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iDirect Executives To Lead Industry Discussions at 2014 Satellite Conference And Exhibition

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HERNDON, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that the agenda for Satellite 2014 Conference and Exhibition will feature four company executives, each speaking to different issues impacting the future of satellite. Running March 10 to March 14, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C., this event gathers together thought leaders from across the satellite industry in one of the largest forums of its kind in the world. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

Don't miss the following scheduled appearances by iDirect executives over the course of two days at 2014 Satellite Conference and Exhibition:

Monday, March 10

iDirect's Vice President, Telecoms and Space Systems Eric Watko joins the Maritime Satcom Forum Panel

Wednesday, March 12

Hear from iDirect CTO Dave Bettinger in "What's Next in HTS?"

Sales Engineer Ed Smith joins a special panel focused on "Mining, Oil & Gas, Electrical Utilities."

iDirect's cellular backhaul expert Richard Deasington will speak on "Wireless Backhaul via Satellite."

iDirect will also showcase some exciting technology developments in booth 7001 at the 2014 Satellite Conference and Exhibition. This includes future development plans for its market-leading Evolution product line, as well as its soon-to-be released next generation network management system (NMS) iDirect Pulse.

iDirect representatives will be handing out wristbands at the booth to iDirect's by-invitation only VIP 20(th) Anniversary Party taking place on March 11 from 5-7pm at the "The Passenger" across the street from the convention center.

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(TM) 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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