iDirect and Siteworx, Inc. Earn Top Web Design Award From The Web Marketing Association

B2B Website provides interactive content and educational resources that allow iDirect to reach a wider audience

Herndon, Va., September 29, 2009 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a subsidiary of VT Systems Inc (VT Systems), and Siteworx, Inc. are proud to announce that they are recipients of the Web Marketing Association’s Standard of Excellence Award in the B2B Website design and development category. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

The Web Marketing Association’s premier annual award competition names the best Websites in specific industries while setting the standard of excellence for all Website development. iDirect and Siteworx received the “Standard of Excellence” award for iDirect’s corporate site: www.idirect.net.

The iDirect corporate site was evaluated based on the following criteria: design, ease-of-use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content. With a fresh design and new content, idirect.net features easier navigation and improved layout for a more engaging user experience. The site provides an in-depth overview of iDirect’s products and support services and showcases how iDirect and its partners are bringing innovation to bear on a wide range of applications across diverse vertical markets.

“We’re delighted to receive such positive recognition from the Web Marketing Association. Even more meaningful is the fact that we’ve successfully supported iDirect in delivering a B2B Website that meets its customer and partner needs while serving as an effective tool for iDirect’s sales team.”

~ Rand KRAMER
Vice President, Visual Design, Siteworx

“The increased marketing focus of our new Website helps us target new markets and reach our business goals. With more tools, more in-depth information and greater functionality, we hope our site will provide the necessary long-term foundation to increase the number of visitors and effectively educate a growing global audience.”

~ Toni Lee RUDNICKI
Chief Marketing Officer, iDirect

iDirect plans to continue development of the site, offering content translated into multiple languages, more interactive features and social networking functionality, allowing users to easily stay updated with the latest news and products.

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Siteworx, Inc. provides the full range of Web design and content management solutions through deep expertise in user experience, a wide range of Web development platforms and an award-winning creative design team. From mobile applications and social media strategies--social networks, blogs, RSS--to content management, enterprise search and analytics solutions, Siteworx delivers improved performance to an impressive and growing roster of clients including AOL, The College Board, Discovery Communications, National Geographic and U.S. News & World Report. Siteworx is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Learn more at www.siteworx.com.  

iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is transforming the way the world gets and stays connected. The company’s satellite-based IP communications technology enables constant connectivity for voice, video and data applications in diverse and challenging environments. These include extending private networks to remote offices; supporting mobile connectivity across land, sea and air; providing rural telephony and Internet broadband; and maintaining communications in the wake of disasters and network failures. The iDirect Intelligent Platform™ integrates advanced technology into iDirect’s portfolio of hubs, routers and network management software to address the growing complexity of deploying and managing global IP networks. With more than 13 years of global satellite communications experience, iDirect serves customers in 50 countries through a diverse network of channel partners, including some of the largest satellite providers, operators and carriers in the world and seven of the World Teleport Association’s Global Top Ten. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, iDirect has offices in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Please visit www.idirect.net.  

VT Systems and its subsidiaries are preferred providers of engineering solutions, products, integrated systems, and services in the Americas across the core business areas of marine, aerospace, electronics and land systems. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, VT Systems operates around the globe and offers a broad range of proven innovative services to both the commercial and government sectors. VT Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. Please visit www.vt-systems.com.  


Media Contacts:

Julie Gouldin
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
iDirect
Phone: 703-648-8155
Fax: 703-648-8015
Email: jgouldin@idirect.net

Sarah Thuman
Manager, Corporate Communications
VT Systems
Phone: 703-739-2610
Fax: 703-739-2611
Email: sthuman@vt-systems.com

Patricia Mejia
Vice President, Marketing
Siteworx, Inc.
Phone: 703-964-1700
Fax: 703-935-0426
Email: patricia@siteworx.com