Our History

 
The Global Data Center is one of the several global businesses that makes up Honeywell International, a diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers with Aerospace products and services; Control technologies; Automotive products; Specialty Chemicals; Fibers and Electronic Materials.
 
A brief chronology for Global Data Center history is below:
 
1984
The Global Data Center, a component of Global Navigation Systems, a subsidiary of Sundstrand Data Control, a division of Sundstrand Corporation, based in Irvine, California, began testing datalink communication services to and from corporate aircraft.
1986
Sundstrand Data control acquired Wulfsberg Electronics and merged it with Global Navigation Systems, creating Global Wulfsberg Systems. The Global Data Center officially began service on an annual subscription basis. Berwind Aviation submitted the first purchase order for AFIS™ services.
1988
The Global Data Center began providing datalink communication via Inmarsat satellite.
1991
Global Wulfsberg Systems moved to Redmond, Washington.
1993
AlliedSignal acquired Sundstrand Data Control and dissolved Global Wulfsberg Systems.
1999
AlliedSignal and Honeywell Inc. announced a merger agreement to create a global technology company with $25 billion in revenues and technical and product leadership across a wide range of industries - The new company is called Honeywell.
2003
The Global Data Center begins Flight SentinelSM support services. This offering provides significant time and cost savings for subscribers by reducing air traffic delays and reroutes.
2004
The Global Data Center provides service to over 2900 corporate, military, and government aircraft.
2005
The Global Data Center moves into a new facility specially designed for the Global Data Center in Redmond, Washington.
 
 
 
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