Leading oil & gas retailer selects Hughes SD-WAN solution 

Hughes Communications India Private Ltd. (HCIPL), a leading provider of broadband satellite and managed network services, and a majority-owned subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC has been awarded a managed network services contract from a leading oil & gas retailer.

Under the contract, Hughes will deploy the HughesON software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution at 250 dealer sites across India, using best available broadband at each location, spanning DSL, cable, 4G wireless, and satellite connectivity. Across the various access types, the managed SD-WAN deployment will deliver a consistent and secure user experience with built-in security and centralized management and control to enable applications such as customer Wi-Fi, point-of-sale transactions, digital signage and data analytics.

Hughes SVP and Enterprise business head, Shivaji Chatterjee said, “With growing focus on digitalization of the employee and customer experience, oil & gas retailers today require a network that is both secure and reliable. With the HughesON suite of managed services, retailers gain access to the right connection at every location, including redundant paths for reliability, and a monitoring portal for visibility across their deployment. With this latest award, we build on our deep expertise in the oil and gas segment, powering a high-speed managed network for our client to deliver the best user experience for their business.”

Using edge terminals with zero-touch provisioning along with remote gateways, Hughes has already connected the customer’s sites in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana.

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