MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intelsat — operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network and a leading in-flight connectivity (IFC) provider — today announced its latest service offering: Cloud Connect Media, a connectivity solution that offers programmers secure access between the IntelsatOne Media network and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Cloud Connect Media is designed to provide content providers with a private, dedicated, secure gateway between AWS and Intelsat’s global media delivery network. Intelsat is an AWS Select Partner of the AWS Partner Network (APN).
This collaboration can offer Intelsat’s media customers a more efficient way to connect to their streaming, video editing, and additional resources they use in the cloud while accessing IntelsatOne’s media network for centralized distribution and managed services including uplink and/or downlink to key satellites and teleports, colocation, and more.
C-SPAN, the nonprofit public affairs network providing Americans with unfiltered access to federal government proceedings, will be Intelsat’s first customer to use Cloud Connect Media to add resiliency and reliability to its linear workflows. C-SPAN and Intelsat are longtime partners driving innovation in the media industry, and that trend continues with Cloud Connect Media.
“Intelsat’s deployment of Cloud Connect Media helps complete C-SPAN’s transition to a full cloud setup by providing a fast and reliable path from our uplink location directly to Amazon Web Services, with the latest connectivity available” , said Roxane Kerr. , vice president of technology for C-SPAN.
“The ability to securely send and receive media content from the cloud, while maintaining broadcast-grade delivery reliability, has become a priority for many of our media customers,” said Bill O’Hara, vice -President and General Manager of Media Business at Intelsat. . “Cloud Connect Media uses AWS to help our customers access their cloud services while being able to use the industry-leading Intelsat network and our full suite of managed media services for regional and global video distribution.
In addition to advancing multimedia services, Intelsat customers using enterprise and commercial aviation connectivity services who also need secure connectivity dedicated to their cloud-based services will be able to take advantage of AWS Direct. Connect.
“AWS Direct Connect can support Intelsat’s mission with a low-latency, secure, and private connection to the global AWS network,” said Clint Crosier, director, Aerospace and Satellite at AWS. “The speed and agility of AWS is well suited to help Intelsat meet customer expectations for fast and reliable global connectivity and communication.”
Cloud Connect Media extends the capabilities of Intelsat’s Cloud Connect, launched in 2020 with secure cloud connectivity available to FlexEnterprise global network customers. As organizations continue to integrate cloud-based services into their operations, the Cloud Connect portfolio will bring together the capabilities of cloud partners and Intelsat’s global networks to enable new services and extend the benefits and reach of the cloud to locations around the world.
Cloud Connect Media is currently available in the US and Europe.
As the founding architects of satellite technology, Intelsat operates the most reliable satellite telecommunications network in the world. We apply our unparalleled expertise and global scale to connect people, businesses and communities, no matter how difficult the challenge. Intelsat is building the future of global communications with the world’s first hybrid, multi-orbit, software-defined 5G network, designed for simple, seamless, and secure coverage precisely when and where our customers need it most. need. Follow the leader in global connectivity and “Imagine Here”, with us, on Intelsat.com.