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Satellite Communications Strengthen Resilience Planning

Published: 07 May 2018

ID: G00347832

Analyst(s): Bill Menezes


Near-global availability of broadband satellite service now makes it an essential element in infrastructure resilience. Satellite data and voice links can supplement or rapidly replace unavailable terrestrial network services, helping I&O leaders mitigate risks of disruption to digital business.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Mitigate the Risk of Terrestrial WAN Outages in High-Risk Locations
  • Match Business-Critical Enterprise Voice and Data Applications Requirements With the Appropriate Fixed or Mobile Satellite Technology
  • Plan to Incorporate Emerging Low-Earth Orbit Satellite Services Promising High Throughput Speeds and Sub-30 ms Latency for Enterprise-Grade WAN Connectivity

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