iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology. Our products and services help to transform the way the world gets and stays connected. With more than 15 years of global satellite communications experience, we serve customers in over 50 countries through a diverse network of service provider partners, including seven of the World Teleport Association?s Global Top Ten operators. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, we have offices in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. We partner with utilities to provide customized communication solutions to help meet smart grid objectives. Through our technology, utility companies gain a secure and more reliable network solution to monitor SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) devices, with the ability to extend broadband applications such as video surveillance, VoIP and corporate data access to remote substations. iDirect?s technology can also be leveraged by utility companies to support the need to backhaul smart meter data from aggregation sites and to manage green energy sites. And it is also relied on by utilities to provide back-up communications in the wake of disasters and communication circuit failures.