iDirect Government Wins MSUA’s 2019 Satellite Mobility Innovation Award for Best Cybersecurity Solution

iDirect Government Wins MSUA’s 2019 Satellite Mobility Innovation Award for Best Cybersecurity Solution

Industry recognition for the TRANSEC-Compliant Network Architecture and its enhanced transmission security capabilities

Herndon, Va., May 8, 2019 – iDirect Government (iDirectGov), a leading provider of satellite communications to the military and government, today announced that it has been awarded the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA)’s 2019 Annual Mobility Innovation Award (Top Cybersecurity Solution) for its enhanced transmission security (TRANSEC)-compliant network architecture. The MSUA’s annual Satellite Mobility Innovation Awards which celebrate top industry innovators, bears testament to TRANSEC-Compliant Network Architecture’s ability in exceeding the requirements outlined by the U.S. government, while maintaining the quality of service needed to support voice, video and data over a satellite link.

“We are pleased to be honored with this award as our Evolution 4.2 software is used in the fight against cybersecurity attacks,” said John Ratigan, President of iDirect Government. “Internet, voice, data and video communications can make the difference in mission success for highly mobile forces and government agencies. Our TRANSEC-compliant network architecture exceeds the U.S. government’s requirements, while ensuring the service quality needed to support the mission at hand. TRANSEC in the field helps to combat threats for military and government users whenever and wherever they are located throughout the world.”

To mitigate cyber threats, iDirectGov provides enhanced TRANSEC capabilities with the Evolution 4.2 software, building upon the company’s existing two-way TRANSEC. Evolution 4.2 delivers ultra-enhanced features in performance, efficiency and security in support of the company’s defense and government customers. The software unleashes the full capabilities of the 9-Series satellite routers, defense line cards and tactical hub.

iDirectGov received the top award at MSUA’s 2019 Satellite Mobility Innovation Awards Luncheon on May 7 in conjunction with SATELLITE 2019.


About MSUA
The Mobile Satellite Users Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mobility satellite innovations and market development worldwide. The Association fosters the exchange of news, information and education among providers, users and followers of satellite mobility connectivity including those focused on communications, navigation and safety. For more information, visit

About iDirect Government
iDirect Government, LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc., delivers secure satellite-based voice, video and data applications with anytime and anywhere connectivity in the air, at sea and on land. iDirect Government’s advanced satellite IP solutions are used for critical ISR, airborne, maritime and COTM communications to support force protection, logistics, situational awareness, disaster recovery and emergency response. Building on more than 15 years of global satellite communications experience, iDirect Government provides the most bandwidth-efficient, scalable and highly secure platform to meet specialized applications of multiple federal, state and local government agencies, including the Department of Defense, both domestically and abroad. iDirect Government is headquartered in Herndon, Va.

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Keri Spencer
Director of Marketing, iDirect Government

Jane Bryant
Spire Communications


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