Vienna, VA (PRWEB) August 14, 2006
Advantech Satellite Networks, a division of Advantech AMT, today announced the promotion of Michael Pollack to Vice President, Government Sales. The promotion is effective immediately.
In his new role Mr. Pollack will lead all aspects of Advantech Satellite Networks’ Government business, reporting to Don Osborne, President of Advantech Satellite Networks. Mr. Pollack heads Advantech’s Government office in Rockville, MD.
“We are excited about Michael’s accepting the responsibility for advancing the benefits of the Advantech DVB-RCS VSAT technology to the Government,” stated Mr. Osborne. “We anticipate that Michael will continue to expand our Governmental client base and our partnerships with key integrators.”
Mr. Pollack joined the company in October, 2005 as Director of Federal Sales, and has focused his efforts on the Government’s SatCom Market. Mr. Pollack stated “DVB-RCS VSAT solutions, an open source technology, are the future for communications on DoD satellites and we believe that our technology provides the greatest benefits to end users.”
Advantech Satellite Network’s products today are supporting USCENTCOM initiatives in Southwest Asia by equipping ground operators of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) with real-time video and data capabilities. Moreover, the company’s products have been successfully deployed to provide instant communications infrastructure to first responders and emergency response teams in the wake of the 2005 hurricane season.
About Advantech AMT
Advantech AMT is a leading designer and manufacturer of transmission and network technology for satellite and terrestrial wireless communications. Products include modems, network routers, amplifiers, transceivers, frequency converters, antenna tracking controllers and combination systems. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Advantech AMT has offices across North America and Europe.
About Advantech Satellite Networks
Advantech Satellite Networks, or SatNet for short, a division of Advantech AMT, is the leading provider of DoD policy-compliant DVB-RCS and DVB-S2 satellite communications (VSAT) equipment and networks for military applications including those in the DoD Teleports. Advantech is the market leader in DVB-RCS technology with tens of thousands of terminals deployed globally.
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