Off the Shelf


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Off the Shelf

1. Describing goods in a store that are mass produced and are available for customers to purchase, usually at the retail level. Off the shelf items are not custom made.

2. See: Shelf Registration.
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Generally speaking, off the shelf systems are produced to meet the perceived needs of a particular market or sector.
The solutions Globecomm offers include satellite-based "next generation" networks, militarized commercial off the shelf products and services, voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), video broadcast, business recovery, satellite-based terrestrial restoral, content delivery and other networks on a global basis.
We see demand for an array of system products and services, which the Company provides, as the government accelerates its shift towards purchasing more commercial off the shelf products.