Globecomm at Posidonia: added value for business and crew communications

June 1, 2014

Join Globecomm Maritime at Posidonia to hear from the experts on how to get the best from next generation ship-shore communications solutions

Specialist communications provider Globecomm Maritime will use the Posidonia 2014 exhibition to showcase the latest additions to its innovative range of connectivity management solutions.

New from Globecomm is Nimbus, a scalable platform solution for managing and simplifying ship and shore-based communications, enabling users to choose the applications and levels of user control that suit them best.

Key Nimbus functionality includes acceleration, compression and caching for improved web browsing, a built-in email server enabling use of any email client and embedded PayPal for pre-pay crew access.

Sales & Marketing Director – Europe, Gregor Ross says Nimbus provides the perfect tool for owners who want to unlock the potential of communications but also stay in control.

"As the bandwidth available to maritime users increases and shipboard networks become more complex, Nimbus permits officers and crew to access a greater range of value added and third party applications, while enabling the owner to retain a practical level of control. Nimbus supports multiple LANs for business, crew, charterer and M2M applications and enables BYOD for business and crew use."

On Tuesday June 3, Ross joins a panel hosted by FutureCare and Yale University School of Medicine discussing the advantages of telemedicine for crew healthcare in the era of the Maritime Labour Convention.

Earlier this year Globecomm and FutureCare partnered to create FutureCare Live, a video-enabled telemedicine solution integrated into Globecomm’s popular Access Chat service.

FutureCare Live combines Future Care’s Caring for the Crew® program with Globecomm’s Access Chat Plus live video streaming software to provide a revolutionary level of medical care to commercial shipping and marine personnel during emergency illness or injury at sea.

Ross says the ability of Access Chat Plus to deliver video streaming over low bandwidth connections makes it the perfect partner for FutureCare’s medical services.

"Shipowners and managers are more than ever focused on the ‘human factor’ as the key to safe and efficient operations. Until now, this focus has lacked the mechanism to truly provide a reliable telemedicine service. Putting Access Chat Plus together with Future Care creates the opportunity to deliver a service that can improve healthcare for mariners and also be highly cost effective."

About Globecomm

Globecomm Systems Inc. is a leading global communications solutions provider. Employing its expertise in emerging communication technologies, including satellite and other transport mediums, Globecomm is able to offer a comprehensive suite of system integration, system products, and network services enabling a complete end-to-end solution for our customers. Globecomm believes that its integrated approach of in-house design and engineering expertise combined with a world-class global network and its 24 by 7 network operating centers provides it a unique competitive advantage. Globecomm focuses this value proposition in selective vertical markets, including government, wireless, media, enterprise and maritime.

As a communications solutions provider Globecomm leverages its global network to provide customers managed access services to the United States Internet backbone, video content, the public switched telephone network or their corporate headquarters or government offices. Globecomm currently has customers for which it is providing these solutions in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

Based in Hauppauge, New York, Globecomm also maintains offices in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, the Netherlands, South Africa, Germany, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan. For more information, please visit www.globecomm.com

Contact Information: Julia Hanft, 631-457-1144

Issued by Neville Smith, Mariner Communications
neville.smith@marinercommunications.co.uk cell: +44 7909 960 182

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