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Hughes Introduces New Managed Network Security Service for Small- to Medium-sized Businesses


HughesON Secure Connectivity Service delivers industry-leading security and PCI compliance in one easy-to-deploy platform.

Germantown, MD, Oct. 2, 2018Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), a leading provider of managed network services, today introduced HughesON™ Secure Connectivity Service (SCS), an affordable network solution for small- to medium-sized businesses. HughesON SCS is a secure firewall solution that comes complete with a plug-and-play router, continuous network management, 24/7 support, available 4G backup and optional PCI compliance software. The solution is optimized for performance and network security regardless of the type of broadband connection.

“HughesON SCS gives businesses of all sizes and any number of locations a robust managed firewall solution on par with the largest enterprise-grade networks,” said Mike Tippets, vice president of enterprise marketing at Hughes. “More and more businesses today are depending on cloud-based applications and in need of a managed security system. With this offering we’re bringing franchise and unbranded locations all the benefits of state-of-the-industry security and the peace-of-mind of comprehensive Hughes support – at less cost than an IT department to try and manage it all.”

Based on their security needs and budgets, customers can select from a number of HughesON SCS solutions, each including a managed firewall platform and with optional 4G backup. The latest solution is based on the newly released Hughes HR4860 Gateway, a distributed, edge-based device that combines broadband optimization and strong security capabilities. All platforms available with HughesON SCS integrate seamlessly with existing network infrastructure and feature industry-leading Fortinet security technology.

A leader in managed network services and SD-WAN solutions, Hughes has deployed more than 30,000 managed SD-WAN sites, helping distributed enterprises keep their networks secure for more than 25 years— from retailers and restaurants to convenience stores and gas stations.         

To learn more about HughesON Secure Connectivity Services, click here.