Hughes Network Systems earned certification as a Gilbarco Managed Network Service Provider (MNSP). The certification authorizes the HughesON Managed SD-WAN solution using the HR4860 Secure SD-WAN Gateway or Fortigate router technology as an alternative to the Gilbarco Secure Zone router, providing a PCI-compliant solution compatible with the Gilbarco Passport Point of Sale system employed by retail petroleum customers.
HughesON Managed Network Service offerings cover a range of solutions from self-install to fully turnkey with connectivity, installation, provisioning, and on-site support. The HR4860 and Fortigate routers feature Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) and leverages Hughes ActiveTechnologies, a software suite that delivers automated Quality of Service (QoS) and traffic shaping that adapt to real-time broadband circuit performance. HR gateway settings refine continuously based on application and network performance, making the HR4860 suitable for providing QoS on broadband networks.
"More than ever, retail petroleum customers rely on their networks to provide application assurance," said Dan Rasmussen, senior vice president of North America sales and marketing, Hughes. "With this certification, customers on the Gilbarco Passport system can confidently choose Hughes industry-leading SD-WAN technologies to meet the need for high performance, next-generation security and scalability to deploy new services, mobility, and partner applications."