GERMANTOWN, Md., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and a leading provider of managed network services announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Hughes Enterprise VoIP™ a finalist for the 2012 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Voice over IP and Unified Communications category.
Winners of these prestigious IT industry awards will be honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 during the 7th annual awards dinner and presentations.
Hughes Enterprise VoIP is a fully-managed voice solution designed for the distributed enterprise market. Unlike traditional VoIP solutions requiring deployment of an expensive MPLS network, Hughes Enterprise VoIP provides high-quality, business-grade voice over affordable broadband (DSL and Cable) connections. Hughes Enterprise VoIP delivers the cost savings and advanced business call features to ensure business-grade voice quality by employing the new patent-pending Hughes ActiveQoS™ technology, which integrates network capacity monitoring, dynamic rate limiting and prioritization to reduce packet loss and jitter.
"It's an honor to be named a finalist by Network Products Guide for this esteemed industry award," said Sampath Ramaswami, senior director of Strategic Planning. "Hughes Enterprise VoIP enables our customers to consolidate their nationwide voice and data requirements cost-effectively — under a single, trusted managed services provider."
The coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.
To hear the difference Hughes ActiveQoS technology makes in delivering high-quality voice over affordable broadband, visit http://enterprise.hughes.com/voip/quality.html.
About Network Products Guide Awards
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About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet® is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 2.8 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing over 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.
Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions. For additional information about Hughes, please visit www.hughes.com.
©2012 Hughes Network Systems, LLC, an EchoStar company. Hughes and HughesNet, are registered trademarks of Hughes Network Systems, LLC. Hughes ActiveQoS and Hughes Enterprise VoIP are trademarks of Hughes Network Systems, LLC.
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