What government leaders need to know about managed services

14 March 2019: In an article for Via Satellite, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, highlights the benefits of moving forward with a managed services model for satellite communications (SATCOM) acquisition.

Cowen-Hirsch addresses the many misconceptions and reservations about managed services, highlighting that the model is nothing “new” and the government has acquired numerous other telecommunication and information technology capabilities “as a service” for decades.

Additionally, she discusses how the benefits of the SATCOM as a Service model become more evident as users seek always-on solutions that are much more viable, efficient and robust than what they would experience otherwise.

“SATCOM as a service is an end-to-end fully integrated capability that brings mobile, high-throughput connectivity the way users seek it: easily, affordably, securely and operationally available anytime, anywhere,” Cowen-Hirsch wrote.

Read the full article at: www.satellitetoday.com