Qatar Airways selects SITA to transform Network


SITA Secure SD-WAN will enhance connectivity, security, and operational efficiency

Qatar Airways has partnered with SITA to transform the airline’s global network infrastructure with state-of-the-art secure access service edge (SASE) solutions that boost connectivity, operational efficiency, and security.

As part of the transformation SITA will deploy its Secure SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network), SITA Connect Go, which offers agile, scalable, and secure access to airline systems and applications by connecting infrastructure outstations and airports, to Qatar Airways’ hybrid cloud infrastructure, and to the airline’s partner systems, according to a press communique.

Qatar Airways is among the first airlines globally to adopt SITA’s Secure SD-WAN solution. SITA Connect Go is a new Secure SD-WAN solution designed specifically for the air transport industry.

Significant strategic benefits

By leveraging SITA’s network solution, Qatar Airways will achieve significant strategic benefits. These include cost optimization resulting from faster connectivity and streamlined operations; higher capacity bandwidth with multiple connection types managed centrally with holistic network performance visibility and gateways that will provide compatibility ensuring a smooth transition to the new network architecture, the press note continued.

“We are committed to continually improving operations and the passenger experience and procure systems that will serve as a solid foundation for future innovation,” remarked AT Srinivasan, CIO, Qatar Airways Group.

“This partnership marks a significant milestone in the evolution of air travel technology, exemplifying our dedication to transforming travel and transport through cutting-edge solutions,” commented Hani El Asaad, President, Middle East & Africa, SITA.


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