Case Study

1E and SITA: Enabling IT Transformation for the Air Travel Industry

Sita

When you talk about SCCM and remote distribution and limited bandwidth, you are thinking about Nomad.

Olivier Nguyen
Lead Architect, End User Computing, SITA

1E and SITA

While the air travel industry remains ahead of many other industries in the fight against cyber threats, airlines and airports are presented with certain innate challenges when it comes to updating their systems and ensuring that their digital assets are protected. To help the industry achieve this, SITA (which provides IT and telecommunication services to the air transport industry) recently partnered with 1E to develop a tailored end-user computing solution that can help the air travel industry manage its software updates in a controlled, secure and reliable way.

Challenges

“When you talk about SCCM and remote distribution and limited bandwidth, you are thinking about Nomad.”

Olivier Nguyen
Lead architect, end-user computing, SITA

Choosing Nomad

SITA listened to feedback from other industries and peers. In the case of Nomad, its reputation preceded it. Nomad allows updates to be pushed through a cloud solution. It also utilizes any spare bandwidth when available – particularly during quieter periods during the day. This “pull” -- opposed to a traditional “push” approach – ensures both operations are unaffected while software systems are always up to date.Nomad’s peer-to-peer technology presented SITA with the opportunity of better managing its customers’ IT infrastructure costs.

When you talk about SCCM and remote distribution and limited bandwidth, you are thinking about Nomad.

Moving forward

Going forward, the prospect of Windows 10 looms large and will only exacerbate the challenge of staying current. Security is a main driver for migrating to Windows 10, so you need to make sure your migration and ongoing content delivery is handled securely. Nomad enables IT to deploy security updates as soon as they’re avai

“Nomad could allow us to move our customers to higher bandwidth demanding operating systems, such as Windows 10.”

Milan Peprnik, Product specialist, SITA

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