SES strengthens Amazon Web Products and services cloud partnership

TAMPA, Fla. — SES has expanded its partnership with Amazon World wide web Products and services (AWS), enabling satellite customers to hook up directly to its cloud-centered purposes.

In accordance to SES, it is the initial satellite operator to pass technological and business reviews for immediately connecting with AWS cloud companies, without having heading by way of a digital personal community (VPN).

The company explained its ‘AWS Immediate Connect’ partner position presents buyers on its satellite community, which operates in geostationary (GEO) and medium earth orbit (MEO), a dedicated link to AWS at speeds from 50 megabits per second up to 100 gigabits for each next.

Other cloud suppliers run related courses for right connecting satellite networks to their companies.

In September 2019, SES claimed it became an ‘ExpressRoute’ companion for Microsoft’s Azure cloud services.

These partnerships help satellite clients to proficiently operate purposes from locations with limited for no terrestrial communications, when supplying cloud suppliers a backup network if their fiber or other infrastructure fails.

SpaceX lately reported it would set up ground stations in Google’s data 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 provider answer for operating satellites.

Amazon has a comparable company known as AWS Floor Station and is also setting up its possess satellite broadband constellation, Challenge Kuiper.

Obtaining AWS Immediate Connect Spouse position is one more milestone in our cloud-initial system to offer clients with immediate obtain to numerous cloud providers so they have adaptability to run workloads in distinctive clouds based on area, operate, use circumstance or other organization variables,” claimed JP Hemingway, CEO of SES Networks. 

“Our multi-orbit community gives a mixture of world-wide protection and large-overall performance, reduced-latency connections that can get customers’ details into AWS from just about everywhere.”