TAMPA, Fla. — SES has expanded its partnership with Amazon Website Companies (AWS), enabling satellite buyers to connect instantly to its cloud-centered purposes.

In accordance to SES, it is the initial satellite operator to move specialized and organization testimonials for specifically connecting with AWS cloud solutions, devoid of going by means of a digital non-public community (VPN).

The company mentioned its ‘AWS Immediate Connect’ associate position offers prospects on its satellite network, which operates in geostationary (GEO) and medium earth orbit (MEO), a committed connection to AWS at speeds from 50 megabits for each 2nd up to 100 gigabits for every 2nd.

Other cloud vendors run very similar applications for straight connecting satellite networks to their solutions.

In September 2019, SES mentioned it became an ‘ExpressRoute’ associate for Microsoft’s Azure cloud expert services.

These partnerships permit satellite consumers to successfully operate apps from regions with constrained for no terrestrial communications, while giving cloud suppliers a backup network if their fiber or other infrastructure fails.

SpaceX not too long ago stated it would set up floor stations in Google’s details centers for its Starlink broadband satellites as portion of their cloud partnership.

SES is also jointly investing in floor stations for Azure Orbital, Microsoft’s managed service remedy for working satellites.

Amazon has a identical services identified as AWS Floor Station and is also arranging its personal satellite broadband constellation, Job Kuiper.

Attaining AWS Direct Hook up Associate position is a further milestone in our cloud-first method to provide shoppers with direct entry to numerous cloud suppliers so they have overall flexibility to run workloads in various clouds dependent on region, function, use situation or other organization variables,” claimed JP Hemingway, CEO of SES Networks. 

“Our multi-orbit community provides a mixture of global protection and higher-efficiency, low-latency connections that can get customers’ data into AWS from approximately any place.”