Kratos Awarded $5.7 Million Contract from PSN for Unified Monitoring Solution for Region’s First Very High Throughput Satellite
PSN will deploy and operate the highest broadband satellite in
“This Very High-Throughput Satellite is the most powerful in the Asian region and will help us deliver internet access to millions of Indonesians that have been previously unreachable. In this effort it is critical for us to deliver the highest quality of service to these users. Monitoring and management of the ground station is vital to our operations, so we chose Kratos as a partner because of their broad set of integrated products and proven performance,” explains Adi Rahman Adiwoso, CEO of PSN.
To help PSN assure the highest level of Quality of Service (QoS) for customers and to track Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Kratos is providing a unified management platform in the
“The operation of a Very High Throughput Satellite changes the dynamics and complexity on the ground. We look forward to working with PSN to support more customers, more capacity and more dynamic usage by enabling PSN’s operators to automate, scale and analyze operations with our end-to-end management platform,” explains
The Kratos Management Platform will be deployed in the NOC to centrally manage ground station operations. Across the ground station 11 gateways and 105 spot beams will be monitored for signal quality. Optimal network performance will be ensured by monitoring all the RF, IP and VSAT equipment within the gateways and remote sites. All the monitoring metrics will feed into an analytics engine to enable PSN to analyze performance and SLA trends and improve efficiencies over time.
For more information on Kratos’ ground station monitoring products please visit www.KratosComms.com.
PSN is the first private satellite company and one of 5 satellite operators in
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Source: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.