Tech brief | Hughes on the Net

Hughes Network Systems LLC of Germantown, Md., last month threw its hat into the government networking ring with the launch of HughesNet Managed Network Services. Drawing on Hughes' satellite broadband expertise, the suite of offerings includes high availability, network optimization and business continuity services. The high-availability solution combines satellite and terrestrial connections in an integrated network where agencies can strategically route traffic and applications to achieve high performance.

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Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.

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