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ATM Networks & Infrastructure

Balancing performance and cost 


Providing the best results in ATM communications and keeping aviation passengers safe requires a solution designed for the challenges of a modern air traffic management network. By understanding your needs, Frequentis provides innovative solutions to help maintain the highest level of safety while scaling capacity and improving cost competitiveness. 


Challenges of a modern air traffic management network 



Matching air traffic and safety demands with the right network is a big challenge in ATM. It is the core element to achieving the ambitious goals of the industry globally – increasing air space capacity, increasing safety and reducing cost per flight. 


While merging all of the IP applications onto a converged IP infrastructure allows for a reduction in operational costs, safety-critical applications require a dedicated solution. This is also a requirement for the implementation of SWIM, virtual centres and remote towers. 


Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) need to integrate multiple technologies (e.g. MPLS, microwave, VSAT) onto a single backbone from many providers. The design of such a hybrid network has many challenges – different network delays, varying jitter, routing protocols support and failover behaviour. 


Frequentis solves these challenge by providing application-aware routing of communications based not only on the priority of those communications, but also the current performance of the networks available to carry the traffic