Manage Your Satellite System

Today, many ships run multiple satellite systems. RedPort customers use our routers to manage multiple VSAT terminals, manage a VSAT, or failover from it, to Inmarsat FleetBroadband or Iridium OpenPort, or run multiple FleetBroadband or OpenPort devices to double throughput. There are as many solutions as there are installations.

  • Failover
  • Load-balancing
  • Quality of Service
  • Out of Band Management
  • Remote VPN Access
  • Logging and Reporting

Compatible RedPort Routers

All of these features work with the wXa-300 and 500 series routers, and many work with Optimizer Crew.


Routing and Logging

Satellite RouterCreate and manage even the most complex networks with enterprise-grade features for complete satellite routing and networking.

Compatible RedPort Routers

All of these features work with the wXa-300 and 500 series routers, and many work with Optimizer Crew.


Firewall & Filtering

Satellite FirewallSatellite airtime is precious – with FleetBroadband or Iridium OpenPort you pay by megabyte, and with VSAT you pay a premium for throughput. RedPort Firewall Routing can routinely reduce data demands by a factor of ten – a 90% reduction in data – providing a better user experience for everyone on board, and a lower overall satellite airtime bill.

  • Firewall filtering by MAC or TCP/IP address and/or port number provide advanced controls as well as Skype and Adobe Flash blocking; Blocking by source or destination IP address
  • Port forwarding
  • Inbound NAT Scheduling
  • White/Black list
  • Traffic Shaping
  • Quality of Service
  • Least-cost Routing (preferential port usage)

With RedPort filtering you can whitelist and blacklist sites and services to cut down on the type of internet activity that consumes the most bandwidth and slows down your satellite system.

Compatible RedPort Routers

All of these firewall and filtering features work with the wXa-300 and 500 series routers, and many work with Optimizer Crew.


Remote Access

Satellite Remote AccessRemotely log-in and manage your local network from any Internet connection. With remote access, you can do routine network maintenance, tech support, update firmware and manage the satellite network onboard the vessel almost entirely from shore.

Compatible RedPort Routers

Remote access works with the wXa-300 and 500 series routers, and works, to a limited extent, with Optimizer Crew.


Ship to Shore Communications & Operations

Satellite EmailGet the services you need to keep the business afloat. Accelerated satellite email service speeds your messages between vessel and office, crew email accounts keep the team in touch while onboard, weather and oceanographic data services help you chart a course, while credit-card processing allows the ship to instantly collect all of the extra revenues you’ll make from selling prepaid data and VoIP access, among other things.

  • Email
  • File Transfer
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Weather and Oceanographic Data

Compatible RedPort Routers

All of these features work with the wXa-300 and 500 series routers, and work with Optimizer Crew.

 

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