Flexibility is the greatest driver in the satellite industry. As technology across the value chain has improved, barriers to entry have come down in both manufacturing and launch. In turn, a growing diversity of solutions has, and continues to, come to market, finding new ground by providing customers with more options, through flexibility. This was.
Delving further into [their] report, NSR explained that the cloud is a key driver of a new wave of space and satellite innovation. “Cloud will be a critical component that ensures satellite players remain competitive,” NSR added. “Cloud is a means to ensure data delivery in big data applications – this is true from satcom.
[NSR] shares insights from [their] recent report on ‘Satellite Ground Network Virtualization,’ and the implications for a ground segment that needs to catch up with innovations in space. [NSR] explains how the ground needs to become more virtual, software defined, and cloud-centric to unlock the capabilities of newer HTS satellites, flexible payloads…
Since then, cloud players have emerged as a key segment to watch out for in the satellite business, first through direct peering partnerships such as Azure ExpressRoute and IBM Direct Link, and more recently, through high profile dedicated business units as in the case of AWS Aerospace and Satellite Solutions and Azure Space.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) will conduct a series of podcasts in booth #35, 36 at the Small Satellite Conference 2019. Featuring: Launch and Propulsion Technologies: New Developments in the Smallsat Industry, Northern Sky Research, Tuesday, August 6th; 2:00 p.m.