Work performed at Boeing under contract to Iridium

Iridium SMS Service Enhancement

The Iridium SMS system provides both SMTP (e-mail) and Web based message delivery capabilities. I was responsible for modifying and enhancing an existing solution to work with new telephony infrastructure.

The service component that I was responsible for had to monitor a MySQL database which was continuously updated via an e-mail server and a Web front end. The stored messages had to be transmitted to a redundant pair of telephony systems via the SMTP protocol. I chose to implement a custom SMTP server solution to maintain connectivity with the telephony backend. The end product was integrated into the pre-existing home-grown redundancy solution.

Laszlo Kiss — (602) 418-9922