VPN Equipment From Encore Networks: Bandit II

Since 2001, Skycasters has been providing satellite broadband Internet solutions for data and VSAT communications platform developed by VSAT Systems.
VSAT Systems satellite Internet platforms are friendly with many VPN solutions so customers can use their current VPN solution with our VPN equipment. One common misconception is that satellite will always increase latency and decrease performance of VPNs. However, this issue is easily resolved by using equipment designed for satellite, such as Encore Networks Bandit II.

Broadband Access Network Device for Intelligent Termination

The Bandit II is the latest addition to Encore’s Bandit family of satellite communications equipment and provides a secure solution for maintaining satellite Internet VPN performance over a satellite link. Its hallmark is the ability to encrypt data while still being able to accelerate IP packets. It provides support for IPsec, VPN, stateful inspection firewall, IP routing and QoS, and Selective Layer Encryption (SLE). The ability to perform SLE to IPsec tunnel switching is especially crucial, as it allows Skycasters the ability to offer both end-to-end on-net and off-net VPN solutions.

Such state-of-the-art equipment enables satellite users running applications over IP to realize the benefits of broadband communications without the performance degradation often associated with satellite circuits.

Ideally suited for lottery, banking (ATM), AMI/AMR, electric, gas, oil and water utilities, transportation, green energy, and traffic control system applications, it ensures secure system data and SCADA network connections directly to the Internet, secure Wide Area network (WAN) and/or Local Area Network (LAN) or commercial cellular data IP services. With its seamless Host Site diversification failover feature, this VPN equipment is ideal for disaster recovery and application load sharing to multiple host sites.

Skycasters promotes use of VPN enhancement equipment such as the Encore Bandit II
For more information, view the Bandit II data sheet (PDF), or contact a Skycasters satellite Internet sales engineer to learn more about what VPN equipment solutions are right for you.


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