Iridium CloudConnect

The first and only global cloud-based satellite solution

Together with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Iridium CloudConnect provides a powerful tool for developers seeking a singular communications platform to manage connected devices.

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Iridium CloudConnect powered by Amazon web services
Explainer infographic - how Iridium CloudConnect powered by Amazon web services works

Iridium CloudConnect

The first and only global cloud-based satellite solution

Together with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Iridium CloudConnect provides a powerful tool for developers seeking a singular communications platform to manage connected devices.

How It Works

Iridium CloudConnect enables devices to send and receive messages through the AWS-hosted service without having to develop a connecting service to the Iridium Short Burst Data® (SBD®) gateway.

Data Transfer: Data is transferred through closed carrier networks and dedicated secure private connections between Iridium and AWS.

Authentication: Iridium CloudConnect is set up using cross-account authentication, and a simple script that creates the necessary infrastructure.

Data Delivery: Customers receive their SBD device data in a Simple Queue Service (SQS) queue in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format.

Private Queues: Queues reside in the customer’s own AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) environment.

Key Advantages

Reduce engineering efforts, lower fixed operating costs, and reduce time to develop new products and services with Iridium CloudConnect, using widely adopted data exchange methods and the associated capabilities and services available through AWS.

  • Industry Standards
  • Aligns with industry evolving IoT messaging standards and message protocols
  • Coverage
  • Leverages Iridium's global network and AWS’s global, redundant infrastructure and support
  • Secure & Private
  • Uses a dedicated secure and private connection that directly connects Iridium to AWS without using the public internet
  • Messaging Queue
  • SBD messages converted to JSON are placed in a Simple Queue Service (SQS) queue in a partner’s AWS cloud environment
  • Easy Upgrades
  • Iridium will add/upgrade future messaging options without changes to the Iridium CloudConnect partner interface
  • Iridium Short Burst Data
  • Does not replace any SBD functionality - current backend delivery options remain as they are today
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Legal Notice
Last Updated
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Aug 22, 2018
122.32 KB
Document Name
Iridium - Fair Access Policy
File Name
LGL_Iridium Fair Access Policy_Block 1_v.22_082218.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

The Iridium Fair Access Policy applies to all Iridium Services
Dated: August 08, 2018

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PDF
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122.32 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
August 22, 2018 12:46 PM EST
Related Services
Iridium Burst®, Iridium Circuit Switched Data (CSD), Iridium CloudConnect, Iridium GMDSS, Iridium OpenPort®, Iridium Push-To-Talk, Iridium RUDICS, Iridium Short Burst Data® (SBD®), Netted Iridium®
Verticals
Corporate
Press Release
Document Name
Press Release: Iridium CloudConnect Goes Live, Extending IoT on Amazon Web Services Globally
File Name
PR_ Iridium CloudConnect Goes Live Extending IoT on Amazon Web Services Globally_012820.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Title: Iridium CloudConnect Goes Live, Extending IoT on Amazon Web Services Globally
Distribution Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Distribution Time: 08:01 AM EST

Iridium CloudConnect, is live and actively serving customers

File Type
PDF
File Size
159.26 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 28, 2020 08:01 AM EST
Related Services
Iridium CloudConnect
Verticals
Corporate, IoT
Use Cases & Infographics
Document Name
Iridium CloudConnect - Infographic
File Name
INF_Iridium CloudConnect_Infographic_021821.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Iridium CloudConnect Infographic

File Type
PDF
File Size
105.29 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
February 18, 2021 03:01 PM EST
Related Services
Iridium CloudConnect
Verticals
IoT
Document Name
Iridium RUDICS - CloudConnect Infographic
File Name
INF_Iridium RUDICS_Cloud Connect Infographic_020121(2).pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

CloudConnect Infographic for the Iridium RUDICS Service

File Type
PDF
File Size
718.49 KB
File Version
2.0
Date
February 01, 2021 08:29 PM EST
Related Services
Iridium RUDICS, Iridium CloudConnect
Verticals
IoT
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