Monday, August 9, 2010

Valero Selects Spacenet for Broadband Managed Services Nationwide

Spacenet announced a contract with Valero to serve as a provider for broadband network managed services and offer connectivity to its nationwide branded wholesale locations.

Valero, the largest independent refiner in North America, operates 5,800 retail and branded wholesale gas stations in the US and the Caribbean. Valero is leveraging Spacenet's satellite and DSL broadband managed services as well as its Prysm Pro network appliance to support its retail applications. These applications include Internet/intranet access, point-of-sale and credit/debit transactions, ATM transactions, Automatic Tank Gauge (ATG), WiFi, store loyalty programs and video security. The upgraded network combines Spacenet's SkyEdge VSAT satellite platform and DSL Managed Services into a centrally managed, integrated platform that supports full PCI compliance.