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HughesON Solutions now available through Networx Enterprise Contract Vehicle

Nov. 4, 2015

Hughes Network Systems, LLC has signed an agreement with premier global communications provider, Level 3 Communications, to provide its comprehensive suite of HughesON™ managed network solutions to federal agencies through Level 3's existing Networx Enterprise contract. 

"This offering, which leverages Level 3's global IP network, provides a high quality, accessible way for agencies to deploy affordable and secure connectivity at all their sites," said Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for Government Solutions at Hughes. "The wide range of proven and cost-effective HughesON solutions available means agencies can balance tight budgets while meeting the ever increasing need for more bandwidth, higher speeds and security."

The Networx Program vehicle is the General Services Administration's primary telecommunications contract vehicle for federal agencies to access a broad range of domestic and international network services for mission-critical needs.

"By teaming with Hughes, Level 3 can offer an additional suite of cost-effective and highly secure managed network services to federal agencies – available now," said David Young, regional vice president of Government Sales at Level 3. "We look forward to helping agencies buy the managed services they need through the federal government's network services contract of choice."

HughesON is a comprehensive suite of cloud-friendly network and digital media solutions designed for the unique needs of distributed government agencies and departments, encompassing extensive applications and benefits such as:

  • High capacity connectivity, delivering multi-megabit speeds to agency branches

Managed Wi-Fi solutions to enhance the visitor experience and employee efficiency

  • HughesON ActiveTechnologies™ for unmatched network performance over broadband

Managed security solutions to lock-down agency networks and ensure PCI-compliance

In response to the need for security protection against the multitude of threats faced by government and enterprise organizations, Hughes has integrated industry-leading FortiOS 5 from Fortinet into its  HughesON Managed Solutions, providing a high level of security features designed to protect networks in a risk-prone digital environment.