iDirect Executives to Share Industry Insights at Satellite 2013 Conference and Exhibition

CTO Dave Bettinger to speak on High Throughput Satellites and network security trends; iDirect to preview iDX 3.2 and X7 remote

Mar 18, 2013, 07:00 ET from iDirect, Inc.

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that several of its company executives will be featured speakers at the Satellite 2013 Conference and Exhibition. The event, which is one of the world's largest gatherings of satellite industry professionals, runs from March 18 to March 21, 2013 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.


Below is the schedule for iDirect's speakers, including session topics, times and locations:

Monday, March 18, 2013

  • CTO Roundtable Breakfast – Network Security: Beyond Equipment, Software & Encryption with Dave Bettinger. Room 202B at 7:30 am.
  • Segmenting Maritime Sector Communications Trends: Understanding Who Wants What, Where & For Whom with Terry Neumann. Room 209 at 10:30 am.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

  • High Throughput Satellites (HTS) – Changing the Paradigm with Dave Bettinger. Room 201 at 10:15 am.
  • Squeezing $$ from MHz – Examining the Latest in Spectral Efficiency and Bandwidth Optimization with David Nemeth. Room 201 at 1:45 pm.
  • Wireless Backhaul via Satellite: Moving to 3/4G and HTS with Richard Deasington. Room 201 at 4:45 pm.

At Satellite 2013, iDirect will also preview its software release, iDX 3.2. This release will feature Adaptive TDMA and the high performance X7 remote that can reach 100 Mbps of combined data throughput.

iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications providing technology that enables our 350+partners to optimize their networks, differentiate and expand their businesses. The iDirect Intelligent Platform™ allows our partners to run their entire business operations more efficiently via a single, unified IP-based satellite architecture, whether it's providing core IP applications to the enterprise or specialized services to any number of diverse vertical markets. iDirect is the #1 name in global satellite communications in key industries including maritime, military/government, and oil and gas, with a 62% hub market share and more than a quarter million remotes installed worldwide. In 2007, iDirect Government Technologies (iGT) was formed to drive adoption of its IP-based solutions in the U.S. government market. In 2008, iDirect Asia Pte Ltd was established in Singapore to enhance its value-add and responsiveness to customers in the Asia Pacific region. For more information please visit

VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems' innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit

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