Harris CapRock Communications has been awarded two Via Satellite 2014 Excellence Awards recognizing companies, technologies, campaigns and innovative people who help shape the success of the global satellite industry. The company was named Integrator of the Year and recognized with the Vertical Impact Award for the oil and gas sector.

The Integrator of the Year award highlights the important role the company plays in providing customers with critical solutions. The Vertical Impact - Oil & Gas award showcases the company's overall impact in energy market communications.

" Via Satellite's Excellence Awards recognize outstanding people and technologies that are setting a benchmark for what can be accomplished in this market," said Tracey Haslam, president, Harris CapRock Communications. "The Integrator of the Year designation acknowledges our thought leadership in leveraging technologies to deliver robust communications in the most advanced ways, while the Vertical Impact - Oil & Gas award demonstrates our dedication to delivering reliable communications services that meet our customers' needs and exceed their expectations wherever they are."

Harris CapRock was previously recognized as part of Via Satellite's inaugural Excellence Awards honorees as the Vertical Impact - Maritime winner for a strong year cementing milestone connectivity agreements and fleet transitions with Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Earlier this year, the company was ranked No. 1 on The Independent Top Twenty listing by the World Teleport Association (WTA) for the fourth consecutive year. The company also ranked fifth on The Global Top Twenty in 2014 based on total revenue and year-over-year growth.

Last month, Harris CapRock launched the industry's first unified, fully managed satellite, wireless and terrestrial connectivity service designed to reduce customers' voice, data and equipment management costs. Harris CapRock® One is an intelligent, highly-integrated, end-to-end service that transparently switches between the various transport mediums to optimize communications for customers around the globe.

Harris CapRock Communications is a premier global provider of managed satellite, terrestrial and wireless communications solutions for the maritime, energy and government markets. Harris CapRock owns and operates a robust global infrastructure that includes teleports on six continents, five 24/7 customer support centers, local presence in 23 countries and more than 275 global field service personnel supporting customer locations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, West Africa and Asia Pacific. Harris CapRock blogs about company news and satellite communications trends in the energy, government and maritime markets at http://www.harriscaprock.com/blog/.

About Harris Corporation

Harris (NYSE:HRS) is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 13,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications ® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.

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