider answer for running satellites.
Amazon has a identical company known as AWS Floor Station and is also scheduling its have satellite broadband constellation, Task Kuiper.
“Acquiring AWS Direct Link Partner status is another milestone in our cloud-initial technique to present prospects with direct access to numerous cloud vendors so they have overall flexibility to run workloads in diverse clouds primarily based on region, functionality, use case or other business enterprise components,” claimed JP Hemingway, CEO of SES Networks.
“Our multi-orbit community offers a combination of world wide protection and large-performance, very low-latency connections that can get customers’ knowledge into AWS from practically anyplace.”