The Stellar Cloud

The future of business aviation solutions takes off: a high-performance, ultra-secure, scalable cloud platform for current and new Stellar customers.

Stellar Cloud

The Stellar Cloud is the preferred infrastructure environment for Collins Aerospace ARINCDirect Flight Operations System (FOS) and the foundation of future jointly developed next-generation flight operations management solutions. Built on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (ECC), applications are delivered with state-of-the-art technology including Xenapp 7.9, NetScaler, and Citrix StoreFront.

Current FOS customers hosted by either Collins Aerospace or Stellar will receive a seamless, no additional cost, no hassle upgrade to the Stellar Cloud.

“I’ve been working on FOS and with FOS customers for over 20 years and I am thrilled to see the new levels of performance that Stellar Cloud can deliver to Operators. FOS has never run faster or smoother than in the Stellar Cloud.”
— Fred Powell, Stellar Labs VP of Operator Systems

The Stellar Cloud delivers the experience and mobility one would expect from modern applications with the performance, scalability, security, and reliability of modern, global cloud infrastructure.

  • Speed

    The Stellar Cloud delivers significant improvement in systems responsiveness with nearly instantaneous response to common user tasks, such as building trips and quotes.

  • Scalability

    By leveraging AWS’s native auto-scaling, elastic load-balancing, replication, and auto-provisioning of computing resources, the Stellar Cloud scales seamlessly to match both operator growth and peak day demands.

  • Security

    The Stellar Cloud offers advanced security and compliance capabilities including data center and data storage localization, continuous security monitoring, and advanced two-factor authentication.

  • Reliability

    The Stellar Cloud comes with a 99.9 percent availability guarantee and best in class backup, failover and recovery services.

  • Operational Efficiency

    With the Stellar Cloud, operators no longer need to allocate resources toward managing hardware, software, patches, and upgrades.

  • Support

    The Stellar Cloud combines the functionality of FOS with next- generation, integrated support access, including knowledge base, ticket initiation, and self-service password management.

FOS Sync — Never Miss a Beat

Key to our development strategy is FOS Sync, which automatically keeps current FOS synchronized with the NextGen flight operations management system in real time, with no additional data entry on your part. Simply migrating your current FOS application to the Stellar Cloud will allow you to work seamlessly between the current and NextGen features, as well as experience new features as soon as they become available. Operators hosted on Stellar Cloud are able to use FOS Sync to take advantage of NextGen Quoting and Planning today.

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